Hip hop’s “golden age” or “golden era” is the name given to a period in mainstream hip hop, usually cited as being Hip Hops greatest time period due to its diversity, quality, innovation and influence of the genre.

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10. Mc Hammer

9. Kool G Rap

8. Public Enemy

7. Krs-One

6. Ice T

5. Slick Rick

4. LL Cool J

3. Big Daddy Kane

2. Eric B & Rakim

1. N.W.A.