Best Gangsta Songs Ever

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The Top Ten

Hit 'Em Up - Tupac
This is the greatest song there is it brought a lot of controversy with the notorious big!
the whole East v. West conflict started here. Bad Boys and Death-Row, Pac took it out on Biggie and Diddy. 3 years later both rappers are killed, rap hasn't been the same since.


No one can beat him, believe me, Tupac is the god of rap, the best rapper ever, and still I never found the same rapper like him
[Newest]That's right Tupac. Hit up biggie

2Remember the Name - Fort Minor
best there ever was, best there ever will be
[Newest]Good song but it's not a gangsta song, it's a pump up song.

3Cop Killer - Ice T
Pretty punky to be honest, but good beat and talks about the crooked cops, and how they should, get shot in the face
Ice-T plays a cop on T.V. , that's pretty lamo, but good song, it has good beats and Ice make cops look like a pimp
You are so cool

4Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
Coolio is awful singer and actor but at least he made this song-masterpiece. Definitely the best Gangsta song ever in history



A lot of people dislike the fact of rap effecting white suburbia but in my opinion this song is perfect, it tells you that other then the song itself, there is nothing in thar lifestyle for anyone, raw song.. Sends a message across.
Great lyrics, the song is an eye opener, raw heavy rap.. Its good.
Best Gangsta song while maybe except the croosroads
[Newest]My Mum loves this song

5Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A
Tells an epic story of southern cali. One of the best ever. Too bad the group didn't last longer
DAYUM, dis tune wrecks any tunee. so str8 gangsta
this song MADE gangsta rap
There once was a time where things were peaceful. People would wake up in the morning to the sound of birds chirping and make there way through their boring, but happy, life. BUT SCREW THAT NOISE! This song represents all that is free and awesome. No more is there time of peace and boringness, only excitement and chaos!


[Newest]Like most whites, I too am "straight out of Compton" and I too "love to be a gangsta" at my middle class job in Minnesota

6Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta - Geto Boys
bad ass song, love office space. as soon as I heard this song on the movie I downloaded it
Damn straight! Number 1 gangsta rap song all time!
Δ° love the Song called gangstar

7Ghetto Gospel - Tupac
Because in a 2pac loverπŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜"

8Boyz in the Hood - Eazy E
Better that all this other garbage ass music on the list.
One of the best songs ever made by the best gangsta rapper that lived
crazy song... bumpin in all day in my car!
[Newest]The best song by far in the gangster rap genre. R.I. P Eazy-E you'll be remembered forever through amazing songs like this one

9Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre
Eminems rap in this song at the end Is so good

10Who Shot Ya? - Notorious B.I.G
this song shows why you don't mess with papi
I still think this song expresses the struggle between the two, (BIG and Pac), and I like this song better than Pac's, it's more original.
This song
I reckon they shall put this song at least5-3 or yeah.. You don't mess with notorious B.I.G his big hahha step back!
[Newest]Biggie was the MAN

The Contenders

11Why We Thugs - Ice Cube
I never heard any of ice cubes rap before he is the bomb ass cold rapper I'm new at this I am currently taking a computer course so I can learn how to order or download online but when I do I will be back cause I just have to get that it's hot
Best gangster rap ever.. To my opinion this song contains the best beat ever heard in a gangster rap song. Further more, Ice Cube delivers plenty of nice punchlines.. Just great!
One Of the BEST Gangsta song By best Gangsta Rpper after 2Pac

12Welcome to Detroit City - Big Eff

13Still D.R.E. - Dr. Dre
This is very Gangster! It hip ass gee yah know we go hard when we perfect dah beat yeah niqquh

143 A.M. - Young Jeezy
jeezy is for real, not one of the wanna be gangsters out there. 3 a.m. is a hardcore rap song, and is an awesome song.
Jeezy means business but.38 is better and what I do
Dis is a sick song

15Wanksta - 50 Cent

16How We Do - Game

172 of Amerikaz Most Wanted - 2pac
Always Banging This Song Loud in car.

18The Game & 50 Cent - Hate It Or Love It
Awesome song
The games best
I can listen to this song all day long this
Belongs in the top ten if not the three
Should definitely be in the top ten. One of my all time favourites.
Great lyrical flow and beat should be number one added to one of the best albums of all time

19Shake That - Eminem

20'Till I Collapse - Eminem

21Westside Connection - Gangsta Nation
This is one of the most badass gangsta songs out there. When the likes of Ice Cube, Nate Dogg (rip), and the rest of WC collaborate, you know it's gonna be good.

22Gangsta Luv - Snoop Dogg
Snoop dog is a good rapper

23Where the Hood At - DMX
Great beat, great lyrics, what more do you want
Homophobic as anything I've ever heard, goes in hardcore kills ja rule in this track
IF YOU ain't gonna listin to the explicit font listen at all

24Shook Ones Pt. 2 - Mobb Deep
It simply defines east coast rap and life in the hood in general. Over a dark piano-infused beat Prodigy delivers one of the best verses of all time while both members of Mobb Deep call out all those who claim hood but have never even been to the ghetto. Probably the most intimidating song ever, Shook Ones Part II. Not for the faint od heart, or half way crooks.

