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hip-hop The Best Rap Songs of 2013  

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List Rules Only rap songs that were big in 2013. Songs that were released in 2012 are acceptable in some cases (ex. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis "Thrift Shop")

This is a list of the best rap songs of 2013 so far from some of the best rappers of all time. This year has brought both new and old rappers to the forefront, with young rappers like Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino, seeking to challenge previously established rappers such as Kanye West, Jay Z, and Lupe Fiasco. 

What are the best rap songs out right now? Do the greatest rap songs of 2013 compare with the best rap songs of 2012? Do the greatest rappers of this year put out the best songs, or merely the best albums? Is Tyler the Creator just a drop in the bucket or will his creations stand the test of time, influencing hundreds of other artists to come? Which artists have steadily grown over their career, which rappers have pushed the boundaries of the old rap convention? Is their a conventional style of rap? These are the question you must ponder before you weigh in on this list. Take time, think, feel, put on your headphones and take a walk, for your vote will determine everything on this page alone. Who will stand and who will fall? Make your own additions as well!
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Bitch My Don't Kill My Vibe Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay-Z

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43 47
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Power Trip J.Cole ft. Miguel

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45 51
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Black Skinhead Kanye West

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49 59
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57 75
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34 48
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Crooked Smile J. Cole ft. TLC

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37 56
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New Slaves Kanye West ft. Frank Ocean

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26 41
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28 45
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25 42
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U.o.e.n.o. Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q

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22 38
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Chain Smoker Chance The Rapper

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26 46
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Bad Wale ft. Tiara Thomas

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The End Is Near Ab-Soul ft. Mac Miller

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16 39
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Pusha Man/Paranoia Chance The Rapper ft. Nate Fox & Lili K.

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16 39
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12 34
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Whoa Earl Sweatshirt ft. Tyler, The Creator

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16 44
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Millions Pusha T ft. Rick Ross

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13 39
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Think of Me Childish Gambino

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8 29
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Colossus Tyler, The Creator

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10 35
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Animal Pharm Lupe Fiasco ft. Thom Yorke

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15 47
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Trust You Pusha T ft. Kevin Gates

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Open Letter Jay-Z

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Giving Up Lil B

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No Bueno Angel Haze

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Looks Good With Trouble Solange ft. Kendrick Lamar

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They Die by Dawn The Bullits ft. Jay Electronica and Yasiin Bey

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Noble Drew Ali Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire

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Animal Pharm Lupe Fiasco

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