Top 5 Hip Hop songs from the 90s!

Those who consider themselves hard-core hip-hop fans, they must know that the 90s were the golden age of hip-hop. So today we have brought you a list of some of the best 90s hip-hop songs that are rocking the world even today. Let’s begin!

The World Is Yours

The song “The World Is Yours” by Nas is one of the greatest rap songs of all time. Above all, the song released in 1994 was considered by the music critics as one of the best hip-hop songs ever recorded. Moreover, post released, “The World Is Yours” reached number 13 8! He Hot Rap Singles chart in 1994.

The song and the music video honors the film “Scarface”. On the other hand, Nas has also referred to drug dealer/crime boss Howard “Pappy” Mason, and the serial killers of Texarkana Moonlight Murders. This song by Nas from his debut album “Illmatic” ranks number one!

My Name Is

If we are talking about the 90s hip hop, how can we not mention the rap God aka Eminem. “My Name Is” by Eminem is from his second album “The Slim Shady LP”. Certainly, after its release in 1998, the song gained many titles. For instance, “My Name Is” was ranked #26 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s”, #39 on Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Hip Hop songs of all time” and others. Above all, Eminem earned his first Grammy in 2000 for “My Name Is”.

California Love

California Love is a legendary hip-hop song by 2Pac featuring Dr. Dre and Robert Troutman. Released in October 1995, this was 2Pac’s comeback single after his release from prison. Certainly, “California Love” is 2Pac’s widely known and most successful singles of all time. Moreover, it reached no. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks. The song also broke charts of Italy, New Zealand and Sweden. Above all, the song was nominated for Grammy as a Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Performance by a Duo/Group after 2Pac’s death in 1996.

It Was a Good Day

This song by Ice Cube was released from his third album “The Predator” in February 1993. “It Was a Good Day” is certainly a great hip-hop hit. Besides, the song peaked at no.7 of the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It also ranked No.36 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time. And why not, Ice Cube has been one of the popular hip-hop artists.

Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang

This list of hip-hop songs would be incomplete without the mention of a Dr. Dre song. Released in 1992, “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang” by Dr. Dre features another legend, Snoop Dogg. The song is certainly a great outcome by the two amazing hip-hop artists. As a result, the song was ranked 24 in Q Magazine’s list of greatest hip songs of all time. Later in 2010, the song was also put at no.3 by Pitchfork Media on their “Top 200 tracks of the 90s”.

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