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Greatest Storytelling Songs in Rap/Hip-Hop

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I understand "storytelling" is such a broad term in rap, but the songs must include at least some form of running narrative or scenario. I find that when a rapper has a great storytelling song, they're consistently great in this department, so expect to see many from the same artist.
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    You're Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)

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