Songs The Best Rap Songs About Death  

Ranker Hip Hop
863 votes 209 voters 11.8k 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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64 9
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59 9
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Tupac Shakur

4
45 8
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Tupac Shakur

5
41 9
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34 6
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The Notorious B.I.G.

7
8 0
sad xxxtentation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Death
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28 10
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Ghostface Killah, RZA, Solomon Childs

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27 10
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Jadakiss

10
19 6
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Ice Cube

11
15 6
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Three 6 Mafia

12
11 4
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Rick Ross

13
14 7
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Jadakiss, Lil Wayne, Birdman

14
14 9
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Cypress Hill

15
11 6
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Beastie Boys

16
13 8
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Cypress Hill

17
12 7
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18
14 9
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N.O.R.E., Raekwon, Busta Rhymes

19
13 9
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10 7
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9 6
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Mobb Deep, Vinnie Paz

22
9 6
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Busta Rhymes

23
9 7
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Fat Joe

24
11 10
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Immortal Technique

25
8 7
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Kool G Rap, Brand New Heavies

26
9 9
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27
8 8
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Brotha Lynch Hung

28
7 7
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Beastie Boys

29
3 4
xxxtentation is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Death
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5 9
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Immortal Technique

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5 11
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