Breakdown of Best All-Time Rappers from Philly (Philadelphia Rappers)
Probably the most underrated city as far as contribution to hip hop as Philly rappers have added much to the history and story of Hip Hop.
From hit records to the country’s top battle rappers, Philadelphia rappers have pioneered much in the music industry, especially in battle rap.
For decades, rappers from Philly have produced many talented artist which have included Fresh Prince (Will Smith), Schoolly D, Robbie B, Three Times Dope, Jazz Fresh, MC Breeze, Tuff Crew, Cool C, Steady B and Hilltop Hustlers.
To continue the list of Philadelphia hip hop pioneers, Dice Raw, Black Thought and the Roots, Gillie Da Kid and the Major Figgaz, Beanie Siegel and State Property and the later artist of Cassidy, Eve and others.
While similar to the artist there has been also numerous of DJ’s that have played a part in Philly hip hop like DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Cash Money, Lady B, DJ Ease, DJ Jazz, DJ Too Tuff, DJ Lightnin’ Rich, DJ Spinbad, and DJ Drama.
Outside of the Meek Mill’s and Lil Uzi Vert‘s and the legends of Gillie Da Kid or Beanie Siegel, this list provides an example of the talent that Philadelphia rappers have.