The Best And Worst Celebrity Rappers

It’s been years since rap crossed over into the mainstream. Now, with each passing day, month and year, the genre is gaining more and more popularity and becoming more accessible to listeners everywhere.

In lieu of that, plenty of celebrities have tested their skills on the mic through the years. From athletes to actors to comedians, dozens of established entertainers have tried to put it down. Some have success; some, not so much.

Today marks the release of comedic trio The Lonely Island’s sophomore rap album, Turtleneck and Chain, and the Saturday Night Live group is definitely in front of the celebs-trying-to-rap class. In honor of the release, we’ve decided to rank 35 of the most notable attempts. –Adam Fleisher

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  • anutha_level

    36 fukkin slides???? fareal? nah mane…ain’t THAT much time in a day…got enough time to talk shyt about it tho!

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  • fuckdisshit

    the min I saw justin bieber’s name and XL next to each other I knew this was just one big FAIL! try again XXL!

  • Dub

    Lou Williams can actually spit though, best athlete rapper in my mind, even though I heard Durant got bars

  • Swa Me Out

    That Justin Bieber rap was bit from a youtube rapper take that shit down

  • tim

    lol, John Cena and Macho Man, L? For real? I mean I guess some of John’s production was decent but Macho Man is just like, terribly horrible lol.

  • tim

    But ima be real the timberlake/fallon thing was on point haha

  • The187Worm

    This is what i mean about this cunt magazine…what about Rick Gonzalez???? from Old School and many many other movies… stupid ass ignoramous’s.. He better then everyone on this list….and ill tell ya one thing…Most these muthufuckas on these videos are better than LIL B, SOULJA BOY, GUCCI, WAKA, and many others….so fuck you XXL stupid ass article…thanks for puttin up good music today instead of the whack ass shit u usually do………………………………………………………………………………………………CROOKED I = G.O.A.T

  • hiphopdoc

    yo, that Joe Pesci rap was on point! He talking some real mafia shit. Co-sign The187Worm, i’d rather listen to some of these raps than listen to some of the wack ass rappers out now. Fuck Rick Ross, ima listen to some Joe Pesci.

  • Morentz

    Number 6, Timberlake and Fallon was fucking amazing lol no lie, that video is fucking XXL!

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    lol allen iverson – madd gammah

  • Jahi Salaam

    lmao how was the jb rap xl??? the canada line was funny dough. aries spears putting on da voices wuz crazy. Allen iverson is so bik.

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