“The Quarantine Quills” by Rick of BNY Podcast, LLC
Top 5 Criteria For A Top 10 Hip Hop Artist – A YTG Global Outline
A. What is the appeal of the artist?
B. At least 10 years of relevance
C. At least 2 Classic Albums
2. Defining Moment In History
A. Defeating competition/winning beefs
B. When did this artist become “this
A. Hits – at least 20 top 100 billboard
songs needed (featured acceptable)
B. 40/40 Club: 40 quotable bars, also
40 fire verses
C. Delivery – How unique?
D. Features – 10 memorable
E. Music Videos – 5 visually stunning
4. Peer Recognition
A. Respect In the Hip Hop Arena
B. Crossover Appeal
5. Legacy on Hip Hop
A. Did the artist open a new lane for
others to succeed?
B. Out of the booth – what has the artist
done to grow Hip Hop?
There is no grading scale for your work. Art is subjective. This is simply an exercise to help determine/settle the best of the best in the realm of Hip Hop artists.