I feel like good rap these days is hard to come by, or maybe I’m just not looking hard enough. I feel like most of what you hear out of rap these days is along the lines of “I’m rich” and “I got so many bitches” or “do the [insert stupid dance move name here].” This is not to say I don’t like the songs, or bob along to them, or learn the [insert stupid dance move name here]. Hell, I posted one tonight.
However, I have not lost sight of the rap I like to listen to and appreciate. I liked when Kanye and Jay-Z dropped “Watch The Throne” and I still listen to that album often. But there is some rap that I don’t think will ever be topped.
Here are some of those for me. a
P.S. I know I’ll be criticized cause some older rappers aren’t on here. I don’t care. These are a few of my faves.
He’s too clever:
One of the strongest, most emotionally raw songs from him:
Powerful. And yes. I love Lil Wayne:
Good beats, good flow, chill mode: