1993 - Ego Trip’s Top 40 Rap Singles

A snapshot of 1993’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. Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg: “Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang” (Death Row)
2. Wu-Tang Clan: “Protect Ya Neck” (Wu-Tang)
3. Jeru the Damaja: “Come Clean” (Payday)
4. The Pharcyde: “Passin’ Me By” (Delicious Vinyl)
5. Redman: “Tonight’s da Night” (Def Jam)
6. 2Pac featuring Shock G & Money B: “I Get Around” (Interscope)
7. A Tribe Called Quest featuring Trugoy: “Award Tour” (Jive)
8. Onyx: “Throw Ya Gunz” (Def Jam)
9. Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg: “Fuck wit Dre Day (and Everybody’s Celebratin’” (Death Row)
10. Redman: “Time 4 Sum Aksion” (Def Jam)
11. Wu-Tang Clan: “Method Man” (Loud)
12. KRS-One: “Outta Here” (Jive)
13. A Tribe Called Quest: “Electric Relaxation” (Jive)
14. Souls of Mischief: “93 ‘til Infinity” (Jive)
15. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo: “On the Run (Dirty Untouchable Remix)” (Cold Chillin’)
16. Onyx: “Slam” (Def Jam)
17. MC Eiht: “Streiht Up Menace” (Jive)
18. M.O.P.: “How About Some Hardcore” (Select)
19. The Pharcyde: “Otha Fish” (Delicious Vinyl)
20. Notorious B.I.G.: “Party and Bullshit” (Uptown)
21. Alkaholiks: “Make Room” (Loud)
22. MC Breed featuring 2Pac: “Gotta Get Mine” (Ichiban)
23. Beatnuts: “Reign of the Tec” (Relativity)
24. Casual: “That’s How It Is (Remix)” (Jive)
25. Fat Joe: “Flow Joe” (Relativity)
26. KRS-One: “Sound of da Police”/“Hip Hop vs. Rap” (Jive)
27. De La Soul: “Breakadawn” (Tommy Boy)
28. Ultramagnetic MCs: “Two Brothers with Checks (San Francisco,Harvey)”/“One, Two, One, Two” (Wild Pitch)
29. Diamond D: “I’m Outta Here”/“You Can’t Front (the Shit is Real)” (ChemistrY)
30. Casual: “I Didn’t Mean to” (Jive)
31. Lords of the Underground: “Chief Rocka” (Elektra)
32. Kurious: “Walk Like a Duck” (Columbia)
33. Geto Boys: “Crooked Officer” (Rap-a-Lot)
34. Leaders of the New School: “What’s Next?” (Elektra)
35. Domino: “Getto Jam” (Outburst)
36. Intelligent Hoodlum: “Grand Groove (Remix)” (A&M)
37. 2Pac: “Keep Ya Head Up” (Interscope)
38. Trends of Culture: “Off & On (Remix)” (Mad Sounds)
39. Cypress Hill: “Insane in the Brain”/ “When the Shit Goes Down” (Ruffhouse)
40. Mobb Deep: “Hit It From the Back” (4th & B’way)

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