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Top 10 Hip Hop Songs

Top 10 Hip Hop Songs

Amongst so many great hip hop songs, choosing the top ten can be a daunting task. However, that is exactly what I have attempted in this article...
Kanika Khara
Hip hop is a genre that emerged in South Bronx, New York, in the 70s. Since then, it has spread and gained popularity worldwide. The music mainly involves different key stylistic elements such as rapping, sampling, scratching, and beat-boxing. The vocal style is quite similar to rap music. Hip hop music, which was originally considered as a way to express feelings in times of turmoil by many African Americans, is today an inevitable aspect of the club or party music.

From the time of its origin till now, many amazing songs have come from some great hip hop artists like Eminem, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake, etc. So to pick out a few can be a near-impossible task.

Top Songs of the 2000's
  1. B.O.B - Outkast
  2. What Would You Do - City High
  3. Lose Yourself - Eminem
  4. In Da Club - 50 Cent
  5. Lean Back - Terror Squad
  6. Diamonds From Sierra Leone - Kanye West
  7. Kick, Push - Lupe Fiasco
  8. Crank That - Soulja Boy
  9. Lollipop - Lil Wayne feat. Static Major
  10. Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
Top Songs of All Time
  1. The World Is Yours - Nas
  2. Fight The Power - Public Enemy
  3. Dead Presidents II - Jay-Z
  4. Ain't No Half Stepping - Big Daddy Kane
  5. C.R.E.A.M. - Wu-Tang Clan
  6. Reminisce - Pete Rock & CL Smooth
  7. What They Do - The Roots
  8. Check The Technique - Gangstarr
  9. Shakey Dog - Ghostface Killah
  10. So Watcha Sayin - EPMD
Top Hip Hop Songs
  • The Way That I Love You - Ashanti
  • Love In This Club - Usher
  • Touch My Body - Mariah Carey
  • No Air - Jordin Sparks Duet With hris Brown
  • The Boss - Rick Ross
  • Bust It Baby (Part 2) - Plies
  • Sexy Can I - Ray J & Yung Berg
  • I Remember - Keyshia Cole
  • Gin and Juice - Snoop Dogg
  • She Got It - 2 Pistols
  • She Said - The Pharcyde
  • Gimme The Loot - Notorious BIG
  • Street Struck - Big L
  • Shook Ones (Part II) - Mobb Deep
  • Mo' Money Mo' Murder - AZ (ft. Nas)
  • Nas Is Like - Nas
  • Know The Ledge - Rakim
  • Humpty Dance - Digital Underground
  • Gangster's Fairy Tale Pt 1 - Ice Cube
  • Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
  • The Message - Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
  • Planet Rock - Afrikka Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force
  • Run's House - Run DMC
  • 6 'n the Mornin' - Ice-T
  • Raw - Big Daddy Kane
  • Paper Thin - MC Lyte
  • Ego Trippin' - Ultramagnetic MCs
  • The Show - Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew
  • Welcome to the Terrordome - Public Enemy
  • Wake Up - Brand Nubian
  • The Symphony - The Juice Crew
  • Scenario - Tribe Called Quest
  • So Watcha Sayin'? - EPMD
  • Respiration - Mos Def and Talib Kweli featuring Common
  • For Better or For Worse - The Pharcyde
  • Manifest - Gangstarr
  • Jazz (We've Got) - A Tribe Called Quest
  • Straight Outta Compton - NWA
  • Terminator X to the Edge of Panic - Public Enemy
  • I Used to Love H.E.R. - Common
  • Ladi-Dadi - Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew
  • Recognized Thresholds of Negative Stress - The Boogiemonsters
  • Paid in Full - Eric B. and Rakim
These were my favorites, which I hope you will also like. Try listening to these and I am sure they will definitely sweep you off your feet.