Best Rap Songs of All Time
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Stan - Eminem
Get it on
I think that this song, is what embodies rap. It shows that rap isn't for a bunch of stupid pussies, it shows that rap is about real things. Not about stupid things that these stupid rappers pass off as rap. Rap, and real life isn't about flashy things, girls, fur coats. Maybe its my bias towards eminem, but any song that he makes deserves to be on top. He's one of the only remaining pioneers of rap. The story is completely, and wholly captivating. Its easily the best rap song ever written. The emotion is raw. It makes you feel some thing. It makes you feels Stans pain.
Fantastic song, when I first listened to that second last verse, for some reason it just psychologically scared the crap out of me. Just thinking about it, that some guy would... Well, I won't spoil the story, but, Eminem manages to make a song that actually sounds like a letter in each verse, even though it sounds like a Dr Suess book for adults with all the rhyming. A masterpiece, the pinnacle of his career, so much better than every song on this list
Marshall mathers one of the best song Stan can't be on number eleven and a great collaboration with Dido makes this song a great lyrical content song and Two side rap makes eminem a extraordinary person.
I was listening to random Eminem songs on YouTube until I found this one it's so realistic. I felt as if I was scared for Stan and the end and last few lines were pretty ironic and in my opinion express the fact that many people don't realise what happens right in front of their eyes whether it's politics, friends, family etc.
Wow. How is Ice Ice Baby and Crank tat even on this list, let alone in the top 10. This, in my opinion, is should be number 11 on the greatest songs of all time. This is an amazing song, with an amazing story to boot.
For me, it was either Lose Yourself or this. In the end, I went with this piece of art. Most songs are about 3 to 4 minutes. This song... About 5 minutes at the minimum. And it's simple with so much meaning. Can't believe it's behind Soulja Boy crap!
This song should be higher than Not Afraid, this song has such a great story behind it, the beat fits perfect and Dido does well on the hook. Not to mention Eminem's ability to tell a good story. Original and shocking, Eminem at his best.
The perfect rap song. Shady rhymes words that don't even come close to rhyming. The character of Stan feels so real, it's scary.
Incredible lyrics, heartbreaking story! While simultaneously saddening you and making you sad, and then hitting you with a chilling chorus to top it all off, possibly the best song of all time.
This is way better, and way better concept than not afraid. My man left it all on this track. And you will never, never, never, hear anyone attemp to remix this some again. Untouchable
I can see why people like Lose Yourself, but personally I think this song is way better. I love how the music slowly gets more intense as Stang gets angrier and angrier.
this song is possibly the best song he has ever written! first song I ever listened to of eminem's. he's awesome! but the story line is the best part for sure.
This song should be second place because of the fact is no one never think the way eminem think if him first then lil wayne wanna fallow by singin mirrow on the wall every one wanna be like this guy he is a true musician
Go, even though it's not a fictional story, this song will leave one of the realest impact on you that is hard to find in just about any song
At the same time hilarious and sad, this song perfectly showcases Eminem's talent for telling an engaging story and creating a great beat.
I'm 11 old girl and know every word to this song! I love rap! My brother made me listen to this when I was so much younger and I've loved it since then!
Eminem always brings it home this song showed something so damn close to real emotion this song is rap and eminem is the king
Eminem tells us a story in this song, a story that never gets old. The song sends shivers down my spine whenever I listen to it.
This song was the first Eminem song I ever heard and it remains my favorite till now. This song made me a fan of Eminem!
Easily Eminem's best song and one of the best ever. The concept is genius and the lyrics are fantastic. A true classic.
Soulja boy beat this song? Seriously, how did he get up that high even?! Stan is a piece of ART! I demand a recount
Definitely the best on the list... It truly is my all time favorite song... The song is lyrical and amazing
So much better than Lose Yourself, this song is genius. Will stay in history forever
Soulja boy and vanilla both don't deserve a top 10! Not even top 50... And hitemup too
My opinion, this has to be one of the best songs ever made in history of rap and music
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