1988 - Ego Trip’s Top 40 Rap Singles

A snapshot of 1988's best loved single releases, borrowing the top 40 list from the rap nerd's bible that is Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists:

1. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock - It Takes Two
2. Eric B. & Rakim - Paid In Full (Seven Minutes of Madness Remix)
3. Big Daddy Kane - Ain't No Half Steppin'
4. Boogie Down Productions - My Philosophy
5. Run-DMC - Run's House / Beats To The Rhyme
6. Public Enemy - Don't Believe The Hype
7. Marley Marl & The Juice Crew - The Symphony
8. De La Soul - Plug Tunin'
9. EPMD - You Gots To Chill
10. Biz Markie - Vapours
11. Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - Keep Risin' To The Top
12. J.V.C Force - Strong Island
13. Biz Markie - The Biz Is Goin' Off
14. 45 King - The 900 Number
15. Boogie Down Productions - Jack of Spades / Still #1
16. Eric B. & Rakim - Microphone Fiends
17. MC Lyte - 10% Dis
18. Stetsasonic - Sally / DBC Let The Music Play
19. Jungle Brothers - Because I Got It Like That
20. De La Soul - Jenifa (Taught Me) / Potholes In My Lawn
21. Chubb Rock feat Hitman Howie Tee - Caught Up (Remix)
22. 2 Much - Wild Thang
23. Marley Marl featuring Craig G - Droppin' Science
24. LL Cool J - Going Back to Cali / Jack The Ripper
25. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo - Road to the Riches
26. MC EZ & Troup - Get Retarded
27. Stetsasonic - Talkin' All That Jazz
28. Queen Latifah - Wrath of My Madness / Princess Of The Posse
29. MC Lyte - Paper Thin
30. Positive K - Step Up Front
31. MC Shan - I Pioneered This
32. Chill Rob G - Dope Rhymes / Chillin / Wild Pitch
33. Kid N Play - Do This My Way
34. Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud - Super Casanova
35. Antoinette - Hit Em With This / Unfinished Business
36. King Tee - Bass
37. JJ Fad - Supersonic
38. Sir Mix-A-Lot - Posse On Broadway
39. Supreme Nyborn - Versatitlity
40. Kid N Play - Gittin Funky

 
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