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10 Most Underrated Rappers

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#7. Royce da 5' 9
10 Most Underrated Rappers

Royce da 5'9" © Koch

Ryan Montgomery (aka Royce da 5'9") is one of the few rappers that can single-handedly hold down an entire album from start to finish. Royce teetered on the brink of mainstream exposure during his brief relationship with fellow Detroit native Eminem. But after a heated battle with D-12, Nickle Nine threw his crown away and became a hip-hop nobody. Still, no greatest MCs list is complete without Royce.

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