Top Hip Hop Songs 2010
The top hip hop songs of 2010 are a diverse group of songs from a diverse group of artists—singers that range from tough guys bragging about their lives to sensitive guys seeking closer connections. All of the songs feature the hot, new sounds and heavy bass that hip hop fans expect. Here, in alphabetical order by title, are the best hip hop songs of 2010.
- “Aston Martin Music.” “Aston Martin Music” references the luxury British sports car. This Rick Ross song has a smooth R&B vibe and features Drake and Chrisette Michele.
- “Gonorrhea.” Lil Wayne names a song after a sexually transmitted disease, “Gonorrhea.” Then he unleashes a series of insults with the help of his Young Money colleague, Drake. Lil Wayne released the song while serving a prison term.
- “Love The Way You Lie.” Eminem’s “Love The Way You Lie” is a passionate song about dysfunctional relationships. The song features Rihanna, whose personal experience gives the song a layer of realism.
- “Miss Me.” “Miss Me” is a song by Drake, featuring Lil Wayne. It’s a conversation between two people discussing the difficulties of finding romance.
- “My Chick Bad.” Female rapper Nicki Minaj joins Ludacris in “My Chick Bad.” From the album “Battle of the Sexes,” The song’s guest spot lives up to its name.
- “No Hands.” “No Hands” may be the biggest hit of his career for Waka Flocka Flame. Roscoe Dash and Wale join the artist one of the more mainstream songs from his debut album, “Flockaveli.”
- “No Love.” Lil Wayne joins Eminem in “No Love.” The song has the singers dissing their competition, telling off the people who stopped believing in them.
- “Not Afraid.” “Not Afraid” has Eminem singing of recovery and solid ground, after years of drug addiction and self-doubt. This is just one of several Eminem songs to make the top ten in 2010.
- “Over.” “Over” sums up the changes in Drake’s life, changes that came as a result of his newfound fame. Like Eminem, Drake had a good year in 2010.
- “Right Above It.” “Right Above It.” Lil Wayne boasts of being on the top in “Right Above It.” He’s so on top that “heaven’s right above it.” The song, a collaboration with Drake, even debuted right at the top.