Top 10 Gangster Rap Songs

This Is The True Gangster List Cause Fort Minor And Young Gezzy Isnt Even On The Same Page As Gangster.

The Top Ten

1 Hit 'Em Up - 2Pac Hit 'Em Up - 2Pac

2pac is the rapper ever! Nobody will be like him. He will be in our hearts forever. He died stupidly. He is a god of rap!

Pac was an expert in organizing words to make a breathtaking impact... almost like being in a lyrical war zone. "Hit 'Em Up" proves this.

Best diss song of all time tupac was born to be a rapper nothing would be the same without him thank god he was born All Hail The God OF Rap

I think he really relates to the gangsters out there

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2 Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.

HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP 10!? WITH OUT THIS THERE WOULD BE NO EAZY-E

This represents gangsta rap, south central la is where it started anyway.

I like 2pac but this is the real deal right here.

Gangsta Rap was Made By THIS GROUP. It DESERVES to be first - RackumFrackum

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3 Real Muthaf****** G's - Eazy-E

This song is TRULY the pinnacle of gangster rap. EAZY personifies G rap, that's what makes him the godfather of gangster rap. His lyrics and flow is untouchable in this song, even Tupac and biggie rarely peak at this level of flow, lyrics and rhyme.

Don't know why this song isn't here, it is equal to if not greater than hit em up in terms of gangsta rap!

Real recognize real. Westcoast

Best Rap and best number 1 Voice ever

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4 Ready to Die - The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die - The Notorious B.I.G.

Greatest rapper of all time. Period.

Tuwack isn't even in the discussion

2pac is cool, but he brought so much negativity into the rap world while Biggie was always positive (by positive I mean he would never diss any other rapper PERSONALLY)

Biggie was the best he will always be

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5 My Mind Playing Tricks On Me - Geto Boys

Not for posers. this is real gangsta rap

I grew up listening to all of this music. This song is still the best.

Get boys the most underrated artists in the rap game. They killed it.

I heard in Grand Theft Auto 5

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6 Shook Ones Pt. II - Mobb Deep Shook Ones Pt. II - Mobb Deep

Stop acting like the only reason the song is so good is the beat, the first verse excluding the beat is amazing, I mean flow, rhymes while the lyrics are so meaningful and well worded

Remember kids, there ain't no such thing as halfway crooks. - SwagFlicks

Song doesn't have to have swearing every two seconds to give you chills.

The beat gives me straight chills...

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7 Ambitionz Az a Ridah - 2pac Ambitionz Az a Ridah - 2pac

What a great song. It's Tupac shakur back in the game ready to make "Changes, or ready to Hit em up". This is arguably the greatest Tupac shakur song ever.

There has never been a harder song than this. 2PAC was real and the 90's was the hardest of hardcore.

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8 F**K Tha Police - N.W.A F**K Tha Police - N.W.A

This showed the rise of nwa and how they were doubted by police and wrongfully treated

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9 Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre & Eminem Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre & Eminem

I think that this song is the best because it is really good and it is not bad. It is so awesome that it is good. It is so good that it is awesome. Nothing else can be said, and that's pretty much it. Anyone who doesn't this song is fat and not skinny.

In my opinion, this is the greatest album ever produced in the world of Hip-Hop. Not just the song, but the ENTIRE album. I could listen to the whole thing, no problem. There has not been any other artist to achieve that for me. I usually listen to the whole album once, and that's when they come out. After that, I'll have a few that I like off them.

The great rap song by 2 greatest rappers of all time. Eminem's rap was awesome, the video was great too

Sorry bro Dr Dre is FAR FROM one of the greatest "rappers" of all time

I love this song, but this is not gangster rap whatsoever. It has Eminem in it. If that doesn't tell you enough about the style of this song, then you shouldn't be voting on this list. - Totalbeasto001

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10 Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang - Dr. Dre Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang - Dr. Dre

This is the greatest rap song of all time.

Good song, but one line actually slipped. - SwagFlicks

Should be number 1. Made gangsta rap popular. didn't invent it though because that would be nwa

Dre is a true fraud, Eazy has already proved that Dre should be banned from the rap game for a long time. None of his songs should be on the list. Sorry if I offended you Dre or should I say Dr. Fraud.

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The Newcomers

? Ain't No Fun - Snoop Doggy Dogg Ain't No Fun - Snoop Doggy Dogg
? Rap God - Eminem Rap God - Eminem

This is not gangster rap. Eminem is not part of the gangster rap genre. Please, refrain from associating Eminem with this form of oldschool rap.

It's a good song but should not be on this list, well not this high anyway

Eminem can outflow any rapper on earth, and if it is not gangsta its because he doesn't want it to be...all these haters because a white boy has perfected the art...

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The Contenders

11 C.R.E.A.M - Wu Tang Clan C.R.E.A.M - Wu Tang Clan

Wu Tang Clan is a legendary rap group.C.R.E.A. M (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) Is not just a great rap but is also a great title

"Neglected for now but yo the mic is hectic"

Probably the second best rap song after regulate by warren g and Nate dogg

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12 Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G. V 3 Comments
13 Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It - Ice Cube Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It - Ice Cube

This should be at least in the top three, its one of the best gangsta rap songs.

Ice Cube is one of the best gangsta rappers. I can't see him in the top 5?!

This should be top 3! Where's it was a good day?!

He should be in the top three

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14 Mind Playing Tricks on Me - Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks on Me - Geto Boys

Its Just that good it HAD to be on here twice

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15 Da Graveyard - Big L Da Graveyard - Big L V 2 Comments
16 Boyz-n-the-Hood - Eazy-E Boyz-n-the-Hood - Eazy-E

This is best beat Dre ever produced... I Love the scratches in between verses, the guitar riffs, the drums... It's just perfection. The lyrics are great, too!

This song truthfully defines the meaning of gangster rap. Probably one of the most iconic songs in gangster rap history of not the most iconic. Eazy and Ice-Cube did a fantastic job on creating this song. because the Boyz n The Hood are always hard.

"this describes life in the hood"

How is Boyz N The Hood not number 1? It is the benchmark, all other tracks are measured by.

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17 Shook Ones Part II - Mobb Deep Shook Ones Part II - Mobb Deep

Why is this not #1? Everyone should know that Mobb Deep are REAL gangsta rappers. They may not be the best rappers, but this song is too sick to be here. Just look at the lyrics!

If this songs not top 10 I quit life, the first time I heard this song it changed my life forever

The harshest mean brutal lyrics of mobb deep are sick

This should be on top 3

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18 Ghetto Qur'an - 50 Cent

That is sick..50 is the second best gangsta rappers

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19 m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar

How is this song not top 10? Kendrick kept the rap game alive with this album

20 Who Shot Ya - The Notorious B.I.G. Who Shot Ya - The Notorious B.I.G.
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Top Remixes (10)

1. Hit 'Em Up - 2Pac
2. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.
3. Real Muthaf****** G's - Eazy-E
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1. m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar
2. Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G.
3. Shook Ones Pt. II - Mobb Deep
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1. Mind Playing Tricks on Me - Geto Boys
2. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.
3. Hit 'Em Up - 2Pac
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