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I’ve already posted and reviewed most of these songs throughout 2013, so if you want to hear a song and/or read my commentary just click the song title. I invested a great deal of time and thought into putting this list together, so I hope you enjoy it and possibly discover some new music that went under your radar.

1) J. Cole - Can I Holla At Ya

2) Black Milk - Monday’s Worst

3) J. Cole – Let Nas Down [Remix] (ft. Nas)

4) Yancey Boys – Quicksand (ft. Common & Dezi Paige) (Prod. by J Dilla)

5) A-Trak - Piss Test [Remix] (ft. Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P & Flosstradamus)

6) Isaiah Rashad - Shot You Down [Remix] (ft. Jay Rock & ScHoolboy Q)

7) Tech N9ne - Fragile (ft. Kendrick Lamar, ¡MAYDAY!, & Kendall Morgan)

8) Angel Haze - Same Love [Remix]

9) J. Cole – Let Nas Down

10) ScHoolboy Q - Yay Yay

11) A$AP Nast - Trillmatic (ft. Method Man)

12) R.A. the Rugged Man - Learn Truth (ft. Talib Kweli)

13) Marco Polo - G.U.R.U. (ft. Talib Kweli & DJ Premier)

14) Kendrick Lamar - Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe [Remix] (ft. Jay-Z)

15) Tyler The Creator - Answer

16) Kanye West - Black Skinhead

17) Eminem - Beautiful Pain (ft. Sia)

18) De La Soul – Get Away (The Spirit Of The Wu)

19) Eminem - Legacy

20) A$AP Rocky - 1 Train (ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T.)

21) Eminem - Headlights (ft. Nate Ruess)

22) Bliss n Eso - I Am Somebody (ft. Nas)

23) Asher Roth - Females Welcome

24) Captain Murphy - Between Villains (ft. Viktor Vaughn, Earl Sweatshirt & Thunder Cat)

25) J. Cole - She Knows

26) Mac Miller - Red Dot Music (ft. Action Bronson)

27) Statik Selektah - Bird’s Eye View (ft. Raekwon, Joey Bada$$ & Black Thought)

28) Jay-Z - Somewhere In America

29) Pusha T - Nosetalgia (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

30) Dizzy Wright - World Peace

31) Eminem - Bad Guy (ft. Sarah Jaffe)

32) Jay-Z - BBC (ft. Nas, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, & Swizz Beatz)

33) Chance The Rapper - Pusha Man/Paranoia (ft. Nate Fox & Lili K)

34) Bliss n Eso - Home Is Where The Heart Is

35) Joey Bada$$ - Unorthodox (prod. by DJ Premier)

36) Kanye West - Bound 2

37) Ab-Soul – The End Is Near (ft. Mac Miller)

38) Quasimoto - Planned Attack

39) Big Sean - Control (ft. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica)

40) Danny Brown - Dope Fiend Rental (ft. ScHoolboy Q)

41) J. Cole - Power Trip (ft. Miguel)

42) Big K.R.I.T. - Bigger Picture

43) Snowgoons - Dizzy Dreams (ft. Viro The Virus)

44) J. Cole - Forbidden Fruit (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

45) A$AP Ferg - Murda Something (ft. Waka Flocka Flame)

46) Chance The Rapper - Cocoa Butter Kisses (ft. Vic Mensa & Twista)

47) Danny Brown - Kush Coma (ft. A$AP Rocky)

48) Kanye West - New Slaves

49) Earl Sweatshirt - Chum

50) Hopsin - Tear To Snow

51) Earl Sweatshirt - Knight (ft. Domo Genesis)

52) Belief - Watchu Want (ft. Karniege)

53) Black Hippy - U.O.E.N.O. [Remix]

54) N.O.R.E - Built Pyramids (ft. Large Professor)

55) Natti - Filthy Hard

56) T.I. - Memories Back Then (ft. B.o.B. & Kendrick Lamar)

57) KA - Knighthood

58) Fredro Starr (of ONYX) - That New York

59) Danny Brown - Smokin & Drinkin

60) Eminem - Don’t Front (ft. Buckshot)

61) Danny Brown - Torture

62) Angel Haze – A Tribe Called Red

63) DJ Infamous - Double Cup (ft. Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Juicy J, The Game & Hitmaka)

64) Isaiah Rashad - Ronnie Drake (ft. SZA)

65) Tyler, The Creator - Cowboy

66) Locksmith – Fleming Street

67) Flatbush Zombies - Palm Trees

68) Logic - Nasty

69) Talib Kweli – Rocket Ships (ft. Busta Rhymes) (Prod. by RZA)

70) Binary Star - NoitavO

71) Young Jeezy - R.I.P. [Remix] (ft. Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown & YG)

72) Action Bronson - Strictly 4 My Jeeps

73) Run The Jewels – Banana Clipper (ft. Big Boi)

74) Juicy J – Smokin’ Rollin’ (ft. Pimp C)

75) Snow Tha Product - Nope (ft. RiFF RAFF)

76) Joey Bada$$ – Word Is Bond

77) Snow Tha Product - Hopeless (ft. Dizzy Wright)

78) SchoolBoy Q - Collard Greens (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

79) Wale - LoveHate Thing (ft. Sam Dew)

80) AZ - We Movin’

If you haven’t already, you should also check out my Best Hip-Hop of 2012 list.

Rap’s Best Decade

1) Nuthin’ But A “G” Thang - Dr. Dre
2) It’s All About The Benjamins (remix) - Puff Daddy
3) I’ll Be There For You/ You’re All I Need To Get By - Method Man
4) The Choice Is Yours - Black Sheep
5) Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
6) Scenario - A Tribe Called Quest
7) California Love - 2Pac
8) One More Chance/ Stay With Me (Remix) - The Notorious B.I.G.
9) Hard Knock Life - Jay-Z
10) They Remimisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) - Peter Rock & CL Smooth
11) How Do You Want It - 2Pac
12) It Was A Good Day - Ice Cube
13) Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G
14) Minds Playing Tricks On Me - Geto Boyz
15) Rosa Parks - OutKast
16) Bling Bling - B.G.
17) Mo Money Mo Problems - The Notorious B.I.G.
18) Shook Ones, Pt. II - Mobb Deep
19) I Got 5 On It - Luniz
20) Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
21) Dear Mama - 2Pac
22) Big Poppa - The Notorious B.I.G.
23) Pocket Full of Stones - UGK
24) Gin and Juice - Snoop Doggy Dogg
25) C.R.E.A.M. - Wu-Tang Clan
26) Read Or Not - The Fugees
27) Back That Azz Up - Juvenile
28) DWYCK - Gang Starr
29) Hit ‘Em Up - 2Pac
30) Regulate - Warren G
31) I Used To Love H.E.R. - Common Sense
32) Hip Hop Hooray - Naughty By Nature
33) Deep Cover - Dr. Dre
34) Protect Ya Neck - Wu-Tan Clan
35) Flava In Ya Ear (Remix) - Craig Mack
36) I Get Around - 2Pac
37) Put Your Hands Where Your Eyes Could See - Busta Rhymes
38) O.P.P. - Naughty By Nature
39) Still Not A Player - Big Pun
40) Passin’ Me By - The Pharcyde
41) Who Shot Ya? - The Notorious B.I.G.
42) Insane In The Brain - Cypress Hill
43) Wicked - Ice Cube
44) Warning - The Notorious B.I.G.
45) U.N.I.T.Y. - Queen Latifah
46) Keep Your Head Up - 2Pac
47) Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) - Digable Planets
48) Whatta Man - Salt-N-Pepa
49) The Humpty Dance - Digital Underground
50) My Name Is - Eminem
51) Throw Ya Gunz - ONYX
52) Electric Relaxation - A Tribe Called Quest
53) Triumph - Wu-Tang Clan
54) ***** Wit Dre Day (And Everybody’s Celebratin’) - Dr. Dre
55) How Many MC’s - Black Moon
56) Mass Appeal – Gang Starr
57) Come Clean – Jeru The Damaja
58) No Vaseline – Ice Cube
59) Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G.
60) Bonita Applebum - A Tribe Called Quest
61) Around The Way Girl – LL Cool J
62) Ain’t No Ni**a - Jay-Z
63) Ruff Ryders Anthem – DMX
64) Slam – ONYX
65) Scenario (Remix) – A Tribe Called Quest
66) 93 ‘Til Infinity – Souls of Mischief
67) Git Up, Git Out – OutKast
