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The Best Rapcore Bands  

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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. (31 items)
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Rage Against the Machine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Political hip hop
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Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music
3
Hollywood Undead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal
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Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore
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Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore
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Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Rock music, Emo
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Fever 333 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
LordWalrusIII added Rapcore, Hardcore Punk, Raprock
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Body Count is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal
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Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal
10
pe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal
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From Ashes to New is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
CoryTeStroote added
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Attila is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Metalcore, deathcore, nu metalcore
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Deez Nuts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rapcore
14
Downset is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Funkcore, Rapcore
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Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore
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E-Town Concrete is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
DustinBrinnon added Nu metal, Rock music, Rapcore
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Zebrahead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music
18
Deuce is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop music, Eurodance
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Stuck Mojo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Nu metal, Rapcore, Heavy metal
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Clawfinger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Industrial metal
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311 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Rock music, Rap metal, Reggae fusion
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The Bloodhound Gang is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Nu metal
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Transplants is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Pop punk, Rap rock
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P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
sXe Angel added
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One Minute Silence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rapcore Bands
Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rapcore