rap The Best Rap Songs of 2018  

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With popular hip hop artists like Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Cardi B churning out new hits on a regular basis, 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 hip hip songs of the year? Which songs that top the rap charts are truly the best of the best? Help decide here, and then head on over to the best R&B songs of 2018

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. Featuring Lil Yachty, Brian, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Pump, and more, the most popular rappers of 2018 are releasing new hip hop music everyday.  

Vote for the top 2018 hip hop songs below. If you feel anything is missing, feel free to add it to the list. 

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2,585 1,398
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God's Plan Drake

2
1,383 696
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rylanberthold added Look Alive BlocBoy JB, Drake

3
1,413 714
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SAD! XXXTENTACION

4
1,315 744
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King's Dead Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future

5
1,360 710
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Psycho Post Malone, Ty Dolla Sign

6
1,203 775
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All the Stars Kendrick Lamar, SZA

7
1,357 950
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Mood Lil Uzi Vert

8
698 472
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44 More Logic

9
269 101
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The Dankest Meme added This Is America Childish Gambino

10
412 217
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11
283 123
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ATM J. Cole

12
911 731
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Supastars Migos

13
434 248
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Japan Famous Dex

14
205 77
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The Dankest Meme added Plug Walk Rich The Kid

Famous People Who Were Relentlessly Bullied

15
453 277
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Powerglide Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J

16
361 273
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BRUHITZVJ added Hope XXXTENTACION

17
597 425
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Freaky Friday Lil Dicky, Chris Brown

18
599 539
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Love Is Poison YoungBoy Never Broke Again

19
162 76
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1524743098770 added Moonlight XXXTentacion

20
71 23
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Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

21
93 47
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The Best Mixtapes of 2018

22
182 114
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A$AP Forever ASAP Rocky, Moby

23
361 302
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Stranger Things Joyner Lucas, Chris Brown

24
332 283
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Everyday Logic, Marshmello

25
726 701
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KEKE 6ix9ine, Fetty Wap, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

26
490 454
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No Name NF

27
179 132
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Okra Tyler, The Creator

28
271 239
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66 Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd

The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time

29
191 154
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Esskeetit Lil Pump

30
77 32
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The Dankest Meme added Bounce Out With That YBN Nahmir

31
362 349
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Roll in Peace (Remix) T-Pain, Travis Scott

32
31 7
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1525053266880 added The Story Of Adidon Pusha T

33
232 276
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Big Bad Wolf Lil Wayne

34
304 359
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35
252 235
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Wassup Logic, Big Sean

Female Sports with the Hottest Athletes

36
435 452
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i Shyne Lil Pump, Carnage

37
74 36
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Watch Travis Scott, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert

38
186 170
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Be Careful Cardi B

39
130 105
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Creeping Lil Skies, Rich the Kid

40
322 333
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Spotlight Marshmello, Lil Peep

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42 25
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princ3ss.13 added Dark Knight Dummo Trippie Redd

42
49 40
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The Dankest Meme added Lift Yourself Kanye West

The 20 Most Epic Wedding FAILs of All Time

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128 113
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Pineapple Ty Dolla Sign, Gucci Mane, Quavo

44
64 37
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The Dankest Meme added King's Dead (Freestyle) Joey Bada$$, XXXTENTACION

45
140 131
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Early Morning Trappin Rich the Kid, Trippie Redd

46
55 27
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The Dankest Meme added Big Shot Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott

47
106 128
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Solitaire Gucci Mane, Migos, Lil Yachty

48
38 32
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The Dankest Meme added Ye vs. the People Kanye West, T.I.

49
110 98
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I Do Cardi B, SZA

50
112 105
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Barbie Tingz Nicki Minaj