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A list of the greatest white rappers of all time. Though it took a while for the music to catch on with them, some of the best rappers in hip hop history are white. While this may be hard to fathom or even accept for some, white rappers have not only been some of the most unappreciated or scoffed at in the game, but frequently fly under the radar. These white rappers are getting the due they deserve, since after all, they are considered some of the best in history. Beginning with the introduction of the Beastie Boys (Ad-Rock, MCA and Mike D) in the late 1980s, it became culturally acceptable for white rappers to be accepted by the larger hip hop community. In addition to the groundbreaking Beastie Boys, in 1999, after years of mainstream white hip hop diluted the pool, Eminem became one of the most popular and respected MCs of his time. With provocative and controversial lyrics, along with association with legendary producer Dr. Dre, Slim Shady catapualted to the top of both the album charts and became at one point one of the best rappers in the game.

More recently, Macklemore has become one of the most popular rappers on the planet. His socially conscious lyrics combined with the slick production of Ryan Lewis have combined two elements of hip hop to create one of the catchiest, and most acclaimed sounds in recent memory. While there are still some people who can't stand his brand of rap, Macklemore is easily one of the greatest white rappers of all time.

This is the Ultimate List of the greatest white rappers of all time. If you notice someone is missing, feel free to add him or her. Vote on who you consider to be the best white hip hop artist of all time.

List Criteria: Only white hip-hop artists

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    Eminem

    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Pop punk, Alternative hip hop More
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    Twin-c Vanilla Spilla

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    Mac Miller

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music More
    73
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    Hip hop music, Ghettotech, Experimental music More
    72
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hip hop music in the Pacific Northwest ... More
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    MGK

    Hip hop music, Gangsta rap More
    66
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    Hip hop music, Rap music More
    60
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    Hip hop music, Rock music, Country rap More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal More
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    Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Country rap, Southern hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rap rock More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music More
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    John Cena

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    Eyedea

    Hip hop music, Experimental hip hop More
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    Action Bronson

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rap rock More
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    Death metal More
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    Rittz

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop More
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    Grieves

    Northwest hip hop More
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    Hip hop music More
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    Sadistik

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    Iggy Azalea

    Hip hop music, Electronic music, Hip Hop More
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    Christian music, Christian hip hop, Christian hardcore More
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    Kristoff Krane

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop More
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    Sammy Adams

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    Astronautalis

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Indie More
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    Lil Wyte

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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    J. Tyler

    Hip Hop More
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    Power metal, Heavy metal, Christian metal More
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    Hip hop music More
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    Violent J

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    Riff Raff

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    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Southern hip hop More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop More
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    Watsky

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    Ryan Sweeney

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    Hip hop music More
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    Johnny Richter

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