\Top 10 Rappers Of All Time

WRITTEN BY Arushi Rai 

Kanye West is still one of the best in his game when it comes to rap. West was born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago. He is one of the best-selling artists and has sold over 160 million records.

J. Cole is considered the finest in North Carolina. This rapper has made it to the charts in recent years. Cole started making his own beats at the time of 15. Jermaine Lamarr Cole was born on a military base in Germany. His debut studio album, 'Cole World: The Sideline Story' was debuted at number one on Billboard 2020.

Yasiin bey, earlier known by the stage name 'Mos Def' is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is a hip-hop artist from Brooklyn New York is one of the very first to explore the genre of conscious hip-hop.

Kendrick Lamar is known for his top-tier lyricism and portrayal of vivid imagery in his songs. Lamar has been nominated for 21 grammy awards and has won 12 out of them with two for the best rap album.

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones known by his stage name Nas is one of the greatest American rappers of all time. His debut album named 'Illmatic' came out in 1994 and is considered one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time.

Shawn Corey Carter known as Jay-Z is an American rapper and record producer. This hip-hop star has sold over 100 million records worldwide. He also holds a solo artist record of 14 Billboard 200 number-one albums.

William Michael Griffin Jr. better known as Rakim is a highly established east coast rapper hailing from long island. He was part of the hip-hop duo Eric B and Rakim.

Eminem is the first rapper to win an oscar.. He is also the the first rapper to win a Grammy award for three consecutive albums.

Christopher George Latore Wallace known as the Notorious B.I.G or Biggie was a prominent figure of hip hop in the 90s. He was born in Brooklyn in 1972 and was murdered in 1997.

2Pac's 'Me Against the World' 'Makaveli' and 'All Eyez On Me' are indeed three of the greatest rap albums of all time. This rap star made lyrically sound and poetic story-telling songs that incorporated R&B and instruments/beats.

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