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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793 207
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
benhorspool added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

2
160 45
Proof is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Nelson Crova added Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

3
130 45
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

4
244 129
Tech N9ne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

5
83 20
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

6
190 108
Crooked i is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

7
624 311
Big L is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Christian Plattner added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

8
56 15
Redman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

9
68 25
Joell Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

10
68 25
Yelawolf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Ghettotech, Experimental music

11
396 219
Method Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Christian Plattner added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

12
158 67
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
118 39
Joey Badass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Boom Bap, Jazz Rap

14
254 158
Logic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
tahjmahall18 added Hip hop music

15
81 26
KRS-One is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Boom Bap, Alternative hip hop

16
84 23
Rakim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

17
88 28
Black Thought is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Jazz Rap, East Coast hip hop

18
83 25
Big Pun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

19
41 20
Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
The Dankest Meme added Hip hop music

20
122 65
Common is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

21
156 105
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Louie Ghalib added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

22
63 15
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

23
77 28
Papoose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

24
107 60
Eyedea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Medo Dzena Bajraktarevic added Hip hop music, Experimental hip hop

25
63 18
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues

26
70 25
Locksmith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop , Alternative hip hop

27
67 23
Aceyalone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Jazz Rap, Alternative hip hop

28
67 23
Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

29
170 119
King Los is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
JohnDoe-2 added

30
52 14
Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Mafioso Rap, Gangsta Rap

31
58 20
Jin Au-Yeung is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Krystal Soo-jeong Oh added Hip hop music

32
59 22
Skepta is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Grime Music, Alternative hip hop

33
97 61
Joe Budden is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Krystal Soo-jeong Oh added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

34
58 24
Dizzee Rascal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, British hip hop, Grime Music

35
12 0
Nas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, East Coast hip hop

36
44 11
Q-Tip is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

37
44 12
Brother Ali is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Alternative hip hop

38
135 104
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Dylan Rhys Mann added

39
73 45
Ranker Video
aaku added Fliptrix

British Hip Hop

40
173 154
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
NickKamen added Alternative hip hop, Hip Hop

41
42 15
Vic Mensa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip hop music, Rock Rap, Nu metal

42
41 15
Merkules is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Hip Hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Chopper Rap

43
110 88
Freestyle Fellowship is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Freestyle rap

44
95 80
Illmaculate is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
JohnDoe-2 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop

45
29 12
Denzel Curry is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added hip hop music, Trap Music, Acid Rap

46
157 154
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

47
21 6
Angel Haze is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added Alternative hip hop, Chopper Rap, Midwest hip hop

48
19 6
Tink is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added hip hop music, R&B music, Mid-West hip hop

49
16 3
Ranker Video
johnstonismyname added JID hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Southern hip hop

50
19 7
Chris Rivers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
johnstonismyname added hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop