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VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists

Post by C-Makaveli on Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:52 am

Below is the list that VH1 came up with. The Comments in the brackets are by me.


50. Sugarhill Gang
49. Tone Loc
48. Kool Moe Dee
47. Arrested Development
46. Eve
45. Heavy D & The Boyz
44. MC Hammer ( He makes one hit song and that puts him in the top 50 list ? WTF )
43. Coolio
42. Kurtis Blow
41. MC Lyte
40. Gang Starr
39. Ja Rule
38. Biz Markie
37. The Roots
36. Master P
35. Big Daddy Kane
34. Lil’ Kim
33. De La Soul
32. Cypress Hill
31. Naughty By Nature
30. Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff ( Should be alot higher )
29. Nelly
28. Busta Rhymes ( Should be alot higher )
27. A Tribe Called Quest
26. Ice Cube
25. Snoop Dogg ( How the fuck is he below Queen Latifah )
24. Queen Latifah ( How the fuck is she above Snoop )
23. OutKast
22. DMX
21. KRS-One
20. Eric B. & Rakim
19. Nas ( Too Far down the list )
18. Afrika Bambaataa
17. The Fugees & Lauryn Hill
16. Ice-T
15. Wu-Tang Clan
14. Missy Elliott
13. N.W.A.
12. P. Diddy
11. Beastie Boys ( Above Snoop , Busta Rhymes , N.W.A & Nas ? WTF )
10. Jay-Z
9. Salt-N-Pepa ( Above Snoop , Busta Rhymes , N.W.A , Nas & Jay Z .... who ever made this list needs shooting )
8. Grandmaster Flash
7. Dr. Dre ( should be higher )
6. Eminem
5. LL Cool J ( shouldnt be in the top ten )
4. Notorious B.I.G. ( Should be number 2 )
3. Tupac Shakur ( Should be number 1 )
2. Public Enemy ( shouldnt be in the top ten )
1. Run-DMC ( awesome group and definately top 10 , just not #1 )


Who ever made this list have obviously never listened to Hip Hop Before.
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Re: VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists

Post by Immortal on Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:08 am

LMAO! That is fuckin stupid. Seriously, I can't believe some of that shit. My top 15 based on talent but with commercial success taken into consideration too...

1. Tupac Shakur
2. Jay-Z
3. Eminem
4. Snoop Dogg
5. Biggie Smalls
6. Dr. Dre
7. Nas
8. Outlawz
9. Immortal Technique
10. 50 Cent
11. N.W.A.
12. Lupe Fiasco
13. Redman
14. Kanye West
15. DMX
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Re: VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists

Post by Joshua.2009 on Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:55 pm

Immortal wrote:LMAO! That is fuckin stupid. Seriously, I can't believe some of that shit. My top 15 based on talent but with commercial success taken into consideration too...

1. Tupac Shakur (Tupac is dead... Ok funny story about this. I was sitting in class one day and Just at random yelled TUPAC IS DEAD!!! HE WAS SHOT!!!! Some girl at the front stands up and says "He faked his death, Hes alive!" It was so funny.)
2. Jay-Z
3. Eminem
4. Snoop Dogg
5. Biggie Smalls
6. Dr. Dre
7. Nas
8. Outlawz
9. Immortal Technique
10. 50 Cent (Higher)
11. N.W.A.
12. Lupe Fiasco
13. Redman
14. Kanye West (should be at number 5)
15. DMX

I don't feel like coming up with a list but would like to comment on yours. Blue is mine.
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Re: VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists

Post by Sykesy on Sat Feb 28, 2009 4:32 pm

Just looking at this and what the hell. Run DMC as number One is like Lady Gaga being considered the greatest pop artist. What a joke.

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