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BBC - The Greatest Hip Hop songs of all time

By Per Raps

BBC Music polled over 100 critics in 15 countries to find the best hip-hop song ever – here’s the top 25 list

25 songs

  1. 1.
    5:020:30
  2. 2.
    4:420:30
  3. 3.
    Shook Ones Part IIMobb Deep, EverlastLoud Rocks
    4:160:30
  4. 4.
    7:110:30
  5. 5.
    4:120:30
  6. 6.
    4:460:30
  7. 7.
    Nuthin But A G'ThangSnoop DoggIt's A Thug Thang
    3:550:30
  8. 8.
    5:030:30
  9. 9.
    N.Y. State of MindNasIllmatic XX
    4:530:30
  10. 10.
    4:400:30
  11. 11.
    Electric RelaxationA Tribe Called QuestThe Anthology
    3:460:30
  12. 12.
    9:070:30
  13. 13.
    3:480:30
  14. 14.
    Rapper's Delight - Long VersionThe Sugarhill GangThe Message: The Roots of Rap
    14:330:30
  15. 15.
    They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)Pete Rock & C.L. SmoothMecca And The Soul Brother
    4:460:30
  16. 16.
    B.O.B.OutKastStankonia
    5:040:30
  17. 17.
    It Was A Good DayIce CubeThe Predator
    4:200:30
  18. 18.
    Fuck Tha PoliceN.W.A.Straight Outta Compton
    5:450:30
  19. 19.
    4:110:30
  20. 20.
    5:200:30
  21. 21.
    Lose Yourself - From "8 Mile" SoundtrackEminemCurtain Call
    5:260:30
  22. 22.
    Grindin'ClipseLord Willin'
    4:240:30
  23. 23.
    4:590:30
  24. 24.
    Rosa ParksOutKastAquemini
    5:240:30
  25. 25.
    3:390:30

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