Songs The Best Rap Songs About Racism  

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 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

2
146 43
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115 34
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Kendrick Lamar

4
78 17
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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80 21
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49 8
This Is America is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
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61 15
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Public Enemy

8
53 13
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9
48 11
They Don't Care About Us is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
dmarporter added Michael Jackson

10
15 1
White America is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
paprika.r added Eminem

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49 21
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Jay-Z

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48 23
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Kanye West

13
38 18
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Killer Mike

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33 14
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Common, John Legend

15
20 14
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Eric B. & Rakim

16
4 2
Eminem's BET Cypher Freestyle ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism

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8 8
Whiteboy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
kingnoved25713 added Tom Macdonald

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6 8
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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7 14
Akala Yours and Mine Children is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Racism
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