Top Conscious Hip Hop Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
26
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five The Message East Coast Hip Hop 1982
2
69
Kendrick Lamar Alright  West Coast Hip Hop 2015
3
519
Kendrick Lamar DNA. Trap, West Coast Hip Hop 2017
4
656
Melle Mel White Lines (Don't Don't Do It) Disco Rap, East Coast Hip Hop 1983
5
661
Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing) Neo-Soul 1998
6
670
De La Soul Me Myself and I Disco Rap, East Coast Hip Hop 1989
7
829
Wu-Tang Clan C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1993
8
1038
A Tribe Called Quest We the People... East Coast Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 2016
9
1192
Arrested Development Tennessee Boom Bap, Southern Hip Hop 1992
10
1204
Coolio feat. L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Gangsta Rap, West Coast Hip Hop 1995
11
1313
OutKast Rosa Parks Southern Hip Hop 1998
12
1428
Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar Never Catch Me Abstract Hip Hop, Wonky 2014
13
1595
The Game feat. 50 Cent Hate It or Love It Gangsta Rap, West Coast Hip Hop 2005
14
1639
Kendrick Lamar Swimming Pools (Drank) West Coast Hip Hop 2012
15
1859
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) East Coast Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1992
16
1995
N.W.A Express Yourself West Coast Hip Hop 1988
17
2148
Talib Kweli Get By Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 2002
18
2290
Kendrick Lamar The Blacker the Berry  Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop, West Coast Hip Hop 2015
19
2476
2Pac Dear Mama West Coast Hip Hop 1995
20
2544
Kendrick Lamar Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe West Coast Hip Hop 2012
21
2579
Public Enemy Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1988
22
2708
The Roots feat. Erykah Badu & Eve You Got Me East Coast Hip Hop 1999
23
2932
Slick Rick Children's Story East Coast Hip Hop 1988
24
3069
Jeru the Damaja Come Clean Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1993
25
3212
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tha Crossroads Pop Rap 1995
26
3444
Kendrick Lamar Sing About Me (I'm Dying of Thirst) West Coast Hip Hop 2012
27
3606
Nas feat. Lauryn Hill If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1996
28
3794
Common Sense I Used to Love h.e.r. Boom Bap 1994
29
4099
Common The Light Neo-Soul 2000
30
4191
2Pac Keep Ya Head Up West Coast Hip Hop 1993
31
4302
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Television, the Drug of the Nation Political Hip Hop, West Coast Hip Hop 1992
32
5050
Jay-Z The Story of O.J. East Coast Hip Hop 2017
33
5106
Lauryn Hill Lost Ones 1998
34
5115
Jay Electronica Exhibit C Hardcore Hip Hop, Southern Hip Hop 2009
35
5632
Sampa the Great Final Form Neo-Soul 2019
36
5715
Black Eyed Peas Where Is the Love? Pop Rap 2003
37
5733
Aesop Rock Daylight Abstract Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop 2001
38
5745
De La Soul Say No Go East Coast Hip Hop 1989
39
5856
Boogie Down Productions My Philosophy Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1988
40
5888
Chance the Rapper feat. Saba Angels Pop Rap 2015
41
6014
Public Enemy Shut 'Em Down East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1991
42
6076
Dead Prez Hip-Hop Southern Hip Hop 1999
43
6149
Arrested Development People Everyday Political Hip Hop, Pop Rap, Southern Hip Hop 1992
44
6202
The Stop the Violence Movement Self-Destruction East Coast Hip Hop 1989
45
6402
Gang Starr Just to Get a Rep Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1990
46
6726
The Roots Don't Say Nuthin' East Coast Hip Hop 2004
47
6818
Brand Nubian Slow Down Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1990
48
6909
De La Soul Jenifa (Taught Me) East Coast Hip Hop 1988
49
7019
A Tribe Called Quest The Space Program East Coast Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 2016
50
7282
The Roots How I Got Over East Coast Hip Hop, Neo-Soul 2009
51
7513
Slick Rick Mona Lisa East Coast Hip Hop, Pop Rap 1988
52
7537
Scarface I Seen a Man Die G-Funk, Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop 1994
53
7575
Plan B Ill Manors UK Hip Hop 2012
54
7646
Little Simz feat. Cleo Sol Selfish Neo-Soul, UK Hip Hop 2019
55
7656
De La Soul Stakes Is High Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1996
56
7734
Boogie Down Productions Love's Gonna Get 'Cha (Material Love) Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1990
57
7817
Noname Blaxploitation Jazz Rap 2018
58
7882
Public Enemy By the Time I Get to Arizona East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1991
59
8061
