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 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. 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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God's Plan Drake

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1,643 1,001
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rylanberthold added Look Alive BlocBoy JB, Drake

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King's Dead Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future

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Psycho Post Malone, Ty Dolla Sign

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341 159
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Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

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490 206
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1524743098770 added Moonlight XXXTentacion

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589 279
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The Dankest Meme added This Is America Childish Gambino

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1,415 1,002
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All the Stars Kendrick Lamar, SZA

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1,912 1,392
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SAD! XXXTENTACION

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1,501 1,174
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Mood Lil Uzi Vert

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633 356
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402 195
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The Dankest Meme added Plug Walk Rich The Kid

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468 249
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ATM J. Cole

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535 383
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BRUHITZVJ added Hope XXXTENTACION

The Best Rap Albums of 2018

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818 628
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44 More Logic

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589 367
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Japan Famous Dex

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241 144
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590 386
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Powerglide Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J

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Supastars Migos

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761 568
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Freaky Friday Lil Dicky, Chris Brown

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293 193
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A$AP Forever ASAP Rocky, Moby

The Best TV Shows of 2014

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The Dankest Meme added Bounce Out With That YBN Nahmir

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Love Is Poison YoungBoy Never Broke Again

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160 88
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The Dankest Meme added King's Dead (Freestyle) Joey Bada$$, XXXTENTACION

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125 98
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1525053266880 added The Story Of Adidon Pusha T

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Watch Travis Scott, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert

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109 82
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princ3ss.13 added Dark Knight Dummo Trippie Redd

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Everyday Logic, Marshmello

The Best Mixtapes of 2018

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306 257
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Esskeetit Lil Pump

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417 377
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Stranger Things Joyner Lucas, Chris Brown

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247 206
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Okra Tyler, The Creator

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111 61
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princ3ss.13 added Pick it up Famous Dex

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KEKE 6ix9ine, Fetty Wap, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

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260 233
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Be Careful Cardi B

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526 530
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No Name NF

Songs That Were Total Ripoffs

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322 306
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66 Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd

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

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102 104
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The Dankest Meme added Lift Yourself Kanye West

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169 147
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Creeping Lil Skies, Rich the Kid

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252 331
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Big Bad Wolf Lil Wayne

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470 505
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i Shyne Lil Pump, Carnage

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152 130
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Chun-Li Nicki Minaj

Who Is The Most Famous Rapper In The World Right Now?

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NaiRuBy added Infinity (888) XXXTENTACION, Joey Bada$$

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276 284
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Wassup Logic, Big Sean

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98 70
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The Dankest Meme added Big Shot Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott

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346 381
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Spotlight Marshmello, Lil Peep

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156 153
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Pineapple Ty Dolla Sign, Gucci Mane, Quavo

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55 28
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Praise The Lord (Da Shine) ASAP Rocky, Skepta

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166 170
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Early Morning Trappin Rich the Kid, Trippie Redd