68) Sound Bwoy Bureill (Remix) – Smif-N-Wessun
69) Hail Mary - 2Pac
70) Let’s Talk About Sex – Salt-N-Pepa
71) Xxplosive – Dr. Dre
72) Time 4 Sum Aksion – Redman
73) 911 Is A Joke – Public Enemy
74) I Ain’t Mad At Cha - 2Pac
75) Who Am I (What’s My Name)? - Snoop Doggy Dogg
76) Method Man - Wu-Tang Clan
77) Shake Whatch Mama Gave Ya – Poison Clan
78) Brenda’s Got A Baby - 2Pac
79) Ice Cream - Raekwon
80) Ha - Juvenile
81) Juice (Know The Ledge) - Eric B. & Rakim
82) Jump Around – House of Pain
83) Get At Me Dog – DMX
84) Doin It – LL Cool J
85) The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly – Missy Elliott
86) Make Em Say Ugh! - Master P
87) Get Money - Junior M.A.F.I.A
88) If I Rule The World (Imagine That) – Nas
89) Let Me Ride – Dr. Dre
90) Murder Was The Case – Snoop Dogg
91) Put It In Your Mouth – Akinyele
92) Jackin’ For Beats – Ice Cube
93) Mama Said Knock You Out – LL Cool J
94) 1st of Tha Month - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
95) Check The Rhime – A Tribe Called Quest
96) Player’s Anthem – Junior M.A.F.I.A.
97) Can I Get A - Jay-Z
98) Elevators (Me & You) – Outkast
99) I Seen A Man Die – Scarface
100) Crush On You (Remix) – Lil’ Kim
101 Feel So Good – Ma$e
102) Money, Cash, Ho*s - Jay-Z
103) Slow Down – Brand Nubian
104) Renee – Lost Boyz
105) Doggy Dogg World – Snoop Doggy Dogg
106) Fu-Gee-La – The Fugees
107) Quiest Storm (Remix) - Mobb Deep
108) What You Want – Ma$e
109) Shut Em Down (Remix) – Public Enemy
110) Hip Hop Junkies – Nice & Smooth
111) I Shot Ya (Remix) – LL Cool J
112) Big Momma Thang – Lil’ Kim
113) They Want EFX – Das EFX
114) I Got A Man – Positive K
115) U Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer
116) Award Tour – A Tribe Called Quest
117) Money, Power & Respect - The LOX
118) Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz and Benz – Lost Boyz
119) Hate Me Now – Nas
120) Back In The Day - Ahmad
121) Get Me Home - Foxy Brown
122) Sound Of Da Police – KRS-One
123) How High – Method Man & Redman
124) You Got Me – The Roots
125) Shoop – Salt-N-Pepa
126) Down For My N’s - Snoop Dogg/ C-Murder
127) Player’s Ball – OutKast
128) I’m Bout It, Bout It – TRU
129) ****** Please – Snoop Dogg
130) It Ain’t Hard To Tell – Nas
131) Ten Crack Commandments – The Notorious B.I.G.
132) Welcome To The Terrordome – Public Enenemy
133) Check Yo Self (The Message’ Remix) – Ice Cube
134) Second Round K.O. – Canibus
135) Victory – Puff Daddy
136) Let Me Clear My Throat – DJ Kool
137) New Jack Hustler – Ice-T
138) Natural Born Killaz – Dr. Dre
139) Everything’s Gonna Be Alright – Naughty By Nature
140) Bring The Pain – Method Man
141) I Wanna Rock – Luke
142) Queen ****** – Lil’ Kim
143) All For One – Brand Nubiam
144) Brooklyn’s Finest - Jay-Z
145) Rump Shaker – Wreckx-N-Effect
146) Soul Food - Goodie MOB
147) All That I Got Is You – Ghostface Killah
148) Dead Presisdents - Jay-Z
149) Uptown Anthem – Naughty By Nature
150) I’ll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy
151) New York, New York – That Dogg Pound
152) Brooklyn Zoo – Ol’ Dirty Bastard
153) Stakes Is High - De La Soul
154) Bow Down – Westside Connection
155) Phone Tap - The Firm
156) How I Could Just Kill A Man – Cypress Hill
157) Funkdafied – Da Brat
158) Po Pimp – Do Or Die
159) Watch For The Hook - Cool Breeze
160) O.G. Original Ganster – Ice-T
