Songs The Best Rap Songs About Death  

Ranker Hip Hop
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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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74 12
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71 12
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Tupac Shakur

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55 8
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Tupac Shakur

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39 7
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The Notorious B.I.G.

6
45 12
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31 11
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Ghostface Killah, RZA, Solomon Childs

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24 6
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Ice Cube

9
29 11
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Jadakiss

10
16 8
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Jadakiss, Lil Wayne, Birdman

11
17 9
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Three 6 Mafia

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13 6
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Beastie Boys

13
16 9
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15 9
sad xxxtentation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Death
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16 10
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Cypress Hill

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14 9
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Cypress Hill

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12 7
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Rick Ross

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15 11
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N.O.R.E., Raekwon, Busta Rhymes

19
11 7
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Mobb Deep, Vinnie Paz

20
12 9
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10 7
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Kool G Rap, Brand New Heavies

22
10 7
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Busta Rhymes

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11 9
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10 8
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10 8
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Fat Joe