Who is Canada's best rapper?
The answer is completely subjective, obviously, but it's a good one to ask, especially in a genre that is known for its lists. From the best MCs to the best albums to the best producers, hip-hop fans love to rank.
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But what about the best in Canada? It's not something that's asked enough, so we thought we'd give it a try. Promising anonymity, we asked a number of industry people from across the country, including journalists (whether or not they've written for CBC Music), as well as the rappers themselves. For the record, none of them named themselves.
With that, we count down the 25 greatest MCs in Canada, which you can see by clicking on the gallery above.
Now obviously not everyone is going to agree, which is the point, right: to get a discussion going? So let us know what you think. Tell us who you think should/shouldn't be on the list. Who's your top five?
Compiled by Vish Khanna, Jesse Kinos-Goodin, Brad Frenette, Mike Miner, Anupa Mistry.
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on Mar 22, 2013