rap The Best Rap Songs About Depression  

Ranker Hip Hop
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When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits – even the deeply personal ones. Hip hop songs about being sad are common in the genre, and for this list, it's up to you to vote up the very best rap songs about depression. How many good hip hop songs about sadness 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 depression in the title or lyrics.

Eminem and The Notorious B.I.G. have songs specifically about depression and suicide, while Kanye West raps about being alone and misunderstood in his single "Lost in the World." Everyone goes through depression, but these artists have found creative ways to channel that hurt and sadness into hit music.

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

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Suicidal Thoughts The Notorious B.I.G.

Famous (Alleged) Illuminati Members 35 Athletes with Depression

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Rock Bottom Eminem

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1-800-273-8255 Logic, Alessia Cara, Khalid

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U Kendrick Lamar

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No Exit Childish Gambino

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Blessed ScHoolBoy Q, Kendrick Lamar

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Marvins Room Drake

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Fallin' Macklemore

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Burgundy Earl Sweatshirt

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I Feel Like Dying Lil Wayne

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XO Tour Llif3 Lil Uzi Vert

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Lost in the World Kanye West, Bon Iver

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Solo Dolo Kid Cudi

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50 Ways DJ Quik, Wanya Morris

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Slippin DMX

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30 Danny Brown

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Walk with Me Joe Budden

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Dear Moleskin Jay Electronica

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Low Tech N9ne