Top Hip Hop Songs

In the year 2013, hip hop is as mainstream as it has ever been. Early pioneers such as Run-DMC in the 80’s or LL Cool J from the 90’s, can take pride in how far the genre has come Jay-Z, who has seen the transformation of hip hop from the mid-’90s until now, has been arguably the most influential and self-sustaining contributor. Hip hop is best described as poetry being set to a rhythmic beat. The most powerful hip hop songs throughout history were the ones able to connect with urban culture in America and bring it to the forefront of society. While hip hop is often under criticism for its controversial lyrics, there is no denying it has become a widely popular form of art.

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The most current top 10 hip hop songs, newest hip hop songs, and best hip hop songs, will all be included below. The current top 10 list is ranked in order of popularity as of April 3, while the other lists are not ranked in any particular order. Also, scroll below to score tickets to LL Cool J’s upcoming “Kings of the Mic” tour.

Top 10 Hip Hop Songs

# Artist Song
1 Rihanna Diamonds
2 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Thrift Shop
3 Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z Suit & Tie
4 Alicia Keys Girl on Fire
5 Miguel Adorn
6 J Cole ft. Miguel Power Trip
7 Kendrick Lamar ft. Drake Poetic Justice
8 Lil Wayne ft. Drake and Future Love Me
9 Drake Started From the Bottom
10 Rihanna Pour it Up

New Hip Hop Songs

# Artist Song
1 Kendrick Lamar Ft. Jay-z B***H Don’t Kill My Vibe (Remix)
2 Trinidad Jame$ Females Welcomed
3 Rihanna ft. Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Juicy J & T.I. Pour it Up (Remix)
4 Big K.R.I.T. ft. Bun B Shine On
5 Snoop Lion ft. Drake & Cori B No Guns Allowed
6 French Montana ft. Nicki Minaj Freaks
7 T Pain ft. Ace Hood & Busta Rhymes Come and Get It
8 Sean Kingston ft. Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa Beat It
9 Kelly Rowland Kisses Down Low
10 Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Wayne High School

Best Hip Hop Songs

# Artist Song
1 Notorious B.I.G. Juicy
2 Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang
3 Tupac Changes
4 50 Cent In Da Club
5 Eminem Lose Yourself
6 Notorious B.I.G. Hypnotize
7 Kanye West Jesus Walks
8 Jay-Z 99 Problems
9 Nas NY State of Mind
10 Warren G Ft. Nate Dogg Regulate

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