Hip-Hop Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked  

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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
142 55
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap

2
165 77
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

3
103 47
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop

4
62 40
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap

5
65 43
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

6
63 35
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

7
75 46
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues

8
40 26
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop

9
58 39
ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music

10
46 36
Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop

11
50 42
2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop

12
50 44
The Game is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B

13
55 52
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop

14
27 15
Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
harry_main01 added Hip hop music

15
42 33
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

16
107 103
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

17
40 32
Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Connor Jepperson added Hip hop, Trap, Cloud rap

18
36 35
Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop

19
33 32
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music

20
38 41
Future is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

21
27 28
YG is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, West Coast hip hop

22
47 52
Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Ragga, Hardcore hip hop

23
7 4
XXXTentacion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
chibv.x added

24
26 29
Schoolboy Q is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop

25
54 70
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap

26
6 9
Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
THEMICHAELJENKINS added Hip hop, Trap

27
25 35
Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Atlanta hip hop, Gangsta rap

28
15 23
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

29
13 24
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

30
15 27
Juicy J is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Electro hop

31
16 30
Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked

32
32 60
Drake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
chibv.x added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

33
10 25
E-40 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Mobb Music, Hyphy

34
8 24
Curren$y is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music