Best Hip Hop Songs Ever

If you are a hip hop music fan and looking for some great rap songs, here is a list of the songs that will surely make you tap your feet!
Hip hop is a musical genre that was born with the hip hop culture in the ghettos of Bronx, New York City in the 70s. Hip hop mainly comprises looping, rapping, free style rap, scratching, DJing, beatboxing (vocal percussion), and sampling. Initially, the music reflected the despair of the African Americans in the changing urban culture of the United States, and soon became a medium of expressing views. By using low cost equipment to assist the ample creativity of emcees, hip hop created role models and eventually became influential to a large audience around the world.

Today, nearly after a span of 30 years, hip hop is most popular genre among the different types of music and has captured hearts of all music lovers all across the world. But it's not just the music that drives people crazy; it's even the cool and groovy dance moves like locking, b-boying, break dancing, popping, and krumping.

The Best Songs
  • I Know You Got Soul ~ Eric B. and Rakim
  • Mama Said Knock You Out ~ LL Cool J
  • I Used to Love H.E.R. ~ Common
  • Straight Outta Compton ~ N.W.A.
  • Teenage Love ~ Slick Rick
  • Shook Ones Pt. 2 ~ Mobb Deep
  • Big Poppa ~ The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Prophets of Rage ~ Public Enemy
  • Ya Slippin' ~ KRS-One
  • Now That We Found Love ~ Heavy D. and the Boyz
  • Parents Just Don't Understand ~ DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
  • What U Waitin' 4 ~ Jungle Brothers
  • Stan ~ Eminem
  • Hard Knock Life ~ Jay-Z
  • Hold it Now, Hit it ~ Beastie Boys
  • I Can't Live Without My Radio ~ L.L. Cool J
  • Juicy ~ Notorious B.I.G.
  • Rapper's Delight ~ Sugarhill Gang
  • Push It ~ Salt-N-Pepa
  • In Da Club ~ 50 Cent
  • Paid in Full ~ Eric B and Rakim
Best Hip Hop Dance Songs
  • Real Slim Shady ~ Eminem
  • Walk this Way ~ Run DMC feat Aerosmith
  • Mama Said Knock You Out ~ LL Cool J
  • Gin and Juice ~ Snoop Dogg
  • C.R.E.A.M. ~ Wu-Tang Clan
  • Make 'Em Say Ugh ~ Master P
  • Fight the Power ~ Public Enemy
  • Shake That ~ Eminem
  • Party Starter ~ Will Smith
  • Temperature ~ Sean Paul
  • Pump it ~ Black Eyed Peas
  • Wait A Minute ~ Pussycat Dolls
  • Wall To Wall ~ Chris Brown
  • 1,2 Step ~ Ciara
  • 4 Minutes ~ Madonna feat Justin Timberlake and Timbaland
  • Roller Coaster ~ Janet Jackson
  • American Boy ~ Estelle feat Kanye West
  • Elevator ~ Flo Rida feat Timbaland
  • Hand Clap (clean version) ~ Hurricane Chris
  • 99 Problems ~ Jay-Z
  • The Way I Are ~ Timbaland feat Keri Hilson and D.O.E.
Well, the list can go on and on! Though the likes and choices of people may vary, these were some of my favorite songs ever made from best selling albums. Try listening to them, and enjoy grooving and dancing on these numbers!
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