Hip-hop and it's artists have made a tremendous impact on music. It's brought about thousands of charting singles, hundreds of influential musicians and countless cultural resets. From the '80s to the '90s to the 2000's to the 2010's and now the 2020's, hip-hop has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. We've seen incredible stars rise up and change the course of popular culture forever. We've curated a list of 50 of the most influential, epic and down right legendary hip-hop artists in the gallery below, take a peek at these taste makers illustrated in ink and let us know your favorite artist from this list in the comments section on social media.

Drake

Rihanna

Chris Brown

Nicki Minaj

Post Malone

The Weeknd

Kendrick Lamar

Lil Wayne

Beyoncé

Eminem

J. Cole

Kanye West

Jay-Z

Travis Scott

Wiz Khalifa

Rick Ross

Cardi B

XXXTentacion

Lil Uzi Vert

Gucci Mane

21 Savage

Childish Gambino

Missy Elliott

Outkast

50 Cent

Lil Kim

Snoop Dogg

Mac Miller

The Game

Tupac Shakur

Biggie Smalls

Ice Cube

Dr. Dre

Nas

Eazy-E

MF Doom

DMX

Ghostface Killah

Kid Cudi

Busta Rhymes

Tyler, The Creator

Nipsey Hussle

Pop Smoke

Trippie Redd

Lil Yachty

Tyga

Saweetie

Quavo

Doja Cat

Denzel Curry