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rap Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked  

Ranker Hip Hop
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When ranking the best rap artists, the rapper's beats are an important factor in determining which hip hop artists stand above the rest. With a growing number of talented hip hop producers, good rap beats are becoming more common, but only the greatest rappers can make a good beat legendary. Which rapper has the best beats? 

Featuring Kanye West, Drake, Future, ASAP Rocky, and more, this list of rappers with the best beats includes some of the greatest rappers of all time. 

Vote up who you think are the rappers with the best beats and vote down the rappers who need better ears for beats. Feel free to add any rappers missing from the list.

list ordered by

1
41 17
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Dr. Dre Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap

2
48 27
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Kanye West Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

3
35 19
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

4
35 19
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

5
32 19
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
J. Cole Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues

6
23 13
ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
ASAP Rocky Hip hop music

7
15 6
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Tupac Shakur Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

8
16 7
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Jay-Z Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

9
20 12
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

10
14 7
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
The Notorious B.I.G. Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

11
15 8
The Game is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
The Game Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B

12
16 10
Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Lil Wayne Hip hop music, Ragga, Hardcore hip hop

13
18 13
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Snoop Dogg Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap

14
19 15
Future is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Future Hip hop music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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15
19 15
Drake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Drake Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

16
15 11
Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Gucci Mane Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Gangsta rap

17
14 11
Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Connor Jepperson added Lil Uzi Vert Hip hop, Trap, Cloud rap

18
11 9
2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
2 Chainz Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop

19
8 6
Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Rick Ross Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap

20
8 6
YG is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
YG Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, West Coast hip hop

21
5 3
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Lupe Fiasco Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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22
11 10
Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Kid Cudi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

23
8 7
Schoolboy Q is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Schoolboy Q Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

24
7 6
Juicy J is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Juicy J Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Electro hop

25
6 5
Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked

26
9 9
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Wiz Khalifa Hip hop music, Pop music

27
3 4
E-40 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
E-40 Hip hop music, Mobb Music, Hyphy

28
2 3
Curren$y is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Curren$y Hip hop music

29
3 6
Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Danny Brown Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop

30
2 6
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Nelly Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

31
3 11
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Nicki Minaj Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop