Hip-hop is the hot craze these days. From hip hop dances to hip hop music, everyone is crazy to either get a piece of this epic culture, or to give a piece. Talking about hip hop music (sometimes also called rap music or just hip hop) is a music genre famous for trendy rhythmic music usually set to a backdrop of rapping or rhyming chants. It led to the development of the classic hip hop culture. According to Wikipedia, this culture is a subculture defined by four key stylistic elements: MCing/rapping, DJing/scratching, break dancing, and graffiti writing and other elements may include sampling (or synthesis), and beatboxing.
Hip hop music has been very popular since the 1980’s. Since then, hip hop music has been defined, redefined, refreshed and rejuvenated many times in different decades and by many countries. This itself is indicative of this music’s popularity. Many artists are into this genre, and lots of timeless records have been released to the mass of fans adduced to this music. Some of the big time artists under this genre are DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, Beastie Boys, Gang Starr, Big Daddy Kane, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, Bad Boy Records, Eminem, Kanye West, M.I.A. and so on.
Teenagers and kids are the ones most into hip hop, perhaps because these songs help them relate since the lyrics usually portray rebellion, attitude or at times social satire. But no matter what the reasons are, hip hop songs continue to grab top positions on music charts across the globe. Let’s take a look at the top 10 songs from this genre ruling 2013.
1. Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z – Suit & Tie
2. Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future – Love Me
3. Rihanna – Pour It Up
4. A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – F**kin Problems
5. Lil Wayne featuring Details – No Worries
6. Kendrick Lamar Featuring Dr. Dre – Compton
7. Young Jeezy – Get Right
8. Bruno Mars – Locked out of Heaven
9. J. Cole – I’m a Fool
10. Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj – Girl on Fire
11. Rihanna – Diamonds
12. J. Cole ft. Miguel – Power Trip
13. Drake – 5AM in Toronto
14. Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay-Z – B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe (Remix)
15. Kanye West – White Dress
This list should be enough to get you swinging on your feet in synch with the music. The very best of 2013 hip hop songs for the hard core fans of hip hop. Before we finish, it’s worthwhile to mention that Nicki Minaj recently won the hip hop music award. Now we can finish our list while you guys groove on to the great beats from the list above.