Hip Hop Artists The Best Freestyle Rappers  

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 Freestyle rap artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good freestyle rap bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top freestyle rap bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Freestyle 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 freestyle rap bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest freestyle rap bands of all time, since the most famous freestyle rap artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best freestyle rap music.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different artists like Freestyle Fellowship and Ruff Sqwad. Click thumbs up to see your favorite artists rise to the top of the list. The list includes Brainpower and Serius Jones so that you have plenty of choices on what to vote for.

All important, significant and iconic names in freestyle 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 freestyle 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 freestyle rap, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into freestyle 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 freestyle rap bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent freestyle rap bands.

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

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941 221
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
benhorspool added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
2
247 64
Proof is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Nelson Crova added Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop
3
650 325
Big L is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Christian Plattner added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
4
201 123
Crooked I is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
5
263 167
Tech N9ne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
6
107 45
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop
7
70 28
Redman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
8
411 231
Method Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Christian Plattner added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
9
80 42
Joell Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop
10
80 41
Yelawolf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Ghettotech, Experimental music
11
164 120
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop
12
171 78
Mos Def is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Geronimo Skywolf Guerrero added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rock music
13
94 20
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
14
128 50
Joey Bada$$ is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
15
102 30
Rakim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
16
88 21
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues
17
271 172
Logic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
tahjmahall18 added Hip hop music
18
55 30
Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
The Dankest Meme added Hip hop music
19
99 35
Black Thought is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Jazz Rap, East Coast hip hop
20
91 35
KRS-One is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Boom Bap, Alternative hip hop
21
96 35
Big Pun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
22
135 71
Common is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop
23
77 26
Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
24
161 112
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Louie Ghalib added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop
25
84 34
Papoose is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop