Saddest Hip Hop Songs

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21Where'd You Go - Fort Minor

The music just sets a great tone for the lyrics. Pretty powerful stuff, and is somewhat timeless.

A song that just gets to you no matter what

Where'd you go
I miss you so
Seems it's like been forever
That you've been gone
Please come back home...

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22Heartless - Kanye WestV1 Comment
23You Never Know - Immortal Technique

It's a beautiful, unconventional track about him falling in love with a girl. What makes it stand out from the usual love song is that he never engages with her sexually. Never makes a move or pushes her to do anything. It's refreshing to hear a track that isn't full to the gills with misogyny. It's a one of a kind song, immortal technique definitely knows how to make fire.

You need to go listen to this song it has so much emotion and a deep sad story this should be up in the top ten

Brings me back..immortal as always telling a story

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24The Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Song is just full of emotions, just makes you think about life, didn't make em cry really but I wouldn't be shocked if it did, overall most beautiful hip hop song ever

This should be up there. This song is a masterpiece. It is very emotional

Should be the top ten one of the saddest songs ever

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25Kurt Kobain - Proof

This is almost like suicide note and its really sad. Its almost like he knew he was going to get shot.

What I really like about this track is that proof talks about two people here Kurt Cobain and Eminem.its true people he sounds like he knew he was going to die what sad song.this song deserves top3

26Lost Ones - J Cole

This song is so beautiful and touching, J Cole always has one of the best lyricists of his generation

This song is so beautiful and touching to the soul

Wow this is the best song from J.cole it so deep it should be number 4 love this song (lungani the base man)

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27Beautiful - Eminem

This song can help people that get bullied at school just because they are different.

It's very emotional and it makes me cry every time I listen to this song, but it helps me get over being bullied.

Really deep song, the chorus almost makes me tear up.

28Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst - Kendrick Lamar

This song is seriously sad, he wrote the lyrics in perspective of his best friend, and it's a true story..

Amazing, one of the best songs of all time in my opinion

This is unreal, in this song, he changes perspectives from keisha (a murdered prostitute), then the brother of his friend who got murdered, who got murdered himself, and finally to himself.

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29Song Cry - Jay-Z

This song makes one wonder if Jay-Z is talking about a random b! Tch he met, or whether he's talking about his true love.. Should be Top 10.

This list is wack, what stan is not sad, its humorous! The saddest songs r missing u, dance, & a bunch of the other Eminem songs & this... Etc. Etc.

30Slippin' - DMX

DMX talks about his mom beating him, being left by his dad, drug addiction and a lot of other stuff.
I don't care what anyone says, best of all time

31Hands Held High - Linkin Park
32Kim - Eminem

"You loved him, didn't you" This song is one of the saddest and stunning songs I've ever heard, the pure heartbreak in the lyrics and voice is enough to make someone feel broken.

just listen to it.. it shows the real roar of person hurt deep..

33Space Bound - Eminem

Very touching, relatable, raw song about the harm and evilness behind love and romance. Eminem truly opens up with sentiment in a sad love story ballad.

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34Lonely - Akon
35I Tried - Bone Thugs-N-harmony
36All That I Got Is You - Ghostface Killah

How the hell on earth is this 41? Definitely top 10. And Eminem's drama is 7? Wow!

This should easily be top ten. Still makes me emotional listening to this. I remember Ghostface himself saying grown men coming up ro hi. Saying the song made them cry.

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37Listen to Your Heart - Eminem
38Hailie's Song - EminemV1 Comment
39So Sick - Ne-Yo
40Hope - Twista
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