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The Best Rap Songs of All Time 

Ranker Hip Hop
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Updated May 12, 2020 245.3k votes 27k voters 524.8k views 418 items

Calling all hip hop heads, we're ranking the greatest rap songs ever. From old school classics and 2000s gangsta throwbacks to hype tracks and some of the most popular rap songs today, this list of good rap songs includes famous chart-topping singles everyone knows and underrated tracks only real fans will know. It's hard to keep track of the names of your favorite rap songs, so this essential hip hop playlist should come in handy. Whether you're looking for the hardest tracks, new and current songs hot on the charts right now, or lyrical hits, this list features a bunch of fire songs that will make anyone get lit. 

Vote up the best raps based on lyrics, the beat, catchy hooks, cool instrumentals, and everything else that goes into making a legendary hit. Do you agree with our top 100 rap songs? How about the top 10? If not, add your favorites and get those votes in! 

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Eminem, Dr. Dre
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Eminem
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Eminem, Miktek, Nate Dogg
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LorenzoWhyte added Tupac Shakur
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CameronStokes added Eminem
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Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
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aldous_42 added Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
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LorenzoWhyte added Tupac Shakur
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Fendarr added Eminem, Dido
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Eminem
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M_Wright_Whyte added The Notorious B.I.G.
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Fendarr added Nas
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Wu-Tang Clan
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The Notorious B.I.G.
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BigGoldzman added Coolio, L.V.
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CameronStokes added Eminem
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50 Cent
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Eminem
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Fendarr added Ice Cube
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Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
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Rap God is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rap Songs of All Time
Eminem
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LorenzoWhyte added Tupac Shakur
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Eminem