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List Rules Only famous rappers and hip hop artists

For every decent, innovative rapper out there, there are several copycat artists that bring nothing to the table. We’ve listed what we feel are the worst of the worst in the genre. 


We know that best of and worst of lists are subjective. What we feel is the bottom of the barrel, you might think is pretty great. On the other hand, rappers like Vanilla Ice, Marky Mark, and The Insane Clown Posse have been, for the most part, universally panned over the years. Sales have nothing to do with it either. While researching this list we’ve discovered there are some million-selling artists like Iggy Azalea, Drake and Nikki Minaj that are pretty polarizing among hip hop aficionados.
 

We need your input. Who, to you, is the worst rapper out there? Take a look at the list and let us know, and if there’s someone you think we’ve overlooked be sure and let us know!

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1
3,836 1,669
Soulja Boy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Soulja Boy Cuban Link, The DeAndre Way, iSouljaBoyTellEm

The Greatest White Rappers of All Time The Top Fashion Designers for Women

2
3,683 1,892
Pitbull is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Pitbull Give Me Everything, M.I.A.M.I, Mr. Worldwide

3
2,852 1,089
Nick Cannon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Nick Cannon Nick Cannon, Can I Live?, Gigolo

4
3,819 1,770
Insane Clown Posse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Insane Clown Posse A Carnival Christmas, The Wraith: Shangri-La, The Wraith: Hell's Pit

5
3,923 1,411
Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Iggy Azalea Work, Glory, Change Your Life EP

6
2,320 1,076
Birdman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Birdman Birdman, Fast Money, Like Father

7
2,575 493
MattyBRaps is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
FuckYou-1 added MattyBRaps That Girl Is Mine, You Make My Heart Skip

8
3,224 2,317
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Starships

9
2,369 835
Kevin Federline is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Kevin Federline Playing with Fire

10
1,404 688
Lil' Debbie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Lil' Debbie

11
2,328 1,212
Tyga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Tyga No Introduction, Well Done 3, Hotel California

12
1,208 567
V-Nasty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
V-Nasty BAYTL

13
1,535 911
Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Bow Wow Face Off, New Jack City II, Wanted

14
1,496 1,420
Bobby Shmurda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Bobby Shmurda Hot Boy, Hot N*gga

15
1,217 670
Kreayshawn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Kreayshawn Somethin 'Bout Kreay, Rich Whore, Gucci Gucci

The Greatest Rappers of All Time 16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

16
1,583 784
Riff Raff is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Riff Raff Long Pinky, Purple Haze & Hand Grenades, The Golden Alien

17
1,268 1,192
Sean Combs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Sean Combs No Way Out, The Saga Continues, We Invented The Remix

18
1,422 1,006
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Shaquille O'Neal Shaq Diesel, Kazaam, You Can't Stop the Reign

19
1,450 399
Silentó is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Silentó

20
798 656
Lil' Flip is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Lil' Flip Certified, All Eyez on Us, Still Connected

21
895 643
Plies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Plies Definition of Real, The Real Testament, Da REAList

22
1,022 285
Ranker Video
toamnawazhereq added Stitches No Snitching Is My Statement

23
1,585 1,180
Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Young Thug Hookah, Lifestyle

24
1,210 919
Chief Keef is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
KevinOsoarrgantCole added Chief Keef Finally Rich, Back From the Dead, I Don't Like

25
730 711
Mike Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Mike Jones Who Is Mike Jones?, Runnin the Game, King of the Streets

26
903 441
Trinidad James is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
RichardBeecher added Trinidad James Don't Be S.A.F.E., 10 Pc. WILD (Remixes), Guwop Nigga

27
1,209 384
Matty B is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Messickw added Matty B Courageous LP, Simple but Effective

28
1,420 1,004
Vanilla Ice is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
HardyPierce added Vanilla Ice Hard to Swallow, To the Extreme, Ice Ice Baby

29
1,096 694
French Montana is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
French Montana Excuse My French, Lock Out, Cocaine Mafia

The Rappers with the Dirtiest Rhymes Soft Skills That Are Important for Success

30
985 1,586
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Nelly Nellyville, Country Grammar, Sweat

31
1,708 1,784
Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III, Tha Carter II, Tha Carter

32
863 535
Lil B is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
JerryRipJr. added Lil B I'm Gay (I'm Happy), Free Music: The Complete Myspace Collection, Faces of Lil B

33
671 344
Yung Berg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Yung Berg Groundwork, Look What You Made Me, Almost Famous: The Sexy Lady EP

34
544 526
Tony Yayo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Tony Yayo Thoughts of a Predicate Felon, Tony's Home, Public Enemies

35
1,113 583
Fetty Wap is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Fetty Wap

36
877 1,703
Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Missy Elliott Under Construction, Supa Dupa Fly, Miss E ...So Addictive

37
957 1,012
Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't, Teflon Don

38
984 1,094
2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
2 Chainz B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, Beez in the Trap, T.R.U. REALigion

39
906 1,577
Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Big Sean Finally Famous, Hall of Fame, Finally Famous Vol. 3: Big

40
801 599
Waka Flocka Flame is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli, LeBron Flocka James, Salute Me or Shoot Me 4 (Banned from America)

41
977 325
Ranker Video
Lil Yachty

42
609 634
Ying Yang Twins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Ying Yang Twins Ying Yang Twins, My Brother & Me, U.S.A.

43
889 1,204
Machine Gun Kelly is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Machine Gun Kelly Black Flag, Lace Up, Half Naked & Almost Famous

The Best New York Rappers The Best Cruise Ships for Families

44
1,010 920
Future is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Future I Wanna Be With You, Pluto, Real and True

45
1,190 1,708
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
KBenClarke added Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Late Registration, The College Dropout

46
493 416
Jim Jones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Jim Jones Hustler's P.O.M.E., On My Way to Church, Harlem: Diary of a Summer

47
740 519
Kid Ink is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
danman082200 added Kid Ink Up & Away, My Own Lane, Hero

48
1,031 1,272
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Steinermath added Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers, O.N.I.F.C., Deal or No Deal

49
449 361
Jermaine Dupri is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Jermaine Dupri 12 Soulful Nights of Christmas^! Part 1, Young^! Fly & Flashy^! Vol. 1, Instructions

50
652 902
MC Hammer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
MC Hammer Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em, Let’s Get It Started, Too Legit to Quit