The only proper ranking of the 50 Best Battle Rappers of all-time

I love battle rap. I believe that you could as well, were you to spend a bit more time with it. It gets in your blood if you do. I’ve been victim to it, wildly and gladly. I go days at a time wondering what battle rap would look like were it made ready for shared consumption, and less niche than it is. As frustratingly self-destructive and contrarian as the community and its artists may be, it remains an achingly pure and beautiful element of hip-hop culture. As delusional as battlers may be about their performances, and as blindly devout as…