The 10 best new rap songs right now

Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Megan Thee Stallion, Goonew, Rylo Rodriguez, Noname, and more.

Photographer Tyler Mitchell
April 12, 2019
The 10 best new rap songs right now

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Lil Uzi Vert, "Sanguine Paradise"

Powerful imagery here: "Throwing money in a spiral," "Skinny thong like a tightrope," "In reality, I'm 5'4"/ stand on my money now I'm 6'6"."

2

Goonew, "TKO"

Smooth Goon.

3

Rylo Rodriguez, "Court Dates"

Guitars are the go-to sound of rap, 2018-forever, apparently.

4

Megan Thee Stallion, "Still Tippin (Freestyle)"

Queen of Rap.

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5

Noname, "Song 32"

Noname sounds like she's having hella fun but also saying things like, "I’m Obama pushing the button, in Libya, Pakistan."

6

UnoTheActivist, "Glad You're Back (Ashanti)"

I feel like all the second wave SoundCloud rap pioneers are making the best music of their careers????

7

Kelow Latesha, "Mercedes"

Fun song, fun vid.

8

WIFIGAWD, "Finer Things"

This sounds extremely luxurious.

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9

Shootergang Kony, "Professor Kony"

Gas.

10

$NOT, "LAW$UIT"

Heavy on the SoundCloud this week because that's what I've been listening to.

The 10 best new rap songs right now