music The Best Songs About Greed  

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Greed is one of the seven deadly sins, but it also makes for a good tune. Enjoy this list of the best songs about greed, ranked by your votes. Songs about greed either celebrate getting everything you can or they lament the money-loving state of society. There are great hip-hop songs about greed and great rock songs about greed. Most of the top songs about avarice reference money in their lyrics.

Madonna took pride in her greed with her 1984 hit, “Material Girl,” as did The Beatles with their track, “Money (That's What I Want). Nine Inch Nails compared doing anything for money to losing your soul on their heavy-hitting song, “Head Like a Hole” and Steve Miller Band sang about a cash grab on “Take the Money and Run.”

There are tons of great hip-hop songs about greed, but one of the best is “C.R.E.A.M” by Wu-Tang Clan. On the track's hook, Method Man raps, “Cash rules everything around me C.R.E.A.M./Get the money, dollar, dollar bill, y'all.” Kanye West's “Gold Digger” is another good song about greed.

Which song about greed do you think is the best? Be as greedy as you like and vote all of your favorites to the top of this list.

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The Best Quotes About Greed The Best Rock Vocalists

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Money Pink Floyd, Flashback!

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Moneytalks AC/DC

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Material Girl Madonna

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Take the Money and Run Steve Miller Band

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Gold Digger Kanye West, Jamie Foxx

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Head Like a Hole Nine Inch Nails

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Money Becomes King Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Mr. Greed John Fogerty

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Lies Greed Misery Linkin Park

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Greed of Man Grand Funk Railroad

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MoneyGrabber Fitz & the Tantrums

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Opportunities Pet Shop Boys

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Society Eddie Vedder

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Love & Greed Blues Traveler

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B.Y.O.B. System of a Down

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C.R.E.A.M. Wu-Tang Clan

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Greedy Awful People The Stooges

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Got Your Money Kelis, Ol' Dirty Bastard

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It's All About the Benjamins (remix) Puff Daddy & The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Kim

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Darkness Rage Against the Machine

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Age of Greed Killing Joke

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Material Boy Millencolin

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Money, Cash, Hoes DMX, Jay-Z

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Greedy Bitches Ghostface Killah, Redman, Shawn Wigs

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Greedy Fly Bush

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Vanity and Greed Silverstein