2018 Music The Best Rap Songs Of 2018  

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UPDATED: Check out the best rap songs of 2019

With popular hip-hop artists like Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Cardi B churning out new hits produced by the biggest rap producers today, it's hard to pinpoint the best rap songs of 2018, as well as the best rap albums of 2018. New rap songs are innovative, catchy, and - in recent history - often contain thoughtful politically charged lyrics. What are the top rap songs of the year? Which songs that top the rap charts are truly the best of the best? Help determine the best new rap music here, and then go back in time to vote on the best rap songs of 2017

Which recent rap songs did you love? From popular rap songs to songs produced by independent artists, which songs do you feel deserve critical acclaim? This list of 2018 rap songs will help rank the newest rap songs and ultimately the top rap song right now. Featuring Lil Yachty, Brian, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Pump, and more, the most popular rappers of 2018 are releasing new hip hop songs everyday.  

Vote for the top 2018 hip hop songs below. If you feel anything is missing from this year's new hip hop music, feel free to add it to the list. 

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850 538
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

2
805 527
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

3
3,828 2,279
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XXXTENTACION

4
2,059 1,199
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Juice WRLD

5
2,547 1,835
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Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future

6
2,688 1,971
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rylanberthold added BlocBoy JB, Drake

7
1,555 1,034
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tjohnson4907 added XXXTentacion

8
451 328
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

9
688 411
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ASAP Rocky, Skepta

10
1,333 899
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J. Cole

11
3,835 2,955
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Drake

12
2,650 1,913
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Post Malone, Ty Dolla Sign

13
432 322
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

14
395 291
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

15
1,254 902
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The Dankest Meme added Rich The Kid

16
974 720
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17
2,016 1,591
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Kendrick Lamar, SZA

18
1,269 919
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BRUHITZVJ added XXXTENTACION

19
307 212
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

20
1,334 1,005
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21
350 324
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Royce Da 5'9", Eminem, King Green

22
1,189 948
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Famous Dex

23
1,071 839
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Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J

24
635 474
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The Dankest Meme added Joey Bada$$, XXXTENTACION

25
703 557
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ASAP Rocky, Moby