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
298 122
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
2
220 102
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap
3
125 72
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
4
121 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
116 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
151 123
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 61
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop
8
122 94
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
113 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
81 64
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
55 37
XXXTentacion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
chibv.x added
12
156 144
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music
13
78 79
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
86 76
ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music
15
63 51
Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
harry_main01 added Hip hop music
16
68 71
Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Midwest hip hop
17
82 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 80
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
60 59
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music
20
60 61
Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Trip hop
21
41 39
Lupe Fiasco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop
22
75 101
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 68
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 54
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 42
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B