Some of the greatest MC’s to ever pick up a microphone

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To celebrate the 43rd birthday of the Late Notorious B.I.G. this passed Thursday, let’s take a look at some of the best hip hop artists to ever rap a rhyme.

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Ice Cube

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Kendrick Lamar

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Common

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Andre 3000

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KRS-One

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Rakim

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No, no, not you Drake. This is no place for you.

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Mos Def

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Scarface

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Jay-Z

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Eminem

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Nas

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2Pac

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Notorious B.I.G.

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Dylan

Who is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!