Hip-Hop IQ Scores

As a fun little project, I used a list ranking Hip Hop artists by lyrical ability and compared it to another list ranking famous geniuses and used it to compile a list of “Hip-Hop IQ Scores”.

1. Rakim – 210

  2. Notorious B.I.G. – 205

  3. Big Daddy Kane – 205

  4. Nas – 205

  5. Andre 3000 (Outkast) – 205

  6. Jay Z – 205

  7. Kool G. Rap – 205

  8. Slick Rick – 200

  9. Eminem -200

10. KRS One – 200

11. Mos Def – 195

12. Posdnous – 195

13. Black Thought – 195

14. Redman – 195

15. Common – 195

16. Big L – 190

17. Ghostface Killah – 190

18. Sadat X – 190

19. Pharoahe Monche – 190

20. Big Punisher – 190

21. Ras Kass – 185

22. Raekwon – 185

23. Yukmouth – 185

24. Aceyalone – 185

25. Talib Kweli – 185

26. Jeru the Damaja – 180

27. Jadakiss – 180

28. Masta Ace – 180

29. Prodigy – 180

30. AZ – 180

31. Cee Lo – 175

32. LL Cool J – 175

33. 2pac – 175

34. Xzibit – 175

35. Fabulous – 175

36. GZA/Genious – 170

37. Lauryn Hill – 170

38. Aesop Rock – 170

39. Freddie Foxxx – 170

40. MC Lyte – 170

41. Treach – 165

42. Buckshot – 165

43. Bun B. – 165

44. MF Doom – 165

45. Big Boi – 165

46. Busta Rhymes – 160

47. Beanie Siegel – 160

48. Kurupt – 160

49. Keith Murray – 160

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50. Canibus – 160

51. Bahamida – 155

52. Method Man – 155

53. Chino XL – 155

54. Q-Tip – 155

55. Lil Wayne – 155

56. Phonte – 150

57. Eightball – 150

58. Chali 2Na – 150

59. Kool Moe Dee – 150

60. Del the Funkee Homosapian – 150

61. Scarface – 145

62. Bizzy Bone – 145

63. Foxy Brown – 145

64. Killer Mike – 145

65. A Plus – 145

66. Tech N9ne – 140

67. Guru – 140

68. Gift of Gab – 140

69. Ice Cube 140

70. Twista – 140

71. Vinnie Paz – 135

72. Wise Intelligent – 135

73. The D.O.C. – 135

74. C.L. Smooth -135

75. Kool Keith – 135

76. Special Ed – 130

77. Rah Digga – 130

78. Chuck D – 130

79. DMX – 130

80. Dres – 130

81. Inspektah Deck – 125

82. Monie Love – 125

83. Thristin Howl III – 125

84. 50 Cent – 125

85. Snoop Dogg – 125

86. Royce Da 5’9 – 120

87. Grand Puba – 120

88. Cam’Ron – 120

89. Paris – 120

90. Spoonie Gee – 120

91. Remy Ma – 115

92. Mystikal – 115

93. Freeway – 115

94. Mr. Cheeks – 115

95. Queen Latifah – 115

96. Fat Joe – 110

97. Grandmaster Caz – 110

98. Fatlip – 110

99. Erick Sermon – 110

100. Heavy D. – 110

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