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This Detroit rappers list ranks the best Detroit rappers and hip hop groups by votes. This list of good rappers from Detroit let’s you see who Detroit hip hop fans think are the best Detroit rappers are. Over the past few decades, Detroit rappers have shot to prominence. The Motor City has had some of the best rappers of all time come from its city. Though not as highly touted as Southern rappers, East Coast rappers or even West Coast rappers, Detroit rappers usually speak of an urban realism in their lyrics and have a serious tone that their rhymes address. Rough and tumble like the city itself, rappers from Detroit are some of the realist rappers in the game and are looked at by others with respect. The Detroit rap scene was encapsulated in the 2002 hit movie, 8 Mile
 

So, that said, who are the best Detroit rappers? Any list of Detroit hip hop artists has to include the likes of Eminem, his crew D12, Proof, iconic rapper/producer J Dilla, Obie Trice, Danny Brown, and Big Sean. These rappers are closely associated with the Detroit rap scene and this Detroit rappers list includes every good rapper from Detroit. If you're a fan of Detroit rap, you know that the rappers on this list are the best the city has to offer and are the Motor City's musical gift to the rest of the world.

Ultimately, it's up to you to decide who are the best Detroit rappers. If you know the Detroit hip hop scene, then cast your vote for the best rapper from the city. If you think an underground local artist or a new rapper is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best Detroit hip hop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Detroit 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 Detroit hip hop bands that you might've heard of. 

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Big Sean Hip hop music

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Ryan Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Royce Da 5'9 Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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Xzibit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Xzibit Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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J Dilla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
J Dilla Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul

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Obie Trice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Obie Trice Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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Proof is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Proof Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

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Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Danny Brown Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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Dej Loaf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Dej Loaf Hip Hop, R&B music, Trap Music

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Trick-Trick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Trick-Trick Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Detroit hip hop

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Black Milk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Black Milk Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

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D12 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
D12 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Horrorcore

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Elzhi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Elzhi Hip hop music

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Slum Village is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Slum Village Hip hop music, Detroit hip hop

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Blade Icewood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Blade Icewood Hip hop music

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Kid Rock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Kid Rock Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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Kuniva is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Kuniva Hip hop music

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Esham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Esham Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Bizarre is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Bizarre Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Horrorcore

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Dizzy Wright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Mr. Porter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Mr. Porter Hip Hop Music

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Bugz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Bugz Hip hop music, Underground Hip Hop

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Swifty McVay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Swift Hip Hop Music, Alternative Metal

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Big Herk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Big Herk Hip hop music, Rap music

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Illa J is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Illa J Hip Hop Music

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Boldy James is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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King Gordy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
King Gordy Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Phat Kat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Dice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Dice Hip hop music

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Dusty Mcfly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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K-Deezy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Tommy Global is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Poe Whosaine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Joe C. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Joe C. Hip hop music, Rap rock, Rap metal

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Young Scolla is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Tone Tone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Natas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Natas Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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DJ Stretch Money is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
DJ Stretch Money Hip hop music

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Seven the General is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Team Eastside is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Doughboyz Cashout is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Onebelo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Ayyodinero is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Ayyodinero Great Artist seeking great opportunities! Always looking for ways to get better !

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Bad Meets Evil is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
Bad Meets Evil Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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Grind Or Die Starving is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Red Pill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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T Dot is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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D.o.p.e. Boyz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers
D.o.p.e. Boyz Rap - D.o.p.e. Boyz ( Delivering our poetic Excellence ) are comprised of Big EMpact & Royale who bust onto the local Detroit music scene in early 2014 with such hits as In tha Streets, BMF, and No matter what. They have been compared ...

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Big Herc is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers

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Eastside Villainz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Detroit Rappers