The 33 Best Rap Duos to Grace the Mic, Ranked

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In the ever-evolving landscape of hip-hop, the best rap duos in the game have left their mark on the culture, transforming the genre with their unique synergies, diverse sounds, and compelling lyrical exchanges. These dynamic pairs, each with their distinct styles and contributions, have blended their talents to produce some of the most memorable anthems and albums, shaping the sonic tapestry of hip-hop across generations. From East Coast to West Coast, and everywhere in between, these duos have redefined the boundaries of what two creative minds can accomplish together. Let's dive into the definitive ranking of the 33 best rap duos to ever grace the mic.

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33. L’Trimm

Members: Lady Tigra and Bunny D

32. The Beatnuts

Members: Psycho Les and Juju

31. Homixide Gang

Members: Homixide Meechie and Homixide Beno

30. Smif-N-Wessun

Members: Tek and Steele

29. DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

Members: DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

28. Blackalicious

Members: Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel

27. Heltah Skeltah

Members: Ruck and Rock

26. Tha Dogg Pound

Members: Kurupt and Daz Dillinger

25. Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth

Members: Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth

24. Dead Prez

Members: and M-1

23. 8Ball and MJG

Members: 8Ball and MJG

22. Camp Lo

Members: Geechi Suede and Sonny Cheeba

21. Reflection Eternal

Members: Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek

20. Conway the Machine and Jae Skeese

Members: Conway the Machine and Jae Skeese

19. ThotTwat

Members: ICYTWAT and Thoto

18. Kids See Ghosts

Members: Kanye West and Kid Cudi

17. M.O.P.

Members: Eric Murray and Lil' Fame

16. EPMD

Members: Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith

15. City Girls

Members: JT and Yung Miami

14. Unc and Phew

Members: Takeoff and Quavo

13. Salt-N-Pepa

Members: Salt and Pepa

12. Capone-N-Noreaga

Members: Capone and N.O.R.E.

11. GangStarr

Members: Guru and DJ Premier

10. Run the Jewels

Members: Killer Mike and El-P

9. Bad Meets Evil

Members: Eminem and Royce da 5'9"

8. Clipse

Members: Pusha T and No Malice

7. Black Star

Members: Talib Kweli and Mos Def

6. Kanye West and Jay-Z

Members: Kanye West and Jay-Z

5. UGK

Members: Bun B and Pimp C

4. Mobb Deep

Members: Havoc and Prodigy

3. Method Man and Redman

Members: Method Man and Redman

2. Eric B. and Rakim

Members: Eric B. and Rakim

1. Outkast

Members: Andre 3000 and Big Boi

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