Best Gangsta Songs Ever

Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
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.

anthonybecerra831

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
More comments about Hit 'Em Up - TupacListen to sample

2Remember the Name - Fort Minor
best there ever was, best there ever will be
I THINK THIS SON
YEAH I AM WHITE AND I THINK THIS IS GANGSTER SO IT PROBABLY ISN'T
More comments about Remember the Name - Fort MinorListen to sample

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
Listen to sample

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

Magnolia

Best Gangsta song while maybe except the croosroads
Unique.

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.
More comments about Gangsta's Paradise - CoolioListen to sample

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
To Bad They Got Separate SomeTime After And EAZY-E Death
RHYME IN PEACE E
DAYUM, dis tune wrecks any tunee. so str8 gangsta
this song MADE gangsta rap
More comments about Straight Outta Compton - N.W.AListen to sample

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!
İ love the Song called gangstar
Listen to sample

7Who 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!
More comments about Who Shot Ya? - Notorious B.I.GListen to sample

8Why 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!
Listen to sample

9Boyz 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!
More comments about Boyz in the Hood - Eazy E

103 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
Listen to sample

The Contenders

11The 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
Great lyrical flow and beat should be numba one added to one of the best albums of all time
Should definitely be in the top ten. One of my all time favourites.
Listen to sample

12Westside 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.

Listen to sample

13Gangsta Luv - Snoop Dogg Listen to sample

14Shut 'Em Down - LL Cool J Listen to sample

15I Found Me - Z-Ro
This is actually a pretty phat song sung by the hardest rapper of all time

Marrero0413

Listen to sample

16Shook 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.
Listen to sample

17Thug 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
Listen to sample

18Where the Hood At - DMX
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
Listen to sample

19Bring the Pain - Method Man Listen to sample

20Hood Mentality - Ice Cube Listen to sample

21How High - Method Man & Redman Listen to sample

22I Run This - Birdman Listen to sample

23Real Mutha********' G's - Eazy-E
One of the most gangsta songs
Listen to sample

24Stop Being Greedy - DMX Listen to sample

25Whoop That Trick - Djay Listen to sample

26Guerillas 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.


27Welcome 2 Detroit - Trick Trick and Eminem Listen to sample

28Still D.R.E. - Dr. Dre Listen to sample

29Kiss My Ass - Trae

One of the hardest songs you guys will ever hear

Listen to sample

30Real Gangsta - South Park Mexican
One of the greatest rappers from south Houston! No doubt about it.
Listen to sample

31'Till I Collapse - Eminem Listen to sample

32Beamer, Benz or Bentley - Lloyd Banks Listen to sample

33Mercy - Kanye West

34Streiht Up Menace - Mc Eiht

True Gangsta Classic great storytelling great original instrumental which is not sampled unlike other rap songs

hiphop10


35N***** in Paris - Kanye West and Jay-Z

36Locotes - Cypress Hill Listen to sample

37Locc to the Brain - Brotha Lynch Hung

38Put It Down - Redman Listen to sample

39Keepin' It Gangsta - Fabolous Listen to sample

40N.W.A. - Dopeman
Dope man is dope man
Listen to sample

41Cigarettes - Fort Minor Listen to sample

42N.Y. State of Mind - Nas
Nas is the most true gangster ever
Nas is the truest gangster ever.
Listen to sample

43A 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
Listen to sample

44Wanna Be a Baller - Lil Troy Listen to sample

45Hood 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
Listen to sample

46Rock Star - Jason Nevins Listen to sample

47Ruff Ryders' Anthem - DMX Listen to sample

48Won't Stop Being a Blood - Mitchy Slick

49Final Frontier - Mc Ren Listen to sample

50Load My AK - Z-ro
JAMS HARD AND you JUST GOTTA LISTEN TO IT

51M16 - Z-Ro Listen to sample

52The 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!

Listen to sample

53I'll Still Kill - 50 Cent Listen to sample

542 of Amerikaz Most Wanted - 2pac
Always Banging This Song Loud in car.
Listen to sample

55Slam - Onyx Listen to sample

56How to Rob - 50 Cent Listen to sample

57Dead People - The Game Listen to sample

58Dead Wrong - The Notorious B.I.G.
One of the illest, most crooked rap song ever. Biggie Smalls is TOO CRAZY.
Listen to sample

59Slippin' - DMX
Dope tfcfghbbgghhjjbb. H v
Listen to sample

60Ole School Shit - Eazy E Listen to sample

61Shoot 'Em Up - Nas
Most thug song by the most thug rapper ever
Listen to sample

62Buried (Only Fear of Death) - 2pac
Number one gangsta music and text

63Street Riders - The Game

64The Realest Killaz - 2pac

65C'est la Vie - Booba
Listen to this French rapper. His flow is sick
Listen to sample

66We All Die One Day - Obie Trice Listen to sample

67Thug Luv - Lil' Kim Listen to sample

68Gun In Your Mouth - la Coka Nostra
One of the hardest gangster rap ever made
Listen to sample

69Same 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?


70N.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.

thenewrapgame

Listen to sample

71In Da Club - 50 Cent
My All time favorite song of 50 Cent.
Listen to sample

Comments About This List

Featured Lists
Popular Lists
New Lists

Top Remixes of This List

qwertyu

Posts About This List

List Info

This list was created 6 years, 163 days ago and has been voted on over 2,000 times. This top ten list has been remixed 1 times.

Updated Saturday, April 19, 2014


List Error Reporting

See an item on this list that's misspelled, duplicated, or doesn't belong? Let us know. Click here to report the error.