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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762 203
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
benhorspool added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

2
150 35
Proof is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Nelson Crova added Hip hop music, Midwest hip hop

3
119 29
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

4
235 120
Tech N9ne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

5
188 98
Crooked i is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

6
74 14
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

7
611 306
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
64 17
Joell Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

9
64 18
Yelawolf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Ghettotech, Experimental music

10
46 11
Redman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

11
387 213
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
147 64
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
109 32
Joey Badass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Boom Bap, Jazz Rap

14
40 11
Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
The Dankest Meme added Hip hop music

15
247 150
Logic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
tahjmahall18 added Hip hop music

16
83 24
Black Thought is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Jazz Rap, East Coast hip hop

17
73 23
KRS-One is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Boom Bap, Alternative hip hop

18
75 23
Big Pun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

19
74 22
Papoose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

20
118 62
Common is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

21
74 22
Rakim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

22
68 21
Locksmith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop , Alternative hip hop

23
150 103
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Louie Ghalib added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

24
103 58
Eyedea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Medo Dzena Bajraktarevic added Hip hop music, Experimental hip hop

25
64 21
Aceyalone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Jazz Rap, Alternative hip hop

26
166 115
King Los is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
JohnDoe-2 added

27
63 22
Big Daddy Kane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

28
55 16
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues

29
57 19
Skepta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Grime Music, Alternative hip hop

30
48 11
Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Mafioso Rap, Gangsta Rap

31
52 15
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

32
57 20
Dizzee Rascal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, British hip hop, Grime Music

33
54 18
Jin Au-Yeung is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Krystal Soo-jeong Oh added Hip hop music

34
41 9
Brother Ali is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Alternative hip hop

35
133 101
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Dylan Rhys Mann added

36
92 61
Joe Budden is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Krystal Soo-jeong Oh added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop

37
71 42
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aaku added Fliptrix

British Hip Hop

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169 152
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
NickKamen added Alternative hip hop, Hip Hop

39
40 12
Vic Mensa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Rock Rap, Nu metal

40
38 11
Q-Tip is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

41
39 12
Merkules is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip Hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Chopper Rap

42
109 86
Freestyle Fellowship is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Freestyle rap

43
92 78
Illmaculate is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
JohnDoe-2 added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop

44
27 9
Denzel Curry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added hip hop music, Trap Music, Acid Rap

45
153 153
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
teddybear1029 added Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

46
19 5
Angel Haze is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Alternative hip hop, Chopper Rap, Midwest hip hop

47
18 4
Tink is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added hip hop music, R&B music, Mid-West hip hop

48
109 119
Chance The Rapper is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
Harry Stylianou added Hip hop music

49
17 6
Chris Rivers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

50
16 6
LeCrae is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Freestyle Rappers
1519704292721 added Hip hop music, Christian hip hop, Crunk music