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Ten of the greatest MC's to ever pick up a mic.
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Rappers of All Time
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Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His double disc albums All Eyez on Me and his Greatest Hits ...more

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Rakim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Rappers of All Time
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Rakim


William Michael Griffin, Jr., better known by his stage name Rakim, is an American rapper. One half of golden age hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time. Eric B. & Rakim's classic album Paid in Full was named the greatest ...more

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The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Rappers of All Time
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Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. Wallace was raised in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. When he released his debut album Ready to Die in 1994, he became a central figure in the East Coast ...more

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Nas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Rappers of All Time
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Nas


Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known as Nas, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is the son of jazz musician Olu Dara. Since 1994, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide. Aside from rapping and ...more

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