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
296 121
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
2
216 102
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap
3
124 72
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
4
119 61
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop
5
114 73
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap
6
149 123
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Political hip hop, West Coast hip hop
7
76 59
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop
8
121 93
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rhythm and blues
9
111 91
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap
10
80 63
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap
11
156 142
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music
12
54 36
XXXTentacion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
chibv.x added
13
78 78
The Game is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Contemporary R&B
14
85 76
ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music
15
68 70
Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop
16
61 51
Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
harry_main01 added Hip hop music
17
81 75
Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Ragga, Hardcore hip hop
18
70 79
2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap, Southern hip hop
19
41 38
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop
20
59 59
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music
21
59 61
Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop
22
75 99
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop
23
61 67
Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Connor Jepperson added Hip hop, Trap, Cloud rap
24
47 53
YG is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, West Coast hip hop
25
37 41
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B