In the remor.com days, no article claimed more page hits, comments, debate, and dissension than the one chronicling the Top 10 Hip Hop Songs of All Time. You could go away from an hour and come back to a new page of comments from people with terrible spelling and grammar calling the remor list trash and touting their own ten tracks. A lot of times, those user lists would contain five songs by Tupac or Notorious BIG. It was a great confluence of the internet. Sadly, the web’s black hole seems to have swallowed that article. Onward and upward to a new list.
I could easily temper this article by calling it a list of my favorites. But subjectivity is an easy way to shy away from criticism. So I’ll just ahead and claim these are the greatest rap songs ever created. The ten are a fairly nice mix of big hits and underground gems. Disagree, critique, agree, or post your own list.
Let us start with some honorable mentions. These tracks just missed the cut: