20 Best Quotes from Rap Songs That’ll Have a Great Impact on You

What’s the difference between a rapper and a poet? The former draws more attention from the masses than the latter. Rap connects with people in a way that most other forms of music fail to do. The verses feel relatable to the point that it seems like the lines were taken from your own life. The expertise with which rap artists ornate their words with deep and impactful messages is beyond comprehension. Every word hits you like a dagger and you wish to keep bleeding. Such is the impact of rap! Let’s have a look at some of the best quotes from rap songs that we all find relatable.

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1. “Without order, nothing exists. Without chaos, nothing evolves.”

–Jedi Mind Tricks, Heavy Metal Kings

2. “No law’s gonna change us, we have to change us.”

–Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Same Love

3. “Every saint got a past, every sinner got a future. Every loser gotta win, and every winner gotta lose someday.”

–J Cole, Deja Vu

4. “I start to think, and then I sink
Into the paper like I was ink
When I’m writing, I’m trapped in between the lines
I escape when I finish the rhyme.” 

–Rakim, I Know You Got Soul

5. “You better lose yourself in the music, the moment
You own it, you better never let it go
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow
This opportunity comes once in a lifetime.”

–Eminem, Lose Yourself

6. “Wanna move out the hood and defeat that cancer
I ask how she stay on her feet like dancers
How she keep on adding paint to a life-size canvas.”

–Lil B, Real Life

7. “You know it’s funny when it rains it pours
They got money for wars, but can’t feed the poor.”

–2Pac, Keep Ya Head Up

8. “Love is not just a verb, it’s you looking in the mirror.”

–Kendrick Lamar, Poetic Justice

9. “Cherish these nights, cherish these people.

Life is a movie, but there’ll never be a sequel.”

–Nicki Minaj, All Things Go

10. “If only you could see through your elaborate eyes
Only you and me, hun, the love never dies. ”

–A Tribe Called Quest, Bonita Applebum

11. “I don’t know what they want from me
It’s like the more money we come across
The more problems we see.”

–The Notorious B.I.G., Mo Money Mo Problems

12. “Make the money, don’t let the money make you
Change the game, don’t let the game change you.”

–Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Make The Money

13. “Take it from a man that loves what you got,

and baby girl you’re a star, don’t let ’em tell you you’re not.”

–J Cole, Crooked Smile

14. “I learned working with the negatives can make for better pictures.”

–Drake, HYFR

15. “Are you willing to give up what you love, for who you love?”

–Big Sean, Memories

16. “Why be a king when you can be a God?”

–Eminem, Rap God

17. “You’ve ever seen a newborn baby kill a grown man

That’s an analogy for the way the world make me react

My innocence been dead.”

–Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul’s Outro

18. “In real life they’re like me?
In real life I’m like, “No.”
My swag different, that bag different
My wife Beyoncé, I brag different”

–Jay Z, I Got the Keys

19. “I know sometimes things may not
Always make sense to you right now
But hey
What daddy always tell you?
Straighten up little soldier
Stiffen up that upper lip
What you crying about?
You got me.”

–Eminem, Mockingbird

20. “Fight for your rights, stand up and be heard.

You’re just as good as any man, believe that, word.”

–Salt N Pepa, Ain’t Nuthing But A She Thang

Those lines sure were powerful! Go to the comments section and drop your favourite lines from a rap song. We would love to know about them. Which of these best quotes from rap songs did you find the most impactful?

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