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The Best Rap Songs About Not Giving Up 

Ranker Hip Hop
Updated June 14, 2019 1.9k votes 384 voters 31k views 33 items

Adversity is a common theme in hip hop, which is why some of the best rap songs are about not giving up in life. Whether it's making it out of the hood or being incarcerated, it's these type of hardships that fill so many hip-hop tracks. In short, life can be a struggle, but perseverance always pays off—just ask any of these rappers to follow. 

With the likes of Kodak Black, Gucci Mane, Tupac, and more, the best rap songs about not giving up are motivational to say the least. These rappers have all been through "the struggle" and refused to quit. Now, these songs about achieving success remain a true testament to determination and tenacity. 

Check out the list of best rap songs about not giving up below and vote up your favorite tracks. You can also add any songs you know to the list so fellow fans can rank them too. 

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Eminem
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Not Afraid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Not Giving Up
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Tupac Shakur
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Tupac ft. Talent
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Tupac Shakur, Outlawz
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Kendrick Lamar
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The Notorious B.I.G., 112
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Nas
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Puff Daddy & The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes
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Hate Me Now is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Not Giving Up
Sean Combs, Nas
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Kendrick Lamar
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Public Enemy
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G-Unit, 50 Cent
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Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West
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Lil Wayne
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Logic
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Wiz Khalifa
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MGMT, Kid Cudi, Ratatat
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The Diplomats