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29 Of The Most Beautiful Lines In Rap Songs

Fam, Kanye is a lot deeper than y'all give him credit for.

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Recently we asked the BuzzFeed Community for the most beautiful lines in rap songs they've come across. Here are the surprisingly deep results.

2. "The question isn't do he love ya the question is, do ya love yourself? You give the best advice to your friends and not take it for yourself."

–Big Sean, Jump Out The Window

Suggested by simonamgc

3. "Last night I saw you in my dreams, now I can't wait to go to sleep."

–Kanye West, Hey Mama

Suggested by kleebaker1985

4. "Jump regardless of the consequence, cause even on the night of the apocalypse, everybody’s an optimist."

–Tonedeff, Optimist

Suggested by RJTuck

5. "People will love you and support you when it's beneficial."

– Nicki Minaj, Pills and Potions

Suggested by katsuperb

6. "Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther could walk. Martin Luther walked so Barack Obama could run. Barack Obama ran so all the children could fly. So I'ma spread my wings, you can meet me in the sky."

–Jay Z, My President Is Black

Suggested by vondajohnson7

7. "I'd shoot for the moon but I'm too busy gazing at stars."

–Eminem, Not Afraid

Suggested by samb4a3427d86


9. "Without order, nothing exists. Without chaos, nothing evolves."

–Jedi Mind Tricks, Heavy Metal Kings

Suggested by m7anders

10. "Even though you're fed up, you got to keep ya head up."

–2Pac, Keep Ya Head Up

Suggested by nellyhapp

11. "I like when money makes a difference but don't make you different."

–Drake, From Time

Suggested by itskarina

12. "Is hip hop just a euphemism for a new religion? The soul music of the slaves that the youth is missing."

–Kanye West, Gorgeous

Suggested by sofied48f9a0ab5

13. "As a wise lady once said, love the skin you're in cause beauty has no rules. If they're tryna sell an impossible dream to a fool, then you ain't the fool to buy one."

–Skepta, Somebody's Everything

Suggested by burgerzandfriez

14. "No law's gonna change us, we have to change us."

–Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Same Love

Suggested by jessiedowlahpghc2000

16. "Let God deal with the things they do. Cause hate in your heart will consume you too."

–Will Smith, Just the Two of Us

Suggested by samanthag435ec0a37

17. "There was nothing equal for my people in your math. You forced us in the ghetto and then you took our dads."

–Lupe Fiasco, Strange Fruition

Suggested by cecibeci

18. "Every saint got a past, every sinner got a future. Every loser gotta win, and every winner gotta lose someday."

–J Cole, Deja Vu

Suggested by jessical4a184b705

19. "'I am happy'. That's just the saddest lie."

–Kid Cudi, Soundtrack 2 My Life

Suggested by kaitlinc4f630a959

20. "Love is not just a verb, it's you looking in the mirror."

–Kendrick Lamar, Poetic Justice

Suggested by amyp489bd158f

21. "The plan was to drink until the pain's over. But what's worse, the pain or the hangover?"

–Kanye West, Dark Fantasy

Suggested by darktwistedfantasy


23. "Fight for your rights, stand up and be heard. You're just as good as any man, believe that, word."

–Salt N Pepa, Ain't Nuthing But A She Thang

Suggested by Matty Cormier, Facebook

24. "Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time."

–Drake, Over My Dead Body

Suggested by amandaw46a2de3b5

25. "And the land of the free is full of free loaders, leave us dead in the street to be your organ donors."

–Joey Bada$$, Land of the Free

Suggested by kirstenn474274105

26. "I can see you're sad even when you smile, even when you laugh I can see it in your eyes."

–Eminem, Mockingbird

Suggested by Mckeesport4Life

27. "Cherish these nights, cherish these people. Life is a movie, but there'll never be a sequel."

–Nicki Minaj, All Things Go

Suggested by alejandromejia112400

28. "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud."

–Kanye West, Homecoming

Suggested by hvitur

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