The 90s could be considered the golden era of rap music.
For most of us who lived through the era, the 90s rap songs are worth revisiting for the nostalgic experience they provide. It’s an opportunity to recall the good old days whether it's simple listening in the comforts of our rooms, or wild partying in discos or clubs.
You may have had the top 10 90s rap songs on audio cassettes and they might not be playable these days. If so, fret not as help is at hand.
With the Internet and specifically YouTube around, you'll never miss your favorite 90s top rap songs. .
What's more, you can even download the top rap songs of the 90s and listen to them at your pleasure.
Here then are the top rap songs of the 90s for your viewing and listening pleasure.
Released in February 1993, it's from Ice Cube's third solo album, The Predator. About.com ranked it as the 81st top rap song of all time. It also stood at 77th place on VH1's list of 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s
This number is by Wu-Tang Clan in the album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). It was released in 1993 under the Loud Records label.
In 2009, the RIAA awarded a Gold certification to C.R.E.A.M. for touching sales of 500,000 units throughout the fifteen years after it was recorded.
This number was released as part of the soundtrack of the movie Down to Earth in 1993.
The lyrics may give you a clue:
To have y'all jumpin' shall we singing' it
O is for Other, P is for People scratchin' temple
The last P...well...that's not that simple
It's sorta like another way to call a cat a kitten
It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
This number was released in 1993 as part of the Till Death Do Us Part album by the Geto Boys comprising of Scarface, Bushwick Bill and Willie D
Released in 1994, Regulate is a number performed by Warren G and Nate Dogg. It was a song that appeared in the movie Above the Rim.
It achieved the 98th position on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.
This song is from the album Sex Packets released in 1990.
It's worth mentioning that it received nominations for Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video.
This 1991 song is from the album A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing. It received a nomination for MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video.
The lyrics are rather straightforward and simple:
You can get with this, or you can get with that
I think you'll get with this, for this is where it's at
This number was released in 1995.with Michael Marshall as the featured artist. It's from the album Operation Stackola.
It received the Platinum certification from the RIAA in October 1995 and managed a domesticsales of 1,000,000 copies.
The number received a positive international reception, ranking first in Netherlands, second in Germany, third in the UK and eighth in the United States.
The lyrics ofJump Around goes like this:
Jump up, jump up and get down!
The song is from the House of Pain album released in 1992. It received a nomination for Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
It also ranked number 66 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.
It was number 325 on Blender's 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born.
Released in 1994 the song is from the Ready to Die album.
It received a nomination for theBillboard Music Award for Top R&B Song
By July 31, 1995 it had sold 1.1 million copies and received the Platinum certification from the RIAA.
The song comes with vigorous lyrics:
All I want to do is zoom-a-zoom-zoom-zoom
And a poom-poom, just shake ya rump
All I want to do is zoom-a-zoom-zoom-zoom
And a poom-poom, just shake ya rump..
Released in 1992, it's from the album Hard or Smooth.
Guest vocals are credited to Teddy Riley, who happens to be Wreckx member Markell Riley's brother.
Released in 1995 the song was featured in the
movies 8 Mile and Notorious, a 2009 biographical movie.
Get Money turned out to be the group's second biggest hit, and touched 17th position on the Billboard 100. Recording a sales of 500,000 copies domestically, it received a Platinum certification from the RIAA. Worthy of note is its 89th position in Billboard's Top Hot 100 Hits of 1996.
This song is from Wyclef's solo album The Carnival. The number includes performances by rappers John Forté and Pras (of The Fugees).
This 1998 number is from the album Capital Punishment
Worthy of note is its nominations for Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year and ALMA Award for Outstanding Music Video.
If you’re not content watching videos of the top 100 rap songs of the 90s over YouTube, you may download them for offline viewing at your own pleasure.
It’s possible to download the top 90s rap songs in the universal MP4 format through the DVDFab YouTube Video Downloader which is a free optionof the DVDFab10.
All you have to do is look for the YouTube Video Downloader under Utilities after launching the DVDFab.
Give it a try today and you’ll soon have the videos of the best 90s rap songs to play at your leisure over your favorite devices.