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#20. Chance Counts His Blessings
“I know the difference between blessings and worldly possessions
Like my ex girl getting pregnant
And her becoming my everything”
Chance the Rapper – “Blessings”
Chance with the Supreme Knowledge.
#19. Nas is held to a different standard…
“A lot of niggas owe me, I’ma tax ’em
A lot of sisters hold me to somethin’ holy and Catholic”
Nas – “Nas Album Done”
Nas came back hard in 2016. Look for his new album to drop very soon.
#18. Southside Knows ‘Ye Best
“For all my Southside niggas that know me best
I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex
Why? I made that bitch famous (Goddamn)
I made that bitch famous.”
Kanye West – “Famous”
Ye made that bitch famous.
#17. The Wisdom of Tip
“Carolina nothing finer than a Black woman who climbs
To the top of the State building claiming that ‘that flag is mine’”
Q-Tip – “The Space Program”
Q-Tip shows love to activist Bree Newsome in this line.
#16. Kendrick Levitates Overs His Competition
I feel like Pacino in Godfather, I’m charged
Our father who art in Heaven, Kendrick at large
Came in the game with a plan of beatin’ the odds
What an accomplishment, broken promises
Kept my focus anonymous till I dealt with the consequence
The greatest and latest mogul, you know what time it is.”
Kendrick Lamar – “Levitate”
Kendrick killed it with this verse on ‘untitled 07.’ Respect.
#15. Dupre sees things differently
“Rest in perfection accept the rejection
I’ve been dreaming the dreams, man, I’m on my inception”
Dupre – “Growth Spurt”
With a guest verse on Damian Lillard’s debut album, Dupre makes a huge splash in the rap game.
#14. Jay Z the Business, Man
“Prince left his masters where they safe and sound
We never gonna let the elevator take him down.”
Jay Z – “All the Way Up”
Jay Z keeps Prince’s master recordings safe.
#33. Nas Chills With Computer Programmers
“Went from hangin’ with shooters and clappers
To computer hackers”
Nas – “Nas Album Done”
Nas really did hang out with Mark Zuckerberg & friends.
#32. Nipsey With the Bars
“You built walls? We gon’ prolly dig holes
And if your ass do win, you gon’ prolly get smoked, nigga”
Nipsey Hu$$le – “FDT”
Nipsey says what we’ve all been thinking…
#31. J. Cole Hangs It Up… Temporary
“How the fuck do I look When I brag to you ’bout some diamond?
Said all that I could say now I play with thoughts of retirement.”
J. Cole – “Jermaine’s Interlude”
The day J. Cole retires will be a sad day for hip hop.