1. "Bitch Better Have My Money," Rihanna
Rihanna's trap anthem where she demands you pay her what you owe her, complete with an ultra-violent, grindhouse-style music video.
As Lil' Kim raps, "Fuck n***s get money."
"Money, yes, I need you," Naomi sings, in a sultry R&B ode to the almighty dollar.
If you owe Killer Mike, he "suggest[s] you get it fast."
5. "Bills, Bills, Bills," Destiny's Child
Beyoncé and the Pips call out the "trifling, good-for-nothing type of brothers" who need to pay what they owe or get to stepping.
50 raps over one of his best beats that he's stanky rich. "Have a baby by me baby, be a millionaire," was such a good line he spun it into its own song two years later.
Unless you wanna bumblee with the Queen Bee and her crew, you'd better remember it's all about the Benjamins, baby.
Nas is NOT playing around when he spits — "owe me back like forty acres to Blacks."
9. "Material Girl," Madonna
The boy with the cold hard cash is always Mr. Right in Madonna's send-up of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
"The cream too long, my team too strong," means Jay-Z's money is tight and his squad is going uuuuup.
According to Drake, he's got money in his jeans so they fit him kinda snug. Meanwhile, Nicki wants to know which other bitch made a million off a mixtape.
SO YOU BETTER TREAT HER RIGHT.
Scrappy's got plenty of money in the bank, so what you drink, shawty?
Wayne's got "a million here, a million there."
15. "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)," Pet Shop Boys
This trippy synthpop ode to getting rich was a club banger in '86 London.
Ludacris' hilarious sample of "You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two" from the musical Oliver!.
Girls in the club want sexxx and $$$. Who doesn't?
Rihanna's ratchet anthem to making it rain and doing as many shots in the club as you can.
"Fuck you, pay me," Kanye demanded on his debut album after years of being behind-the-scenes as a producer.
20. "Feeling Myself," Nicki Minaj & Beyoncé
"You bitches will never get what I am earning," Nicki warns her competitors with Bey as her witness.
Lil' Kim reminds you that's she rich and she's gonna "stay that bitch."
C.R.E.A.M. — Cash Rules Everything Around Me.
Everyone in the '90s knew the refrain, "money, cash, hoes, money, cash, hoes, what?!"
24. "Money, Power & Respect," The Lox featuring Lil' Kim & DMX
Kim's been demanding that people pay her what they owe since the '90s. She set the ball rolling for Rihanna to slice and dice and demand that bitches have her money.
She got her hand out, but you ain't trying to pay that girl.
When you're gonna make and shake that money on a dime.
When you floss everyday, but you ain't a dentist.
Back when DJ Quik set it off in '91.
29. "Got Your Money," Ol' Dirty Bastard featuring Kelis
FOR WHEN THAT BITCH FINALLY HAS YOUR CASH.