Spotify Releases ‘100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of the Streaming Era’ List

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Spotify is back with another edition of their Spotify CLASSICS program, this time naming the 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of the Streaming Era.

Their inaugural list acknowledged the Classic Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of the Streaming Era featuring timeless releases like Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN., Future’s DS2, Jay-Z’s 4:44, and Travis Scott’s Astroworld, to name a few. Last month, they followed up with 100 Greatest R&B Songs of the Streaming Era.

Today, the launch the list for the 100 greatest hip-hop songs of the streaming era which in Spotify’s opinion is the time frame that spans from 2015 until present day.

The list, which can be found below, is 100% qualitative. The criteria for the list are based on quality, impact, replay value, influence, and cultural significance. Take a look below and find some extra notes here.

The 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of the Streaming Era 

100. Coi Leray – “Players” (2022)

99. Fivio Foreign – “Big Drip” (2019)

98. Doechii – “Yucky Blucky Fruitcake” (2020)

97. YG ft. Nipsey Hussle – “FDT” (2016)

96. Sexyy Red – “SkeeYee” (2023)

95. Freddie Gibbs, Madlib – “Crime Pays” (2019)

94. Moneybagg Yo – “Time Today” (2021)

93. Lil Durk ft. Gunna – “What Happened to Virgil” (2022)

92. Flo Milli – “Never Lose Me” (2023)

91. Denzel Curry – “Ultimate” (2015)

90. A$AP Rocky – “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 (LPFJ2)” (2015)

89. Yo Gotti – “Down In the DM” (2016)

88. Doja Cat ft. Rico Nasty – “Tia Tamera” (2019)

87. Young Thug – “Check” (2015)

86. Nicki Minaj – “Chun-Li” (2018)

85. Mac Miller – “Self Care” (2018)

84. Saweetie – “My Type” (2019)

83. YoungBoy Never Broke Again – “Outside Today” (2018)

82. Megan Thee Stallion – “Big Ole Freak” (2018)

81. Ice Spice, Nicki Minaj – “Princess Diana” (2023)

80. MadeinTYO – “Uber Everywhere” (2016)

79. Playboi Carti ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Shoota” (2018)

78. Lil Durk ft. J. Cole – “All My Life” (2023)

77. Tyler, The Creator ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again & Ty Dolla $ign – “WUSYANAME” (2021)

76. Nipsey Hussle ft. YG – “Last Time That I Checc’d” (2018)

75. Lil Uzi Vert – “Money Longer” (2016)

74. Drake – “Know Yourself” (2015)

73. Central Cee – “Doja” (2022)

72. Trippie Redd ft. Travis Scott – “Dark Knight Dummo” (2017)

71. Latto ft. Cardi B – “Put It On Da Floor Again” (303)

70. Pooh Shiesty ft. Lil Durk – “Back in Blood” (2022)

69. Young M.A. – “OOOUUU” (2017)

68. Young Thug ft. Gunna – “Hot” (2019)

67. Jack Harlow – “WHATS POPPIN” (2020)

66. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie ft. Kodak Black – “Drowning” (2017)

65. Polo G, Lil Tjay ft. – “Pop Out” (2019)

64. Migos – “T-Shirt” (2017)

63. Future – “F*ck Up Some Commas” (2015)

62. A$AP Ferg – “Plain Jane” (2017)

61. Lil Baby, Gunna – “Drip Too Hard” (2018)

60. Drake, 21 Savage – “Jimmy Cooks” (2022)

59. Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future – “King’s Dead” (2018)

58. Tyler, The Creator ft. Kali Uchis – “See You Again” (2017) 

57. BlocBoy JB ft. Drake – “Look Alive” (2018)

56. JACKBOYS, Travis Scott, Young Thug – “OUT WEST” (2019)

55. Tee Grizzley – “First Day Out” (2017)

54. 21 Savage ft. Future – “X” (2016)

53. Travis Scott – “BUTTERFLY EFFECT” (2018)

52. Lil Mosey – “Blueberry Faygo (2020)

51. Internet Money ft. Don Toliver, Gunna, NAV – “Lemonade” (2020)

50. Lil Uzi Vert – “Just Wanna Rock” (2020)

49. DaBaby – “Suge” (2019)

48. Metro Boomin ft. Future & Chris Brown – “Superhero (Heroes & Villains)” (2022)

47. Hitkidd, GloRilla – “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” (2022)

46. Gunna – “fukumean” (2023)

45. Future ft. Drake & Tems – “WAIT FOR U” *(2022)

44. Doja Cat – “Paint the Town Red” (2023)

43. Drake, Future – “Jumpman” (2015)

42. City Girls – “Act Up” (2018)

41. Travis Scott – “Antidote” (2015)

40. XXXtentacion – “Look At Me!” (2017)

39. Chance The Rapper ft. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – “No Problem” (2016)

38. Lil Baby – “Freestyle” (2017)

37. GoldLink ft. Shy Glizzy & Brent Faiyaz – “Crew” (2016)

36. Kodak Black ft. XXXtentacion – “Roll in Peace” (2017)

35. Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” (2021)

34. Mustard ft. Roddy Ricch – “Ballin” (2019)

33. Playboi Carti – “Magnolia” (2017)

32. Offset, Metro Boomin – “Ric Flair Drip” (2017)

31. J. Cole – “MIDDLE CHILD” (2019)

30. Kanye West ft. Chance The Rapper, The-Dream, Kelly Price & Kirk Franklin – “Ultralight Beam” (2016)

29. Drake – “Back To Back” (2015)

28. Kendrick Lamar – “DNA.” (2017)

27. Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – “Rockstar” (2018)

26. Rae Sremmurd – “Black Beatles” (2016)

25. Tyler, The Creator – “EARFQUAKE” (2019)

24. Polo G – “RAPSTAR” (2020)

23. 21 Savage ft. J. Cole – “a lot” (2018)

22. Meek Mill ft. Drake – “Going Bad” (2019)

21. Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen” (2015)

20. Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion – “WAP” (2020)

19. French Montana ft. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable” (2017)

18. Lil Baby ft. 42 Dugg – “We Paid” (2020)

17. Kodak Black – “No Flockin” (2015)

16. Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE” (2017)

15. Kanye West ft. Kid Cudi – “Father Stretch My Hands Pt.1” (2016)

14. Roddy Ricch – “The Box” (2019)

13. Travis Scott ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Goosebumps” (2016)

12. Future – “Mask Off” (2017)

11. XXXtentacion – “Jocelyn Flores” (2017)

10. Juice WRLD – “Lucid Dreams” (2018)

9. Pop Smoke – “Dior” (2019)

8. Sheck Wes – “Mo Bamba” (2017)

7. Travis Scott – “SICKO MODE” (2018)

6. Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee” (2016)

5. Future – “March Madness” (2015)

4. Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour Llif3” (2017)

3. Drake – “God’s Plan” (2018)

2. Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” (2017)

1. Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” (2015)