Most Lyrical Rap Song

The song whose lyrics, were terrifically done and great to listen to.

The Top Ten

1 Lose Yourself - Eminem Lose Yourself - Eminem

A lot of people believe Eminem is overrated, but they often admit that this is a great song. I personally like his later music as well, but people for some reason tend to go all hipster on it and talk about how stuff before 2005 is so much better, so here you have it, the greatest rap song off all time.

Best Rap song ever. First rap song to win an Oscar award and it also won grammy awards for best solo performance and for best song.


Best rap song ever

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2 N.Y. State of Mind - Nas N.Y. State of Mind - Nas

Holdin' an M-16, see with the pen I'm extreme
Now, bullet holes left in my peep holes
I'm suited up with street clothes
Hand me A.9 and I'll defeat foes
Y'all know my steelo
With or without the airplay

Nas is the Greatest Rapper of All Time, I don't know why, but when I listen to Nas, I feel that everyone other rapper is just massively overrated and that the people who think those rappers are the best don't know rap and are just biased...

Eminem isn't even that nice...especially compared to NaS.

Pure lyrical content. I've never heard a song so complex and lyrically surperior than N.Y. state of mind. Nas is the greatest rapper ever.

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3 Dance With the Devil - Immortal Technique Dance With the Devil - Immortal Technique

Tells a great story, amazing putting the words so brilliantly together like this - roblist

It's in my opinion the best story to be told in a song and it's the lyrics that paint this picture in your head.

Deep song about life in poverty with a spiritual twist to it.

First time I heard this song was incredible will never foget the feeling an' I still get it every time I hear this! Still ones of the most lyrical songs I've ever heard!

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4 One Mic - Nas One Mic - Nas

One mic 11th seriously, it should be second to stan not 11th what are yaw'll smoking

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5 Writer's Club - Proverb

Great wordplay, flow and concept... And also truelly lyricised... His best track and possibly his third most lyrical (after "Heartbeat" and "1st, 2nd and 3rd") -

6 Heart Beat - Proverb
7 Stan - Eminem Stan - Eminem

A song with great emotion and emphasises on day to day struggles

Why is Juicy even on this list. That's a happy song...

Tupac is the best, no boubt, but he could never write a song as lyrical as this. Most lyrical rap song of all time.

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8 Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G. V 1 Comment
9 All I Do - Hishaam
10 Changes - Tupac Changes - Tupac

As terms of lyrical this song deserves to be much higher, along with Nas and biggie and Em

One of the few rappers to talk about actual problems not just sex drugs...

Any song from Tupac has a real lyrical meaning.

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The Newcomers

? Mural - Lupe Fiasco Mural - Lupe Fiasco

This has to be the greatest lyrical submission of all time.

The Contenders

11 If I Die 2nite - 2pac If I Die 2nite - 2pac
12 Father - Golden Shovel
13 I Want My Money - Golden Shovel
14 I Used To Love H.E.R. - Common I Used To Love H.E.R. - Common

Common is a great lyricist! This song was definitely the greatest hip hop song of all time

15 Parental Advisory - Writers Block
16 Dosage - Mothipa
17 Jesus Walks - Kanye West Jesus Walks - Kanye West
18 Life's a Bitch - Nas Life's a Bitch - Nas V 1 Comment
19 Bophelo Bami - Tumi and the Volume
20 Rewind - Nas Rewind - Nas

Great song, Nas is a lyrical genius

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Strangeulation I Vol. II - Tech N9ne
1. N.Y. State of Mind - Nas
2. Lose Yourself - Eminem
3. One Mic - Nas
1. Dance With the Devil - Immortal Technique
2. Stan - Eminem
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