who is the best rapper today?

 chutch (@chutch) 5 years, 8 months ago

name the best rapper right now

October 9, 2012 at 3:47 pm
Zachary Taylor Marks (7) (@newthought) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

KiD CuDi

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Wes B (3) (@baknwakn420) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

childish gambino or earl sweatshirt

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chutch (1) (@chutch) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

i think hands down drake is the best in the game right now.

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Nick (553) (@splashartist) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

ASAP Rocky, Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, SchoolBoy Q, Kid Cudi, etc.

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Steven (30) (@tripps) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

Tyler the creator. Easy. Earl and Childish are good too though… If you seriously think drake is any good at all you deserve to be deaf. For real.

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Anonymous (2,833) (@) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

This is an oxymoron

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Ben (148) (@cognizantelephant) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

@splashartist, etc.? for real bro?

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Anonymous (7) (@) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

All of TDE (Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock), Hopsin, Kid Cudi, and Lupe Fiasco. All of them have good messages in their lyrics.

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Seasoning (38) (@seasoning) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

Agree with @cras4444 but can’t forget J Cole

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B (0) (@bleffyy) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

LUPE FIASCO!

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Dan (890) (@danfontaine) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

Aesop Rock Aesop Rock Aesop Rock and I’ll say it again Aesop Rock

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Richard Mallett (4) (@richardmallett) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

macklemore no doubt!

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Redolent (14) (@redolent) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

damn right macklmore! @richardmallett,

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James (100) (@ilooklikeawaterbottle) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

@ijesuschrist, haha that was my first thought too, but i DO enjoy kid cudi, have you ever heard it? You might enjoy it, he not REALLY a rapper

try this one… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tR5yVwiRto

and I believe this one is about popping hallucinogens (or maybe sex)…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoapG_5w8kY, what do you think

But…to me a good rapper should be defined by their live performances. I saw TI and Ludacris at a festival recently in Atlanta, and it was eye opening, to say the least. I preferred the performance by Florence and the Machine over both of those losers

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Milo (57) (@milo) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

Busta Rhymes

as always

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rinel tabamo (6) (@rhyno) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

I listen to Hip Hop, not rap.

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R2 (2) (@artwo) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

Lupe Fiasco, Joey Bada$$

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R2 (2) (@artwo) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

curren$y too

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Starry Eyed BLiND. (670) (@cristinelizabeth) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

Lolol YUP

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Anonymous (0) (@) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

I don’t like “best”. Music is not a competition.

Immortal technique is sweet though

I also like Saul Williams.

And Aesop Rock is also great.

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cori (25) (@c0r1) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

slug from atmosphere, hopsin, or tyler the creator.

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Anonymous (2,833) (@) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

@ilooklikeawaterbottle, I cannot stand kid cudi.

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Zack Armstrong (43) (@lifetimeclimber) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

It’s really up to opinion, but I say tech n9ne.

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Redolent (14) (@redolent) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

@ijesuschrist, if you don’t like this kind of music, why are you in a post discussing the ‘best’ aspects of it? the subject for you should be moot and thus not require your voice

I mean, can’t you just feel the depth of these words the artists are trying to share with the world http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH76tfDxm7Y

Haha but seriously, each to there own :)

I used to not really enjoy this genre of music, so I asked myself why, and every answer I came up with stemmed from some stereotype i held due to my upbringing and the society around me, So i searched for as many artists as i could, cleared my much loved music from my ipod and loaded solely “rap and hip-hop” music. 2 months later and I feel a little closer to seeing the beauty in everything this worlds got on offer and limiting the hate in me.

If you want to try such a thing, some artists i can reccomend are Sage Francis, K’naan, but more importantly just try anything and everything, leave those preferences in the closet for a while, they can be quite limiting

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Nick (553) (@splashartist) 5 years, 8 months ago ago

@cras4444, how did i forget hopsin *facepalm*

@cognizantelephant, yea bro, seriously.

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