Who can dispute the talents of hip hop giants like Eminem, Beastie Boys, and Macklemore? While white rappers sometimes fly under the radar, those that make it in the genre make it big. With some of the biggest selling artists of the last 30 years coming from the world of rap, hip hop is clearly not the fleeting fad people once thought. Here, we look at a rundown of the top 20 greatest white rappers of all time. Just creeping onto our list at number 20 is the rapper, singer and songwriter, Erik Francis Schrody better known by his stage name, Everlast. In at number 19 is Brother Ali. I started beatboxing when I was about seven years old.
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Though it took a while for the music to catch on with them, some of the best rappers in hip hop history are white. While this may be hard to fathom or even accept for some, white rappers have not only been some of the most unappreciated or scoffed at in the game, but they frequently fly under the radar. These white rappers are getting the due they deserve, since after all, they are considered some of the best in history. In addition to the groundbreaking Beastie Boys, in the late '90s, after years of mainstream white hip hop diluted the pool, Eminem became one of the most popular and respected MCs of his time.
The 25 Greatest White Rappers in the World
White rappers have always enjoyed and interesting place in hip hop. Neither side is completely right, nor is neither side completely wrong. In comparison to their non-white contemporaries, white rappers tend to suffer from potential career-stagnating problems unique to their own demographic when rising up the ranks of hip hop. Some can be career killing, others simply make them annoying to listen to. Either way, the problems are avoidable. Below are the 5 most common yet preventable issues fans have with white rappers. The biggest detractor from most white rappers is their somewhat inescapable ability to come off as cornier than the state of Iowa.
Serch and Pete Nice become more aggressive, swinging the bats down with a type of fervour only reserved for the movies. The song Pop Goes the Weasel is a song aimed at the rapid commercial shift happening in rap. And so, the actor playing Vanilla Ice is curled on the ground and we are to believe he is being beaten within an inch of his life. There is no actor in the video playing MC Hammer.