News: Billboard Compiles Top Rap Songs Of All Time

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of their “Hot Rap Songs” chart- Billboard put together a list of the top 100 performing rap songs ever. The criteria for the song selection was based “…on actual performance on the weekly Hot Rap Songs chart, since the chart’s inception in the March 11, 1989, issue. Rankings are based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 having the greatest value and weeks at lower positions have less.” Kanye West’s “All of the Lights” came in at 100 and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” came in at number 1.  This list seems a bit off. No Jay Z or Kanye on this top 10.  When you think about the artists and the hits they released that have been around since 1989 until now – this list falls short. Do you agree? Comment below.

 

Top 10

1. Thrift Shop – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz, 2013
2. Tootsee Roll – 69 Boyz, 1994
3. Hot Boyz – Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott ft. Eve, Nas & Q-Tip, 1999
4. Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Ray Dalton, 2013
5. Expression – Salt-N-Pepa, 1990
6. Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio ft. L.V., 1995
7. Flava In Ya Ear – Craig Mack, 1994
8. Big Poppa/Warning – The Notorious B.I.G., 1995
9. No Hands – Waka Flocka Flame ft. Roscoe Dash & Wale, 2010
10. The Humpty Dance – Digital Underground, 1990

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