161 Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down – Brand Nubian
162) Tear Da Club Up - Three 6 Mafia
163) Front, Back, & Side to Side – UGK
164) Not Tonight – Lil’ Kim
165) Smile – Scarface
166) Shreiht Up Menace – MC Eiht
167) Slippin’ – DMX
168) Nappy Heads (Remix) – The Fugees
169) Superthug – Noreaga
170) Is There A Heaven 4 a Gangsta – Master P
171) Lost Ones – Lauren Hill
172) Treat’ Em Right – Chubb Rock
173) Ruffneck – MC Lyte
174) Banned in the U.S.A. – 2 Live Crew
175) Afro Puffs – The Lady of Rage
176) Hay – Crucial Conflict
177) Space Age Pimpin’ – UGK
178) Sprinkle Me – E-40
179) People Everyday – Arrested Development
180) Head, Head, and More Head – Luke
181) How About Some Hardcore – M.O.P.
182) You Can’t Play With My Yo-Yo – Yo-Yo
183) Rampage – EPMD
184) It Ain’t My Fault 2 – Silkk The Shocker
185) Banned From TV – Noreaga
186) Déjà vu (Uptown Baby) – Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
187) Down With The King – Run-DMC
188) Runnin’ – The Pharcyde
189) 24 Hrs. to Live – Ma$e
190) Case of the P.T.A. – Leaders Of The New School
191) MC’s Act Like They Don’t Know – KRS-One
192) Watch Out Now – The Beatnuts
193) Shimmy Shimmy Ya - Ol’ Dirty Bastard
194) I Wanna Get High – Cypress Hill
195) So What’cha Want – Beastie Boyz
196) Tennessee – Arrested Development
197) One Love – Nas
198) Nuttin’ But Love – Heavy D & The Boyz
199) Mr. Ice Cream Man – Master P
200) Getting’ It – Too $hort
201) Breakadawn – De La Soul
202) Loungin’ (Who Do Ya Luv) – LL Cool J
203) On The Run – Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
204) What Would You Do? – Tha Dogg Pound
205) Crooklyn – Crooklyn Dodgers
206) A Roller Skating Jam Named “Saturdays” – De La Soul
207) Don’t Sweat The Technique – Eric B & Rakim
208) Dirty South - Goodie MOB
209) I Got Cha Opin’ (Remix) – Black Moon
210) Tonight’s Da Night - Redman
211) How To Rob - 50 Cent (His first entry)
212) Definition – Black Star
213) The Ghetto – Too $hort
214) Ms. Fat Booty – Mos Def
215) Dazzey Dukes – Duice
216) Pimps – 8Ball & MJG
217) Gotta Get Mine – MC Breed
218) Gangsta ****** – Apache
219) Luchini AKA (This Is It) - Camp Lo
220) Doo Wop (That Thing) – Lauryn Hill
221) Holla Holla - Ja Rule
222) Horse & Carriage - Cam’ron
223) 360 (What Goes Around) – Grand Puba
224) Pass The Mic – Beatie Boys
225) Captain Save A Hoe – E-40
226) Just Playing (Dreams) – The Notorious B.I.G.
227) Ebonics – Big L
228) Mad Izm – Channel Live
229) Dairy of a Madman – Gravediggaz
230) ***** Compton – Tim Dog
231) Whoomp (There It Is) – Tag Team
232) Nann Ni**a - Trick Daddy
233) The Art of Storytellin’ (Pt. 1) – OutKast
234) Playa, Playa – Big Mike
235) Looking At The Front Door – Main Source
236) Time’s Up – O.C.
237) Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey) – De La Soul
238) Jump – Kris Kross
239) I Wish – Skee-Lo
240) Simon Says – Pharoahe Monch
241) Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check – Busta Rhymes
242) Ain’t No Fun (If The Homies Can’t Have None) – Snoop Doggy Dogg
243) Chief Rocka – Lords of the Underground
244) Where Dem Dollars At – Gangsta Boo
245) Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshka – Heltah Skeltah
246) Gold Digger – EPMD
247) The Most Beautiful Thing in This World – Keith Murray
248) Monie in the Middle – Monie Love
249) Where My Homiez? (Come Around My Way) – Ill Al Skratch
250) Take It Personal – Gang Starr

