Wednesday, 22 August 2007

The Top 100 Rap Singles

Just to clog up Hype Machine for a hot minute and to collate the top 100 (as voted by the readers of Hip Hop Connection 5 years ago) I've put this post together! Thanks for all the comments so far, there are some good ideas for tracks that should be here.
*Wu-Tang link because track not in zipped file*

Tracks 100-91 zshare link

100. Big Daddy Kane - Wrath of Kane – 1988
99. Public Enemy - Dont Believe the Hype– 1988
98. Mos Def - Universal Magnetic – 1997
97. De La Soul - The Magic Number – 1989
96. Just-Ice - Cold Gettin' Dumb – 1987
95. Dilated Peoples - The Platform– 2000
94. Public Enemy - Bring the Noise – 1988
93. Lords of the Underground - Cheif Rocka– 1994
92. Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray– 1993
91. Wu-Tang Clan - Triumph– 1997

Tracks 90-81 zshare link

90. Mantronix - Bassline - 1986
89. BDP - My Philosophy - 1988
88. Blak Twang – Red Letter Day – 1998
87. A Tribe Called Quest - Description Of A Fool - 1991
86. EPMD - Headbanger - 1989
85. LL Cool J - Rock the Bells- 1985
84. KRS-One Sound Of Da Police- 1993
83. Hijack - Style Warriors Revenge -
82. Biz Markie - Nobody beats the Biz- 1988
81. Brand Nubian - Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down- 1992
80. EPMD – You Got’s to Chill (zshare)– 1988
79.
Run DMC – Runs House (zshare)– 1985
78.
Eminem – Guilty Conscience (zshare) – 1999
77.
Slick Rick – La-Di-Da-Di (zshare)– 1985
76.
Gang Starr – F ull Clip (zshare)– 1999
75.
Boogie Down Productions – Poetry (zshare)– 1987
74.
A Tribe Called Quest – Bonita Applebum (zshare)– 1990
73.
Pharcyde – Ya Mama (zshare) – 1992
72.
Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalise Mine (zshare) – 1988
71.
Dr. Dre & Snoop Doggy Dogg – Deep Cover (zshare) – 1992
70. Jeru the Damaja – Come Clean (zshare)– 1994
69. Kurtis Blow – The Breaks (zshare) – 1979
68. Man Parrish - Hip Hop Be Bop (zshare) – 1982
67. T La Rock – Breaking Bells (zshare)– 1986
66. Nas – Represent (zshare) - 1994
65. Dr Dre – Still DRE (zshare) – 2000
64. LL Cool J – Going back to Cali (zshare)– 1988
63. Audio Two – Top Billin’ (zshare)– 1988
62. Beastie Boys – Hold it now, Hit it (zshare) - 1986
61. Mobb Deep – Shook Ones pt. II (zshare)– 1995
60. Rammellzee vs. K-Rob – Beat Bop – 1983
59. Marley Marl – Marley Marl Scratch ft. MC Shan (zshare) – 1985
58. JVC Force - Strong Island (zshare) – 1988
57. LL Cool J - I’m Bad (zshare) – 1987
56. Gang Starr – DWYCK ft. Nice & Smooth (zshare) – 1992
55. De La Soul – Buddy (zshare) – 1990
54. Gang Starr – You know my Steez (zshare) – 1997
53. De La Soul – Eye Know (zshare) – 1989
52. Jurassic 5 – Concrete Schoolyard (zshare) – 1997
51. Craig Mack – Flava In Your Ear (zshare) – 1994
50. Nasty Nas - Halftime (zshare) – 1994 – ‘Illmatic’ (buy here)
49. Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill a Man (zshare) – 1991
48. Dilated Peoples - Work the Angles (zshare) – 1998
47. Cypress Hill - Hand on the Pump (zshare) – 1991
46. Run DMC - Walk this Way (zshare) – 1986
45. Eric B & Rakim - Microphone Fiend (zshare) – 1988
44. 2Pac - California Love (zshare) – 1996
43. Hardnoise – Untitled (zshare) – 1990
42. Cypress Hill – Insane in the Brain (zshare) – 1993
41. The Crooklyn Dodgers – Crooklyn (zshare) - 1994

40. Big Daddy Kane – Ain’t no Half Steppin’ (zshare) – 1988
39. Gang Starr – Mass Appeal (zshare) – 1994
38. Eminem – Stan (zshare) – 2000
37. NWA – Express yourself (zshare) – 1989
36. Public Enemy - Public Enemy #1 (zshare) – 1987
35. Ultramagnetic MC’s – Watch Me Now (zshare) – 1988
34. Ice Cube – It was a good day (zshare) – 1993
33. Public Enemy – Welcome to the Terrordome (zshare) – 1990
32. De La Soul – Plug Tunin’ (zshare) – 1988
31. NWA – F*** the Police (zshare) – 1989
30. Run DMC – Sucker MC’s (zshare) – 1983
29. Onyx – Slam (zshare) – 1993
28. A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation (zshare) – 1993
27. A Tribe Called Quest – Scenario (zshare) – 1991
26. De La Soul – Me, Myself and I (zshare) – 1989
25. Souls of Mischief - 93 til Infinity (zshare) – 1993
24. Big Daddy Kane – Raw (zshare) – 1988
23. Eric B & Rakim – I know you got Soul (zshare) – 1987
22. Xzibit – Paparazzi (zshare) – 1996
21. Mos Def – Ms. Fat Booty (zshare) – 1999
20. Eric B & Rakim – Paid in Full (zshare) – 1987
19. LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out (zshare) - 1990
18. Slick Rick – Children’s Story (zshare) – 1988
17. Eric B & Rakim – Eric B is President (zshare) – 1986
16. A Tribe Called Quest – Can I kick it? (zshare) – 1990
15. Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel – Whitelines (Don’t do it) (zshare) – 1983
14. Eric B & Rakim – Follow the Leader (zshare) – 1988
13. Wu-Tang Clan – Protect Ya Neck (zshare) – 1994
12. Boogie Down Productions – South Bronx (zshare) – 1986
11. O.C. – Time’s up (zshare) – 1994

Tracks 10-1 zshare link

10. Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says – 1999
9. House of Pain – Jump around – 1992
8. Sugarhill Gang – Rappers Delight – 1979
7. Wu-Tang Clan – CREAM – 1994
6. Dr. Dre – Ain’t Nuthin’ but a “G” Thang – 1992
5. Public Enemy – Fight the Power – 1990
4. NWA – Straight Outta Compton – 1988
3. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The Message – 1982
2. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – They Reminisce Over You (TROY) – 1992
1. Public Enemy – Rebel without a Pause – 1987


7 comments:

Anonymous said...

cheers for these. you rule!

small anal note. Tracks 100-91 pack is missing the wu tang tune, but has mantronix bassline instead.

jugo (brainkiller)

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Nat's said...

AMAZING ! ! !
thanks you so much I found lot of oldies songs that i loved

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