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Old 07-09-03, 01:28 PM
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Top 10 Hip Hop Songs of All Time?

Makin' a CD of the best ever of rap and was wondering what 10 songs everyone would have to have on the Cd. thanks for the help.
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wow. I've been trying to make a good hip hop one too(sorta an "angry one though").

Here are some of mine, in no particular order:

Wu Tang - CREAM
Wu Tang - Triumph
Biggie - Big Poppa
Eminem - Lose Yourself + Til I Collapse
50 Cent - Places to Go or Paitiently Waiting
Beatnuts - No Escapin This
Puffy, Biggie, Busta - Victory
Cypress Hill - Rock Superstar
DMX - X gonna give it ya

Mainly "new" rap, but it's some of my favs...
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Here's a list of my all time favorites;

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When listening to rap, I have one simple rule - if it comes from Cash Money or No Limit, I ignore its existence. If it plays on TRL, I probably hate it too. (I had big hopes for Ja Rule, but he is now just wasted talent). I'm also one of those people who think after the death of Biggie and Tupac, mainstream rap took a nosedive that it never recovered from.

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - "The Message"
Sugar Hill Gang - "Rapper's Delight"
Run DMC - "King of Rock"
Beastie Boys - "Sabotage"
Dr. Dre f/ Snoop Doggy Dogg - "Nuthin' but a G Thang"
Tupac Shakur - "Hail Mary"
Tupac Shakur - "California Love"
DMX - "The Convo"
Jurassic 5 - "Quality Control"
Deltron 3030 - "3030"

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Gotta have some Public Enemy. How about "Fight The Power"
Old 07-09-03, 09:55 PM
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Originally posted by cungar
Here's a list of my all time favorites;

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Thanks for the input

I can't list 10 best of all time but I can't see how you can make a compilation of the best hip hop of all time without having:

Dr. Dre- Ain't Nothing But A G Thang
Snoop Dog- Gin And Juice
Tupac- California Dreamin
Notrious BIG- Hypnotize
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I know what my top hip-hop song was, is, and probably will always be:

Paid In Full (Coldcut Remix) by Eric B. and Rakim

Wu-Tang definitely has supplied a few, also De La Soul, Dr. Octagon AKA Kool Keith, Cypress Hill, Dr. Dre...there was really a golden time from the late 80s/early 90s where there were more great songs and albums than you could handle.
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No particular order:

P. Diddy, The Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes - Victory
Bone Thugs 'N Harmony - Days Of Our Livez, Tha Crossroads,1st Of Tha Month
Eminem - Without Me
Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise
P. Diddy and Mase - Been Around The World (Remix)
2Pac and Dr. Dre - California Love
Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow
P. Diddy, Faith Evans and 112 - I'll Be Missing You
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Notorious B.I.G-Unbelievable has to be one of the top 10 songs. Easily.
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Hmmm, I'd have to do a lot of searching through my CD's to get the best top ten, but here's some that come to mind.

Vontel - Strictly for my G's
Camp Lo - Black Nostaljack
Goodie Mob - Guess Who
Biggie - Gimmie Da Loot
Gravediggaz - Defective Trip
Luniz - I got 5 on it
WC - Put on tha Set
Dj. Quik - U Ain't Fresh!
Chino XL - Nunca
Jayo Felony - Take a Ride
Eazy-E - Real Mutha****in G's
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thanks for the imput so far... keep it goin!
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Originally posted by saoirse

Gravediggaz - Defective Trip
Good call...I love that track. In fact, I love the whole 6 Feet Deep album. Too bad they never released anything worthwhile afterwards.

Some that come to my mind and haven't been mentioned yet...

The Pharcyde - Oh, ***** or Soulflower
Del the Funky Homosapien - Catch a Bad One
Wu-Tang Clan - Da Mystery of Chessboxin'
Method Man - All I Need (original version)
Latyrx - Latyrx (absolutely groundbreaking track)
N.W.A - Gangsta, Gangsta
Company Flow - Lune TNS
Tribe Called Quest - I Left My Wallet in El Segundo
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Maybe not best, but 10 of my favorites off the top of my head

The Coup - Me and Jesus the Pimp in a '79 Granada Last Night
Wu-Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck
De La Soul - A Roller Skating Jam Named 'Saturdays'
Aceyalone - Human Language
Souls of Mischief - 93 'til Infinity
OutKast - Rosa Parks
Blackalicious - Reanimation
Jurassic 5 - A Day at the Races
DJ Shadow - Building Steam with a Grain of Salt
Del the Funky Homosapien - Don't Forget the Bass
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White Lines by Grandmaster Flash and Mel Mel

Rappers Delight I own the OOP CD by the Sugar hill Gang and the album with Flash and white lines.
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Luniz - I got 5 on it
Definetly 1 of my all time fav's right there!


