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Top Ten Best Broward County Rappers: Part 1, With Hi-Rez, Platini, and Jay Burna

It's no secret the spotlight shines on South Florida when hip-hop is the topic of discussion. Sometimes, though, it seems the up-and-coming rappers sprouting up in the tricounty area receive more notoriety due to those who preceded them rather than the presence of actual talent. But not always. 

With mixtape websites providing easier access for the world to listen to South Florida's flow, newer artists are gaining the ears and attention of those outside the Sunshine State. The pool of musicians, however, can seem congested with wannabes and duds. To simplify things for you, we sifted through the many musical elements of the web and took a good look around our area to offer a list of lesser-known rappers whose skills, we think, should not go unnoticed. Here is part one of Broward County's best rappers. 

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