1995 - Ego Trip’s Top 40 Rap Singles

A snapshot of 1995’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. Mobb Deep: “Shook Ones Pt. II” (Loud)
2. The Notorious B.I.G.: “One More Chance (Stay with Me Remix)” (Bad Boy)
3. Luniz: “I Got 5 on It” (Noo Trybe)
4. Ol’ Dirty Bastard: “Brooklyn Zoo” (Elektra)
5. The Notorious B.I.G.: “One More Chance (Stay with Me Remix)” (Bad Boy)
6. Method Man featuring Mary J. Blige: “You’re All I Need to Get By” (Def Jam)
7. Junior M.A.F.I.A. featuring the Notorious B.I.G.: “Get Money” (Big Beat)
8. TRU featuring Mia X: “I’m Bout It, Bout It” (No Limit)
9. Smoothe da Hustler featuring Trigger tha Gambler: “Broken Language”(Profile)
10. Raekwon: “Incarcerated Scarfaces”/“Ice Cream” (Loud)
11. KRS-One: “MCs Act Like They Don’t Know” (Jive)
12. E-40 featuring Suga T: “Sprinkle Me” (Jive)
13. Blahzay Blahzay: “Danger” (Mercury)
14. WC and the MAAD Circle featuring Mack 10 & Ice Cube: “West Up!”(Payday)
15. Onyx: “Last Dayz” (Def Jam)
16. Tha Dogg Pound featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg: “New York, New York” (Death Row)
17. Junior M.A.F.I.A. featuring the Notorious B.I.G.: “Player’s Anthem” (Big Beat)
18. Big Mike: “Playa Playa” (Rap-a-Lot)
19. Mack 10: “Foe Life” (Priority)
20. Redman & Method Man: “How High” (Def Jam)
21. Raekwon: “Criminology”/“Glaciers of Ice” (Loud)
22. Smif-n-Wessun featuring Starang Wondah: “Sound Bwoy Bureill” (Nervous)
23. Grand Puba: “I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)” (Elektra)
24. Show & AG: “Next Level” (Payday)
25. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony: “1st of tha Month” (Relativity)
26. Da Brat: “Give It 2 You (Remix)” (So So Def)
27. The Pharcyde: “Runnin’”/“Drop” (Delicious Vinyl)
28. Tha Alkaholiks: “DAAAM!” (Loud)
29. GZA: “Liquid Swords” (Geffen)
30. Group Home: “Livin’ Proof” (Payday)
31. Crooklyn Dodgers ‘95: “Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers” (MCA)
32. Das EFX: “Real Hip Hop” (EastWest)
33. J-Live: “Braggin’ Writes” (Raw Shack)
34. Nine: “Whutcha Want?” (Profile)
35. Lost Boyz: “Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz” (Universal)
36. Ol’ Dirty Bastard: “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” (Elektra)
37. Jay-Z: “In My Lifetime”/“Can’t Get wit That” (Roc-a-Fella)
38. Three 6 Mafia: “Tear da Club Up (Da Real)” (Prophet)
39. Frankie Cutlass feat. Doo Wop, Fat Joe, Ray Boogie & True God; “Boriquas on da Set”(Relativity)
40. Q-Ball & Curt Cazal: “My Kinda Moves” (VZQ)

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