What are the Top Rap Songs of 2014?

The ONLY year end list that matters is here. The Rap Genius Top 100 Rap Songs of 2014 was voted for by hundreds of Genius users and is your go-to 2014 almanac. Hip hop was a… Read More

Who are the top hip hop artists of 2014?

The deal for 3 billion dollars, earned Dr. Dre hundreds of millions of dollars, making him the richest rapper in the game. Hip hop group G-Unit, composed of 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Tony Yayo, officially reunited on June 1, 2014. On May 31, OTF NuNu, a member of Lil Durk’s OTF crew, was shot and killed in Chicago.

What was the Best Song of the Year 2014?

Who would have thought before 2014 began that Sia — responsible for co-writing so many indelible pop treats, from Rihanna’s “Diamonds” to David Guetta’s “Titanium” — would have come up with the year’s best single as a solo artist?

Who are the top 100 Rap Songs of all time?

Following his breakout mixtape Innanetape and four appearances on last year’s top 100 song list, Vic Mensa is back with his Smoko Ono produced banger “Feel That”. The song breaks away from Vic’s reputation as a “lyrical” rapper, substituting lyrical complexity for a strong flow and crazy energy.

Is there a hip hop scene in South Africa?

Of all the country’s homegrown pop, South Africa’s hip-hop scene has had the hardest time proving its commercial sustainability where house and kwaito – local musical genres whose successes it’s constantly measured against – have more or less flourished. Some pundits say that has begun to change this year.

What was the most popular music in South Africa in 2014?

With still some way to go, a series of milestones reached in 2014 could indicate that not only has found its voice at last, but also that more and more, South Africa’s young music buying public is ready to listen.

Where did all the rap songs come from?

Maybe it’s just where the industry’s headed, maybe it’s just a result of how 2013’s calendar worked, but this year rap fans digested their music through song, not album. And the songs came from unexpected places, like Vine and Soundcloud, to speak nothing of Detroit and the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.