Just as hip-hop continues to expand its reach from a musical standpoint, so too do the artists. Sure, it’s still exciting to hear your favorite rapper spit an impressive verse and do it on a consistent basis. But what about versatility? Hip-hop is now in a position where it celebrates an artist who brings something unique to the table as much as it does a lyrical savant like Kendrick Lamar. And one of these unique attributes that is starting to show up often is singing. Not many rappers can do it. And those who can already have a leg up on the competition. We’ve spotlighted five incredible artists who have made a name for themselves by balancing their ability to rap and sing.