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The Best Rap Songs About Death 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated June 14, 2019 1.2k votes 306 voters 21.8k views 31 items

When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rap songs about death, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good rap death songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rap songs with death, dying, or dead in the title or lyrics. This list includes classics like “Stranded on Death Row” by Dr. Dre and “Only Fear of Death” by Tupac. 
 

You can add your own favorites to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rap songs about death, dying, and mortality that aren't already on the poll.

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lopezsalexander added Tupac Shakur
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Tupac Shakur
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Tupac Shakur
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The Notorious B.I.G.
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Ghostface Killah, RZA, Solomon Childs
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Ice Cube
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Jadakiss
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sad xxxtentation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Death
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Three 6 Mafia
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Jadakiss, Lil Wayne, Birdman
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Beastie Boys
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Rick Ross
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Cypress Hill
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Cypress Hill
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N.O.R.E., Raekwon, Busta Rhymes
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Kool G Rap, Brand New Heavies
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Mobb Deep, Vinnie Paz
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Fat Joe
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Busta Rhymes
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