Best Rap Songs

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41 F*** tha Police - N.W.A. F*** tha Police - N.W.A.

This is the finest rap to ever be produced. You have to give the love to NWA!

That's the gangsta rap's hymn, it should be on the first place

Lose Yourself and this are perfect rap songs! - sryanbruen

Greatest song by nwa at least top 20

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42 Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G. Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G.

His so amazing, in my opinion he is one of the greatest rappers of all time.

This should be higher up the list! So smooth and such an awesome flow, catchy chorus and one of the best beats in any rap song. A hip hop classic!

In my top 5, no clue how it's so low. Biggie still has the best flow in the game almost 20 years after his death. Not as good as loose yourself, changes, juicy, and Stan, but still an amazing song that should be at least in the top 10

How the hell is this song so low?!?!?! Easily in the top 20

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43 Sing for the Moment - Eminem Sing for the Moment - Eminem

Listen to these lyrics, great story and a lot of meaning

One of the best in my opinion. This should be higher up on the list. Tons of meaning and other stuff like that you all get the point though

I think the only reason this isn't higher is because em has a lot of other songs up high on this list. This song in my opinion should be higher but people get mad because Em is at the top of just about every rap subject on this website.

Can't belive how low down this song is. It deservese to be in the top 10, number 1 in my opinion. This is the song that got me into rap in the first place. The beat and rhythm are mint! Great song by the one and only, the ultimate rapper EMINEM.

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44 Stronger - Kanye West Stronger - Kanye West

This song has a great beat, the lyric is amazing.
Makes you feel good and kind of like a boss, that kind of song you can hear 10 years later and still feel excited while hear it..

Kanye West most definitive and complete song! The true pump up and motivational rap song!

The most amazing and mind blowing rap song ever produced period! Kanye West went old school on this one!

The only kanye west song I actually like - 12cc

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45 Walk This Way - Run-DMC Walk This Way - Run-DMC

This is a cover version of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way". This song is awesome, they even had steven tyler to work with them

Great song should be higher on this list

46 Put It On - Big L Put It On - Big L

Very underrated song. And so is Big L. You've gotta be kidding me if this goes right here. - nolvorite

This song has the crazy nice lyrics. Its got great flow and real depth too. Big L really puts a lot into this song, and he doesn't go light either. It all just works out to make a great song.

Well this is a little low... Big L is one of the best rappers of all time. This song is probably one of my favourites! I don't know why people love all the new stuff when this is better.

RIP Big L

8 Eminem songs before Big L? Now that just ain't right

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47 What You Know - T.I. What You Know - T.I.

It's a crime soujia boy is above this.. Anyways like the Guinness men say it's Brilliant.

The greatest music and rap of all time.

T.I. is the greatest of all time. What you Konow was the best rap song of 2006. He keeps it real in his lyrics, that's why he has lots of street credit. This song is the greatest rap and diss song of all time! Period. King of the south!

Way better than Vanilla Ice.T.I. is the king. Can beat anyone in a rap battle. Nobody can be like T.I. because their is only one king, and that is him. King of the South!

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48 Worldwide Choppers - Tech N9ne Worldwide Choppers - Tech N9ne

Unbelievable! Tech N9ne kills it. He's the best rapper in the entire universe. SO VOTE FOR HM AND HIS SONGS please!

Besides Midwest Choppers, Einstein, So Dope, He's a mental giant, Am I a psycho, Red nose, The beast etc. deserve to be in this list for sure!

... Tech N9NE is unfrigginbelieveable. He is definitely on the level of or even better than Eminem, jay z, dr dre, maybe even 2pac, and all of the other legends, yet he does NOT get enough respect for it. This probable Tech's fastest song, but not his best. The features are great, but tech is the one who really shines through. He has an enormous empire of rappers who he hand-picks to make this song, and it works.

Tech n9ne probably has the most talent of all MCs, and this songs shows it all. - Antwon

Insane Verse by Tech N9ne, Twista and Yelawolf and JBL Hood

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49 Boyz-N-the-Hood - Eazy-E Boyz-N-the-Hood - Eazy-E

What how is this not in the top ten this song started gangsta rap, you know, the style of rap that everyone thinks is the best. Yeah this song was the beginning of it all

Should definitely by top 10 in my opinion

If there is a song that deserves top 10 spot. It is this song!
It was the very beginning of gangsta rap. This song should be in the top 10 no doubt

Eazy e one of the best

50 One Love - Nas One Love - Nas
51 It Ain't Hard to Tell - Nas It Ain't Hard to Tell - Nas

Ridiculous One-liners, preposterous metaphors, relentless rhythm speed, all interwined into a crazy beat. Surely the best mix ever!

