Best Kendrick Lamar Songs

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21 DNA.

I am completely addicted to this song. His flow in the second part of the song is incredible. The beat gets me pumped, and the bass, especially in the second part is insane. - rallermus

Best track from Damn. It sums up his life with a perfect beat and the gimme some ganja is actually important as it symbolizes his struggles with marijuana smoking.

That one part where he just starts going off is unbelievable

This song is one of top 100 rap song of all time

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22 F*** Your Ethnicity

.. My details be in retail... Closely second to hi power for me

The piano in this is so hard hitting, better than any kick or snare! The offbeat piano breakdown part way through the first verse is so introspective too, really helps drives the song's message home. This is a top 3 song

I love this song. The beat to it is so mellow. And Kendrick killed the verses.

Only 2 section 80 songs in the top 20 come on.

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23 Ronald Reagan Era (His Evils)

Absolutely one of the best songs on Section.80. The first time you hear this song, you need to listen again. The beat is inspiring and the lyrics are brilliant.

Should be at least number 10. This one had a great beat and great lyrics (just like all of his songs)

The second of the two singles from Section.80, this one is underrated and has a good beat and great lyrics from Kendrick. - cwhiteford

I don't know why this song is so underrated. it is for sure top 3

24 Black Boy Fly

He does a great job of letting the production do a little more of the talking in this track, as in the production being a little more descriptive here, he had the perfect balance of lyrical depth and descriptive production. Kendrick is one of the best lyricists of all time, and simply tells it like it is, with emotion, but without hatred or prejudice.

Anyone who voted for anything else obviously hasn't even listened to this. It's unbelievable. It has real meaning that I can relate to. It's about making it big & getting out of poverty. Also it has great lyrical skill.

Seriously amazing song. Whole album is amazing. Wayne and Drake and Nicki need to get out because Kendrick is this generation's best rapper by far.

Best Kendrick Lamar song, flow and lyrics are ridiculoua and kendrick tells an amazing story.

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25 Wesley's Theory

My ultimate favourite song from Kendrick Lamar! Such a great beat and flow. So underrated; should be a lot higher

Like a sugar coated alright Uncle Sam to Lucy love them both

This track is hella slept on, should be WAY higher

"HIT ME"

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26 Control

Kendrick murdered everybody in his verse!

The whole game was demolished in one verse. His verse's depth and truthfulness gave me chills.

This is his best song. He calls out like all the new rappers and just destroys them. Big Sean's verse was great too

His verse on Control is one of the greatest verses of all time.

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27 Poe Mans Dreams (His Vice)

I love this track truly his best from section.80 and so nice I love the instrumental

This song comes straight from the heart

This song brings such a good vibe and the lyrics are really catchy. a personal favorite of mine

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28 Love Game

This track is absolutely amazing. Both artists go in hard, using lyrical skill whilst also telling a (somewhat humorous) story throughout their verses.

First Kendrick song I heard Eminem and k are dope

... Wow... , that's all I had to say of this song

This is Kendrick's best.

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29 The Recipe

This was actually the first time I ever heard Kendrick Lamar, and a good one at that. With a feature of Dr. Dre, Kendrick and Dre produced California Love Part II with this one. - cwhiteford

This song is really nice...i like the girls voice is the background..kendrick lamar is awesome

Was gonna vote for Black Boy Fly which is too low, but this is also low, WAY TOO LOW!

Absolutely played this to death and would keep it on repeat for a couple more decades.

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30 The Art of Peer Pressure

How is this not higher on the list? This is an incredible track. Kendrick's ability to story tell is crazy and we get a very vivid narrative delivered perfectly by Kendrick. Gives a great insight into Kendrick's younger years growing up in Compton and the gang life atmosphere he was surrounded by.

The story just resonates with me so much. The storytelling is amazing, the beat is chilly and the flow is perfect. Probably my favorite Kendrick track, though it is hard to choose just one favorite from his discography

Kendricks storytelling is on display here, and it is amazing. 2nd just behind Stan for best rap storytelling. You are instantly hooked in, as Kendrick puts you in the midst of the chaotic experience. One of his best.

So cool

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31 Element

Why would you vote for this if you wanted DNA or HUMBLE?

Such an amazing flow with this song. Probably my favorite over Humble and DNA

One of the best songs on DAMN.

I wanted to see dna or humble on this list s I voted for this

32 XXX.

Yesterday I got a call late from my dog like 101. Said this song was badass. I listen. It was badass.

The middle verse is the hardest thing I've ever heard, easily his most emotive and raw track.

Amazing beats, U2, great message. What more could you ask for?

Really underrated, middle verse is insane, think that verse alone makes it one of husband best, up there with duckworth and fear on DAMN. in my opinion

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33 These Walls

This song isn't much of a rap joint, but it's groove is electrifying. Love the vocals, commentary, and instrumental. Very underrated

The most beautiful and intricate song on To Pimp A Butterfly, a masterpiece in itself.

Kendrick at his softest

Easily his best song. The entire song is a quadruple entrendre, it's incredibly deep and layered in it's lyricism. Also it's jazzy vibe is amazing.

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34 Keisha's Song (Her Pain)

Honestly one of the greatest rap songs of all time in my opinion, this song should be used as an example as to why rap is the greatest genre of music because it is so real and so sad at the same time with a great flow (as is usual by Kendrick)

One of the best songs that Kendrick has ever written. Based off of Tupac's Brenda's Got a Baby.

"Nothing really matters, so she hit the back seat
Cause Rosa Parks never a factor when she making ends meat."

The whole story behind this song is too meaningful to acknowledge

I can't believe this is number 25, It's my favorite Kendrick Lamar song. the song got a really strong meaning, and you can hear he cares about it.

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35 Momma

If you want to know who Kendrick Lamar truly is, listen to this song. - killthehype

Simply outstanding, gives me chills.

36 The Heart II

That was Kendrick spilling his heart, he shows how he's changed

This is really the best song he talks about being in the game but forever on gods side an his passion for music..

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37 Real

What is this? This song is amazing. It explains so much, and is a great track to finish off the amazing story told from good kid maad city. This should definitely be in too 10 for sure

Should be top 10. This song has so much meaning.

This is how quality hip hop should be.

This song is great! Needs to be heard!

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38 Love
39 Buried Alive

*Whats after 5 mins of drake whinnig* 15 seconds of silence and the MIND BLOWN!

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40 Hol' Up

This should be like number 4

I love the tune. Not my fave lyrics though but I love this song still.

I got this on REPLAY!

Definitely should be in the top 5

This and County Building Blues On Replay!

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