12 Best Rap Groups Of All Time

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Unfortunately, we live in an era where solo artists consume hip-hop and the closet we get to a crew posse cut is a DJ Khaled record. Growing up in the 80s and 90s, the rap genre was full of rap groups and proving that a team effort is sometimes better than a solo. As a native Staten Islander, I’m going to have go with the Wu-Tang Clan as my favorite ever. Let us know yours in the comment box below.

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Check out more of the 12 best rap groups of all time in the slideshow below!

Wu-Tang Clan

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Wu-Tang Clan was a group originally consisting of RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, Cappadonna and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Each member was based in NYC, with a majority calling the city’s forgotten borough of Staten Island home.

Wu-Tang Clan Influence

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Wu-Tang Clan is referred to by many as the best hip-hop group of all time, due to their cultural influence in music, slang, and fashion. The group’s classic discography still rings to this day, despite a majority of their tracks being older than 20 years old.