Drake Is Drake the most popular rapper ever?

Started by Groovy Tony, Apr 12, 2018, in Drake Add to Reading List

  1. Groovy Tony
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    Since Nice For What came out, people on twitter have been saying Drake is the most popular rapper ever. Those who have been listening to hip hop before 2010 know that that isn't true. He may not even be top 5.

    50 Cent from 2003-2005 was the hottest artist period. Dude had his own sneakers, his own videogame, and so much more. Both of his first two albums went double platinum in a matter of weeks.

    Eminem's popularity transcended hip hop beyond measure. It doesnt need to be explained how much of a superstar he was in his prime. He was on top of the world from 2000-2003 until he passed 50 the baton

    I feel like Wayne was more popular than Drake in 2008, DMX was more popular from 1998-99, and Snoop is just more popular overall as he is one of the only rappers who's name is recognized around the world. These aren't as clear cut as Em and 50 but the sentiment is still the same

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  2. aquaberryares
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    Hey tony what p--- site do u use on mobile?
     
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  4. Groovy Tony
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  5. Boos
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    We talking peak or longest at the top
     
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    Peak
     
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  7. Winter
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    Nah. I think OP is a little too dismissive and he should probably be in the conversation, but he's not the heights of say Pac, or Snoop, or Eminem at their peaks.
     
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    He's in the conversation just not top 5. Probably 6th in my book if we're talking all time peaks
     
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    Hes been holding on to the mantle longer than anyone before but Em & 50 were a monster of their own

    Shout-out Tip back in 06, he felt like the biggest rapper in the world at that time too
     
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    Drake isn't a cultural phenomenon the likes of Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Eminem, and Tupac at their peaks
     
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    @El Plus Member did u click this sus s---? what is it? i don't trust it.
     
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    and yet as a collective the only one with a song bigger than hotline bling is 50 cent's in da club
     
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    It's debatable whether Drake is even the most popular of this decade. He definitely isn't of all time
     
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    I would argue that he definitely is, it just looks different because the way people consume music has changed. He had every single song on IYRTITL chart, including the interlude.
     
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    Lose Yourself is a bigger record than Hotline Bling

    Lollipop probably in the discussion somewhere, couldn't escape that track back in the day
     
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    Drake benefits by how people share and listen to music in the 2010s decade. He's interwoven in culture much like those mentioned but he hasn't smashed the boundary between music and cultural mainstay like they have imo. The music industry revolved around Eminem without streaming services. 50 Cent as someone said had video games made about him. If most Americans see a bandana the first thing they think of is Tupac.
     
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    I just assumed it was gay p---. of course I clicked
     
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    It's one of the sites I download music from
     
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    Tech n9ne been going since the 80's so I would say he is the most popular.
     
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    Hotline bling isn't his biggest song tho
     
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