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Mixing elements of punk rock and rap, rapcore rose to popularity and prominence during the 1990s. During these salad years, rapcore dominated the airwaves, sold extremely well and its bands sold out concerts across the world. The heavy nature of the music - which has hardcore punk, heavy metal and hip hop - was unlike anything people heard at the time of its inception. Rapcore bands ruled the charts and dominated headlines. sometimes in bad ways (reference Woodstock '99).

So, what are the best rapcore bands? Any list of rapcore bands has to include the likes of Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Lil Jon and Rage Against the Machine. While most of the dominant and popular rapcore bands were around in the 1990s, the genre is still thriving today and many of the best rapcore bands still play live and are attractive draws on the touring circut.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best rapcore bands. If you think that a rapcore band isn't on here and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best rapcore bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest rapcore 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 rapcore bands that you might've heard of. (30 items)
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Rage Against the Machine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Rage Against the Machine Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Political hip hop

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382 156
Hollywood Undead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hollywood Undead Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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329 128
Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Linkin Park Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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270 117
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

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216 93
Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Slipknot Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore

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160 82
Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Papa Roach Nu metal, Rock music, Emo

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75 43
Body Count is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Body Count Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal

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59 42
Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Biohazard Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal

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79 63
Deez Nuts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Deez Nuts Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rapcore

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68 53
pe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
pe Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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45 34
Downset is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Downset Nu metal, Funkcore, Rapcore

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74 68
Deuce is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Deuce Pop music, Eurodance

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49 43
Zebrahead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Zebrahead Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music

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73 70
Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Falling in Reverse Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore

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12 4
From Ashes to New is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
CoryTeStroote added From Ashes to New

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39 35
Transplants is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Transplants Hip hop music, Pop punk, Rap rock

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36 32
Stuck Mojo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Stuck Mojo Nu metal, Rapcore, Heavy metal

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45 43
The Bloodhound Gang is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
The Bloodhound Gang Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

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35 32
Clawfinger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Clawfinger Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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8 2
Attila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands

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14 13
E-Town Concrete is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
DustinBrinnon added E-Town Concrete Nu metal, Rock music, Rapcore

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26 28
311 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
311 Rock music, Rap metal, Reggae fusion

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6 10
Hyro da Hero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hyro da Hero Hip Hop, Rap rock, Punk rock

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19 27
One Minute Silence is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
One Minute Silence Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rapcore

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18 28
Borialis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands

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Mandy Waryasz added The LaFontaines

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3 10
Relative is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
ClutchrottenPunk added Relative Rapcore  , Punk , Rap Metal

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10 30
Phunk Junkeez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Phunk Junkeez Hip hop music, Trip hop, Rock music

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18 57
Lil Jon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Lil Jon Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap

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1 20
Hardie Avenue is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
jimmycarrubba added Hardie Avenue