Top 10 Epic Rap Songs

This list won't cover all the classics. You could say this list is alternative to the same old gratings in Hip Hop - a subjective proposal of ten rap songs worth listening to. So don't write this list off just because it skips Rappers Delight and Tupac and Biggie. Here are ten epic songs that surely will make you nod you head. For a more objective take on this topic, check out this list of top rap songs.

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1Lose Yourself - Eminem

This is arguably the best rap song of all time. It is rapped with such passion and purpose, and has a superhuman air to it.

I can't express how I love this song is so great and gives you power when you hear it it is really the best rap song of all time no doubt!

will always be the best rap song ever - decorulez97

The most powerful song ever.

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2Runaway - Kanye West
3Changes - TupacV1 Comment
4Can't Be Touched - Roy Jones
5'Till I Collapse - Eminem

This song really gets you excited for no reason it has intelligent lyrics and flow it should be 3rd on the list.

This is my favorite song of all time
Just give it a listen
Its just perfect

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6Not Afraid - Eminem

Another incredible song by Eminem. This song delivers a beautifully crafted image of Eminem's life. The chorus is great, and in Eminem's last verse he talks about getting clean. This song often will leave you in awe of how deep the message in the lyrics is, and it is truly an incredible song.

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Another incredible song by Eminem. This song delivers a beautifully crafted image of Eminem's life. The chorus is great, and in Eminem's last verse he talks about getting clean. This song often will leave you in awe of how deep the message in the lyrics is, and it is truly an incredible song.

it's amazing with great lyrics because it has a good meaning and it sends out an amazing message plus a good beat

Incredible... Just incredible. :3

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7Worst Behavior - Drake
8What's the Difference - Dr. Dre
9All of the Lights - Kanye West
10Still D.R.E. - Dr. DreV2 Comments

The Contenders

11California Love - 2Pac & Dr. Dre

Yeah, that's so right all you guys who haven't heard of late Tupac

This list is just full of Eminem ass kickers, he's a good rapper, not the best, at, all

12Young Forever - Jay-Z (feat. Mr. Hudson)

The chorus of this time has been redone a few times, but no specific version has been extremely popular. Jay-Z took the chorus of this song, sung by Mr. Hudson, and added fantastic rap verses. This version of the song will be remembered forever, because of the memorable chorus, and the great addition of rap verses to adapt to the time.

Best chorus ever! I know this is about rapping, but the chorus is just so good! The rappin' is ok, but I just like the chorus.
"FOREVER YOUNG I WANNA BE FOREVER YOUNG. DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE FOREVER, FOREVER YOUNG? " GO JAY-Z AND MR HUDSON!

13Remember the Name - Fort Minor

It is my favourite song of all time and I have its many live action and animated videos.

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14Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G.

Juicy, is perhaps the only biggie song that appeals to the masses (mainstream listeners). The chorus is wonderful and I think that this is his greatest legacy.

It's stupid how this isn't even in the top ten. There isn't one song in the top ten that should really be there this should be number one.

15Run This Town - Jay-Z (feat. Rihanna)

"Run This Town" features a fantastic chorus sung by Rihanna, and Jay-Z delivers great rap verses. This song is another great Jay-Z hit, and his album "The Blueprint 3, " which features this song and young forever, is one of the top rap albums of all time.

This is a great song. I haven't liked Jay Z for the longest time and Kanye was mehh around the time, but they both BROUGHT IT here. Rihannas hook complemented the verses nicely. I think Kanyes verse in particular is the reason most people remember this song.

16Live Your Life - T.I. (feat. Rihanna)

Although he has been in jail for a good portion of his career, he has produced when out of jail. This song features the famous internet sing "Numa Numa, " and tells of T.I. 's life story.

17Sabotage - Beastie Boys

Another hilarious song by the Beastie Boys. It is on the video game Rock Band and is a very amusing song to hear sung.

This song kicks your ass, my ass, and everyone's ass. - InsertNameHere

18Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice

A memorable song that features humorous similes all throughout the song. This song is so popular that it was sung by the music group Glee.

19Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON IS A BROTHA THATLL SMOTHER YOUR MOTHER

20Fight for Your Right - Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys are a very funny rap band that delivers both funny lyrics and funny music videos. This song is a party anthem and has one of the best music videos of all time.

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