Rolling Stone ranks Kendrick Lamar’s 50 best songs

Rolling Stone ranks Kendrick Lamar’s 50 best songs


While fans wait patiently for new music from Kendrick Lamar, rolling stone dives into his discography and celebrates his greatness.

The magazine has ranked the Compton kingpin’s top 50 songs, calling it the “most important and groundbreaking rapper of the past 15 years.” The list includes his entire catalog, including his mixtapes released prior to his first album, Section.80.

Topping the list is 2012’s “Money Trees” featuring Jay Rock with the persistent chorus “Ya bish,” described as “one of the most enduring twists in modern pop culture.” 2015’s “Alright” takes second place, with the magazine calling it an “anthem for the emerging Black Lives Matter movement.”

The top 10 also includes “Backseat Freestyle” at number 3, followed by “Swimming Pools (Drink)”, hailed as “one of the best songs of the past decade.”

“Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” debuts at number 5, while the top 20 includes “ADHD” (No. 6), “HUMBLE”. (No. 8), “Loyalty” featuring Rihanna (No. 14) and “King Kunta” (No. 16), as well as lesser-known songs such as “Ronald Reagan Era (His Evils)” (No. 9) and “Rigamortis” (no. 10).

The Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper is now preparing his latest TDE album and will be collaborating with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Mary J. Blige attend the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

See which K-Dot cuts made the top 20 and see the full list here.

The best songs of Kendrick Lamar

1. “Money Trees”, feat. Jay Rock (2012)
2. “Okay” (2015)
3. “Backseat Freestyle” (2012)
4. “Pools (Drunk)” (2012)
5. “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” (2012)
6. “ADHD” (2011)
7. “Untitled 05 09.21.2014” (2016)
8. “HUMBLE.” (2017)
9. “Ronald Reagan Era (His Evils)”, feat. RZA (2011)
10. “Rigamortis” (2011)
11. “Sing About Me (I’m Dying Of Thirst)” (2012)
12. “The Blacker the Berry” (2015)
13. “Untitled 02 06.23.2014” (2016)
14. “Loyalty”, feat. Rihanna (2017)
15. “Cartoon & Cereal”, feat. Fireworks (2013)
16. “King Kunta” (2015)
17. “mAAd City”, feat. MC Eiht (2012)
18. “Untitled 07 2014-2016” (2017)
19. “Element” (2017)
20. “FEEL.” (2017)

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