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‘Billboard’ and ‘Vibe’ unveil numbers 31-40 on Top 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time list

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After unveiling the 10 MCs who made slots 41 through 50 on their Top 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time list, Billboard/Vibe have revealed the next 10 artists.

Named in descending order, #40 through #31 are Dr. DreLudacrisGucci ManeCommonYasiin BeyFutureChuck DBusta RhymesT.I. and Lil’ Kim.

As reported, the list — which excludes reggaeton/dancehall MCs and artists outside of North America — is based on “body of work/achievements (charted singles/albums, gold/platinum certifications), cultural impact/influence (how the artist’s work fostered the genre’s evolution), longevity (years at the mic), lyrics (storytelling skills) and flow (vocal prowess),” according to Billboard and Vibe.

Rick RossRev. RunJadakissQueen LatifahBun B and E-40 are among those listed in the 41 to 50 bracket.

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