When i was watching BET the other night, some friends and that i were creating a discussion about the best underground rappers from your South. And so i decided easily would definitely do a list of the best, is there a one word I will think of to gauge them by? And also the word I came up with was consistency. Let's see who with this list meets this criteria.
1. Pastor Troy- Residing away from Augusta, Ga & arguably just about the most controversial underground rap artist of his time. Pastor Troy stormed to the scene using the 1999 with his hit single "We Ready" (I Declare War) attacking Master P, which many people say he successfully ended Master P's rap career. No underground rap artist has released more music than Mr. Troy himself. With 23 albums like a solo artist about three albums along with his group D.S.G.B in a 12-year carrier. No one can possibly disagree with Pastor troy standing on this list.
2. Project Pat- This Tennessee representa was the key reason the song "Sippin on Some Sizzurp" by Three 6 Mafia was obviously a hit. Known for his legal troubles with the law, Project Pat exploded onto the on his third solo album using the mega ton hit single off of the 2001 Mista Don't Play album "Chicken Head"! This record would be a classic within the South. With eight studio albums and ten mix tapes later. Project Pat remains a force to be reckoned with.
3. Bun B- Hailing away from Port Arthur, Texas, Bun B is historically known to the planet together 1 / 2 of UGK. Bun B is certainly and that i mean the most influential and lyrically acclaimed well-known rappers through the entire hip-hop industry. Having a silky smooth baritone delivery Bun B will run circles across the average MC. The planet as we know it discovered exactly how cold he was on Jay Z's "Big Pimpin" song from the Life & Times of S. Carter album. That has been undoubtedly among the best verses on the song. Having a classic album under his belt " Trill OG" and three solo albums combined. It's impossible we can deny the Under Ground King from standing on this list.
4. BG- From the mean streets of latest Orleans, B.G. is among the most underrated and ignored underground rappers from your south. But this man includes a serious catalogue. From the albums Chopper City, To make sure for you Vol. 1 & Vol. 2, Obtain it How U Live and Guerrilla Warfare with all the group Hot Boys, Chopper City Within the Ghetto, & Checkmate, (all with Cash Money Records). Towards the Independent albums Living Legend, Life After Cash Money, The Heart of tha Streetz, Vol.1 & One's heart of tha Streetz, Vol.2 (I Am Things i Am) and various other albums. With fourteen albums to his catalogue combined, ten being a solo artist & two within the Hot Boyz & two with Chopper City Boyz. B.G.'s catalogue speaks for itself.
5. Lil Boosie- Recognized for his gritty street rap style and his awesome run ins with all the law, Lil Boosie aka Boosie Bad Azz has elevated the rap game for more than a decade now. From his first debut feature on C-Loc's 2000 album "It's A Gamble," to his first 2003 solo debut with Trill Entertainment "For My Thugz". Lil Bossie continues to be consistent through out the years. Lil Boosie recorded two more solo albums, one in 2006 entitled "Bad Azz" and the other last year called "Super Bad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz". With several collaboration albums with label mate Lil Weebie under his belt, Lil Bossie has proven to be one of the better underground rappers from your South.
6. Young Buck- From Nashville, Tennessee, Young Buck first started out with Cash Money Records and finally would wind up leaving the label with label mate Juvenile around 2000 to visit UTP Records. But his carrier didn't take off until he met NY rapper 50 Cent and then he later sign to G-Unit. Young Buck then featured on 50 Cent's Break the bank or Die Trying album. He down the road dropped "Straight Outta Cashville" where he released the runaway success single off of the album " Shorty Wanna Ride With Me" which established Young Buck as a force within the rap game. Young Buck is regarded as one of the better lyricist inside the South by fellow rappers in the market. With all the release of "Buck the World" & Rehab. Buck may be consistent through his down and up carrier.
7. Yo Gotti- From Memphis, Tennessee Yo Gotti began out in 2000 together with his first album titled "From Da Dope Game To Da Rap Game" and it has been making moves rap game for over a decade consistently. With five studio albums and seven mix tapes to his name. Yo Gotti has shown he's stamina and also the wok ethic to keep relevant in the ever-changing rap game.