Rap The Best Rap Songs About Success  

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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.

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23 3
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Eminem, Joyner Lucas

4
26 9
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Lil Wayne, Eminem, Kanye West

5
38 22
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Drake, Trey Songz

6
26 15
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15 8
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Nicki Minaj, Drake

8
22 15
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DJ Khaled, Ludacris, Rick Ross

9
13 8
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7 2
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Lil Baby, Gunna

11
17 13
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Drake, 2 Chainz, Big Sean

12
14 10
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Wale, Rick Ross, Meek Mill

13
8 4
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Cardi B

14
16 13
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Kanye West, Jay-Z

15
9 6
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Sean Combs, Nas

16
8 5
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J. Cole

17
7 4
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The Notorious B.I.G., 112

18
14 12
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Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West

19
3 2
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KYLE, Wiz Khalifa

20
3 2
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Logic

21
7 7
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Childish Gambino

22
8 9
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Rich Gang, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan

23
4 5
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DJ Drama, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz

24
3 4
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Danny Brown

25
1 2
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HoodCelebrityy

26
0 1
My Band is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Rap Songs About Success
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27
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Mike Jones

28
4 6
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The Game, Lil Wayne

29
3 5
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Trae the Truth, Mark Morrison, Big K.R.I.T.

30
5 8
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Young Jeezy

31
1 4
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Lil Baby, Gunna, Drake

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Lil Pump, Lil Uzi Vert

33
3 8
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Future, Drake