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Best Conscious Rappers

Not to be confused with political hip hop, the best conscious rappers directly the social, cultural and political issues that will effect people in every day life. The best conscious rappers have built a loyal following due to their ability to discuss the everyday struggles of normal people and the truths that go along with that. Many of the best rappers of all time started off as conscious rappers. Unlike other more politicized forms of music, conscious rappers try to present information through their rhymes so people can make informed decisions on the issues they rap about on their own.

So, who are the best conscious rappers? Any list has to have the likes of Mos Def, Immortal Technique, Common, Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli and Killer Mike on it. These rappers, though inherently political, lets their rhymes address the necessity for the types of change that needs to occur. This is why, with their texturized beats and solid lyrics, have remained some of the most popular, and thus, best conscious rappers of all time.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best conscious rappers. If you notice that someone is missing from this list and should be added, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best conscious hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest conscious hip hop musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular conscious hip hop bands that you might've heard of. (42 items)

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