Basketball The Best Rap Songs About Basketball  

Ranker Hip Hop
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When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. Hip hop songs about basketball are common in the genre, and for this list, it's up to you to vote up the very best rap songs about hoops. How many good hip hop songs about basketball 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 basketball in the title or lyrics.

Old school rapper Kurtis Blow has an entire song about basketball, which Lil' Bow Wow covered in 2002 for the Like Mike soundtrack. Simply titled "Basketball," the hip hop track features Jermaine Dupri, Fabolous, and Fundisha, and has become synonymous with basketball rap songs. And it's not just full-time entertainers who appear on this list. Read on, and you'll also see rap songs by NBA players Shaquille O'Neal and Cedric Ceballos. 

You can add your own music to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rap songs about basketball that aren't already on the poll.

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Basketball Kurtis Blow

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Space Jam Quad City DJ's

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Now You're Mine Gang Starr

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Basketball Lil' Bow Wow

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I Wish Skee-Lo

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Ya Don't Stop Dana Barros, Cedric Ceballos, Sadat X

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I Got It J. Cole

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We Already Won (Miami Heat) Flo Rida, Billy Blue, Brisco

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The Handle 7L & Esoteric, Sadat X

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Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem) B-Real, Coolio, Method Man

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(I Know I Got) Skillz Shaquille O'Neal, Def Jef

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Lob City Tyga

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Kobe Bryant Lil Wayne

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Soul in the Hole 3rd Bass

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Sideline Story J. Cole

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That's How I Beat Shaq Aaron Carter

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Ballin' Boy No Good

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Soul in the Hole Wu All-Stars (Dreddy Kruger, Tekitha, Killa Sin

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Can't Stop Me The Game

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Catch Me Lupe Fiasco, Evidence