Top 100 Best Rap Songs Of The 80s

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The 1980s were the Golden Age of Rap music for the emergence of a new musical form.  They gave the artists, who were formerly silenced, a chance to express themselves lyrically.  These are the top 100 Rap songs from the 1980s.

 

1.N.W.A.-Straight Outta Compton 

2.Kool G Rap And DJ Polo-Road To The Riches

3.Treacherous Three-Feel The Heartbeat

4.Run-D.M.C.-Its Like That

5.Kurtis Blow-The Breaks

6.Ice-T-6 ‘N The Mornin

7.Boogie Down Productions-Criminal Minded

8.Doug E Fresh And Slick Rick-The Show

9.Eazy E-Boyz N The Hood

10.Slick Rick-Children´s Story

11.Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five-Message

12.Eric B And Rakim-I Ain’t No Joke

13.LL Cool J-Rock The Bells

14.Eric B And Rakim-Paid In Full

15.LL Cool J-I´m Bad

16.The D.O.C.-Its Funky Enough

17.N.W.A.-Gangsta Gangsta

18.The D.O.C.-The Formula

19.Big Daddy Kane-Ain’t No Half Steppin

20.Too Short-Don’t Stop Rappin 01

21.Too Short-Players

22.Beastie Boys-Beastie

23.Run-D.M.C.-Sucker M.C’S (Krush-Groove 1)

24.Salt-N-Pepa-Push It

25.Public Enemy-Rebel Without A Pause

26.N.W.A.-Express Yourself

27.Tone Loc-Wild Thing

28.Funky Four Plus One-That’s The Joint

29.Doug E. Fresh-La Di Da Di

30.Beastie Boys-Fight For Your Right

31.Biz Markie-Just A Friend

32.Run-D.M.C.-Walk This Way

33.Young MC-Bust A Move

34.LL Cool J-I Need Love

35.Schoolly-D P. S K ‘What Does It Mean’?

36.Beastie Boys-Paul Revere 

37.Audio Two-Top Billin’

38.Boogie Down Productions-The Bridge Is Over

39.Special Ed-I Got It Made

40.Run-D.M.C.-Rock Box

41.EPMD-You Gots To Chill

42.De La Soul-Me Myself And I

43.Public Enemy-Don’t Believe The Hype

44.Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five-White Lines-Long Version

45.EPMD-So Wat Cha Sayin’

46.Public Enemy-Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

47.Mc Shan-The Bridge

48.Newcleus-Jam On It

49.Run-D.M.C.-Peter Piper

50.Whodini-Funky Beat

51.Mc Lyte-Paper Thin

52.Eric B And Rakim-Microphone Fiend

53.Boogie Down Productions-My Philosophy

54.Ultramagnetic MCs-Ego Trippin

55.Run-D.M.C.-Its Tricky

56.Marley Marl-The Symphony

57.DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince-Parents Just Don’t Understand

58.Public Enemy-Bring The Noise

59.Eric B And Rakim-Eric B Is The President

60.Boogie Down Productions-South Bronx

61.Big Daddy Kane-Smooth Operator

62.Kurtis Blow-Christmas Rappin’

63.Eric B And Rakim-My Melody

64.Stetsasonic-Talkin’ All That Jazz

65.DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince-Brand New Funk

66.Treacherous Three-The New Rap Language

67.The SugarHill Gang-Rappers Delight

68.Beastie Boys-Shake Your Rump

69.Eric B And Rakim-I Know You Got Soul

70.Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five-The Megamelle Mix

71.Kool G Rap And DJ Polo-Men At Work

72.MC Lyte-I’m Not Havin It

73.N.W.A.-Panic Zone

74.Ice-T-Im Your Pusher

75.Eazy E-Eazy Duz It

76.Doug E Fresh And Slick Rick-Play This Only At Night (Will’s Mood)

77.Eric B And Rakim-Follow The Leader

78.Eric B And Rakim-Paid In Full

79.LL Cool J-I Need A Beat

80.Ice-T-Colors

81.Big Daddy Kane-Mister Cee’s Master Plan

82.Kool G Rap-She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

83.Kool Moe Dee-The Don

84.Kurtis Blow-Basket Ball

85.The SugarHill Gang-Be A Winner

86.Boogie Down Productions-Word From Our Sponser

87.Mc Shan-Go For Yours (‘Cause I’m Gonna Get Mine)

88.Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five-Can’t Keep Runnin’ Away

89.EPMD-You Had Too Much To Drink

90.Kool Moe Dee-The Best

91.Special Ed-One In A Million (Loose Talk In The Studio)

92.MC Lyte-Cappucino

93.LL Cool J-Def Jam In The Motherland

94.MC Hammer-You’re Being Served

95.N.W.A.-Something Like That

96.Dj Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince-Another Special Announcement

97.Beastie Boys-Hey Ladies

98.MC Shan-Dub Biter

99.Ice-T-What Ya Wanna Do?

100.Kool Moe Dee-Stupid