Songs The Best Rap Songs About Death  

Ranker Hip Hop
228 votes 91 voters 8.3k views 29 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 So Many Tears Tupac Shakur

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Only Fear of Death Tupac Shakur

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16 on Death Row Tupac Shakur

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Stroke of Death Ghostface Killah, RZA, Solomon Childs

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Kiss of Death Jadakiss

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Faces of Death N.O.R.E., Raekwon, Busta Rhymes

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Till Death Comes Cypress Hill

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Life After Death (intro) The Notorious B.I.G.

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Death Wish Jadakiss, Lil Wayne, Birdman

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Valley of Death Fat Joe

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The Cause of Death Immortal Technique

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Till Death Do Us Part Cypress Hill

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Death Threat Kool G Rap, Brand New Heavies

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Valley of Death Rick Ross

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Do It to Death Busta Rhymes

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Instant Death Beastie Boys

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Death Ice Cube

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Duel to the Death Mobb Deep, Vinnie Paz

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Life or Death Three 6 Mafia

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Death March Immortal Technique

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The Cousin of Death Beastie Boys

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Death Dance Brotha Lynch Hung