Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj ranked the greatest male and female rappers of all time (watch)
American rappers, Jay Z and Nicki Minaj, have been ranked as the greatest male and female rappers of all time by Billboard and Vibe.
The top 50 ranking was created to commemorate hip-hop music’s 50th anniversary this year.
While female rappers such as Lil Kim (No. 31), Lauryn Hill (No. 30), and Missy Elliott (No. 19) are on the list, Nicki Minaj is the only woman in the top 10.
She has undeniably blazed the trail for the next generation of female rapperss, while also building a legacy whose impact is far from limited to the hip-hop world, Billboard writes.
Jay-Z was named the greatest rapper of all time after a three-decade career. He was chosen for his longevity, breadth of accomplishments, and contribution to hip-hop.
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