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Best Hip Hop Poems

Below are the all-time best Hip Hop poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of hip hop poems written by PoetrySoup members


ONE STEP AT A TIME
adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition, word play

A ONE STEP AT A TIME ©
Life is but a hopscotch path
Players vying for placement
Rules to follow aground
Tokens...

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Categories: hip hop, adventure, growing up, hip



Thoughts On MGK diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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Categories: hip hop, humorous, rap,

It Reads Like A Rap
Your rhyme reads like a rap they say,
a rap I say,
a rap they say,
perhaps but rap is rhyme you see,
it's rhyme really,
it's rhyme you see,
this...

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Categories: hip hop, humor, humorous,

Hip Hop
Hip hop is more than your understanding of culture
Its not your educated last in the middle of all crowded thighs
Hip hop starts in the heart...

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Categories: art, hip hop, poems,

Before and After
Bust to the extreme 
And collide with your foes 
Be ruthless and heartless
When smash on them hoes 
Leave no stone unturned 
When your searching for...

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Categories: hip hop, anger, conflict, crazy, hip

Shawty Got Swag
$hawty Got $wag

Shawty got swag,
Shawty mad dope.
Face all cheesin’,
She real turned up.
Goin’ to da club,
She steppin' wit her peeps,
Lookin’ so ratchet,
She’s straight up hoochie.

No racks...

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Categories: hip hop, character, fun, girl, hip

Love or Help
You live to love,
When you love to give.
That life you never had
Like forever, had no wealth.
Still had a hand to help.

All I have is
dreams for...

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Categories: hip hop, hope, inspiration,

The Fork in the Road
I can give a chick an option
And she'll pick the other path
Just to divide herself 
Like she out here doing math
Calculating all the ways things...

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Categories: hip hop, art, beautiful, beauty, care,

Not another day

Impulsive or compulsive

Either way it's not conducive

Living with this disorder

Can't be good for my liver

Obsessions, when do they stop?

Compulsions, when do I stop?

Let me illustrate...

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Categories: hip hop, anger, angst, anxiety, confusion,

I Was Wrong
Wrong
Was I
To push love
So un-returned
At first though the love from you came later
I lost mine, rapt in imagination
So time forgot
Our passion
Mislaid
Sin
...

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Categories: feelings, hip hop, how

Kartoon Knuckles
Draped and locked like a curtain in Guantanamo
I use my words to peel scalps like Geronimo
Just like a teen girl my mouth has a heavy...

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Categories: hip hop, beautiful, celebration, death, future,

Starry Eyed
In my hand an empty pack of camel crushes... I smoked them all. 
All the pacing from the stress has beat the pavement raw.
Anger from...

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Categories: hip hop, child, dad, dedication, father,

YOUNG WICKED AND BLACK
I thought of one of my nephews before I wrote this, God bless him please

He's from a western land where the hustla's real,
And the thugs'll...

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Categories: crazy, hip hop, life,

The Raving
From 2010. Narrator is Robert Gibbs, snooty White House Press Secretary.

Lay, O Lord, a curse on press men, rude and churlish, sad, obsessed men 
Who...

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Categories: hip hop, parody, raven,

Life In The Streets
Gun shots rang out but no one hears.
A life comes to an end but no one fears.
A casual habit now a sin that in prisons...

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Categories: addiction, hip hop, image,

Walk away
Cheap wine dimmed in the candle light thinking my life's bleak like her dreams keep cramping my sleep and I've had it with uncleaned teeth...

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Categories: hip hop, break up, courage, feelings,

16 bars
its a thirst thats hard to quench you did it well, 
we all draw water from the well in the cellar, to go, inter-stellar 
in...

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Categories: hip hop, image, peace,

Two Hand Clap
I've got a fist full of Buddha,
And a fist full of Rand,
A pocket full of Jesus,
And the other's filled with sand,
That's in case I need...

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Categories: hip hop, america, anti bullying, celebrity,

Resurrection
(Chorus)
You think you've got swagger but really you hobble,
you've got the jet lagger and you're drunk so you wobble,
don't start on me mate 'cus I...

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Categories: hip hop, humorous, power,

HIPHOP POPS THE TOP
story to tell
they ring a bell
saying it all
there music makes the call
its at top of the lot
and hot
HIPHOP
POPS THE TOP...

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Categories: art, hip hop,

A Tribute To Eminem
Without you there's no doubt I'd be
a man without this poetry,
you brought the artist out of me,
my rhymes make up your legacy.

The millions that you...

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Categories: hip hop, rap, tribute,

Smiles and Cries
It doesn't matter what you say because I'm going insane 
I've put a bullet in my brain,  what's the name of the game that...

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Categories: depression, hip hop, june,

Man Made And Manufactured
The human synchronized synthetic sympathetic empathy I robot schizophrenic mechanism
My lifelines technological I think therefore I am and showing potential
Experimental experience my influence controls the...

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Categories: creation, future, hip hop,

Daft From Bath
You look stupid in videos on phones at the start,
you don't look like "Badmans" calling women a tart,
when I see those skits I think what...

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Categories: hip hop, england, funny, giggle, hilarious,

Is this me
I don't know what you're really thinking off me.
If this is real thinking I'm not thinking properly.
Everything inside me fights and tries to stop these...

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Categories: hip hop, absence, conflict, courage, hip