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
302 127
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop
2
226 104
Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap
3
129 75
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
4
123 62
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
120 74
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music, Gangsta rap
6
156 125
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
126 97
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
76 64
Royce da 5'9
Matt1345 added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Midwest hip hop
9
116 92
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
83 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
159 146
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
56 40
XXXTentacion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
chibv.x added
13
79 80
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
66 52
Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
harry_main01 added Hip hop music
15
87 77
ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music
16
70 72
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
83 76
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 81
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 60
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Pop music
20
62 62
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 40
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
64 69
Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Connor Jepperson added Hip hop, Trap, Cloud rap
23
76 103
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop
24
48 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
67 86
Drake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Beats, Ranked
chibv.x added Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music