10 Best Rap Songs Of 2009
Get in the groove with these 10 best rap songs of 2009. One of the music genres that is continuously gaining popularity is rap music. Year in and year out, numerous rap songs are being released and you can’t help but get hooked with the wonderful beats and the meaningful lyrics.
- "Beautiful" Eminem Eminem sings one of the best rap songs of 2009, which is his third single from his album, “Relapse.” It is a confessional and motivational song, which earned a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance.
- "Empire State of Mind" Jay-Z Another one of the best rap songs of 2009 is from Jay-Z, which he sang with Alicia Keys. "Empire State of Mind" is featured in his album, "The Blueprint 3," and is an ode that the two artists sang for their native New York.
- "Forever" Drake This single from Drake is another one of the best rap songs of 2009 wherein it features verses from other rappers like Eminem, Lil Wayne and Kanye West. It was also featured in the LeBron James' documentary entitled “More Than a Game.”
- "The One" Slaughterhouse "The One" was performed by Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5’9”. This song was released in July 2009 and is their lead single from their album, “Slaughterhouse.”
- "Always Strapped" Birdman Part of the ten best rap songs of 2009 is this song by Birdman. It is his first single from his album, "Pricele$$." Produced by Mr. Beatz, this song also features Lil Wayne and Mack Maine.
- "Right Round" Flo Rida This song from Flo Rida talks about having a crush on a woman who works in a strip club. It is from his album, “R.O.O.T.S.,”which was released in 2009. The song features the pop singer Kesha, who made contributions to the vocals.
- "Hotel Room" Pitbull Pitbull’s "Hotel Room" is also one of the best rap songs of 2009, which is from his third album, “Rebelution.” This song uses a sample from “Push the Feeling On” by Nightcrawlers.
- "Throw It In the Bag" Fabulous From the album titled “Loso’s Way,” this song also makes it as one of the best rap songs of 2009. This song won the Best Viewer’s Choice during the 2009 BET Hip-Hop Awards.
- "Wetter (Calling You Daddy)" Twista Featuring Erika Shevon, this song is one of the best rap songs of 2009 produced by The Legendary Traxster. It samples “Any Time, Any Place,” which was sung by Janet Jackson in 1994.
"Baby By Me" 50 Cent featuring Ne-Yo Written by Ne-Yo and 50 Cent, this song is also part of the ten best rap songs of 2009. It is from 50 Cent’s album called “Before I Self Destruct” that samples the song “I Get Money."