music The Best Songs About Greed  

Ranker Music
283 votes 136 voters 12.0k views 31 items Embed
Greed is one of the seven deadly sins, but it also makes for a good tune. Enjoy this list of the best songs about greed, ranked by your votes. Songs about greed either celebrate getting everything you can or they lament the money-loving state of society. There are great hip-hop songs about greed and great rock songs about greed. Most of the top songs about avarice reference money in their lyrics.

Madonna took pride in her greed with her 1984 hit, “Material Girl,” as did The Beatles with their track, “Money (That's What I Want). Nine Inch Nails compared doing anything for money to losing your soul on their heavy-hitting song, “Head Like a Hole” and Steve Miller Band sang about a cash grab on “Take the Money and Run.”

There are tons of great hip-hop songs about greed, but one of the best is “C.R.E.A.M” by Wu-Tang Clan. On the track's hook, Method Man raps, “Cash rules everything around me C.R.E.A.M./Get the money, dollar, dollar bill, y'all.” Kanye West's “Gold Digger” is another good song about greed.

Which song about greed do you think is the best? Be as greedy as you like and vote all of your favorites to the top of this list.

1
22 4
Ranker Video

The Best Quotes About Greed The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

2
25 7
Ranker Video
Money Pink Floyd, Flashback!

3
15 2
Ranker Video
Moneytalks AC/DC

4
14 4
Ranker Video
Material Girl Madonna

5
10 3
Ranker Video
Take the Money and Run Steve Miller Band

6
15 8
Ranker Video
Gold Digger Kanye West, Jamie Foxx

7
9 3
Ranker Video

8
8 6
Ranker Video
Head Like a Hole Nine Inch Nails

9
4 2
Ranker Video

10
4 3
Ranker Video
Money Becomes King Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

11
3 2
Ranker Video
Lies Greed Misery Linkin Park

12
3 3
Ranker Video
Mr. Greed John Fogerty

13
2 2
Ranker Video
Greed of Man Grand Funk Railroad

14
4 5
Ranker Video
MoneyGrabber Fitz & the Tantrums

15
3 4
Ranker Video
Society Eddie Vedder

The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time The Worst Albums by Great Bands

16
3 4
Ranker Video
Opportunities Pet Shop Boys

17
2 3
Love & Greed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About Greed
Love & Greed Blues Traveler

18
1 2
Ranker Video

19
1 2
Ranker Video
B.Y.O.B. System of a Down

20
4 6
Ranker Video
C.R.E.A.M. Wu-Tang Clan

21
3 5
Ranker Video
Greedy Awful People The Stooges

22
3 5
Ranker Video
Got Your Money Kelis, Ol' Dirty Bastard

23
2 4
Ranker Video
Darkness Rage Against the Machine

24
2 4
Ranker Video
Age of Greed Killing Joke

25
2 4
Ranker Video
It's All About the Benjamins (remix) Puff Daddy & The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Kim

26
1 3
Ranker Video
Material Boy Millencolin

27
1 3
Ranker Video
Money, Cash, Hoes DMX, Jay-Z

28
0 2
Ranker Video
Greedy Bitches Ghostface Killah, Redman, Shawn Wigs

29
0 2
Ranker Video

30
1 4
Ranker Video
Greedy Fly Bush

31
0 3
Ranker Video
Vanity and Greed Silverstein