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Genre: battle rap

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Parent Genre: Hip Hop

Battle rap is a subgenre of hip-hop music that focuses on lyrical content and wordplay, often featuring aggressive and confrontational themes. The genre is characterized by intense verbal sparring between two or more rappers, with each artist attempting to outdo the other with clever rhymes and insults. The beats used in battle rap are typically hard-hitting and minimalistic, allowing the focus to remain on the lyrics. This style of rap has gained popularity in recent years, with many artists using it as a platform to showcase their skills and gain recognition in the industry.


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Vocals, Synthesizer, Bass Guitar, Drum Machine, Sampler, Turntables, Drum Kit, Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano, Double Bass, Trombone, Clarinet

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Most popular battle rap albums

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Cam'ron...Harlem's Greatest
1999
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Zone Out Season 2
2010
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Kiss Tha Game Goodbye
2001
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Lenny Grant Story
2024
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Picking Flowers Next To Roadkill
2010
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A Gangster And A Gentleman
2002
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Seven 25
2019
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Suffering From Success
2013
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Can-i-bus
1998
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The Reason
2001
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The Boyz In The Hood
2006
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Rage & The Machine
2016
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We Might Die
2016
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Against the Law
2019
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One Man Band Man
2007
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Crakk Files Vol. 4
2011

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List of battle rap artists

Here is a list of battle rap artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the battle rap genre. You can find out what battle rap genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 64 712705
2 64 1178420
3 62 424775
4 61 695177
5 51 671912
6 46 637912
7 51 285996
8 58 17472
9 49 467826
10 46 61729
11 48 295965
12 39 104637
13 45 395020
14 43 156022
15 41 51233
16 38 21963
17 44 174001
18 40 129277
19 36 110232
20 39 115633
21 33 40270
22 36 39956
23 37 17327
24 36 12719
25 37 20630
26 38 23943
27 37 59992
28 28 39891
29 35 75897
30 33 6515
31 30 4741
32 32 1610
33 32 57462
34 30 95614
35 30 91778
36 30 1436
37 30 54116
38 26 17210
39 29 22695
40 29 90167
41 28 5187
42 28 8902
43 22 120115
44 26 11642
45 25 3805
46 25 60745
47 22 4791
48 22 9445
49 20 2896
50 21 4963
51 20 4180
52 20 30910
53 12 5763
54 18 4285
55 17 4923
56 15 687
57 18 5929
58 17 5264
59 17 1167
60 16 1059
61 15 2422
62 15 1713
63 9 22315
64 13 1404
65 8 3192
66 13 2039
67 12 2615
68 12 2241
69 12 1718
70 12 2150
71 12 4281
72 11 623
73 11 3305
74 10 720
75 10 10905
76 10 3922
77 10 1374
78 9 296
79 9 1608
80 9 239
81 9 1411
82 9 2169
83 9 1917
84 8 1768
85 8 2109
86 8 660
87 7 2210
88 7 690
89 6 401
90 6 278
91 6 295
92 6 1692
93 6 1688
94 5 1455
95 5 893
96 5 1868
97 5 132
98 5 1096
99 4 309
100 4 567

battle rap playlist created by Chosic

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