1986 - Ego Trip’s Top 40 Rap Singles

Replacing our usual 'notable releases' section which appeared in the earlier sections of the blog, we give you a snapshot of 1986's best loved single releases by borrowing a top 40 list from the rap nerd's bible that is Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists:

1. Eric B & Rakim - Eric B is President / My Melody
2. Run DMC - My Adidas / Peter Piper
3. MC Shan - The Bridge
4. Boogie Down Productions - South Bronx
5. Ultramagnetic MCs - Ego Trippin
6. Beastie Boys - Hold It Now, Hit It
7. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo - It's A Demo / I'm Fly
8. Biz Markie - Make The Music With Your Mouth Biz
9. Stetsasonic - Go Stetsa I
10. Just Ice - Latoya
11. Just Ice - Cold Gettin Dumb
12. Roxanne Shante feat Biz Markie - Def Fresh Crew
13. Beastie Boys - It's The New Style / Paul Revere
14. Ice T - 6 N The Mornin
15. Salt N Pepa - My Mic Sounds Nice
16. Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - Play This One Only At Night
17. Too $hort - Freaky Tales
18. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble
19. Joeski Love - Pee-Wee's Dance
20. Sweet Tee & DJ Jazzy Joyce - It's My Beat
21. Cutmaster DC - Brooklyn Rocks The Best
22. Dana Dane - Nightmares
23. Word of Mouth feat DJ Cheese - Coast to Coast
24. Whodini - One Love
25. Original Concept - Knowledge Me / Can U Feel It
26. Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - All The Way To Heaven / Nuthin'
27. Divine Sounds - Do Or Die Bed Stuy
28. Rodney O & Joe Cooley - Everlasting Bass
29. Whodini - Funky Beat
30. Sweet Tee & DJ Jazzy Joyce - It's Like That Y'all
31. King Tee - Payback's A Mutha
32. DBL Crew - Bust It
33. Stetsasonic - Faye / 4 Ever My Beat
34. MC Shan - Jane, Stop This Crazy Thing / Cocaine
35. Kool Moe Dee - Go See The Doctor
36. Grandmaster Flash - Style (Peter Gunn Theme)
37. Heavy D & The Boyz - Mr Big Stuff
38. The Real Roxanne feat Hit Man Howie Tee - Bang Zoom (Let's Go Go)
39. Steady B - Bring The Beat Back
40. B Fats - Woppit

 
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