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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rylanberthold added Look Alive BlocBoy JB, Drake

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King's Dead Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future

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509 213
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1524743098770 added Moonlight XXXTentacion

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357 170
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Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

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Psycho Post Malone, Ty Dolla Sign

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607 288
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The Dankest Meme added This Is America Childish Gambino

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1,425 1,010
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All the Stars Kendrick Lamar, SZA

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1,930 1,394
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SAD! XXXTENTACION

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1,504 1,184
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Mood Lil Uzi Vert

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The Dankest Meme added Plug Walk Rich The Kid

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ATM J. Cole

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BRUHITZVJ added Hope XXXTENTACION

29 Celebrities Who Quit Being Famous

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44 More Logic

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598 371
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Japan Famous Dex

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597 388
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Powerglide Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J

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Supastars Migos

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Freaky Friday Lil Dicky, Chris Brown

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298 198
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A$AP Forever ASAP Rocky, Moby

The Best New Female Artists

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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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1525053266880 added The Story Of Adidon Pusha T

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

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Watch Travis Scott, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert

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princ3ss.13 added Dark Knight Dummo Trippie Redd

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Everyday Logic, Marshmello

The Best Albums of 2018

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311 265
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Esskeetit Lil Pump

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418 382
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Stranger Things Joyner Lucas, Chris Brown

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116 63
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princ3ss.13 added Pick it up Famous Dex

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251 209
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Okra Tyler, The Creator

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802 821
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KEKE 6ix9ine, Fetty Wap, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

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Be Careful Cardi B

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No Name NF

The Best Hybrid Cars on the Market

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66 Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd

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The Dankest Meme added Lift Yourself Kanye West

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Creeping Lil Skies, Rich the Kid

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

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158 131
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Chun-Li Nicki Minaj

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118 85
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NaiRuBy added Infinity (888) XXXTENTACION, Joey Bada$$

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Big Bad Wolf Lil Wayne

Hip Hop Artists With Their Own Beers

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470 509
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i Shyne Lil Pump, Carnage

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330 429
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101 72
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The Dankest Meme added Big Shot Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott

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Wassup Logic, Big Sean

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Spotlight Marshmello, Lil Peep

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Pineapple Ty Dolla Sign, Gucci Mane, Quavo

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Praise The Lord (Da Shine) ASAP Rocky, Skepta

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Early Morning Trappin Rich the Kid, Trippie Redd