In today's hip-hop climate, it seems the divide between the generation rappers couldn't be wider. Often, an older rapper will diss a younger one or vice verse and it usually has to do with style, or musical approach. Veteran rappers like Pete Rock have been critical new rappers not paying homage to older artists, who helped pave the way in hip-hop.

But conversely, there's a good number the younger generation rappers who've praised the veteran artists and admitted they've been influenced by them, including Kendrick Lamar and Anderson .Paak, who've both been vocal about paying respect to rappers who came before them, and call upon their influences in their own work.

To that end, below we've compiled a list 10 rappers from this generation whose works has been inspired by rappers from the 1990s.