American rappers, Jay Z and Nicki Minaj, have been ranked as the best female and male rappers of all time by Billboard and Vibe.
The highest 50 ranking was created to commemorate hip-hop music’s fiftieth anniversary this 12 months.
The journal had been releasing its record of the High 50 Best Rappers of All Time during the last month earlier than revealing the ultimate prime ten.
The editorial workforce decided the rankings primarily based on the next standards: physique of labor/achievements (charted singles/albums, gold/platinum certifications), cultural affect/affect (how the artist’s work aided the evolution of the style), longevity (years on the mic), lyrics (storytelling skills), and circulation (vocal prowess).
Whereas feminine rappers akin to Lil Kim (No. 31), Lauryn Hill (No. 30), and Missy Elliott (No. 19) are on the record, Nicki Minaj is the one lady within the prime 10.
She has undeniably blazed the path for the subsequent technology of feminine rapperss, whereas additionally constructing a legacy whose affect is much from restricted to the hip-hop world, Billboard writes.
Jay-Z was named the best rapper of all time after a three-decade profession. He was chosen for his longevity, breadth of accomplishments, and contribution to hip-hop.
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