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

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

Oh god, help me. - naFrovivuS

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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

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

How original... - MKBeast

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3 "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

This is even worse than that "Japanese-y" lyric. - NiktheWiz

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

That's ' disrespectful!

RAPE! - MKBeast

Hey! How rude! - lovefrombadlands

5 "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. - lovefrombadlands

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

Very terrible-y

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. - lovefrombadlands

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

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

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

This is Brokencyde. What else do you expect from these kids. - MKBeast

How old are the people in this band? - CloudInvasion

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

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

This is probably the WORST lyrics I have heard from all the list. Get this in the top 5. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I never knew that, thanks for telling me - Catacorn


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

Animal abuse. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

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

10 "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

That is a “type” though... - lovefrombadlands

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The Contenders

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

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

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

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

Helen Keller was a dancer? - lovefrombadlands

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

5SOS should quit the music industry and become comedians!

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


14 "She can't sing, she can't dance, but who cares? She walks like Rihanna." - The Wanted, Walks like Rihanna

Since when does Rihanna have a distinctive walk? - NiktheWiz

Hey, The Wanted can’t sing or dance either! - lovefrombadlands

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

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

That type of lyrics is stupid. Who wrote it? An 18 year old? - DynastiNoble

What even is this...? - lovefrombadlands

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

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

Horrendous lyric from the worst song ever made - DCfnaf

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

Betcha he never found out how they work

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

Google is your friend. - Zach808

I don’t know... - lovefrombadlands

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

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

Is there anything else you want to see? - CloudInvasion

You want to see my pet bird? Okay! - lovefrombadlands

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

19 "It's wrong, wrong like Gaga's got a ding-dong" - Blood on the Dance Floor, It's On Like Donkey Kong

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

20 "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

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

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

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

I bet you bought plastic ones from the dollar store. - lovefrombadlands

Just in case people didn't mistake them for emeralds. - CloudInvasion

22 "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. - lovefrombadlands

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

That's about as obvious as obvious can get. - NiktheWiz

Nope, not at all. - cjWriter1997

I thought he was a girl... - CloudInvasion

Okay then. - lovefrombadlands

24 "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

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

Too far kid. - CloudInvasion

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

That’s an offensive lyric. - lovefrombadlands

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

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

26 "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

I'm cringing so hard. - Catacorn

This is honestly really hard to even look at. - CloudInvasion

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

I don’t care, this is so funny. - lovefrombadlands

27 "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! - lovefrombadlands

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28 "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. - lovefrombadlands

29 "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. - lovefrombadlands

HAHAAHAHAA This lyric is just plain laughable

30 "Superman got nothing on me, I'm only one call away." - Charlie Puth, One Call Away

If you mean the Superman from Superman 64, then I am okay with it. If any other Superman.or Superman as a whole, then it's not okay. - SelfDestruct

What could you do if a villain is trying to push someone off of a cliff? Sing to them? That’s not going to help. - lovefrombadlands

31 "You should've had a check b***h!" - Rae Sremmurd, My X

And you should have had good lyrics. - lovefrombadlands

This line is hilarious and true

This line is badass get it off the list

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

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

You know, at least Justin Bieber was missing more than just his girl's body. - CloudInvasion

And I haven’t been missing this song. - lovefrombadlands

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

33 "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? - lovefrombadlands

Did a feminist write this? - CloudInvasion

34 "Because Chinese food takes away my stress; now I'm going to go eat Panda Express" - Patrice Wilson, Chinese Food

Someone should've told Patrice Wilson that Panda Express is not real Chinese food when he wrote this. - NiktheWiz

If you want some great Chinese food, I'd recommend actually going to China. - CloudInvasion

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

That's essentially saying Drake looks like Squidward. - naFrovivuS

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

what? - BlueTopazIceVanilla

So you’re admitting you look like a girl? - lovefrombadlands

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

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

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

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

37 "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

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

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

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

If you had any actual musical knowledge, you'd know that you can't blow a cello for it to make noise. - CloudInvasion

The worst thing ever - DarkShadows

Cellos have strings. People aren’t yellow. This is just nonsense. - lovefrombadlands

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39 "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. - lovefrombadlands

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

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

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

what - StayAlive

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

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

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

42 "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

That’s just weird. - lovefrombadlands

43 "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

44 "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

45 "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

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

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

What boys? I don't see any boys around here that like holding booty. - CloudInvasion

Why would you want to...? - lovefrombadlands

Eh not wrong but still cringey. - SomePersonYouHate

47 "Your lies are bullets, your mouth's a gun." - Selena Gomez, Kill Em With Kindness

Whoever added this is on drugs

She is describing Danganronpa here, not knowing she is. - SelfDestruct

48 "My anaconda don't want none unless you got buns hon" - Nicki Minaj, Anaconda

My ears don’t want no music unless you got good lyrics, hon. - lovefrombadlands

49 "Tell me why are we wasting time on all your wasted crying when you should be with me instead." - Shawn Mendes, Treat You Better

If this woman is in an abusive relationship, why not let her have an arm to cry on? This contradicts the part where Shawn claimed that the woman deserves a gentleman. - NiktheWiz

Shawn Mendes is a naked mole rat for being terrible at writing lyric. - AlphaQ

Because she does not like you because you write bad lyrics about her. - lovefrombadlands

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

You do know L.A. and Tokyo are thousands of miles apart from each other, right? - NiktheWiz

I hope the pressure of the Pacific Ocean doesn't kill you. - CloudInvasion

Introducing the Pacific Ocean. - DCfnaf

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

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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. "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
2. "Yo, shoutout to all you kids buying bottle service with your rent money! Respect!" - Katy Perry, This Is How We Do
3. "Shush, girl! Shut your lips! Do the Helen Keller and talk with your hips!" - 3OH!3, Don't Trust Me

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