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The ten best rap producers of all time

Even though rappers and producers share a symbiotic dependence on one another, there's been an ongoing debate in rap music about who plays the most pivotal role: the one providing the words or the one providing the music. While the MCs obviously get the most shine, would Guru's words have been as impactful had he not been backed by the incredible DJ Premier? Could the Wu have revolutionized the game without the RZA? Here are the ten best producers in hip-hop history.

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