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  1. Who is the greatest rap act ever? VH1 is sure to inspire a debate with the two hour special VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists of All TIme. In the last twenty-five years rap has changed how records are made, influenced culture in ways few could......  Read Full Episode Summary »

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  1. Who is the greatest rap act ever? VH1 is sure to inspire a debate with the two hour special VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists of All TIme. In the last twenty-five years rap has changed how records are made, influenced culture in ways few could have predicted and has one of the most potent froms of musical protest. VH1 will pay tribute to the acts who made it happen with the definitive list of Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Artists. Here's the List: 50. Sugarhill Gang 49. Tone Loc 48. Kool Moe Dee 47. Arrested Development 46. Eve 45. Heavy D. & The Boyz 44. MC Hammer 43. Coolio 42. Kurtis Blow 41. MC Lyte 40. Gang Starr 39. Ja Rule 38. Biz Markie 37. The Roots 36. Master P 35. Big Daddy Kane 34. Lil Kim 33. De La Soul 32. Cypress Hill 31. Naughty By Nature 30. Will Smith / DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince 29. Nelly 28. Busta Rhymes 27. A Tribe Called Quest 26. Ice Cube 25. Snoop Dogg 24. Queen Latifah 23. DMX 22. KRS-One / BDP 21. OutKast 20. Eric B & Rakim 19. Nas 18. Afrika Bambaattaa 17. Fugees / Lauryn Hill 16. Ice T 15. Missy Elliott 14. P. Diddy 13. NWA 12. Wu-Tang Clan 11. Beastie Boys 10. Jay-Z 9. Salt N Pepa 8. Grandmaster Flash 7. Dr. Dre 6. Eminem 5. LL Cool J 4. Notorious BIG 3. Tupac Shakur 2. Public Enemy 1. Run-DMC

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