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Hip-Hop Classics

You'll know all the lyrics and the MCs behind them in this decade spanning list of rap classics.

40 songs (2 hours and 54 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
The Message (feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - Hi-Five: Hip Hop Blender
7:11
2
It's Tricky
Run DMC - Raising Hell
3:03
3
The Humpty Dance
Digital Underground - Sex Packets [Explicit]
6:31
4
Hip Hop Hooray
Naughty By Nature - 19 Naughty III [Explicit]
4:27
5
C.R.E.A.M. [Explicit]
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) [Expanded Edition] [Explicit]
4:12
6
It Was A Good Day [Explicit]
Ice Cube - The Predator [Explicit]
4:20
7
N.Y. State of Mind [Explicit]
Nas - Illmatic [Explicit]
4:54
8
Ambitionz Az A Ridah [Explicit]
2Pac - All Eyez On Me [Explicit]
4:38
9
Hypnotize (2014 Remaster) [Explicit]
The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death (2014 Remastered Edition) [Explicit]
3:49
10
Shook Ones, Pt. II [Explicit]
Mobb Deep - The Infamous [Explicit]
5:25
11
Shimmy Shimmy Ya [Explicit]
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version
2:41
12
Forgot About Dre [feat. Eminem] [Explicit]
Dr. Dre feat. Eminem - 2001 [Explicit]
3:42
13
I'll Be Missing You
Puff Daddy & Faith Evans feat. 112 - Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary- The Hits [Explicit]
5:01
14
Party Up [Explicit]
DMX - ...And Then There Was X [Explicit]
4:28
15
Mo Money Mo Problems (feat. Puff Daddy & Mase) [2014 Remaster] [Explicit]
The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Mase & Puff Daddy - Life After Death (2014 Remastered Edition) [Explicit]
4:17
16
Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See [Explicit]
Busta Rhymes - When Disaster Strikes [Explicit]
3:14
17
Can I Kick It?
A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (25th Anniversary Edition)
4:11
18
Drop It Like It's Hot [feat. Pharrell Williams] [Explicit]
Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell Williams - R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
4:26
19
Ms. Fat Booty [Explicit]
Mos Def - Black On Both Sides [Explicit]
3:43
20
Feel so Good [Explicit]
Mase - Harlem World [Explicit]
3:24
21
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio feat. L.V. - Gangsta's Paradise
4:00
22
They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth - Hip-Hop - The Old Skool Collection [Explicit]
4:46
23
People Everyday (Metamorphosis Mix)
Arrested Development - Definitely Maybe
4:55
24
The Rain [Supa Dupa Fly] [Explicit]
Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly [Explicit]
4:11
25
My Name Is
Eminem - The Slim Shady LP [Clean]
4:28
26
Watch Out Now [Explicit]
The Beatnuts - A Musical Massacre [Explicit]
2:54
27
My Philosophy
Boogie Down Productions - The Essential Boogie Down Productions / KRS-One [Explicit]
5:37
28
O.G. Original Gangster [Explicit]
Ice-T - Hip-Hop - The Old Skool Collection [Explicit]
4:43
29
Baby Got Back (Album Version) [Explicit]
Sir Mix-A-Lot - Mack Daddy [Explicit]
4:22
30
I Wish (Radio Edit)
Skee-lo - I Wish (Album)
4:12
31
Fu-Gee-La [Explicit]
Fugees - The Score (Expanded Edition) [Explicit]
4:20
32
Player's Ball
OutKast - Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik [Explicit]
4:21
33
Still Not a Player (Radio Version)
Big Pun feat. JOE - Capital Punishment (Explicit Version) [Explicit]
3:56
34
They Want EFX
Das EFX - Hi-Five: Hip Hop Blender
3:41
35
Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
Will Smith - Greatest Hits
3:48
36
Premier & The Guru
Gang Starr - No More Mr. Nice Guy
3:24
37
Dollaz + Sense [Explicit]
DJ Quik - The Essential DJ Quik [Explicit]
5:53
38
I'm a Player (Street Version) [Explicit]
Too $hort - The Essential Too $hort [Explicit]
5:58
39
Cold Rock a Party [Explicit]
MC Lyte - Hip-Hop - The Old Skool Collection [Explicit]
4:07
40
A Milli [Explicit]
Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III [Explicit]
3:41