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.

It a good song

Yes! So savage

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


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

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

This is so gangster. I actually heard this and listened to it for like 2 weeks without listening to anything else.

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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

Gangsta rap? Here you go

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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

Biggie is the best.Tupac was one of the best.But biggie was the best and always will 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 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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7 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

I love it I'll say you're the best

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

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

This is the greatest rap song of all time.

Dre is and will be the best

No one is better than dre

They got it rolling

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10 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"

Cream was the best song of the year 1994.

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

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The Newcomers

? You Know How We Do It - Ice Cube You Know How We Do It - Ice Cube
? La Raza - Kid Frost La Raza - Kid Frost

The Contenders

11 Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G. V 3 Comments
12 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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13 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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14 Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre

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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15 Da Graveyard - Big L Da Graveyard - Big L V 2 Comments
16 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?!

To everyone complaining Ice Cube is not top 5 or 3.
He kinda is there with N.W.A. but yeah he made some great songs solo too.

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17 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

18 Who Shot Ya - The Notorious B.I.G. Who Shot Ya - The Notorious B.I.G.
19 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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20 Any Last Werdz - Eazy E Any Last Werdz - Eazy E
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Top Remixes (11)

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

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