Top 50 Best Rap Songs of All Time

Top 50 Best Rap Songs of All Time

Coming up with a list of the top 50 best rap songs of all time is guaranteed to spark some controversy. People are passionate about music, and few things in life inspire more raw emotion in our lives than listening to our favorite songs. With that in mind I’ve tried to remain as objective as possible in crafting this list of the bestĀ hip hopĀ songs ever, but my own biases have no doubt slipped in. Feel free to roundly criticize my choices in comments. Here are my picks for the greatest...

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Top 10 Slow Dance Songs of the 80s

Top 10 Slow Dance Songs of the 80s

Few memories of my teenage years are as vivid as the high school dances. Waiting on the sidelines while all the fast songs played, palms slick and heart hammering in my chest as I wait to make my move. Finally the DJ decides to slow things down, and as the first notes of the song plays there is a mad surge as the guys rush the dance floor, searching for a willing partner. Fearing rejection I make sure to set my sights on a realistic goal. Stuttering awkwardly I manage to finally make my...

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Top 10 Hair Band Songs of the 80s

Top 10 Hair Band Songs of the 80s

Looking back at the 80s I am sure I am not alone in my laughter. So many different aspects of the culture at the time inspires us to wonder, what were we thinking? Fashion and music are right at the top of the list when it comes to the things we wish we could take back when looking back at the 80s, and the fusion of the two that resulted in the 80s hair band certainly has me scratching my head, wondering how I could have enjoy it so much at the time. So read on for this amusing trip back to...

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Top 10 Music Videos of the 80s

Top 10 Music Videos of the 80s

Music videos have been around for decades, but didn’t really establish themselves as part of popular culture until the 1980s. With the launching of specialty music video channels such as MTV and Much Music in the 80s, suddenly all those songs we were listening to on the radio took on another dimension, as we were given visuals to enjoy while listening to the music. Though these specialty music stations still exist today, actual music videos are actually something of a rarity, with...

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Top 10 Rap Songs of the 80s

Top 10 Rap Songs of the 80s

Rap music technically had its roots in the 1970s, with an underground music scene that slowly gained momentum in New York City. But it wasn’t until the 1980s that HipHop and Rap music really caught the attention of music company executives, and was finally pushed out to the masses. Parents everywhere had a new form of music to complain about, transplanting their ire from rock and roll to rap, claiming the corruption of their previously innocent children. Perhaps they would have been...

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Top 10 Action Movies of the 80s

Top 10 Action Movies of the 80s

They’re cheesy, with poor acting, laughable one-liners and gaping plot holes. Yet despite these glaring flaws, action movies consistently bring in bodies to the movie theaters, and the biggest stars of the genre command huge paychecks as they showcase their muscles and martial arts moves more than the range of their acting ability. These days the action movie has become a dying breed, perhaps because movie-goers are becoming more discerning, demanding that their heroes display at least a...

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