Hip-Hop The Best Crunk Rappers  

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Crunk music rose to prominence as a derivative of Southern hip hop during the 1990s. Crunk rap is known for its often up-tempo, club oriented songs that peaked in popularity during the early 2000s. The best crunk songs songs incorporate dirty south rhymes with funky beats to create danceable songs and MCs who are charismatic. The best crunk rappers are known for their screams, charismatic personalities and fun-loving, good time lyrics.

So who are the best crunk rappers? Any list has to include Memphis-based rappers like Three 6 Mafia, a group that popularized crunk music. Known for their appearance in Hustle & Flow, their brand of crunk rap helped paved the way for other crunk artists. In the early 2000s, Atlanta was the place to be for crunk music. Rappers like Lil Jon, Ludacris, Bonecrusher, Young Jeezy and Waka Flocka Flame all steamrolled other genres of rap to make crunk music among the most popular rap songs in the country. The best crunk artists know how to reach their listeners, and their cartoon, oversized personas with the use of bling, and crunk juice often times providing a caricature of what it means to be a crunk rapper.

That said, Who can be considered the best crunk rappers? That's not an easy question to answer, but it's to you, crunk music fan, to decide. If you notice a crunk rapper or a popular crunk band isn't on this list, feel free to add them.This list answers the questions "who are the best crunk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest crunk 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 crunk bands that you might've. (36 items)
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69 27
Lil Jon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

2
51 17
Three 6 Mafia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Horrorcore

3
48 19
Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

4
28 11
Trick Daddy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

5
26 13
Project Pat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

6
24 12
Eightball & MJG is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Horrorcore

7
21 10
Young Buck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Southern hip hop

8
27 16
Pastor Troy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

9
23 13
Young Jeezy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Pop rap

10
20 11
Mystikal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

11
20 11
Petey Pablo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop, Crunk

12
24 15
Juicy J is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Electro hop

13
26 17
Waka Flocka Flame is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop, Crunk

14
30 21
Ying Yang Twins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Atlanta hip hop

15
22 14
David Banner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Rapcore, Pop rap

16
13 7
Juvenile is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
MarekSiwyGrzywaczewski added Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Gangsta rap

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18 12
Lil Wyte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap

18
23 18
Lil' Scrappy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B

19
18 14
Boosie Badazz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

20
14 12
Bone Crusher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Disco, Gangsta rap

21
13 12
Crunchy Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop, Crunk

22
12 12
Youngbloodz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Southern hip hop, Crunk

23
7 7
Tommy Wright III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Master_C_15 added

24
13 14
T-Pain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro hop

25
12 13
Paul Wall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Crunk Rappers
Hip hop music, Pop rap, Southern hip hop