Hip Hop beef and battles are synonymous with the competitive nature of the genre, and battle rapping has been at the forefront of hip hop since its humble beginnings. The best diss records are those that are done with the most creativity on wax, where artists ascertain the power of words and spew their ammunition through the microphone.

A good diss track contains many underlying factors, including style, subject, content, flow and lyricism. The factual elements of the word play molded around the precision of the art accounts for what makes a great diss track.

A good beef should spark enough controversy that the debate on who won continues long after the beef has ended.

Taking that into consideration, here's our list of the 100 best diss tracks of all time: