Worst Lyrics of the 21st Century

Title says it all; The worst song and rap lyrics of the 21st century. In no particular order at first, but your vote and contributions can change that.

The Top Ten

1 "Beat that ***** up like Emmett Till" - Lil Wayne, Karate Chop

Oh this is just sickening just so sickening

Emmett Till was a young black boy in the times of slavery who was brutally beaten to death (eye missing, face unrecognizable, cotton gin tied around his body) just becahse he whistled at a white woman. It was a very famous court case.

This was dangerously close to the worst song I've ever heard. Also, in my opinion this is Lil Wayne's and Future's worst song. - AlphaQ

Who is Emmett Till? - Catacorn

A black guy who flirted with a white woman and got beat up to death for it. - ProPanda

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2 "She gotta big booty, so I called her "Big Booty"" - 2 Chainz, Birthday Song

He's got some bad lyrics so I'll call him "Bad Lyrics" - Martinglez

I drank some bleach so now they call me bleach drinker

Forget the 21st century - this is one of the most mindless lyrics in the history of music. - Entranced98

Honestly, I laughed. Even though this lyric is awful. - Catacorn

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3 "Put molly all in her champagne, she didn't even know it" - Rick Ross, U.O.E.N.O.

Hey! How rude!

That's ' disrespectful!

RAPE! - MKBeast

4 "Getting our nails did all Japanese-y" - Katy Perry, This is How We Do

Oh wow, that’s not a very good descriptive word. I feel like you may need to go back to third grade and learn about descriptions.

Very terrible-y

5 "Yo, shoutout to all you kids buying bottle service with your rent money! Respect!" - Katy Perry, This Is How We Do

Yo, shoutout to all you chavs hiding from the debt collectors! Respect! - Entranced98

6 "Go shove a gerbil up your *** through a tube" - Eminem, FACK

Best lyric by Eminem, it shows the true pain he had to live through. Fack is truly an inspirational song.

/s - Not_A_Weeaboo

Animal abuse. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I'd put every line from FACK in the Top 5. - AlphaQ

Oh god NOO Poor gerbil 😭

7 "You make my pee-pee hard!" - Brokencyde, Sex Toys

That's disgusting!

BrokenCYDE is not funny. - Swampert02

Am I supposed to be laughing or cringing? This is the worst lyric. - Catacorn

If these lyrics aren't the worst lyrics out there than I don't know what is. This whole song is filled with garbage.

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8 "If the light is off, then it isn't on." Hilary Duff - So Yesterday

This lyric isn't that bad! It's educational!
At least in terms of if you're younger than 7.

Wow. Hillary Duff’s lyrics are genius. I mean, who knew that? That is such a cool fact! Thanks, Hillary!

The worst one I've probably ever heard next to 2 Chainz

I never knew that, thanks for telling me - Catacorn

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9 "I ain't got no type, bad bitches is the only thing that I like" Rae Sremmurd, No Type

Nice way to contradict yourself, Sremmurd. - SwagFlicks

I ain't got no talent... I can juggle, I can cartwheel, and hit meatheads with a mallet!

And by meatheads, I mean you Swae Lee. - WonkeyDude98

Even as the best song of the album, this is still low in quality. This sounds like 10 year old Tygas but better of course cause everyone is better than Tuga. - AlphaQ

Did you know that Rae Sremmurd backwards is "Ear Drummers"?
(Lol I know this is irrelevant.) - BlueTopazIceVanilla

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10 "I wanna see your peacock, -cock, -cock" - Katy Perry, Peacock

Not the bird guys. Not the bird.

You want to see my pet bird? Okay!

I laugh mindlessly when I hear kids say, "I look up to Katy Perry, she's my favorite singer! I wanna be just like her when I grow up! Talented! " - TristGamer

Fun fact: Only male peacocks are called peacocks. Female peacocks are called 'peahen', and peahen and peacocks together are called 'peafowl'. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

The Contenders

11 "She looks so perfect standing there in my AmericanApparel underwear" - 5 Seconds of Summer, She Looks So Perfect

Oh wow, 5 Seconds Of Summer pays attention to what underwear their girlfriends wear.

5SOS should quit the music industry and become comedians!


12 "Don't get suicidal like ya friend, here's a casket, STEEZ burning in Hell, my burner's in my belt, I'm really killing s**t, you ni**as killing yourself" - Troy Ave, Badass

Uh I'm scared

I know that people like talking about the Emmett Till and the Big Booty line, but in this diss track against Joey Bada$$, Troy Ave makes light of the suicide of his friend, Captain Steez. I'll let that speak for itself. - djpenquin999

That’s an offensive lyric.

No wonder this guy’s latest album failed to even go Triple Plastic. This is too far. - Zach808

13 "Put some new pictures up and quit denying your size; it's because of you that emo kids decide to die." - Brokencyde, Blame It On Tom

It’s because of you that bad lyrics actually exist.

14 "Boobs boobs boobs boobs Lotta boobs" Nicki Minaj, I Endorse These Strippers

Was she high when she wrote that lyric?

What, The lyric sounds like it was written by a pervert. - Swampert02

What even is this...?

This sounds like it was writen by an 8 year old - Batmanisagender

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15 "I'm your FACK" - Blood on the Dance Floor, It's On Like Donkey Kong

A bad band doesn’t need to be referencing a bad song.

16 "I had better sex; but I don't complain cause it's better than my hand" - Borgore, Turn Around

What a jerk!

Horrendous lyric from the worst song ever made - DCfnaf

17 "F***** magnets how do they work?"- Insane Clown Posse, Miracles

They attract to other magnetic surfaces.
There, your question's answered.

Stick it on metal dumbass!

Betcha he never found out how they work

They produce magnetic fields that draw metal towards them. That's how - DarkShadows

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18 "Give it to her in the worst way" - Chris Brown, "Birthday Cake"

You don’t want to upset people on their birthday!

By "worst way" do they mean 'knife'?

"Knife" can go both ways, depending on what you mean... - BlueTopazIceVanilla

19 "All the girls give it to me I ain't gotta take it" - Ron Browz, " Pop Champagne"
20 "It's wrong, wrong like Gaga's got a ding-dong" - Blood on the Dance Floor, It's On Like Donkey Kong

This made me laugh

At least Gaga has something Dahvie does not have; Actual talent. - Swellow

It's wrong, wrong like Dahvie's got some talent!

Sorry, I had to. - WonkeyDude98

21 "She said 'I never wanna make you mad, I just wanna make you proud'. I said, 'Baby, just make me c** then don't make a sound.'" - Lil' Wayne, Bitches Love Me

Misogyny. Fantastic. - DCfnaf

22 "They say she young, I should've waited. She a big girl, dog when she stimulated" - Stimulated, Tyga

What in the living F?!

Really? Why would you fall in love with a GOAT? - AlphaQ

23 "All my diamonds shine ‘cause they really diamonds" - Kevin Gates, Really Really

I bet you bought plastic ones from the dollar store.

I heard this song was worse than 2 Phones. I was not disappointed. - WonkeyDude98

Wow, I had no idea your diamonds where diamonds - LJJ207

24 "I think it's so cute and I think it's so sweet! How you let your friends encourage you to try and talk to me But let me stop you there Oh, before you speak" - Meghan Trainor, No

"Nah to the Ah to the NO NO NO"

Hold on...didn't your first hit song say...

"She said boys like a little more booty to hold at night"

Combined with the "dog without a bone" lyric in Marvin Gaye...Meghan Trainor, you b*tch. - WonkeyDude98

25 "He was a boy, she was a girl, can I make it anymore obvious?" - Avril Lavigne, Sk8er Boi

He was a girl, she was a boy, can I make it less obvious? - Userguy44

Okay then.

Nope, not at all. - cjWriter1997

26 "Hol up, man, did ya see her interior?" - Wiz Khalifa, We Dem Boyz

No one cares about the inside of someone’s house.

27 "I know you like to thank your sh** don't stank, buy lean a little bit closer, see that roses really smell like poo-poo" - OutKast, Roses

How old is the singer? 5?

I'm cringing so hard. - Catacorn

I don’t care, this is so funny.

Roses from the local chavvy park obviously weren't the best inspiration for lyrics. - Entranced98

28 "In a French *** restaurant, hurry up with my damn croissants" - Kanye West, I Am a God.

Kanye is so relatable. What is it with restaurants taking so long to make croissants, anyway? - BlarchBlaces

He THINKS he is a god but he isn't he's just ridiculous.

He Is A Punk.

Mr. West, if it’s that bad, then just file a complaint!

29 "My p***y tastes like Pepsi Cola" - Lana Del Rey, Cola

Lana Del Rey likes masturbating? - Userguy44

I love Lana Del Rey’s songs, but this is horrible.

30 "I woke up with a strange tattoo Not sure how I got it, not a dollar in my pocket And it kinda looks just like you Mixed with Zach Galifianakis" - Hot Chelle Rae, Tonight, Tonight

This sounds like something Simple Plan would write. - DCfnaf

Honestly, the lead singer could be a great comedian - 445956

This is just really random.

HAHAAHAHAA This lyric is just plain laughable

31 "She can't sing, she can't dance, but who cares? She walks like Rihanna." - The Wanted, Walks like Rihanna
32 "You should've had a check b***h!" - Rae Sremmurd, My X

And you should have had good lyrics.

This line is hilarious and true

This line is badass get it off the list

33 "Once I was 11 years old, My mama told me go get a wife or you'll be lonely." - Lukas Graham, 7 Years

Can it wait another 7 years?

What the heck! - Userguy44

And at the wedding, she was wearing a pink dress from Justice.

You can't ask your son to marry a girl at 11, dip $hit. Also who'd want to fall for this talentless hack? - AlphaQ

34 "Been a long time, I've been missing your body" - Chris Brown, Birthday Cake

Then he beat her up

Yes, it's been a long time because Rihanna got a restraining order placed, dimwit. - Swellow

And I haven’t been missing this song.

