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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Absolute Venus' Top 50 Hip Hop Groups

Recently, I participated in a Top 50 Hip Hop Groups ranking with several others and I was so dissappointed in the outcome that I decided to publish my own list to show that my choices were vastly different than that final list. Some interesting stats about THAT list were (via @eclectik):
  • Wu Tang, Outkast, De La Soul, and Camp Lo were not ranked AT ALL by some
  • The Fu Schickens ranked AHEAD of: ATCQ, Run DMC, Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, etc.
  • The Lost Boyz got a rank of 3 from someone
  • EPMD received a rank of 30
  • 2 Live Crew were ranked 7th
  • Salt N Pepa Ranked 3rd overall
  • Insane Clown Posse and TRU were ranked period

Now for my list...ahhhh, much better! Enjoy!

Venus' Top 50 Hip Hop Groups

1. Public Enemy
2. The Wu Tang Clan
3. NWA
4. Run DMC
5. A Tribe Called Quest
6. Boogie Down Productions
7. Outkast
8. De La Soul
9. Beastie Boys
10. Bone Thugs N Harmony
11. The Roots
12. Blackstar
13. Mobb Deep
14. Fugees
15. The Pharcyde
16. Black Moon
17. Boot Camp Clik
18. Goodie Mob
19. Leaders of the New School
20. Digable Planets
21. Onyx
22. Salt n Pepa
23. Smif n Wessun
24. EPMD
25. Geto Boys
26. MOP
27. Main Source
28. Heltah Skeltah
29. Dead Prez
30. Black Sheep
31. 8 Ball and MJG
32. Organized Konfusion
33. Capone-N-Noreaga
34. Slum Village
35. Brand Nubian
36. Compton's Most Wanted
37. Flip Mode Squad
38. 3 6 Mafia
39. Cypress Hill
40. Sunz of Man
41. X Clan
42. Furious 5
43. The Dogg Pound
44. UGK
45. Souls of Mischief
46. The LOX
47. Dilated Peoples
48. Camp Lo
49. Poor Righteous Teachers
50. Arrested Development

Other groups that I wish I could fit in my list...

3rd Base
Above The Law
The Coup
The Cunninglynguists
Def Squad
Digital Underground
The Diplomats
Fat Boys
Fearless Four
Funky 4 + 1
House of Pain
Jungle Brothers
Junior M.A.F.I.A
Jurassic 5
Kid N Play
The Liks
Little Brother
Lords of the Underground
The Lost Boyz
Method Man & Redman
Nappy Roots
Naughty By Nature
Nice and Smooth
Shape of Broad Minds
St. Lunatics
Sugar Hill Gang
Tao of Slick
Treacherous Three
Westside Connection