The 15 Current Kings Of Ad-Libs

Imagine a hip-hop song without a single ad-lib, just straight rhyming for three minutes and 30 seconds without a single pause for a laugh or a cool catch phrase. Sounds pretty uneventful, right? Ad-libs are as much a fiber in the fabric of rap as the actual rapping itself.

Over time we’ve had some artists who delivered amazing ad-libs. From Biggie’s “Baby baby!” and Pimp C’s “Chuuuch!” to Master P’s “Uhhhhhh!” and Diddy’s “Take that!” ad-libbing is an integral part of hip-hop history whether we choose to accept it or not.

For the sake of conversation, let’s focus in on the best ad-libbers of the moment. Some are known more for their ad-libs than their actual songs, while others are just that good at both rhyming and ad-libbing that we can’t decide which we like more. Check out our picks for the best ad-libbers in the game right now.

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  • Alwin Real


    • Gil.

      Still trying to figure out why he isn’t here.

  • arturro

    “French Montana’s “HANNNHH” might sound like a flock of geese are getting hit by a tractor-trailer” – funniest shit ive ever read here all year

  • tommy

    yawk yawk yawk is just Schoolboy Q not the whole crew

  • Lex

    How about Juelz Santana?

  • LS

    Dudes, you left out like six of Big Sean’s ad-libs. “Oh God, boi, I do it, whoa, okay, hold up, swerve, yup” are CONSTANTS.

    And, yeah, that Chance “AHK” is pretty good. Kanye kinda stopped doing the “HAH?!?” after Watch The Throne, I don’t really remember it being on Cruel Summer or Yeezus.

  • hj

    How come Waka wasn’t on the list?

  • tgod

    How is Wiz not on here? Trippin ass

  • Robel Berhane

    They forgot Chief Keef’s ‘O Block’ ‘Skudda’ and ‘Skirr’

  • Mat

    Drake – Started From The Bottom?
    Lol even if you don’t like the song you gotta admit, people will remember that for a while