Rolling Stones recently came out with their ‘King of Hip Hop’ List. They did a two and a half-year survey where they combined total number of albums sold to determine the ‘King of Hip Hop’. The list starts off as expected can’t complain much about the top 5, its 6-20 that has me scratching my head. I have a lot of problems with this list, I mean Fabolous is listed at 17 under artist like B.O.B, Pittbull, and Kid Cudi. Despite Fabolous record sales I feel he is a better artist that most ahead of him on this list. Kid Cudi and Gucci Mane are way to high on this list if they should even be on it at all, and I feel the same about Waka Flocka, Diddy and Big Boi. My problem is not with these artist makin the list, but the criteria Rolling Stones used to rank the top hip hop artist. Since when did record sales determine the greatness of a rapper? Have we forgotten to appreciate the lyrics and artistic vision of rappers? This list is evidence that record sales do not support the skills of a rapper, but more so his fan base willingness to go out and buy their albums. As a fan of hip hop its disappointing.