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The Best Rap Songs About Racism 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated March 16, 2020 2k votes 702 voters 41.1k views 20 items

When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rap songs about racism, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good racism rap 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 racism in the title or lyrics. N.W.A., Jay Z, and KRS-One all rap about racism experienced at the hands of the police. In “Blacker the Berry,” Kendrick Lamar raps about how racism is a complex and constant struggle in America.
 

You can add your own favorite songs that deal with discrimination, hatred, and racial profiling. Also feel free to contribute with any new rap songs about racism and racial struggles that aren't already on the poll.

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Tupac
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Kendrick Lamar
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Im Not Racist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
kingnoved25713 added Joyner Lucas
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Public Enemy
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This Is America is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
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They Don't Care About Us... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
dmarporter added Michael Jackson
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White America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
paprika.r added Eminem
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garethtiu1210 added LAND OF THE FREE Joey Bada$$
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Jay-Z
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Common, John Legend
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Killer Mike
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Kanye West
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Eminem's BET Cypher Free... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
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Eric B. & Rakim
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Lowkey Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
Krystal Soo-jeong Oh added
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Whiteboy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
kingnoved25713 added Tom Macdonald
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Akala Yours and Mine Chi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
Krystal Soo-jeong Oh added