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Best Rap Songs That Tell a Story

Discussion in 'Music genres, Bands and Artists' started by R.I.P.O.D.B.420, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. #1 R.I.P.O.D.B.420, Nov 24, 2010
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 24, 2010
    I was just wondering what are some rap songs you guys like that tell a story or just some songs that really do a good job of painting a vivid picture of what they're talking about in your mind through their lyrics

    some of my favorite examples of what I'm talking about are:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dRgYd5Mxs0]YouTube - Dance with the Devil[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhAno4XurMk]YouTube - Andre Nickatina Train With No Love[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymiarqotiP4]YouTube - Canibus - No Return[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pqiqrnZE44]YouTube - Immortal Technique - You Never Know Lyrics[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5uejJxNCnc&feature=related]YouTube - X-Raided - The Hole[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLI4LKAZO1Y&playnext=1&list=PLE483DDA8BE972A5A&index=14]YouTube - X-Raided - Cemetary Fulla G's[/ame]
  2. #2 ZarTheDragon, Nov 24, 2010
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 24, 2010
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUwJ8WcZ6RY]YouTube - Nas-I gave you power[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Sd2gDkSV8]YouTube - Rewind - Nas[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjS0x2hM9vw]YouTube - Nas - Get Down[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQyIqTYG72c]YouTube - Royce Da 5'9" - "Part Of Me"[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-YJP75wq7s]YouTube - Royce da 5'9" - On The Run + Murder[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXCXVWjSbik]YouTube - Slick Rick-Children's Story[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8rGpHqM_q4]YouTube - Snoop Dogg - Lodi Dodi[/ame]

    fuck with it homie.
  3. oh shit, how could I forget children's story, shame on me!
    and Get down goes hard i listened to it like 3 times today, but thanks for showing me those other cuts i hadn't heard before they're pretty good
    here's another one i should have posted in the first place
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ggh_MBsvYc]YouTube - Nas- Blunt Ashes[/ame]
  4. peep the edit....nas has to be one of the greatest story tellers.
  5. yeah man definitely, his lyrical skill is amazing
    another one I forgot
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6-U87sqDNQ]YouTube - DMX - Slippin (Uncensored)[/ame]
    this song has gotten me through some shit in my life
  6. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlA3YhSLvzs]YouTube - Slick Rick-The Moment I Feared[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hsOSC6RVhk&feature=related]YouTube - Slick Rick-Treat Her Like A Prostitute[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXCXVWjSbik&feature=related]YouTube - Slick Rick-Children's Story[/ame]
    this thread has been destroyed
  7. Yeah okay but slick... best storyteller ever
  8. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr32uP5ZPBY]YouTube - snoop doggy dogg - murder was the case[/ame]
  9. Loves Gonna Get'cha by KRS-One.
  10. Pretty much anything Cudi did on MOTM 1 &2
  11. my favorite
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBVq3RQApCM]YouTube - Gangstarr- Just to Get a Rep[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESTSTSNwzQA]YouTube - Atmosphere - Always Coming Back Home To You (w/ Lyrics)[/ame]
  12. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4R5NQPdi42w]YouTube - Biz Markie-Just A Friend [With Lyrics][/ame]
  13. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCLBGY0huVE]YouTube - Mr. Rager-Kid Cudi[/ame]

    Man this is some real shit.
  14. yeah man agreed,
  15. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6df0rha_Opw]YouTube - Biggie Smalls - I Got A Story To Tell[/ame]
  16. Betrayal~gangstarr, rip guru
  17. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxEjE-j4kgk]YouTube - Jay-Z- Friend or Foe and Friend or Foe 98'[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUcXsuk1G2A]YouTube - GZA - Hell's Wind Staff / Killah Hills 10304[/ame]
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I4Xgt6PhkQ]YouTube - Masta Ace - Brooklyn Masala (2004)[/ame]

    yall need that ?

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