Spotify’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop highlights the genre’s most popular and important albums and songs. This week the audio streaming service revealed a list of the 50 Most Streamed Rap Songs on their platform.
The late XXXTENTACION had a strong presence in the Top 5, with “Sad!” at No. 3 and “Jocelyn Flores” at No. 5. In between these tracks, Travis Scott’s “goosebumps” secured the No. 4 position.
Other notable entries in the Top 10 include Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO Tour Llif3,” Kendrick Lamar‘s “HUMBLE.,” Travis Scott’s “SICKO MODE,” Post Malone’s “Congratulations” featuring Quavo, and Eminem’s “Lose Yourself.”
XXXTENTACION, known for his passionate fan base, had an impressive total of eight tracks on the list. Eminem and Drake were also well-represented, with seven and five songs on the list respectively. The only song by a female act to make the list was Cardi B’s “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion at No. 35. Cardi B’s husband, Offset, also had two entries in the Top 30 with “Taste” featuring Tyga at No. 27 and “Rick Flair Drip” with Metro Boomin at No. 32.
Amidst the modern hits, Coolio’s classic “Gangsta’s Paradise” featuring L.V. stands out as the oldest song on the list. The song released in 1995 is still popular today, with over 3 million copies sold in the United States.
Elsewhere on the list, Kanye West and Jay-Z’s collaboration “N***as in Paris” takes the 44th spot, followed by 50 Cent’s iconic “In Da Club” at number 46. Eminem’s emotional track “Mockingbird” wraps up the top 50.
Previously, Spotify had recognized Drake as the all-time most-streamed Hip-Hop artist on their platform, and Dr. Dre‘s “Still D.R.E.” featuring Snoop Dogg was hailed as the greatest Hip-Hop beat in history according to the streaming app.