Damnear the best post ever

My all time favorite hip-hop documentary is Bazooka Tooth, which centers around the legendary alternative/abstract/indie hip-hop label Definitive Jux and the profoundly talented artists that defined its early formation. If you’re a fan of Cannibal Ox, El-P, Aesop Rock, Def Jux, or  underground hip-hop in general, this is a must see. Bazooka Tooth was recorded back in 2001-2002 when Def Jux was first starting to really take off and Cannibal Ox had recently released the label’s all time best selling album The Cold Vein (in my top 10 favorite hip-hop albums).

Bazooka Tooth: Cannibal Ox & Def Jux (Part 1)

Bazooka Tooth: Cannibal Ox & Def Jux (Part 2)

Bazooka Tooth: Cannibal Ox & Def Jux (Part 3)

The Show

Rhyme and Reason

A Tribe Called Quest: Beats, Rhymes and Life

Welcome 2 Deathrow Part 1

Welcome 2 Deathrow Part 2

MF DOOM - Redbull Music Academy Lecture

Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)

Public Enemy - Prophets of Rage

Beef 1, Beef 2, Beef 3, Beef 4

Big Pun - The Legacy

Wu - The Story of the Wu Tang Clan

Up In Smoke Tour

Jay Z Reasonable Doubt - Classic Albums

The Art of 16 Bars

Scratch

Eminem Documentary - The Glory Days

Biggie & Tupac

Style Wars

How Hip-Hop Changed The World: Part 1, Part 2. & Part 3

Tupac - Thug Angel

Def Jux: Revenge of the Robots

N.W.A - The World’s Most Dangerous Group

Snoop Dogg Behind The Music

DMX Behind The Music

50 Cent Behind the Music

Nas VH1 documentary

The Game - Life After Math

Planet Rock The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation

40 Years of hip hop by KRS-ONE

The Freshest Kids

Beat Kings w/ Wu’s DJ Mathematics

And Ya Dont Stop

Bosses In the Booth

The Field

United Ghettos of America

Jay Z - Fade to Black

Tupac - Ressurection

Big Fun In The Big Town

Madlib, Babu and Cut Chemist - Brasilintime

Lil Wayne - The Carter Documentary

U-God - Rise Of A Fallen Soldier

Method Man features in Strip Club documentary

48 Hours with Raekwon

Old Dirty Bastard - Dirty Thoughts

Wu-Tang Saga

Dr. Dre Documentary

Eazy-E - The Ruthless Documentary

Black Mafia Family - The Rise and Fall of a Hip-Hop Drug Empire

U.G.K - Kings of the Underground

Beastie Boys - Beastieography

Louis Theroux - Gangsta Rap

The Notorious B.I.G - Life After Death

J Dilla - Still Shining

Sampling Documentary - Copyright Criminals

Mobb Deep - Infamous Allegiance Part 1

Mobb Deep - Infamous Allegiance Part 2

G-Unit - True Story

Ice-Cube - The Making of a Don

Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition

Dipset Byrdgang All Access Killa Season

Lil Boosie - Bad Azz

Lil Boosie - Last Dayz

Gucci Mane - No Pad No Pencil

Tony Yayo - Thoughts of a Predicate Felon

DJ Whoo Kid and 50 Cent - Return of the Body Snatchers

Sydney Hip Hop Culture

Whats up Fatlip? (A Spike Jonze short)

Behind the Scenes of Battle Rap - The Reemergance

MTV Diary - Method Man And Redman

Suge Knight - On The Real

Lil Kim - Driven (Behind the music)

Whatever Happened to Hip-Hop?

Vanilla Ice Documentary (lol)

Jay Z - The Rise of Jay Z

Eazy-E Documentary

Ice T - Behind the Music

Big Daddy Kane Documentary

Kanye West - Where The Lonely Kids Go When The Bell Rings

The Neptunes - 8th Planet

Danny Brown - Old Documentary

Outkast - Driven

ESPN 30 for 30 - Straight out of L.A (NWA & Raiders documentary): Part 1 , Part 2, & Part 3

Kid Cudi - The Journey Of Mr. Rager

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If you appreciate this post should also check out my lists for The 80 Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2013 and The Best 60 Hip-Hop Songs of 2012.

How is this not a travel?  And how does Lin get away with this?  Jordan couldn’t have even gotten away with this, lol.

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