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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.

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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

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53 25
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Dr. Dre Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap

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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

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Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Royce da 5'9" Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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29 16
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

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29 16
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Snoop Dogg Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap

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The Game is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
The Game Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B

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24 14
2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
2 Chainz Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop

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Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Danny Brown Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop

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ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
ASAP Rocky Hip hop music

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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
J. Cole Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues

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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

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Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Nicki Minaj Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop

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Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Kid Cudi Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

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The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
The Notorious B.I.G. Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Kanye West Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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Schoolboy Q is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Schoolboy Q Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

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

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Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Connor Jepperson added Lil Uzi Vert Hip hop, Trap, Cloud rap

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16 14
Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Gucci Mane Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Gangsta rap

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YG is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
YG Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, West Coast hip hop

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Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Wiz Khalifa Hip hop music, Pop music

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Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Rick Ross Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Mafioso rap

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Juicy J is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Juicy J Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Electro hop

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Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Lupe Fiasco Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked

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E-40 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
E-40 Hip hop music, Mobb Music, Hyphy

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6 10
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Nelly Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Curren$y is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Curren$y Hip hop music

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Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Tupac Shakur Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

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Drake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Drake Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music