The 23 Best Detroit Rappers

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In the current state of hip-hop, Detroit rappers have been bridging the gap between old-heads and modern listeners. A common characteristic of these rappers is a fundamentally-sound approach to their music, which makes their songs have a timeless essence. Now that we've discussed why the city and its artists are so relevant in hip-hop, it's time that we list the 23 best Detroit rappers.

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23. Obie Trice

Top Song: "Shit Hits the Fan" (with Dr. Dre)

22. DeJ Loaf

Top Song: "Try Me"

21. Kash Doll

Top Song: "For Everybody"

20. Zelooperz

Top Song: "Easter Sunday" (with Earl Sweatshirt)

19. Drego and Beno

Top Song: "Recipe 2"

18. Bandgang Lonnie Bands

Top Song: "Shred" (with ShredGang Mone)

17. Danny Brown

Top Song: "DIP"

16. Skilla Baby

Top Song: "Icky Vicky Vibes"

15. Big Sean

Top Song: "I Don't Fuck With You" (feat. E-40)

14. Baby Money


13. Baby Smoove

Top Song: "Akorn"

12. Royce Da 5'9"

Top Song: "Caterpillar" (feat. Eminem and King Green)

11. Boldy James

Top Song: "Scrape the Bowl" (feat. Benny the Butcher)

10. G.T.

Top Song: "Hustling All Day" (feat. Drego and Beno)

9. BabyTron

Top Song: "Emperor of the Universe"

8. Peezy

Top Song: "2 Million Up"

7. Sada Baby

Top Song: "Bloxk Party" (with Drego)

6. 42 Dugg

Top Song: "We Paid" (with Lil Baby)

5. Babyface Ray

Top Song: "My Thoughts Part II"

4. Tee Grizzley

Top Song: "First Day Out"

3. Veeze

Top Song: "Law N Order"

2. Icewear Vezzo

Top Song: "Up the Scoe" (with Lil Durk)

1. Eminem

Top Song: "Lose Yourself"

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