Danny Brown Grown Up 2012
60
8192
Kendrick Lamar feat. Gunplay Cartoon and Cereal West Coast Hip Hop 2012
61
8282
Black Star Definition Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1998
62
8301
2Pac I Ain't Mad at Cha West Coast Hip Hop 1996
63
8565
A Tribe Called Quest feat. Busta Rhymes Dis Generation East Coast Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 2016
64
8679
Slick Rick Hey Young World East Coast Hip Hop, Pop Rap 1988
65
8905
Kanye West Real Friends 2016
66
9237
Kendrick Lamar feat. Jay Rock Money Trees West Coast Hip Hop 2012
67
9358
2Pac Brenda's Got a Baby West Coast Hip Hop 1991
68
9440
Nas Life's a Bitch East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1994
69
9587
Suprême NTM Qu'est-ce qu'on attend Boom Bap, French Hip Hop 1995
70
9836
Kano feat. D Double E & Ghetts Class of Deja UK Hip Hop 2019
71
9891
Kate Tempest Europe Is Lost Political Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop 2016

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Zwangere Guy Gorik Pt. 1 2018
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert Same Love Pop Rap 2012
Public Enemy Harder Than You Think East Coast Hip Hop 2007
Lupe Fiasco feat. Matthew Santos Superstar Pop Rap 2007
Calle 13 feat. Susana Baca, Totó La Momposina & Maria Rita Latinoamérica Latin Rap, Nueva canción latinoameric 2010
Kendrick Lamar feat. MC Eiht m.A.A.d city Hardcore Hip Hop, West Coast Hip Hop 2012
IAM Demain c'est loin Boom Bap, French Hip Hop 1997
Dave Black UK Hip Hop 2019
Orelsan Suicide Social French Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop 2011
DMX Slippin' East Coast Hip Hop 1998
Talib Kweli Shock Body East Coast Hip Hop 2002
Devin the Dude feat. André 3000 and Snoop Dogg What a Job Pop Rap, Southern Hip Hop 2007
Run-D.M.C. Hard Times East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop 1983
The Roots feat. DJ Jazzy Jeff and Jazzyfatnastees The Next Movement East Coast Hip Hop, Jazz Rap 1999
Public Enemy Burn Hollywood Burn East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1990
Nas One Mic East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop 2001
Arrested Development Mr. Wendal Southern Hip Hop 1992
Talib Kweli The Proud East Coast Hip Hop 2002
Chance the Rapper feat. Kanye West and Chicago Children's Choir All We Got Neo-Soul, Pop Rap 2016
Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop 1987
Atmosphere Trying to Find a Balance 2003
Naughty by Nature Everything's Gonna Be Alright (Ghetto Bastard) East Coast Hip Hop 1991
Kendrick Lamar Untitled / Untitled 03 | 05.28.2013 Jazz Rap, West Coast Hip Hop 2016
Maxo Kream Meet Again Southern Hip Hop, Trap 2019
Kendrick Lamar A.D.H.D. Cloud Rap, West Coast Hip Hop 2011
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five New York, New York East Coast Hip Hop, Electro 1983
Oxmo Puccino L'enfant seul Boom Bap, French Hip Hop 1998
Public Enemy She Watch Channel Zero?! East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop 1988
Goodie Mob Cell Therapy Southern Hip Hop 1995
Reflection Eternal feat. Mos Def & Mr. Man Fortified Live East Coast Hip Hop 1997
Public Enemy Nighttrain East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1991
Common feat. The Last Poets The Corner 2005
Big K.R.I.T. Dreamin' Dirty South, Southern Hip Hop 2011
Geto Boys Six Feet Deep Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop 1993
Danny Brown Lonely 2013
Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna LOYALTY. Pop Rap, West Coast Hip Hop 2017
Black Star Respiration Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1998
A Tribe Called Quest Description of a Fool Boom Bap, East Coast Hip Hop 1989
Danny Brown feat. Purity Ring 25 Bucks Cloud Rap 2013
Public Enemy Fear of a Black Planet East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1990
Brother "D" with Collective Effort How We Gonna Make the Black Nation Rise? Disco Rap, East Coast Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop 1980
Kanye West feat. Adam Levine Heard 'Em Say Pop Rap 2005
Angel Haze Cleaning Out My Closet 2012
Chance the Rapper feat. Ty Dolla $ign Blessings (Reprise) Neo-Soul, Pop Rap 2016
Noname feat. Cam O'bi and Raury Diddy Bop Jazz Rap 2016
The Roots Right On East Coast Hip Hop 2010
Kendrick Lamar HiiiPoWeR West Coast Hip Hop 2011
The Roots feat. Big K.R.I.T. Make My East Coast Hip Hop 2011
OutKast Da Art of Storytellin' (Part 1) Southern Hip Hop 1998
Jadakiss Feat. Anthony Hamilton Why East Coast Hip Hop 2004
Ana Tijoux 1977 Latin Rap 2009
Common The People 2007
Kendrick Lamar FEAR. West Coast Hip Hop 2017
Kendrick Lamar DUCKWORTH. West Coast Hip Hop 2017
Lupe Fiasco Mural 2015