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25 years of Hip-hop:
Top 100 Greatest Hip-hop/Rap Singles of all time

Top40 Charts asked over 200 musicians, songwriters, disc jockeys and radio programme producers to vote for the 100 greatest hip-hop/rap songs. Here are the results, in this awesome collection of the best and most influential hip-hop/rap songs of all time!
Songs are arranged by their ranking:

Top 100 Greatest Hip-hop/Rap Singles of all time

1. White Lines (Don't Do It) - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
2. Walk This Way - Run DMC & Aerosmith
3. Rappers Delight - Sugar Hill Gang
4. Fight The Power - Public Enemy
5. Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
6. Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
7. Planet Rock - Afrika Bambatta
8. The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
9. Killing Me Softly - The Fugees
10. Stan - Eminem
11. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy
12. California Love - 2Pac
13. Cop Killa - Ice T
14. The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) - Missy Elliott
15. I Need Love - LL Cool J
16. Doo Wop (That Thing) - Lauryn Hill
17. Push It - Salt-N-Pepa
18. Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
19. Ms. Jackson - Outkast
20. Work It - Missy Elliott
21. Nuthin But A 'G' Thang. Dr. Dre
22. People Everyday - Arrested Development
23. 99 Problems - Jay Z
24. Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
25. Mo Money Mo Problems - Notorious B.I.G.
26. Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
27. Country Grammer - Nelly
28. Gin & Juice - Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre
29. In Da Club - 50 Cent
30. Stop The Violence Movement - Self Destruction
31. Hey Ya - Outkast
32. Everything Is Everything - Lauryn Hill
33. Mind's Playing Tricks On Me - Geto Boys
34. Looking For The Perfect Beat - Afrika Bambatta
35. No Sleep Till Brooklyn - Beastie Boys
36. Big Poppa - Notorious B.I.G.
37. U-N-I-T-Y. Queen Latifah
38. It's Tricky - Run DMC
39. I used to love h.e.r. - Common
40. Gettin Jiggy Wit It - Will Smith
41. Excursion - A Tribe Called Quest
42. Black Steel In the Hour of Chaos - Public Enemy
43. Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
44. Real Love - Mary J. Blige
45. The Magic Number - De La Soul
46. Hard Knock Life - Jay Z
47. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.
48. Bridge is Over - Boogie Down Productions
49. On and On - Erykah Badu
50. The Way I Am - Eminem
51. Rock Box - Run DMC
52. New Jack Hustler - Ice-T
53. One Minute Man - Missy Elliott
54. Me, Myself and I - De La Soul
55. We're All In The Same Gang - West Coast Rap All-Stars
56. Hot In Herre - Nelly
57. My Adidas - Run DMC
58. Roxannes Revenge - Roxanne Shante
59. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted - Ice Cube
60. Say No Go - De La Soul
61. Just A Friend - Biz Markie
62. One More Chance - Notorious B.I.G.
63. Funkee Ko Medina - Tone Loc
64. Rebel Without A Pause - Public Enemy
65. Love of My Life - Erykah Badu
66. Whatta Man - Salt-N-Pepa & En Vogue
67. I Know You Got Soul - Eric B. & Rakim
68. Creep - TLC
69. Childrens Story - Slick Rick
70. 2 Legit 2 Quit - MC Hammer
71. Brown Skin Lady - Mos Def
72. Welcome to the Terrordome - Public Enemy
73. Dear Mama - 2Pac
74. Woo-Ha!! Got You All In Check - Busta Rhymes
75. Big Pimpin' - Jay-Z
76. Bonita Applebum - A Tribe Called Quest
77. No More Drama - Mary J. Blige
78. Ready or Not - The Fugees
79. Jesus Walks - Kanye West
80. Love Is Blind - Eve
81. Lyte As A Rock - MC Lyte
82. Eye Know - De La Soul
83. Raw - Big Daddy Kane
84. It Was A Good Day - Ice Cube
85. Parents Just Don't Understand - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
86. Scenario - A Tribe Called Quest
87. To Beat Ya'll - Lady B
88. I'm Still Number One - Boogie Down Productions
89. Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See - Busta Rhymes
90. Bust A Move - Young MC
91. Don't Sweat The Technique - Eric B. & Rakim
92. Freaks Come Out At Night - Whodini
93. Wild Thing - Tone Loc
94. The Real Slim Shady - Eminem
95. How Ya Like Me Now - Kool Moe Dee
96. C.R.E.A.M. - Wu Tang Clan
97. Boyz-N-The Hood. Eazy E
98. Vapors - Biz Markie
99. The Humpty Dance - Digital Underground
100. Express Yourself - N.W.A.

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