Sometimes, it feels like every rap song that airs on the radio is about butts, guns, money, and drugs. While that’s true for a lot of songs, that stereotype does give the genre a bad rap (yes, pun intended.) There are plenty of great rap songs out there that inspire greatness, spark conversations, and push for change. Here are 10 great rap lyrics, from past and present, for you to not only enjoy, but think about their thought-provoking messages.
(Check out the playlist of all 10 songs at the end of the post!)