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Hip Hop Artists Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked  

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Hip hop heads, it's time to rank rap artists with the best mixtapes. Since rap mixtapes are usually released with low marketing, hype plays a big factor in a mixtape's success. This list of rappers with the best mixtapes does not include studio albums or playlists, but you can vote for rappers with the best albums here. Which rapper has the best mixtapes?

When it comes to voting for the best rapper mixtapes, Chance the Rapper, Drake, and Lil Wayne are usually the first rappers mentioned. Hip hop fans all agree that Acid Rap, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, and Da Drought 3 are some of the best rap mixtapes of all time. 

Vote for who you think are the rappers with the best mixtapes. 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 Mixtapes, Ranked
Eminem Slim Shady EP

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Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar Overly Dedicated, C4, No Sleep 'Til NYC, Training Day, Y.H.N.I.C.

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Lil Wayne T-Wayne, No Ceilings 2, Sorry 4 the Wait 2, Dedication 5, Dedication 4, Sorry 4 the Wait, No Ceilings, Dedication 3, Da Drought 3, The Carter Files, Dedication 2, The Dedication, The Suffix, The Prefix, Da Drought 2, Da Drought, ...

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Chance The Rapper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Chance The Rapper Coloring Book, Free, Acid Rap, 10 Day, Good Enough, Merry Christmas Lil' Mama

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Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Danny Brown XXX, Old, The Hybrid, Grown Up, Black and Brown!, Piss Test, The Black Brad Pitt, Bruiser Brigade, 25 Bucks, Smokin & Drinkin, Express Yourself

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The Game is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
The Game OKE: Operation Kill Everything, California Republic, Hoodmorning (No Typo): Candy Coronas, Purp & Patron: The Hangover, Purp & Patron, Brake Lights, The Red Room, Stop Snitchin, Stop Lyin, Westside Story, Ghost Unit ...

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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
50 Cent 50 Cent Is the Future, No Mercy, No Fear, God's Plan, War Angel LP, Forever King, The Big 10, The Lost Tape, The Kanan Tape

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2 Chainz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
2 Chainz Hibachi for Lunch, Daniel Son; Necklace Don, Felt Like Cappin, Trap-A-Velli Tre, T.R.U. Jack City, Freebase, T.R.U. REALigion

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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Snoop Dogg Cuzznz, Beach City, That's My Work 5, That's My Work 4, That's My Work 3, That's My Work 2, That's My Work Vol. 1, Throw Your Dubs Up, Puff Puff Pass Tuesdays Mixtape Vol. 1, Tha Unreleased Vol. 1, We da West, Vol. 1, I Wanna ...

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Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Big Sean Finally Famous Vol. 3: BIG, Detroit, Finally Famous Vol. 1: The Mixtape, Finally Famous Vol. 2: UKNOWBIGSEAN

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J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
J. Cole Revenge of the Dreamers, Friday Night Lights, The Warm Up, The Come Up

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Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Nicki Minaj Playtime Is Over, Sucka Free, Beam Me Up Scotty

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Meek Mill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Meek Mill Dreamchasers 4, Dreamchasers 3, Dreamchasers 2, Dreamchasers, Mr. Philadelphia, Flamers, Flamers 2: Hottest In Tha City, Flamers 2.5: The Preview, Flamers 3: The Wait Is Over

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ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
ASAP Rocky Live. Long. A$AP

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Travis Scott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Travis Scott Owl Pharaoh, Days Before Rodeo, Cruis'n USA

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Migos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Migos Y.R.N 2, Streets on Lock, Back to the Bando, Migo Lingo, Rich Nigga Timeline

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Gucci Mane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Gucci Mane Drop Top Wop, Woptober, Trap House 5 (The Final Chapter), Brick Factory 3, 1017 Mafia: Incarcerated, Trap God 3, Big Gucci Sosa, East Atlanta Santa

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Jay-Z Live in Brooklyn, Collision Course

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Wale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Wale 100 Miles & Running, The Mixtape About Nothing, Folarin, Before I Shine, Summer On Sunset

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Nas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Nas The Nigger Tape, The Prophecy, Vol 2: The Beginning of the N, Vol 1, Nasty Nas

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Kodak Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Kodak Black Project Baby, Heart of the Projects, Institution, Lil B.I.G. Pac

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Future is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Future Freebricks 2: Zone 6 Edition, Project E.T. (Esco Terrestrial), Purple Reign, 56 Nights, Beast Mode, Monster, No Sleep, Astronaut Status

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Young Thug is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Young Thug Beautiful Thugger Girls, Jeffery, Slime Season 3, I'm Up, Slime Season 2, Slime Season, Barter 6, Tha Tour, Pt. 1, 1017 Thug

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Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Wiz Khalifa Bong Rips, Pre-Rolleds, Cabin Fever 3, 28 Grams, Taylor Allderdice, Kush & Orange Juice, Burn After Rolling, Flight School

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Lil Uzi Vert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Lil Uzi Vert The Perfect Luv Tape, Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World, Luv Is Rage, The Real Uzi

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Mac Miller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Mac Miller Run-On Sentences: Vol. 2, Faces, Delusional Thomas, Stolen Youth, Macadelic, I Love Life, Thank You, Best Day Ever, K.I.D.S., The High Life

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Logic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Logic Bobby Tarantino, Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever, Young Sinatra: Undeniable, Young Sinatra, Young, Broke & Infamous, Logic: The Mixtape

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Lil Yachty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Lil Yachty Lil Boat, Summer Songs 2

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Drake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Drake What a Time to Be Alive, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, So Far Gone, Comeback Season, Room for Improvement

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rappers with the Best Mixtapes, Ranked
Kanye West Can't Tell Me Nothing, Freshman Adjustment 3, Welcome to Kanye's Soul Mix Show, I'm Good, Get Well Soon...