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Talib Kweli’s Top 100 Hip Hop Songs

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Talib Kweli’s Top 100 Hip Hop Songs

Credit Rolling Stone for asking. Here it is via his tumblr:

Rolling Stone asked me to vote on the top 100 hip hop songs ever.
These are my pics, sort of in order:

Follow The Leader- Eric B and Rakim
Planet Rock- Afrika Bambatta
Top Billin- Audio Two
Peter Piper- Run DMC
T.R.O.Y- Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Simon Says- Pharoahe Monch
Ante Up- M.O.P
Fight The Power- Public Enemy
The Message- Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
Hypnotize- Biggie
In Da Club- 50 Cent
Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nothing To Fuck With- Wu Tang Clan
Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See- Busta Rhymes
La Di Da Di- Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick
Straight Outta Compton- NWA
B.O.B- Outkast
Mona Lisa- Slick Rick
PSA- Jay Z
Ain’t No Half Steppin- Big Daddy Kane
My Philosophy- Boogie Down Productions
Award Tour- A Tribe Called Quest
Ebonics- Big L
Grindin- Clipse
Buddy- De La Soul
Hip Hop- Dead Prez
Cream- Wu Tang Clan
99 Problems- Jay Z
Lost Ones- Lauryn Hill
One More Chance- Biggie
I Get Around- 2Pac
Get Low- Lil Jon
Juicy- Biggie
It Takes Two- Rob Base
Intergalactic- Beastie Boys
Flavor In Your Ear rmx- Craig Mack
Check the Rime- A Tribe Called Quest
Dear Mama- 2pac
How I Could Just Kill A Man- Cypress Hill
Get By- Talib Kweli
I Used to Love Her- Common
So Watcha Sayin- EPMD
Rock the Bells- LL Cool J
Mind Playing Tricks On Me- Geto Boys
Black Steel In the Hour Of Chaos- Public Enemy
Ice Cream- Raekwon
Money Power Respect- the Lox
Method Man- Wu Tang Clan
O.P.P- Naughty By Nature
Represent- Nas
Hail Mary- 2pac
Intl Player’s Anthem- UGK
Who Got The Props- Black Moon
Full Clip- Gangstarr
Runnin- Pharcyde
Next Episode- Dr. Dre
Stan- Eminem
Summertime- Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
Scenario- A Tribe Called Quest
Can’t Tell Me Nothing- Kanye West
Nutmeg- Ghostface Killah
The Choice Is Yours- Black Sheep
Love of My Life- The Roots
Shook Ones- Mobb Deep
Sound of The Police- KRS One
Made You Look- Nas
Paid In Full- Eric B and Rakim
Hey Mama- Kanye West
Brooklyn Zoo- Ol Dirty Bastard
U.N.I.T.Y- Queen Latifah
Ether- Nas
Get Money- Junior Mafia
Children’s Story- Slick Rick
Time 4 Sum Aksion- Redman
93 Til infinity- Souls of Mischief
Move Bitch- Ludacris
It’s So Hard- Big Pun
Whoa- Black Rob
Lean Back- Terror Squad
All For One- Brand Nubian
Da Rockwilder- Meth and Red
Ruff Ryders Anthem- DMX
The Light- Common
They Want EFX- Das Efx
Lose Yourself- Eminem
The Symphony- Marley Marl
Fuck The Police- NWA
NY State of Mind- Nas
Bring The Pain- Method Man
Niggas In Paris- Kanye West and Jay Z
Bring Em Out- T.I
Hot In Here- Nelly
Definition- Black Star
Exhibit C- Jay Electronica
Shake Ya Ass- Mystikal
What We Do- Freeway
Drop It Like Its Hot- Snoop Dogg
Ready Or Not- Fugees
Live At The BBQ- Main Source
Jump Around- House of Pain
I Got It Made- Special Ed
Power- Kanye West
I Got 5 On It- the Luniez
Elevators- Outkast
Ms Fat Booty- Mos Def

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