25Shut 'Em Down - LL Cool J

26I Found Me - Z-Ro
This is actually a pretty phat song sung by the hardest rapper of all time


27Thug Luv - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony & Tupac
Bone were the only rappers 2 do collabs with eazy, pac & biggie this should b in the top 10 homie
BONE BONE BONE... BONE Is the greatest rap group of all time. There are great rappers out there but BONE got a style ain't nobody can F@ck with. This one of the best gangsta songs I've heard.

28Bring the Pain - Method Man

29Hood Mentality - Ice Cube

30Real Mutha********' G's - Eazy-E
One of the most gangsta songs

31How High - Method Man & Redman

32I Run This - Birdman

33Stop Being Greedy - DMX

34Guerillas in tha Mist - Da Lench Mob
This song is what you put on to get pumped for sports. "I need some elbow room so I can BOOM SHAKA LACKKA BOOM". "Just like EPMD I don't like abitch named J to the A to the N to od E". Ice cube found soethi nspecial in these guys.

35Whoop That Trick - Djay

36Beamer, Benz or Bentley - Lloyd Banks

37Welcome 2 Detroit - Trick Trick and Eminem

38Mercy - Kanye West

39Kiss My Ass - Trae
One of the hardest songs you guys will ever hear

40Real Gangsta - South Park Mexican
One of the greatest rappers from south Houston! No doubt about it.

41Locc to the Brain - Brotha Lynch Hung
What a great rapper to bad he ate his girl

42Streiht Up Menace - Mc Eiht
True Gangsta Classic great storytelling great original instrumental which is not sampled unlike other rap songs


43N***** in Paris - Kanye West and Jay-Z

44Keepin' It Gangsta - Fabolous

45N.W.A. - Dopeman
Dope man is dope man

46Locotes - Cypress Hill

47Hood Took Me Under - Compton's Most Wanted
This song should be number 1 it shows about life in Compton And how hard it its to bee a real gangster

48Put It Down - Redman

49Cigarettes - Fort Minor

50N.Y. State of Mind - Nas
Nas is the most true gangster ever
Nas is the truest gangster ever.

51Ruff Ryders' Anthem - DMX

52I'll Still Kill - 50 Cent

53A Milli - Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne is garbage... If anything this proves he needs the best instrumentals to sell records.. because lyrically he's trash
Lil Wayne is the greatest rapper of all time.
In this song lilwayne proves why he's the best rapper alive

54Wanna Be a Baller - Lil Troy
Everyone wants to be a balker. Throwing up wads of 100's in the club. And calling the shots. Fun song.

55Final Frontier - Mc Ren

56Rock Star - Jason Nevins

57M16 - Z-Ro

58Won't Stop Being a Blood - Mitchy Slick
Kickass track woo woo'n it

59Load My AK - Z-ro

60The Letter - Mack 10
Whenever I listen to this track, I feel like a gangsta eventhough I've never been one and never intended to be! It's not too fast or too slow, it's something that makes shiznit flow!

61Slippin' - DMX
Dope tfcfghbbgghhjjbb. H v

62Slam - Onyx

63How to Rob - 50 Cent

64Buried (Only Fear of Death) - 2pac
Number one gangsta music and text

65Dead People - The Game

66Dead Wrong - The Notorious B.I.G.
One of the illest, most crooked rap song ever. Biggie Smalls is TOO CRAZY.

67We All Die One Day - Obie Trice

68Ole School Shit - Eazy E

69Shoot 'Em Up - Nas
Most thug song by the most thug rapper ever

70Street Riders - The Game

71The Realest Killaz - 2pac

72C'est la Vie - Booba
Listen to this French rapper. His flow is sick

73Thug Luv - Lil' Kim

74Gun In Your Mouth - la Coka Nostra
One of the hardest gangster rap ever made

75Shaham & Brandon - Bodyrock
I think let me see your body rock by Beatrockaz or Shaham & Brandon should be number 1 gangster song ever and I'm sure that most of you will agree with me, simlpy let's listen to it!

76That's Gangsta - Shyne
Hard rap song from the hood!

77Hell Yea - Dead Prez

78Butter Knives - Raekwon
Who care if he a swordsman I'm a gunman

79X Gon' Give It to Ya - DMX

80Hailie's Revenge - Eminem
Tight beat, violent lyrics and to top it off it's a diss.

81What Up Gangsta - 50 Cent
Best work out music

82Back Down - 50 Cent

83If I Can't - 50 Cent

84G'D Up - G Unit

85Gangsta S*** - G Unit

86Poppin Them Thangs - G Unit

87N.W.A - F**k The Police
like thenewrapgame said... this is the lord of gangsta rap songs. I would vote for Shook Ones Part 2 (speaking of which, were is that song on this list!? ) but F*k The Police blows all the songs on this list out the water, and like the guy that voted for Straight Outta Compton said, Cop Killer is a rock song
This is the lord of the rest of the songs, this started gangsta rap, this is the most hardcore ever.


88Same Old S*** - MC Ren
This is so hard and cold! This should be in the top ten! He never sold out and strictly stayed underground most of his career. Its so hard you can't even get this on Itunes! What?

89In Da Club - 50 Cent
My All time favorite song of 50 Cent.

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