Hip Hop Artists Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked  

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When ranking the best rap artists, the rapper's voice is an important factor in determining which hip hop artists stand above the rest. While some artists rap with deep voices, other rappers have signature sounds and unique pronunication. Which rapper has the best voice? 

Featuring Drake, Snoop Dogg, The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac, and more, this list of rappers with the best voices includes some of the greatest rappers of all time. 

Vote up who you think are the rappers with the best voices and vote down the rappers who need more time perfecting their tone. Feel free to add any rappers missing from the list.

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1
428 286
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
The Marshall Mathers LP, The Slim Shady LP, The Eminem Show

2
278 201
Nate Dogg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Connor Jepperson added Music & Me, Welcome To The Dogg House, G-Funk Classics

3
249 211
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Get Rich or Die Tryin', Get Rich or Die Tryin' / The Massacre, Street King Immortal

4
257 214
Kendrick Lamar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
good kid, m.A.A.d city, Section.80

5
342 202
Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Doggystyle, Tha Doggfather, Tha Last Meal

6
470 184
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
All Eyez on Me, Me Against the World, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

7
142 111
Busta Rhymes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added When Disaster Strikes…, The Big Bang, The Coming

8
161 189
Big Sean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Finally Famous, Hall of Fame, Finally Famous Vol. 3: Big

9
302 129
The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Ready to Die, Life After Death, Born Again

10
144 156
The Game is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
The Documentary, Doctor's Advocate, Jesus Piece

11
88 39
DMX is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
malmrphy added It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood

12
238 114
Nas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Illmatic, Life Is Good, Untitled Nas album

13
217 105
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Watch the Throne, The Black Album, Reasonable Doubt

14
221 101
Eazy-E is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Brian L. Martin added Eazy-Duz-It, It’s On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa, Eternal E

15
87 135
Yelawolf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added Trunk Muzik 0-60, Radioactive, Arena Rap EP

16
233 93
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ThothDynasty added A Woman's Revenge

17
178 94
André 3000 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Royal Flush, Class of 3000: Music Volume One, DoYaThing

18
145 70
Ol' Dirty Bastard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version, The Trials and Tribulations of Russell Jones, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)

19
151 94
Method Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Tical, 4:21... The Day After, The Riddler

20
124 229
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Starships

21
212 111
Ice Cube is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted, The Predator, Death Certificate

22
75 128
Danny Brown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added XXX, Old, The Hybrid

23
159 72
Slick Rick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
The MASSIVE added The Great Adventures of Slick Rick, The Art of Storytelling, The Ruler's Back

24
135 71
E-40 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added In a Major Way, Grit & Grind, My Ghetto Report Card

25
154 106
J. Cole is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Born Sinner, The Warm Up, Friday Night Lights

26
67 72
Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Under Construction, Supa Dupa Fly, Miss E ...So Addictive

27
116 101
ASAP Rocky is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Long.Live.A$AP, Live. Love. ASAP, No Rest for the Wicked

28
92 58
Kid Cudi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Matt Cotter added Man on the Moon: The End of Day, Indicud, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager

29
154 118
XXXTentacion is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
vocals added

30
110 81
Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Theater of the Mind, Word of Mouf, Back For the First Time

31
95 73
Rakim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
The 18th Letter, The Archive: Live, Lost & Found

32
73 119
Trippie Redd is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
vocals added

33
46 28
Logic is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
olivia1 added Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever, Young Sinatra (Undeniable), Young Sinatra

34
158 158
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Late Registration, The College Dropout

35
57 99
Mac Miller is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Watching Movies with the Sound Off, Macadelic, In the Air

36
71 73
Nelly is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Nellyville, Country Grammar, Sweat

37
58 75
Mos Def is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Black on Both Sides, True Magic, The New Danger

38
47 60
Young Jeezy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, The Inspiration, The Recession

39
43 42
Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added Aaliyah, One in a Million, I Care 4 U

40
118 138
Tyler, the Creator is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Goblin, Bastard, Wolf

41
71 88
Wiz Khalifa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Rolling Papers, O.N.I.F.C., Deal or No Deal

42
55 64
Scarface is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
The Diary, The Fix, Mr. Scarface Is Back

43
40 62
Eve is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Ruff Ryders' First Lady, Eve-Olution, Scorpion

44
36 40
Too $hort is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
johnstonismyname added Life Is... Too $hort, Born to Mack, Gettin’ It (album number ten)

45
29 12
Lauryn Hill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
malmrphy added The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, MTV Unplugged 2.0, Ms. Hill

46
35 83
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Cool JSE added Be a Man, Be a Man... Ooh Yeah

47
40 14
Suga is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Anna Yang added

48
70 93
Chance The Rapper is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
Acid Rap, Confident, Songs from Scratch: Paranoia

49
57 83
Rick Ross is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
God Forgives, I Don't, Teflon Don

50
26 31
G-Dragon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked
davia added Coup d'Etat, Shine A Light, One of a Kind