Best Rap Lines of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 "I never sleep 'cause sleep is the cousin of death" Nas (NY State of Mind)
2 "His name was...it was you...damn..." Eminem (Stan)

Very deep song. Nice job Slim. - letdot52

3 "Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge" Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (The Message)
4 "Ask Beavis I get nothing Butthead [but head]" Big L ('98 Freestyle)
5 "Fake thug, no love, you get the slug / CB4 Gusto, your luck low / I didn't know 'till I was drunk though" Nas (The Message)
6 You better lose yourself in the music / The moment you own it" Eminem (Lose Yourself)
7 "Oh s***, I forgot, How'm I s'pposed to send this s*** out?" Eminem (Stan)
8 "You can't kill me, I was born dead" Big L (Put It On)
9 "A hip hop the hippie the hippie to the hip hip hop, a you don't stop" Sugarhill Gang (Rapper's Delight)
10 "I'm out for presidents to represent me (say what?) I'm out for dead presidents to represent me" Nas (The World Is Yours)

The Contenders

11 Scared to death, Scared to look, They shook 'cause ain't no such things as halfway crooks (Mobb Deep, Shook Ones)
12 "Dead in the middle of little Italy little did we know that we riddled two middlemen who didn't do diddly" - Big Pun

Mad Rhyming from one of the best ever.

13 "I ain't a killer but don't push me, revenge is like the sweetest joy next to gettin' p***y"- Tupac (Hail Mary)
14 "With my mind on my money and my money on my mind"- Snoop Doggy Dogg (Gin 'n juice)
15 "I'm not afraid" Eminem (Not Afraid)
16 "I just landed in Europe n****" Rick Ross (You Know I Got It)
17 "Cash rules everything around me C.R.E.A.M. get the money" - Wu-Tang Clan
18 "The best part about me is I am not you" - Eminem (Legacy)
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1. "I never sleep 'cause sleep is the cousin of death" Nas (NY State of Mind)
2. "Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge" Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (The Message)
3. "His name was...it was you...damn..." Eminem (Stan)
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