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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2,570 1,377
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God's Plan Drake

2
1,366 684
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rylanberthold added Look Alive BlocBoy JB, Drake

3
1,388 708
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SAD! XXXTENTACION

4
1,304 738
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King's Dead Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future

5
1,344 702
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Psycho Post Malone, Ty Dolla Sign

6
1,195 764
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All the Stars Kendrick Lamar, SZA

7
1,349 942
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Mood Lil Uzi Vert

8
687 463
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44 More Logic

9
258 95
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The Dankest Meme added This Is America Childish Gambino

10
403 208
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11
908 724
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Supastars Migos

12
273 118
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ATM J. Cole

13
426 245
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Japan Famous Dex

14
200 71
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The Dankest Meme added Plug Walk Rich The Kid

The Best Rap Albums of 2018

15
444 275
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Powerglide Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J

16
356 268
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BRUHITZVJ added Hope XXXTENTACION

17
593 419
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Freaky Friday Lil Dicky, Chris Brown

18
598 534
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Love Is Poison YoungBoy Never Broke Again

19
151 73
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1524743098770 added Moonlight XXXTentacion

20
86 44
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21
174 113
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A$AP Forever ASAP Rocky, Moby

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356 298
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Stranger Things Joyner Lucas, Chris Brown

23
60 22
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Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

24
331 278
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Everyday Logic, Marshmello

25
489 450
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No Name NF

26
721 697
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KEKE 6ix9ine, Fetty Wap, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

27
177 128
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Okra Tyler, The Creator

28
270 235
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66 Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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187 148
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Esskeetit Lil Pump

30
75 28
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The Dankest Meme added Bounce Out With That YBN Nahmir

31
360 344
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Roll in Peace (Remix) T-Pain, Travis Scott

32
232 271
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Big Bad Wolf Lil Wayne

33
303 353
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34
250 231
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Wassup Logic, Big Sean

35
26 4
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1525053266880 added The Story Of Adidon Pusha T

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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434 447
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i Shyne Lil Pump, Carnage

37
185 164
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Be Careful Cardi B

38
70 32
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Watch Travis Scott, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert

39
127 102
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Creeping Lil Skies, Rich the Kid

40
320 330
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Spotlight Marshmello, Lil Peep

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45 35
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The Dankest Meme added Lift Yourself Kanye West

42
36 23
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princ3ss.13 added Dark Knight Dummo Trippie Redd

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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125 110
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Pineapple Ty Dolla Sign, Gucci Mane, Quavo

44
140 129
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Early Morning Trappin Rich the Kid, Trippie Redd

45
108 95
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I Do Cardi B, SZA

46
51 25
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The Dankest Meme added Big Shot Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott

47
59 36
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The Dankest Meme added King's Dead (Freestyle) Joey Bada$$, XXXTENTACION

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111 102
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Barbie Tingz Nicki Minaj

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103 127
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Solitaire Gucci Mane, Migos, Lil Yachty

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35 30
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The Dankest Meme added Ye vs. the People Kanye West, T.I.