Lyricism and Knowledge with a bit of a story. He uses sick metaphors, flows nicely and paints you a picture. I feel like this song is one of the songs that is a blueprint for what Hip-Hop should be.

Nas is amazing and no ones uses a better vocab except maybe em

NAS WROTE THE HIP HOP BIBLE. THIS SONG IS IN IT. IT WOULD BE THE PART WHERE JESUS IS BEING RESSURECTED. THE BEST PART that's RIGHT.

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52 Many Men (Wish Death) - 50 Cent Many Men (Wish Death) - 50 Cent

50 Cent is so deep in this song! and he really shows the true meaning of New Age Hip-Hop, and he is also one of the faces of today's Hip-Hop, even though he is not in his prime anymore he can still rap pretty good! He is better than Lil Wayne by a mile. The lyrical meaning of this song is very good! An excellent achievement in the life of 50 Cent aka Curtis Jackson the King of Jamaica, New York.

50 Cent is one of the most popular figures in the music industry of all time! This is his best song and it is so deep just listen to the lyrics, about 50 cent's poor past life of crime and his rise to fame! This song smashes Lil Wayne.

I HAVE BEING PRAYING TO LIKE 50 CENT ALL THROUGH MY LIFE,
BECAUSE OF THE CONCEPT HE USE IN RAPPING THAT MAKE HIM DIFFER FROM OTHER MUSICIANS.

Brush this song is so deep and awesome fiddy really shows his talent hear

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53 Thugz Mansion - Tupac Thugz Mansion - Tupac

Tupac has made a masterpiece! Thugz Mansion is one of the hallmarks in Tupac's history, and thank God it is in the top 30!

Tupac is the greatest rapper, with the best messages, his music isn't only rhythmical but it's also poetic and a story.

How is this not #1 on the top ten... Greatest song ever (acustic version is the best)

2pac the best ever hands down. rap = 2pac

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54 I Ain't Mad At Cha - 2Pac I Ain't Mad At Cha - 2Pac

2pac at his finest. He was and is the greatest. This track is the best hip hop ever. 2pac was a poet and never afraid to tell us what he thought.

How can this not be top 3 at least? The lyrics, beat and all are on point

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55 Bad Guy - Eminem Bad Guy - Eminem

The lyrics in this song are so powerful. Gives me the shivers every time I hear it

What! This is an awesome sequel to stan all you haters this should be on top 10

A close third on my list. The fourth verse is a must listen. - SwagFlicks

The story is so amazing and the lyrics and his analysis of his persona at the end is on point.One of the best Eminem songs

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56 Hurt Me Soul - Lupe Fiasco Hurt Me Soul - Lupe Fiasco
57 Dead Presidents II - Jay-Z Dead Presidents II - Jay-Z

Wow. How is this behind "Rabbits Run", that songs not even top 500. Then "The World Is Yours" behind, these are both top 5. Worst list ever

"You made it a hot line, I made it a hot song." Well said, Jay the master, 12 #1 plaques.

52? For real? - EMBIGNASPAC

58 Beautiful - Eminem Beautiful - Eminem

This is an amazing song. It is so deep and very inspirational. How this song can be below anything involving snoop dog or soulja boy is beyond me. How can this song be so low on the list? Just because it never came on the radio doesn't mean it isn't a beautiful song.

It's one of the most inspirational song of Eminem and it should get more credit... Anyway, I love it till the end! Enjoy

Beautiful at 289 and Murder-murder at 288?
This list is a crap..
All guys must have gone crazy..
Common Vote for the original rappers..
Vote for Eminem, Shakur.

What a awesome song. I just become fan of Eminem. Lyrics no doubt best ever. Music good too

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59 They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) - Pete Rock and CL Smooth They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) - Pete Rock and CL Smooth

There was really nothing like it! It was a lyrical masterpiece and had a nice flow, along with Pete Rock!

Fantastic Hip Hop, there is just nothing to compare it with accept old rap!

Mad single! Great flow, lyrics and an old school classic!

Arguably top 5. Too many people on this ridiculous site know absolutely nothing about Rap music...and it shows. Hey, check this out dummies, I'm about to let you in on a little secret that's gonna blow your Simple Simon minds; Tupac, Biggie & Eminem are NOT the only rappers to have ever existed. Crazy, right?! You're merely scratching the surface. Dig deeper...then keep digging. Eventually, you'll discover that there's far more to this Rap thing than you're presently able to fathom. Right now, you all are playing' ya selves. Time to study up because YOU! MUST!
LEARN!

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60 You Never Know - Immortal Technique You Never Know - Immortal Technique

This song should be much higher on list... It deserve to be at no. 5... Don't believe me just listen to it!

Never heard a better story line to a song in my life. outstanding easy top 2 material.

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