If you’re into easy music listening, you’ll not give hip hop rap music a miss.

Since its emergence in the 1970s this music genre has found a huge following the world over.

It's not only popular in the USA but has found new homes across the world, including Asia.

The result is there are hundreds of thousands of hip hop songs out there to delight fans.

If you've just discovered hip hop rap, you may want a selection of the top numbers so that you could get acquainted with the genre quickly and easily.

Also if you've lost touch with the genre after listening for a few years, you may want to be reacquainted  with it and stay updated on what had flowed under the bridge ever since.

With that in mind, here are the top hip hop rap songs that would provide you with pleasurable listening, numbers from the 1990s through to the present.

Let’s start with the two top hip of rap songs of 2017.

1 Mask Off By Future

This song was released in 2017 and is from the album FUTURE. It’s the group’s fifth album.

It received a nomination for MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing


2. Magnolia By Playboi Carti

The lyrics of this 2017 from the album song are catchy:

Yo Pierre, you wanna come out here?

In New York I Milly Rock, hide it in my sock

Running from an opp, then I shoot at opp 

3. In Da Club By 50 Cent

This number is from the albumGet Rich or Die Tryin released in 2003.

It received a nomination for Grammy Award for Best Rap Song.That aside, it ranked 13 in Rolling Stone's "Best Songs of the Decade". In was in the 448th position in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time 2010 list.

4. God's Plan By Drake

This 2018 number is from the album Scorpion. Nominated for the BET Award for Viewer's Choice, it bagged the BET Award for Video of the Year.

The lyrics of the song go like this:

Bad things

It's a lot of bad things

That they wishin' and wishin' and wishin' and wishin'

They wishin' on me…

5. Stan By Eminem

The featured artist for this number is the British singer, Dido and it's from the album TheMarshall Mathers LP, released in 2000. It’s Eminem’s third album.

6. Work It By Missy Elliott

From the album Under Construction released in 2002, the number was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Rap and bagged the MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year.

It was one of the top rap hip hop songs of the year and its music video has garnered over 24 million views over YouTube at the time of writing.

7. Rosa Parks By OutKast

This number from the album Aquemini was recorded in 1997 and released in 1998.

It’s the most successful number from the album. Its title is derived from the notable Civil Rights Movement activist, Rosa Parks.

8. Gold Digger By Kanye West

Jamie Foxx features in this 2005 number from the album Late Registration which was nominated for Grammy Award for Record of the Year,

It grabbed the top spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 on September 6, 2005. It stood in the 20th position on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

9. Gangsta's Paradise By Coolio

This 1995 song was nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment and its album Dangerous Minds for Grammy Award for Record of the Year. L.V. is the featured artist.

10. Slow Down  By Brand Nubian 

The lyrics are pretty simple:

Slow down

Slow down

Slow down

Slow down

Released in 1990, it's from the album One for All.

There you go with the top 10 hip hop rap songs.

You may now proceed to download their videos to watch and listen from your preferred media player.

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