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100 Greatest Rap Songs of All Time


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100 Greatest Rap Songs of All Time

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40 | Scarface - "I Seen A Man Die" | Download | Compare Prices
Assuming the role of a street prophet, 'Face delivers cautionary tales about remorseless violence in the hood.

39 | O.C. - "Time's Up" | Buy | Compare Prices
O.C. issues an eviction letter to rap's growing crowd of faking jacks, while Buckwild serves up one of the most memorable instrumentals of the era.

38 | Craig Mack - "Flava In Ya Ear" | Download | Compare Prices
Craig Mack may be a one-hit phenom, but we'll always remember him for this larger-than-life tune which combines some of the biggest enchiladas in 90s rap.

37 | DMX - "Slippin'" | Download | Compare Prices
A song about falling off the edge, written by a man on his way down from rap's pantheon. "Wasn't long before I hit rock bottom," he says, an unintentional reminder about the latter part of X's career.

36 | Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - "Tha Crossroads" | Download | Compare Prices
BTNH repackaged the original "Crossroads" in honor of mentor Eazy-E, who died in March of 1995. A solemn hymn fit for the summer blues.

35 | Kool G Rap & DJ Polo - "Ill Street Blues" | Download | Compare Prices
Inspired by the riffs from Joe Williams' "Get Out of My Life Woman," producers Poke & Tone cooked up a pot of soul for G Rap to lay his mean rhymes.

34 | GangStarr ft. Nice & Smooth - "Dwyck" | Download | Compare Prices
Premier lays the smooth cuts. Guru, Greg Nice and Smooth B put the crazy boasts on display. Filthy.

33 | Warren G - "Regulate" | Download | Compare Prices
"Regulate" marked Warren G's arrival, which in turn helped define the G-Funk era. A big moment in hip-hop.

32 | Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh - "La di da di" | Download | Compare Prices
An outstanding performance by an imaginative Slick Rick and beatboxing great Doug E. Fresh.

31 | Westside Connection - "Bow Down" | Download | Compare Prices
Cube, WC and Mack 10 join forces to declare west coast supremacy on this menacing track.

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