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Featuring SoundCloud rappers who went mainstream to YouTubers who also rap (sort of), this is the definitive list of the worst rappers of all time. For every decent, innovative rapper out there, there are several copycat artists that bring nothing to the table. Below, you'll find who many feel are the worst of the worst in the genre. Sure, these best of and worst of lists are subjective, but plenty of us can agree on who the wack rappers are. What some feel is the bottom of the barrel, you might think is pretty great. On the other hand, rappers like Vanilla Ice, Marky Mark, and The Insane Clown Posse have been, for the most part, universally panned over the years. Sales have nothing to do with it either. While researching this list we’ve discovered there are some million-selling artists like Iggy Azalea, Drake and Nikki Minaj that are pretty polarizing among hip hop aficionados.

We need your input. Who, to you, is the worst rapper out there? Take a look at the list of bad rappers below and cast your votes accordingly.

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1
7,943 5,385
Soulja Boy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Cuban Link, The DeAndre Way, iSouljaBoyTellEm

2
9,000 3,897
Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Work, Glory, Change Your Life EP

3
7,436 4,876
Pitbull is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Give Me Everything, M.I.A.M.I, Mr. Worldwide

4
7,002 4,252
Insane Clown Posse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
A Carnival Christmas, The Wraith: Shangri-La, The Wraith: Hell's Pit

5
5,547 3,166
Nick Cannon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Nick Cannon, Can I Live?, Gigolo

6
3,328 687
Unkle Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
The Dankest Meme added Unkle Adams Humble Beginnings, Pulse, Planting Seeds

7
4,543 3,219
Birdman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Birdman, Fast Money, Like Father

8
6,182 6,025
Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Starships

9
6,619 2,457
Matty B is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
FuckYou-1 added Courageous LP, Simple but Effective

10
4,064 2,084
Kevin Federline is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Playing with Fire

11
2,319 895
Lil Tay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
The Dankest Meme added Lil Tay Money Way

12
2,999 2,463
Bow Wow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Face Off, New Jack City II, Wanted

13
1,773 649
WoahhVicky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
The Dankest Meme added WoahhVicky The Race (Remix)

14
4,316 3,356
Tyga is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
No Introduction, Well Done 3, Hotel California

15
2,839 1,856
Lil Debbie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time

16
2,472 1,641
V-Nasty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
BAYTL

17
627 559
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The Dankest Meme added Lil Flexer Ice!

18
2,093 1,745
Kreayshawn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Somethin 'Bout Kreay, Rich Whore, Gucci Gucci

19
1,162 243
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The Dankest Meme added Cleetus

20
4,514 1,207
Jake Paul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
JacobPena added

21
3,130 2,174
Riff Raff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Long Pinky, Purple Haze & Hand Grenades, The Golden Alien

22
1,013 289
Kidz Bop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
The Dankest Meme added Kidz Bop Kidz Bop 32, Kidz Bop 31, Kidz Bop 30

23
2,239 3,107
Sean Combs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
No Way Out, The Saga Continues, We Invented The Remix

24
2,860 3,207
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Shaq Diesel, Kazaam, You Can't Stop the Reign

25
1,025 291
Nick Crompton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Rappers of All Time
Nick Crompton