Top 10 Best Rap Songs in the World 2017
Rap Songs are considered best for fun in parties, while some people love heavy beats in this most exciting music form. Everyone has different music taste some like to hear jazz, rock, blues but some like to enjoy blues, classical and other forms of music.
Rap songs are top choice of young generation who love to dance on these numbers but every rap song can’t make them crazy for dance. Although today’s generation is so demanding with distinctive thinking, they want best rap songs with heavy beat, dazzling voice as well wording.
Nowadays, so top rap stars are ruling successfully all over the world with their unique compositions such as Eminem, Ice Cube, Birdman, Kayne West and other rappers. The young generation feels proud to play their songs in parties as well during the journey to make have some fun. Top 10 Rap Songs in the World contains old and new rappers singles which all are being heard yet.
10. Dr Dre ft. Eminem – Forgot About Dre
One of the most popular rap numbers in American industry ‘Forgot About Dre’ which Dr Dre sung alongside rapper Eminem from Dr. Dre’s 2001. The single awarded by Grammy Award as well attained 25th rank on the Billboard Hot 100, 14th place in the U.S. R&B chart, seventh on the UK Singles Chart, and 32th in the U.S. Pop chart. The most-liked second single from Dr. Dre’s 2001 was out on January 29, 2000, with the release of the song, Dre better told the world that he has grip in his genre. However, another single ‘Still D.R.E.’ also from the Dr Dre’s 2001 album received critical acclaim.
9. Notorious B.I.G – Hypnotize
The Grammy-nominated hip-hop song Hypnotize was sung by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., first single his album ‘Life After Death’ which was released on April 1, 1997. The one of the popular rap songs ‘Hypnotize’ received top rank but that timed The Notorious B.I.G. passed away from the world. Nonetheless the song was seen on 30th place on Rolling Stone’s 50 greatest rap songs of all time in Hip Hop history. The most-wanted song was produced by Sean Combs better known as P. Diddy who added beat from Herb Alpert’s 1979 hit ‘Rise’ that also remained most favorite of all.
8. 2Pac – Hit Em Up
‘Hit ‘Em Up’ is a diss song that sung by an American rapper Tupac Shakur better known by his stage names like 2Pac and Makaveli, stands on eighth rank on world’s top ten rap numbers with its best composition. The ‘Hit Em Up’ from 2Pac’s album ‘All Eyez on Me’ while lyrics are based on the insulting words to several East Coast rappers, in the result the best former friend of Shakur’s The Notorious B.I.G., also known as Biggie Smalls became his opponent. However, based on insulting words, song was composed at Can Am Studios in May 1996, in Los Angeles, California.
7. Eminem – Till I Collapse
Marshall Bruce Mathers III keeping his top ranking among rappers from United States, Eminem’s most popular rap number ‘Till I Collapse’ secures his seventh place in top rap songs in the world collection, though also features American rapper Nate Dogg in the chorus. The ‘Till I Collapse’ contains beat ‘stomp-stomp-clap’ which was composed by the rock band Queen on their song ‘We Will Rock You’ in 1977. It also at no. 192 in the UK on 15 April 2006, also seen in HBO’s Oscar de la Hoya – Manny Pacquiao 24/7 in 2008. Huge increase was seen in its download sales on internet all over the world.
6. 2Pac Ft. Notorious B.I.G. – Runnin’ (Dying to Live)
Most popular composition Runnin’ (Dying to Live) was sung by two well-known best friend American rappers 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G and became the so famous all over the world. The song is from the posthumous soundtrack album Tupac: Resurrection, was released on various dates at different locations but hit United States stores on 30 September, 2003. it was originally composed by Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. together in 1994, while its chorus belongs to Edgar Winter’s song “Dying to Live” (from the album Edgar Winter’s White Trash), though these rappers edited pouring some unique elements.
5. Notorious B.I.G – Juicy
American best hip hop artist The Notorious B.I.G produced another rap bomb ‘Juicy’ that stirred all over the world with its unique composition. The solo was debut single from The Notorious B.I.G’s 1994 first album Ready to Die. The rap based on a sample of Mtume’s “Juicy Fruit”, whereas also directly sample to the song’s ‘Fruity Instrumental’ mix. Nontheless, it remained top discussion on websites as well as as one of the greatest hip hop songs of all time on The Source, About.com and Rolling Stone. About 607,000 copies were sold in United States and also remained most demanding rap number for all in US.
4. Ice Cube – Today Was A Good Day
American gangsta rapper Ice Cube stirred all over the world with release of its ‘Today Was a Good Day’ which also known as ‘It Was a Good Day’. It is from Ice Cube’s third solo album, The Predator, was out in February 1993 as the second single. The ‘Today Was a Good Day’ was seen at number 27 on the UK Charts, on seventh position on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Ice Cube’s that rap number was also called the 81st-greatest rap song of all time by About.com as well ranked on 77th position on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s. The single also attained 28th place on VH1’s 100 greatest songs of hip hop in 2008.
3. Eazy-E – Real Muthaphukkin G’s
Another most popular diss track Real Muthaphukkin G’s sung by the West Coast rapper Eazy-E, was penned and directed by longtime Ruthless Records film director Marty Thomas who wrote the lyrics clearly insulting to Suge Knight, said to be sergeant of Dr. Dre. The song emerged Eazy-E’s highest charting single on the EP, ranked at 42 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Its filming was done in Compton, California that begins with an artistic aerial helicopter montage of Compton landmarks. The 5:33-minute long video shows scenes of an Eazy-E look-alike being hit and shot by the real Eazy-E.
2. Eminem – Lose Yourself
Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ stands on second position because of distinctive composition which made possible its top ranking on the Billboard Hot 100. The one of the best singles of Eminem from the soundtrack to the 2002 motion picture 8 Mile, also attained critical acclaim from music critics and numerous fans. The ‘Lose Yourself’ awarded by the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2003, song is great honor to Eminem as first song which received awards such as Best Rap Solo Performance in 2004 and the Grammy Award for Best Rap Song. It came out one of only three hip hop songs from the 21st century in 2004 in list of the ‘500 Greatest Songs of All Time’ on Rolling Stone.
1. 2Pac – 2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted
The West Coast hip hop song ‘2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted’ was written by Snoop Doggy Dogg, 2Pac and Daz Dillinger for 2Pac’s 1996 double album All Eyez on Me. It remained all time favorite of all so far as well it was a duet performance of Snoop Dogg and 2Pac. The ‘2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted’ was out as promotional single on 7 May, 1996, was the second single from the album All Eyez on Me following first single ‘California Love’. It was ranked at number 46 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. It consists of an outburst of The Furious Five and The Message by Grandmaster Flash. The comes under the label ‘Death Row Records, Interscope’ was recorded in October 1995 at Can-Am Studios in Los Angeles.