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The 10 Greatest White Rappers

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What are the first names to come to mind when we say "white rapper?" Vanilla Ice and Snow? Yeah -- when you put it that way, "white rapper" sounds an awful lot like an insult.

But the days of Brian Austin Green are behind us. Take a look at Aesop Rock (who's scheduled to perform tonight at Marquee Theatre), who leads the discussion firmly away from Joaquin Phoenix and into more interesting, dynamic, powerful light.

But he's not alone. Read on for our picks for 10 of the greatest white rappers ever.

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