The Wittiest, Most Elaborate Rap Lyrics of All Time

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Are these the best of all time?

You don’t need to be a clever lyricist to be a good rapper, but it certainly helps. Charisma can only carry clunkers so far, so it makes since that certain fans of the genre would go in search of elaborate wordplay.

That’s exactly what one user did when he asked Reddit to name the most elaborate rap lines they could think of. The internet gladly obliged with everything from snatches of battle raps to Lil Wayne and back again via oddballs like Scroobius Pip and MF Doom.

Keep reading to see if your fave made the cut.

Nas and Jay-Z perform onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2014 in Indio, California

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