COUNTDOWN Top 100 Rappers Of All Time - [FINISHED]

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Postby SholasBoy » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:28 pm

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Rules - please read carefully!

Which artists are eligible?

Any artist who is recognized as a rapper, or who raps as part of an act. However, an artist should be voted for solely on their rapping skills rather than a favourite artist who occasionally raps on the side.

Can I vote for groups?

No, as this is a list of 100 great rappers, you may only vote individuals, though you may vote for specific members of groups...e.g Left Eye of TLC, Andre 3000 of Outkast or Flavor Flav of Public Enemy.

When does the voting end?

1st April with the countdown following shortly after.

Where can I get some ideas?
BET's Top 50 Most Influential Rappers (2011)
About.com Top 50 MC's (2007)
Celebrity Networth's Top 50 Richest Rappers
NME's Top 30 Rappers
Wikipedia List of Hip Hop Acts

How do I vote?

The only method of voting is via PM to me a list of your top 50 rappers, Please award your #1 act 50 points, the #2 act 49 points etc. You must send a list of AT LEAST 20 acts, your #1 act will score 50 points regardless of whether you send 20 acts or 50 acts.

How should I send my list?
Please send as follows:
#50 [ACT] ("favourite song") ....1pt
#49 [ACT] ("favourite song") .....2pts
etc.....

So begin with your 50th favourite (which receives one point) at the top, down to your most favourite (your #1) at the bottom...for an extra bit of data which we can have some fun with during the countdown, I'd like you to put your favourite track by that artist (either as a solo or feature i.e which track they delivered the best rap on) next to your choice.

If you have any queries about specific artists and their eligiblity, please raise them in the thread - and we can decide there. If you have any other questions, please do the same!

Get voting!

PS thanks Wayne, I did steal some of your work in writing my rules :lol:
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Postby Play » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:30 pm

Beyonce is already in top3
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Postby toni_pest » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:30 pm

This will be interesting. Watch Nicki Minaj top the list :lol: :lol:
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Postby CrazyCrazy » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:33 pm

I'm quite ignorant when it comes to this style tbh, I hope Missy & M.I.A. do well if they're eligible that is, well M.I.A. I mean. :P
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Postby Goldmoney » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:33 pm

Excited. :P

Besides myself, there aren't that many hip hop heads on White Bread Mix though. :-?
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Postby Jonathan » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:38 pm

Sadly Nicki Minaj and Macklemore will be in the top 10. Shame.
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Postby UKMusicLova » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:40 pm

LOL at Khia making the banner, although I'm more offended by Lil Wayne's presence :lol: :lol:

This will be fun, let me get my thinking cap on
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Postby Jonathan » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:42 pm

CrazyCrazy wrote:I'm quite ignorant when it comes to this style tbh, I hope Missy & M.I.A. do well if they're eligible that is, well M.I.A. I mean. :P
Kanye sampled Paul Simon and Yoko in his songs. You should include him in your list.
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Postby CrazyCrazy » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:45 pm

Jonathan wrote:
CrazyCrazy wrote:I'm quite ignorant when it comes to this style tbh, I hope Missy & M.I.A. do well if they're eligible that is, well M.I.A. I mean. :P
Kanye sampled Paul Simon and Yoko in his songs. You should include him in your list.
Lies! :lol: :lol: I'm not participating in this one, not my bag really apart from the odd artist. :wink:
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Postby biscuits » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:50 pm

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Postby Plym » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:09 am

Goldmoney wrote:Besides myself, there aren't that many hip hop heads on White Bread Mix though. :-?
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Postby urbanmusik » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:22 am

Plym wrote:
Goldmoney wrote:Besides myself, there aren't that many hip hop heads on White Bread Mix though. :-?
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Goldmoney you betta
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Postby rayjay92 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:38 pm

Let me get my votes together but I have a few questions -
- Is M.I.A really rap because to me it's always been more electronic + experimental?
- Are artists like Beyonce and Kid Cudi considered acceptable because they lean more towards R&B (for Beyonce) and Alternative (for Kid Cudi)?
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Postby Jonathan » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:40 pm

Kid Cudi is a rapper, Beyoncé isn't.
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Postby SholasBoy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:48 pm

The idea is to base your opinion on how that act raps, so Kid Cudi and M.I.A certainly rap I'd say, regardless of the production. Beyonce may have an occasional rap in her tracks, but personally I wouldn't rate her too highly as a rapper.
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Postby Play » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:52 pm

Damn Kid Cudi is obviously a rapper who will be in my top 5
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Postby Wardo » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:54 pm

Goldmoney wrote:White Bread Mix
rayjay92 wrote:Are artists like Beyonce considered acceptable
For real? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby UKMusicLova » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:56 pm

Do you guys remember when Brandy became a rapper for a while - introducing BRAN' NU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4nCj1vVNp0

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Postby CrazyCrazy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:25 pm

Why are people bringing up Beyonce? :o :lol: I don't know much about rap but I know not to bring her in to the equation! Geez!! Just listen to an actual rap artist perhaps!
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Postby rayjay92 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:22 pm

Wardo wrote:
Goldmoney wrote:White Bread Mix
rayjay92 wrote:Are artists like Beyonce considered acceptable
For real? :lol: :lol: :lol:
I was just curious :lol: I saw this post:
Play wrote:Beyonce is already in top3
And it made me ask the question cause I was like whaaaat :lol:
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Postby SholasBoy » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:30 pm

2 WEEKS LEFT TO VOTE

Not too many voters so far! Keep them coming in!
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Postby SholasBoy » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:26 pm

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At the minute Shardinary is trailing in last place with 0 points, but your votes can make all the difference!!!
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Postby Serby » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:19 am

Lil Wayne or Kevin Federline ftw!
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Postby SholasBoy » Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:05 pm

Just 6 days left!! If I don't get more votes over the next few days, I may be forced to cancel this countdown :(
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