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36 Songs That A True Hip-Hop Fan Should Know Word For Word, Bar For Bar

Who else can rap any of these songs perfectly?

Hip-hop is global phenomenon that has evolved into a beloved culture.

Legends of hip hop (Eminem, Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg)

1. "Nuthin' But a "G" Thang" —Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

2. "In Da Club" —50 Cent

3. "Hustlin" —Rick Ross

Rick Ross

4. "6 Foot, 7 Foot" —Lil Wayne

5. "Party Up (Up In Here)" —DMX

DMX rapping, "Y'all gon' make me lose cool up in here"

6. "Dirt Off Your Shoulder" —Jay-Z

Jay-Z dressed in all black with his hand over his heart

7. "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" —DMX


8. "What You Know" —T.I.


9. "Grillz" —Nelly ft. Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp

10. "Lose Yourself" —Eminem

11. "International Players Anthem" —UGK ft. Outkast

12. "I Wish" —Skee-Lo


13. "Conceited" —Remy Ma

14. "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" —Method Man ft. Mary J. Blige

Method Man and Mary J. Blige in their music video

15. "Move B***h" —Ludacris

16. "California Love" —2Pac ft. Dr. Dre

17. "Get Money" —Junior M.A.F.I.A.

18. "Check The Rhime" —A Tribe Called Quest

A Tribe Called Quest in their music video

19. "Boyz-N-The-Hood" —Eazy-E

20. "ATLiens" —Outkast

Andre 3000 from Outkast rapping, "Oh yes, I love her like Egyptian, want a description? My royal highness"

21. "Gin N' Juice" —Snoop Dogg

22. "Funkdafied" —Da Brat

23. "Ms. Fat Booty" —Mos Def

24. "Who Am I" —Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

25. "Regulate" —Warren G ft. Nate Dogg

26. "Shook Ones (Part II)" —Mobb Deep

27. "Quiet Storm (Remix)" —Mobb Deep ft. Lil' Kim (Specifically Lil' Kim's Verse)

Lil Kim rapping "this shit knock for black through hardtops, in the parking lots where my...Roc like to spark-a-lot"

28. "Hypnotize" —Notorious B.I.G

29. "Ready Or Not" —Fugees

30. "All Falls Down" —Kanye West ft. Syleena Johnson

31. "Not Tonight (Remix)" —Lil' Kim ft. Angie Martinez, Left-Eye, Missy Elliot and Da Brat

Lil Kim, Mary J. Blige and Da Brat

32. "B***h Don't Kill My Vibe" —Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar rapping, "Bitch don't kill my vibe"

33. "Blow The Whistle" —Too Short

34. "Power Trip" —J. Cole ft. Miguel

35. "Forever" —Drake

Bright pink and purple lights with text that reads "last name ever, first name greatest"

36. "Ms. Jackson" —Outkast

Outkast with the text "I'm sorry Ms. Jackson (Oooh)"

Are there any songs you think should be added to this list? Are there any songs you disagree with on this list? Let me know in the comments section below!