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Best Gangsta Rappers

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Gangsta rap artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good gangsta rap bands includes favorites like 2Pac and Ice Cube and includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top gangsta rap bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Gangsta rap groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all gangsta rap bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest gangsta rap bands of all time, since the most famous gangsta rap artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best gangsta rap music.

You can click on the gangsta rap band names to see more information about that particular notable gangsta rap group. If they're near the top of the best gangsta rap artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top gangsta rap bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the gangsta rap band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Eminem and Jay-Z. Every time you vote for an item you like, or think deserves a top spot, that item has a better chance of making it to the top of the list. The most fun part of this is deciding to vote on items like Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg.

All important, significant and iconic names in gangsta rap music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new gangsta rap bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of gangsta rap, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into gangsta rap music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good gangsta rap bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent gangsta rap bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best gangsta rap bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest gangsta rap 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 gangsta rap bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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