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The Best Rap Songs About Family 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated June 14, 2019 1.3k votes 450 voters 39.3k views 28 items

When it comes to family, not many musicians and artists approach the topic better than rappers. In other words, some of the best songs about family come from rap, and there's a heavy dose of songs about brothers, sisters, parents, and more.

In fact, rappers may as well have invented the term "ride or die," because no one talks family values much like rappers do. Considering this, the best rap songs about family are aplenty. From Mary J. Blige to Drake, numerous rappers have taken their stance on the importance of family and loved ones, and they do it so well. 

Check out the list of hip-hop songs about family below, and give your two cents on who rapped about it best. You can vote up your favorites, vote down any that shouldn't top the list, and even add more to the list. 

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Tupac Shakur
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Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Family
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J. Cole
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Kanye West
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Kanye West
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Kim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Family
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Nas
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Big Sean ft. Kanye West, John Legend
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Will Smith
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Kid Cudi ft. King Chip & A$AP Rocky
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Ghostface Killah, Mary J. Blige
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Common ft. Lauryn Hill
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Kanye West
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Chance the Rapper
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Tupac
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Big K.R.I.T.
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Xzibit
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The Game ft. Busta Rhymes
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Royce da 5'9" ft. Amerie
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Don Trip ft. Cee-lo Green
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Talib Kweli ft. Mos Def
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R.A. The Rugged Man
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Shaquille O'Neal