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ONTD Original: Ranking The Best And Worst Verses On RuPaul's Drag Race

Last week, the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race had to write their own rap verse and perform it in one take. This is a popular challenge on the reality show dating back to All-Stars 2. In this post, we will rank the worst to best verses and performances.

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The worst has to be Roxxxy Andrews, "Read U, Wrote U"

This verse is so legendarily bad that it is now a classic, and everyone in the gay club can shout the lyrics perfectly at the top of their lungs.

If you click the videos, they will go right to the queen's verse.

Trinity The Tuck, "Super Queen"

Trinity is no rapper. Who could forget lines like, "1, 2, 3, 4..."

Trinity Taylor, "Category Is..."

Lord, this bites. It's just... not good.

Bebe Zahara Benet, "Kitty Girl"

Oh, Bebe. Her thing is being regal and low-energy, but that is just not a good look for a rap. Or lipsyncing. Or choreography.

Naomi Smalls, "Super Queen"

I feel like Naomi wasn't dragged enough for her shitty verse. Vapid lyrics about her legs and plumping her lips, plus it was SO. DAMN. SLOW.

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, "Queens Everywhere"

Vanjie's verse was just not up to her talent. The dancing was weak, the lipsync was off, and her verse actually included the words, "RAKAKAKAKAKAKAKA" and "Miss Vanjie" over and over again.

Silky Nutmeg Ganache, "Queens Everywhere"

The sloppiness in the dancing and lipsyncing combined with the mediocre lyrics and flow makes it one of the weaker performances of this season.

Eureka O'Hara, "American"

It's... fine. It's... Eureka.

Brooke Lynn Hytes, "Queens Everywhere"

Brooke's dancing was excellent, as always, but her unmemorable, low-energy verse landed her in the bottom.

Monet Xchange, "Super Queen"

This arrangement is so bad that it drags down every single performance. Monet's verse is... meh. Just like the whole damn song.

A'Keria C. Davenport, "Queens Everywhere"

Miss Ass Almighty's rap was entertaining, but that dancing... girl...

Kennedy Davenport, "Kitty Girl"

Kennedy's verse was solid, and she slayed her complicated choreo. But she messed up the lipsyncing, and the lyrics weren't even that hard.

Kameron Michaels, "American"

Kameron's vocals were shocking, we had no idea she had such a great voice! Her rap, dancing, and overall performance were also on point.

Trixie Mattel, "Kitty Girl"

I guess I might be biased because I'm not really into Trixie. But her verse was... fine. At least it was fun.

Monique Heart, "Super Queen"

It's amazing that Monique managed to elevate this shitty song. Props to her.

Yvie Oddly, "Queens Everywhere"

Yvie had amaaaazing stage presence during her verse, plus her dance moves were killer and her verse was fierce. (And I say this as someone who doesn't even like the bitch!)

Aquaria, "American"

Most of her verse was only okay, but she gave us this fucking great line: "Turning looks. Stunting pretty. I'M THE BITCH FROM NEW YORK CITY!"

Alaska Thunderfuck 500 "Read U, Wrote U"

Alaska's verse is most memorable bc she painted herself blue to perform it. The rest is good. Not great. Just good.

Sasha Velour, "Category Is..."

Sasha showed a funny, looser side of herself, but still kept it artistic and weird. The scream at the end is perfection.

Peppermint, "Category Is..."

P-e-p-p-e-r... bitch, you know the rest! Peppermint's verse is memorable, aggressive, and fierce. She squeezed in as many peppermint puns as possible plus turned out a great verse.

Asia O'Hara, "American"

Asia's lyrics are so, so beautiful and powerful. This is truly such an underrated verse, plus she NAILED the choreography and was graceful, fierce, and charismatic through the entire performance.

Detox, "Read U, Wrote U"

D to the E to the T to the O to the hold up... X!

Shangela, "Kitty Girl"

Shangela gave energy, fun, and a fast, complicated rap. Overall, she was just so fun and professional. It really showed her evolution from seasons 2 and 3.

Katya, "Read U, Wrote U"

The only high-class Russian whore. Lenin in the streets. Dostoevsky in the streets. Katerina Petrovna Zamolodchikova, but your dad just calls her Katya.

Shea Coulee, "Category Is..."

The fiercest. Even more iconic than her iconic "Bitch, I'm from Chicago" line. What kind of fashionable, fierce, sweet, perfect legend.

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