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    (Original post by stefl14)
    That's not even relevant. I've sought out the tracks of these rappers more times than I have 50 cent. The only time I hear 50 cent its usually by accident. Mainstream popularity =/= best rapper.

    he wasnt just mainstream tho. he killed it on the streets bfore that. POWER OF THE DOLLAR
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    (Original post by ganjasaurus.)
    he wasnt just mainstream tho. he killed it on the streets bfore that. POWER OF THE DOLLAR
    I'm old enough to remember, he was never known as great rapper. From the early days until now he has never been known for being a great rapper. He is a clever business man, he created a franchise and knew how to market himself. He got his mainstream break off being backed by dr dre and eminem. Two very powerful people in the music industry. If I'm not wrong it was on inter scope who where a pretty massive music corporation. If he is your favourite fine, but he doesn't even register on the list of the best rappers. He would admit that himself.
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    (Original post by CallMeJay)
    Better flow? LOL, no. Sound? Yes, it appeals to the young generation. Can't help it if we listen to nonsense, but it gets our heads banging


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    You can have your opinion. I ain't lolin at you pal cos you think J Cole has better flow.
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    (Original post by consumed by stuff)
    I'm old enough to remember, he was never known as great rapper. From the early days until now he has never been known for being a great rapper. He is a clever business man, he created a franchise and knew how to market himself. He got his mainstream break off being backed by dr dre and eminem. Two very powerful people in the music industry. If I'm not wrong it was on inter scope who where a pretty massive music corporation. If he is your favourite fine, but he doesn't even register on the list of the best rappers. He would admit that himself.

    what. snoop/ice cube/krs one/ etc said he is too good. even jay z said to everyone that once he drops you aint selling records(to other rappers)

    in your opinion why do u think hes rubbish
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    J. Cole will one day be the best, he is one of the rappers I highly respect and his music is amazing.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpuaB75GUwo

    I think this man knows a thing or two about good rappers.
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    I still say Eminem... But Eminem did say this:

    Take some Big and some Pac and you mix them up in a pot
    Sprinkle a little Big L on top, what the **** do you got?
    You got the realest and illest killaz tied up in a knot
    The Jugganautz of this rap **** like it or not
    And

    I got a list here's the order of my list that it's in.
    It goes Reggie, Jay-Z, Tupac and Biggie, Andre from OutKast, Jada, Kurupt, Nas and then me
    That was 2003, times have changed and I honestly think Eminem has surpassed all of them.
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    (Original post by jabire3)
    I still say Eminem... But Eminem did say this:

    And

    That was 2003, times have changed and I honestly think Eminem has surpassed all of them.
    First was 2003 on 50's album, the 2nd quote was from 2002 but he's talking **** anyway because there is no way Jay-Z is better than most of the rappers he named.
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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    First was 2003 on 50's album, the 2nd quote was from 2002 but he's talking **** anyway because there is no way Jay-Z is better than most of the rappers he named.
    Thing is, although you can't base an artist on sales and awards, you have to take that into consideration. Jay has won 19 awards, that's one hell of an achievement. His music is good to, it's not like Macklemore who won awards for no good reason.

    Jay is up there, not the best but up there.
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    (Original post by jabire3)
    Thing is, although you can't base an artist on sales and awards, you have to take that into consideration. Jay has won 19 awards, that's one hell of an achievement. His music is good to, it's not like Macklemore who won awards for no good reason.

    Jay is up there, not the best but up there.
    He's a salesman sure. He isn't up there on musical merits.
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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    He's a salesman sure. He isn't up there on musical merits.
    Well, I can see why. He hasn't created that many "iconic songs", nothing that really stands out.

    But still, 99 Problems, Renegade, Hard Knock Life...

    Eminem still the best though D:
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    (Original post by jabire3)
    Well, I can see why. He hasn't created that many "iconic songs", nothing that really stands out.
    With regards to awards, Outkast have ten listed on their wiki page. Let's remember they've not released anything for the best part of a decade and the fact all of those awards were for their post Ms. Jackson material...

    They're just a popularity contest really. I'd go with Andre 3000.
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    (Original post by jabire3)
    I still say Eminem... But Eminem did say this:



    And



    That was 2003, times have changed and I honestly think Eminem has surpassed all of them.
    Why do people think this?
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    (Original post by yo radical one)
    Why do people think this?
    I personally think he's overrated.

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    (Original post by yo radical one)
    Why do people think this?
    Because he has lol, most artists arrive have a good album and drop off. He has two diamond albums, had two below par albums and came back like before.

    His songs don't just focus on one thing like most artists do. From the start he was creating songs that are

    Humorous:
    My Name is
    The Real Slim Shady
    Drug Ballad
    Just Don't Give a ****
    As the World Turns
    Without Me

    Serious:
    Rock Bottom
    Sing for the Moment
    Marshall Mathers
    Talkin to Myself
    Cold Wind Blows
    Beautiful

    Personal:
    When I'm Gone
    Mockingbird
    Haille's Song
    Rock Bottom

    Diss (which he won every time) :
    The Warning
    Do Rae Me
    Nail in the Coffin
    The Sauce
    Hail Mary

    Motivational:
    Till I Collapse
    Survival
    Lose Yourself

    Story Telling at its Finest:
    Stan
    Yellow Brick Road

    Speed:
    Rap God
    Take from Me
    I'm on Everything
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    I love 50 cent, Ayo technology was a classic by him but I wouldn't consider him one of the greats, he's good at dissing and **** but not to be on the level fo Tupac etc
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    (Original post by Joshale)
    I love 50 cent, Ayo technology was a classic by him but I wouldn't consider him one of the greats, he's good at dissing and **** but not to be on the level fo Tupac etc
    You talk about 50 Cent and Ayo Technology was the song you mention? Smh

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    (Original post by ganjasaurus.)
    what. snoop/ice cube/krs one/ etc said he is too good. even jay z said to everyone that once he drops you aint selling records(to other rappers)

    in your opinion why do u think hes rubbish
    He's just clearly not a very good rapper. He makes some half catchy mainstream songs and when dr dre and top producers were on his beats, they were okay if not a bit generic but fit the mould.
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    (Original post by ZSHNZ)
    You talk about 50 Cent and Ayo Technology was the song you mention? Smh

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    There's reasons behind it, but the song itself is great, yes
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    (Original post by Joshale)
    There's reasons behind it, but the song itself is great, yes
    It's a pop song. Yes, it's a good song but not one for actual 50 Cent fans.

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