The 10 Best Rap Verses of All Time

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  • Kanye West
  • Eminem
  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Jay Z
  • Nas
  • Snoop Dogg
  • Lil Wayne
  • Raekwon
  • Kanye West
  • J. Cole
  • Kendrick Lamar

10 Rap Verses That Could Prove Kanye West Wrong

Amid an investigation for an [alleged] attempted paparazzi camera snatch and a resurgence of headlines about that infamous sudden seize of the MTV VMA mic, Kanye West proclaimed via Twitter that his second verse on "New Slaves" is, of course, "the best of all time." It certainly is one of the best-timed given his lines "So go and grab the reporters/So I can smash their recorders;" and it's ripe with raw emotion as he syncopates imagery of the torture of slavery and juxtaposes that with commercialism and the industrial prison complex ("I see the blood on the leaves"). But is it the best? Click on to ponder these other epic verses in rap history and join the debate. (Photo: Taylor Hill/WireImage)

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