The Best of 2018 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 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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1
3,444 2,042
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XXXTENTACION

2
1,707 986
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Juice WRLD

3
455 253
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

4
476 278
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

5
2,332 1,635
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Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future

6
2,481 1,759
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rylanberthold added BlocBoy JB, Drake

7
3,591 2,729
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Drake

8
2,441 1,727
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Post Malone, Ty Dolla Sign

9
225 135
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

10
1,275 877
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1524743098770 added XXXTentacion

11
473 274
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ASAP Rocky, Skepta

12
1,095 768
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J. Cole

13
1,076 759
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The Dankest Meme added Rich The Kid

14
1,867 1,466
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Kendrick Lamar, SZA

15
804 593
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16
299 102
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triplemav15 added Travis Scott, Drake

17
1,115 795
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BRUHITZVJ added XXXTENTACION

18
231 159
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

19
202 132
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

20
1,186 871
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21
1,066 822
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Famous Dex

22
527 386
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The Dankest Meme added Joey Bada$$, XXXTENTACION

23
150 88
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

24
613 463
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ASAP Rocky, Moby

25
213 211
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Royce Da 5'9", Eminem, King Green

26
1,134 1,004
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Logic

27
950 741
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Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J

28
1,710 1,576
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Lil Uzi Vert

29
558 412
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The Dankest Meme added YBN Nahmir

30
417 323
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NaiRuBy added XXXTENTACION, Joey Bada$$

31
372 308
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princ3ss.13 added Trippie Redd

32
105 72
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

33
1,120 1,194
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Migos

34
121 115
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Matt Cotter added Eminem, 2 Chainz Phresher

35
119 112
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Matt Cotter added Eminem

36
404 361
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Travis Scott, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert

37
1,050 997
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Lil Dicky, Chris Brown

38
274 239
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The Dankest Meme added Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott

39
351 294
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princ3ss.13 added Famous Dex

40
386 343
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Lil Skies, Rich the Kid

41
243 193
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Juice WRLD

42
1,059 1,165
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6ix9ine, Fetty Wap, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

43
572 612
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Joyner Lucas, Chris Brown

44
343 318
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DerekKwong added Drake

45
580 602
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Lil Pump

46
286 256
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Drake

47
277 314
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1525053266880 added Pusha T

48
594 625
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Logic, Marshmello

49
182 152
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Juice WRLD, Lil Uzi Vert

50
392 424
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Tyler, The Creator