Rap The Best Rap Songs About Success  

Ranker Hip Hop
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When it comes to rap music, no subject is off limits. That goes double for rap songs about being successful. This list asks you to rank the very best rap songs about success by voting up your favorites. How many good success hip hop songs 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 success in the title or lyrics.

Hip hop songs about success can take many forms. Drake and The Notorious B.I.G. have songs specifically about how successful they are. But not all these stars focus on the after-effects of achieving fame – take Kanye West, who raps about chasing his dreams in his popular hit "Can't Tell Me Nothing." From "Started from the Bottom" to "Used to This," this list of rap songs about success discuss ambition, growing up poor, and becoming legends in hip hop history. 

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

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The Notorious B.I.G.

3
25 6
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Lil Wayne, Eminem, Kanye West

4
37 18
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Drake, Trey Songz

5
24 12
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22 12
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DJ Khaled, Ludacris, Rick Ross

7
9 1
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Eminem, Joyner Lucas

8
13 7
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13 7
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Nicki Minaj, Drake

10
15 10
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Drake, 2 Chainz, Big Sean

11
7 3
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The Notorious B.I.G., 112

12
15 12
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Kanye West, Jay-Z

13
14 11
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Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West

14
12 9
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Wale, Rick Ross, Meek Mill

15
8 5
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Sean Combs, Nas

16
7 4
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J. Cole

17
3 1
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Cardi B

18
2 0
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KYLE, Wiz Khalifa

19
6 5
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Childish Gambino

20
2 1
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Lil Baby, Gunna

21
2 1
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Logic

22
7 7
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Mike Jones

23
4 4
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DJ Drama, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz

24
3 3
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Danny Brown

25
1 1
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HoodCelebrityy

26
1 1
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Lil Baby, Gunna, Drake

27
0 0
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Rich Gang, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan

29
4 6
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The Game, Lil Wayne

30
3 5
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Trae the Truth, Mark Morrison, Big K.R.I.T.

31
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Lil Pump, Lil Uzi Vert

32
5 8
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Young Jeezy

33
3 6
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Future, Drake