#1-"The Points" (Long version) Various Artists
#2-"Eric B. is President" Eric B. and Rakim
#3-"Pain" 2pac
#4-"One Mic" Nas
#5-"Come Clean" Jeru The Damaja
#6-"Bring the Pain" Method Man
#7-"Shook Ones Part II" Mobb Deep
#8-"Natural Born Killaz" Ice Cube/Dre
#9-"Paparazzi" Xzibit
#10-"So whatcha sayin?" EPMD

others:

"Funkin' Lesson" X Clan
"Black Superman" Above the Law
"Passin me by" The Pharcyde
"Vice Versa" Pastor Troy
"Glaciers of Ice" Raekwon
"Oooh" De La Soul
"Windpipe" Wu Tang
"Check the rhyme" Tribe called Quest
"Phone Tap" The Firm
"Welcome to the Ghetto" Spice 187
"Duck Down" Boogie Down Productions
"The INC Ride" Masta Ace
"Elevators" Outkast
"Mind playin tricks on me" Geto Boys
"East side,West Side" Young Soldierz (Album cut)

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The Spooks - "Things I've Seen"

Zig & Zag - "The Christmas No. 1" (A song released by two puppets from a popular kids' show in Ireland. Sure enough, it WAS the number one song that Christmas. If you have this song, I WILL pay a lot to get it.)
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I can't make a top 10, so heres a list of some older must haves (I tried not to mention any that already have been)...

Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.
Nas - One Love
Common - I Used to Love H.E.R.
Dre - Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang
Wu - C.R.E.A.M.
Tribe - Check The Rhime
Tribe - Senerio
Geto Boys – My Mind Playin’ Tricks on Me
Mobb Deep - Shook Ones Part 2
Ice Cube - It Was A Good Day
Mobb Deep - Survival of the Fittest
Biggie - Juicy
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Comptom
Eric B. & Rakim - Don't Sweat the Technique
KRS-One - Sound of Da Police
Run DMC - It's Tricky
Masta Ace - Jeep Ass Niguh
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Afrika Bambaataa & the Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
BDP - The South Bronx
BDP - The Bridge Is Over
Public Enemy - Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos
Brand Nubian - Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down
Eric B. & Rakim - Microphone Fiend
Audio Two - Top Billin'
Run Dmc - Sucker M.C.'s
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper's Delight
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UGK-High Life would definetly be on my list.
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In no particular order:

Digital Underground - Good Thing We're Rappin'
Dr. Dre - Nothing But A G Thang
Ice Cube - It Was A Good Day
Method Man feat Mary J. Blige - All I Need (remix)
Warren G - Regulate
Mobb Deep - Shook Ones Pt I
A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario
2Pac - 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted
Snoop Dogg - Gin & Juice
Notorious B.I.G. - Warning
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A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario
Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray
PrincePaul featuring Big Daddy Kane - Mackula's Lament (Pimpin' ain't easy)
Public Enemy - Fight the Power
Dre and Cube - Natural Born Killaz
2Pac - Ambition Az a Ridah

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De La Soul - Me, Myself and I
Slick Rick - Children's Story
Run DMC - It's Like That
Nas - One Mic
Nas - If I Ruled the World
Tribe - Left My Wallet in El Segundo
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out
Method Man/Mary J Blige - You're All I Need
Jay Z - Hard Knock Life
Mos Def - Ms Fat Booty
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Needs more Atmopshere, Eyedea, Del, Big L, Quannum up on this list.
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What the hizell? No love for Ricky D or The Roots?! Check out:

Slick Rick -- Street Talkin'
Slick Rick -- Children's Story
Slick Rick -- All Alone (No One To Be With)
The Roots -- Thought @ Work
The Roots -- The Seed 2.0
The Roots -- I Got You

What about the Fugees? Schoolly D? Gang Starr? The Pharcyde?

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