Rap The Best Rap Songs About Not Giving Up  

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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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Nas
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Kendrick Lamar
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21 14
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Puff Daddy & The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes
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The Notorious B.I.G., 112
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Public Enemy
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18 13
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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Logic
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13 11
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Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West
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15 14
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G-Unit, 50 Cent
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Kendrick Lamar
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Lil Wayne
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The Diplomats
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8 9
WIN is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Not Giving Up
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Childish Gambino
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11 14
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Krayzie Bone, Chamillionaire