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rap 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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AkulahSiRampam added Rap God Eminem

2
100 50
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3
94 51
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4
83 51
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Bitch My Don't Kill My Vibe Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay-Z

5
44 49
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Power Trip J.Cole ft. Miguel

6
45 53
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Black Skinhead Kanye West

7
49 61
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8
57 79
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35 49
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Crooked Smile J. Cole ft. TLC

10
37 57
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New Slaves Kanye West ft. Frank Ocean

11
26 42
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12
28 46
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13
25 43
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U.o.e.n.o. Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q

14
22 39
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Chain Smoker Chance The Rapper

The Best Rap Songs of All Time

15
26 47
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Bad Wale ft. Tiara Thomas

16
31 57
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23 44
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18 38
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19
13 34
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The End Is Near Ab-Soul ft. Mac Miller

20
16 40
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Pusha Man/Paranoia Chance The Rapper ft. Nate Fox & Lili K.

21
16 40
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The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

22
12 35
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Whoa Earl Sweatshirt ft. Tyler, The Creator

23
16 45
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24
15 43
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Millions Pusha T ft. Rick Ross

25
13 40
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Think of Me Childish Gambino

26
8 30
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Colossus Tyler, The Creator

27
15 48
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28
10 36
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Animal Pharm Lupe Fiasco ft. Thom Yorke

The Best Rap Songs About Cheating

29
8 32
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Trust You Pusha T ft. Kevin Gates

30
10 40
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31
8 41
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Open Letter Jay-Z

32
7 39
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Giving Up Lil B

33
6 36
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No Bueno Angel Haze

34
5 36
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Looks Good With Trouble Solange ft. Kendrick Lamar

35
4 31
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36
4 32
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They Die by Dawn The Bullits ft. Jay Electronica and Yasiin Bey

37
4 32
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4 32
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39
3 30
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40
3 31
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Noble Drew Ali Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire

41
2 31
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Animal Pharm Lupe Fiasco

42
2 31
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2 32
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