Top 10 Songs to Prove Modern Hip-Hop Isn't Bad


The Top Ten

1 Alright - Kendrick Lamar

Or maad city. - Not_A_Weeaboo

2 Ain't It Funny - Danny Brown
3 We the People - A Tribe Called Quest

Even if this song came out in the new school era, A Tribe Called Quest are Old School rappers and haven't changed their old school was. It's basically a 90s feel in a new school era.

4 Hell of a Night - Schoolboy Q
5 Close Your Eyes (And Count to F**k) - Run the Jewels
6 Lost Ones - J Cole
7 Hardknock - Joey Bada$$
8 Norf Norf - Vince Staples
9 Cocoa Butter Kisses - Chance the Rapper
10 Unforgivable Youth - Lupe Fiasco

Easily one of the best and most meaningful, even though not exactly positive hip hop songs I have heard. - Martin_Canine

The Contenders

11 Energy - Drake
12 Wing$ - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

One of the most emotionally gripping, dramatic and intense songs I have heard in the 2010s. What makes me worry so much is that apparantly this isn't even exaggrated. - Martin_Canine

13 Hoodtales IV - Kollegah
14 Königsaura - Kollegah
15 A.C.A.B. - Spongebozz

"Technical perfection and perfect best work: The Song" - Martin_Canine

16 100 Bars - Farid Bang
17 Sanageyama - Dat Adam

" Here is the English translation of the song, translated by me (but replacing the curse words because I am not sure if I’m allowed to write them on this site)

Intro (Ardy):
Planet of the apes
Planet of the apes
Mecca of ignorance
And focus point of hate
Money, power, fame
The biggest plagues of this world
The majority is hypnotized and messed up in the brain
But they don’t see it
Blindfolded, blindfolded, do they prefer to live blind?
Sanageyama - lost clearance
Immune to truth
Yeah… yeah… yeah…

Main part (Taddl):
Good vibes only is written across my chest, I mean it
But in a world like this it’s so damn hard
Because so much here freaks me up (� - 2)
I get so damn, damn upset
When I see that cash determines how the beings live
And we take and take and take and take
And nobody ever thinks about giving
Why!? Why!? Please tell me the reason!
Do I see more than the others? Do I have ...more - Martin_Canine

18 This is America - Childish Gambino
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