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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. (29 items)
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368 144
Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

2
308 115
Rage Against the Machine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Political hip hop

3
411 178
Hollywood Undead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

4
243 106
Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore

5
288 137
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

6
176 99
Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Rock music, Emo

7
83 56
Body Count is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal

8
81 62
pe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

9
67 49
Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal

10
86 72
Deez Nuts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rapcore

11
86 78
Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore

12
19 8
From Ashes to New is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
CoryTeStroote added

13
49 41
Downset is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Funkcore, Rapcore

14
78 73
Deuce is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop music, Eurodance

15
52 48
Zebrahead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music

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16 8
Attila is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands

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48 46
The Bloodhound Gang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal

18
41 39
Transplants is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Pop punk, Rap rock

19
38 36
Stuck Mojo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Rapcore, Heavy metal

20
37 35
Clawfinger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Industrial metal

21
30 31
311 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Rock music, Rap metal, Reggae fusion

22
16 16
E-Town Concrete is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
DustinBrinnon added Nu metal, Rock music, Rapcore

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21 30
One Minute Silence is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rapcore

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6 13
Hyro da Hero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip Hop, Rap rock, Punk rock

25
18 31
Borialis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands