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The 10 best new rap songs right now

Including new music from Drake, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, YNW Melly, Kooda B, Quando Rondo, and more.

April 12, 2018

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YNW Melly, "Virtual (Blue Balenciagas)"

YNW Melly, a rapper from the small town of Gifford, Florida, made a song so undeniable that I'm willing to overlook the questionable first 20 seconds of this video.

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Kooda B, "Walking Through The Ville"

Rappers love Vanessa Carlton but few have ever sounded as good over "1000 Miles" as Brownsville's Kooda B.

3

Cardi B, "Get Up 10"

Cardi goes full "Dreams and Nightmares" on the intro to her stellar debut.

4

Quando Rondo, "Paradise"

The Savannah, Georgia, native returns to The Rap List with a snake around his neck and a melodic anthem.

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5

Drake, "Nice For What"

Drake likes women. Drake likes New Orleans. Drake likes making songs for y'all to cut up to.

6

Neno Calvin, "Rocabye"

Neno Calvin is one of the most promising rappers out of New Orleans. Here, he references Weezy's "Walk It Off" and takes over a 3rd Ward street.

7

SODLiMan, "Truth Ta Da Streets"

Keeping it in Louisiana for a second, SODLiMan is a Shreveport native with a subdued, BG-esque flow that's best employed above and on the recent "No Hook (Goin Flat)."

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Lil Uzi Vert, "Bandz (Bye Bye Birdie)"

We love a new Lil Uzi Vert slapper.

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9

TaySav, "Gang Members"

Young Pappy's little brother can rap his ass off.

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Nicki Minaj, "Chun-Li"

Nicki back in her bag.

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