Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Eminem crowned King of Hip Hop by Rolling Stone

Eminem has been crowned King of Hip-hop by Rolling stone magazine.The magazine selected 20 solo rappers who have dropped an album from 2009 through the first seven months of 2011.    
The positions were determined by album sales, rankings on the R&B/hip-hop and rap charts, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards, and critics’ ratings., and social-media scores

Contenders included Big Boi, B.o.B, Diddy, Drake, Eminem, Fabolous, Lupe Fiasco, Gucci Mane, Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg, T.I., Waka Flocka Flame, Kanye West, and Wiz Khalifa.
Despite the “king” title, Nicki Minaj is the sole female on the list, beating out some of her male peers for the No. 6 spot. See the full list below.

Rolling Stone‘s Kings of Hip-Hop

1. Eminem
 2. Lil Wayne
 3. Drake
 4. Kanye West
 5. Jay-Z
 6. Nicki Minaj
 7. Rick Ross
 8. Ludacris
 9. Gucci Mane
 10. T.I.
 11. Snoop Dogg
 12. Diddy
 13. Pitbull
 14. Fabolous
 15. Wiz Khalifa
 16. B.o.B
 17. Waka Flocka Flame
 18. Lupe Fiasco
 19. Kid Cudi
 20. Big Boi


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