music The Best Rap Songs About Making It Out of the Hood  

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When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rap songs about making it out of the hood, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good rap making it songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rap songs with making it in the title or lyrics. This list includes songs about overcoming the struggle or getting out of the projects. “Juicy” by Notorious B.I.G. is an autobiographical take on how fair he came as a rapper. In “Backseat Freestyle,” Kendrick Lamar goes back to the time when he was still a kid who aspired to be the greatest. 
 

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Juicy The Notorious B.I.G.

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Touch the Sky Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West

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Git Up, Git Out Outkast

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Sky's the Limit The Notorious B.I.G., 112

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Empire State of Mind Jay-Z, Alicia Keys

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Backseat Freestyle Kendrick Lamar

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Work A$AP Ferg

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Ambition Wale, Meek Mill, Rick Ross

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Hold Me Back Rick Ross