Because she was laughing as you walked into your jail cell, moron. - DCfnaf

35 "Never let me slip, cause if I slip, then I'm slippin', but if I got my Nina then ya know I'm straight trippin" - Dr. Dre, Nuthin But a G-Thang

This wasn't from the the 21st century. - RalphBob

This is in the '90's so nah. - AlphaQ

36 "Tell me, is it true that men are from Mars, is that why they be acting bizarre?" - Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea, Pretty Girls

Is it true that this song is bad? Is that why the lyrics make me so mad?

What the...

37 "Shush, girl! Shut your lips! Do the Helen Keller and talk with your hips!" - 3OH!3, Don't Trust Me

Helen Keller was a dancer?

I think the person singing this is the one who needs to shut his lips--- Oh, he's talking with his behind, sorry. - Swellow

38 "Pillow talk that b***h, you's a homo" - Ace Hood, Ballin' Like A B***h

Do I need to say anything? - Swellow

39 "Bitches suck my d*** cause I look like J.K. Rowling." - Lil B, Wonton Soup

That's essentially saying Drake looks like Squidward.

So you’re admitting you look like a girl?

Lil B, your resemblance to J.K. Rowling is as similar to how Halsey looks like Dahvie Vanity. - Swellow

what? - BlueTopazIceVanilla

40 "Lick, lick, lick, lick (I lick) I want to eat yo d**k (I do) But I can't f**k up my nails (I can't) So I'mma pick it up with chopsticks" - CupcakKe, Deepthroat

I heard this on musically before. It was mixed with dark horse.

See, CupcakKe is horrible! My parents would probably not let me use thetoptens if they knew this lyric was on here!

41 Let me educate ya, and I ain't talkin' book - Jake Paul, It's everyday bro

Why are you educating us? You’re the one who thinks England is a city!

You don't need a book to "educate" us. Get a pencil.

What does book have to do by educating someone? - Catacorn

42 "My new b--ch yellow, she bl-w that d--k like a cello" - Lil Yachty, Peek A Boo

Cello is a giant violin lol

I shouldn't have to explain this. Anyone who knows what a cello is should know what's wrong. - MKBeast

The worst thing ever - DarkShadows

Please, rappers - Before you make extremely excruciating rhymes at least try to make sure they make snese. - Swellow

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43 "Every time I look at my d**k, I'm like holy s**t, that's a big d**k And every time I look at your d**k, I'm like holy s**t, that's a small d**k" - 3OH!3, My D**k

What is this lyric? - allamassal

That’s just weird.

Why would he be looking at your d***

44 "I'd be the smartest man if I were invisible" - Clay Aiken, Invisble

He IS invisible.

And you aren’t. So you aren’t the smartest man.

45 "Raised on Biggie and Nirvana, we are the new Americana" - Halsey, New Americana

I like it though. The Biggie and Nirvana thing is a reference to how Halsey is biracial, not just randomly saying singer names.

46 "Lucky that my breasts are small and humble So you don't confuse them with mountains" - Shakira, Whenever, Wherever

I'm really hoping something was lost in translation with this lyric. - Zach808

As the visitor said, let the lyric speak for itself. It's on a level so bad it's good. - Swellow

I think this lyrics just speaks for itself

And I used to love this song... - Elina

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47 "I'm in the fast lane, from L.A. to Tokyo." - Charli XCX, Fancy

I don't think you can drive in the ocean

You Could Drown

Introducing the Pacific Ocean. - DCfnaf

Okay then, looks like your car might sink in the ocean.

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48 "Let's be friends so we can make out. You're so hot let me show you around." - Emily Osment, Let's Be Friends

We can make out? Inappropriate behavior, Emily Osment. - DynastiNoble

My childhood. Ruined... - RiverClanRocks

I'm at a loss... - WonkeyDude98

49 "I can tell you're curious It's written on your lips Ain't no need to hold it back Go head and talk your s***" - Ariana Grande, Focus

There's very few things I can think of less edgy than Ariana Grande swearing. - WonkeyDude98

Inappropriate! - DynastiNoble

50 "She says, 'Boys like a little more booty to hold at night'" - Meghan Trainor, All About That Bass

Why would you want to...?

I mean, she's not exactly wrong. But still, this lyric is terrible. - WonkeyDude98

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Top Remixes (8)

1. "Beat that ***** up like Emmett Till" - Lil Wayne, Karate Chop
2. "Put molly all in her champagne, she didn't even know it" - Rick Ross, U.O.E.N.O.
3. "I ain't got no type, bad bitches is the only thing that I like" Rae Sremmurd, No Type
1. "You make my pee-pee hard!" - Brokencyde, Sex Toys
2. "Beat that ***** up like Emmett Till" - Lil Wayne, Karate Chop
3. "Put molly all in her champagne, she didn't even know it" - Rick Ross, U.O.E.N.O.
1. "I had better sex; but I don't complain cause it's better than my hand" - Borgore, Turn Around
2. "Put some new pictures up and quit denying your size; it's because of you that emo kids decide to die." - Brokencyde, Blame It On Tom
3. "It's wrong, wrong like Gaga's got a ding-dong" - Blood on the Dance Floor, It's On Like Donkey Kong

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