Billboard and Vibe have revealed the names of the top 10 rappers of all time in honor of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary. Many biggest names from the music world have made it to Billboard’s list.
There’s only one female rapper in the list of Billboard’s top 10 rappers of all time and its’ none other than Nicki Minaj. Continue reading further to know the names of the rappers who have gained a spot on Billboard’s list of top 10 rappers of all time.
Who has topped the list of Billboard’s top 10 rappers of all time?
Ladies and gentlemen, the rapper on the spot no 1. of Billboard’s top 10 rappers of all time is Shawn Corey Carter, who is popularly known as Jay-Z. He is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and founder of Manhattan-based conglomerate talent and entertainment agency Roc Nation.
The Roc Nation founder is married to the Grammy-winning musician Beyoncé. The pair has been married since the year 2008 and they share 3 kids: daughters Blue Ivy Carter and Rumi Carter and son Sir Carter.
Who are the other artists on Billboard’s list of top 10 rappers of all time?
The All The Stars rapper Kendrick Lamar has secured the second position on Billboard’s list of top 10 rappers of all time, meanwhile, the If I Ruled The World hitmaker Nas has nabbed the third spot.
Billboard ranked the legendary artist Tupac Shakur at number 4. He was best known for his hit songs like All Eyes on Me, California Love, and Hit Em Up. Shakur was fatally shot on September 7, 1996, in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. He passed away at the age of 25.
Nicki Minaj got the spot no. 10 on Billboard’s list of greatest rappers. We must say, she is one of the greatest female rappers of all time. She bagged the title of modern-day queen of rap with her fierce and badass spirit.
Take a look at Billboard’s top 10 rappers of all time
- Jay Z
- Kendrick Lamar
- The Notorious B.I.G.
- Lil Wayne
- Snoop Dogg
- Nicki Minaj
How did the netizens react to Billboard’s list of top 10 rappers of all time?
One social media user tweeted, “Is this list based on careers or actual rap ability? because Future is ahead of Ludacris, Common, Mos Def, Rick Ross. I need clarification. lol.” Another user went on to say, “They did not just do 50 cent dirty like that!”
Followed by a user who pointed out that Nicki Minaj is the only female on the list. The user penned, “Notice how Nicki is the only female rapper.” Another user chimed in, “nicki being here but not lil kim? she definitely paid for this.”
A user took to Twitter and wrote, “nas over tupac???? eminem over biggie??? drake at no8??? ghostface and missy not in the top 10 while J COLE IS IN THE TOP 15???? WHO TF MADE THIS LIST?????”
nas over tupac???? eminem over biggie??? drake at no8??? ghostface and missy not in the top 10 while J COLE IS IN THE TOP 15???? WHO TF MADE THIS LIST?????
— greg-alex (@ggregzampis) February 8, 2023
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