The 50 Best Kendrick Lamar Songs

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K. Dot. King Kendrick. Cornrow Kenny. King Kunta. Kung Fu Kenny. Top Dawg Entertainment’s shining beacon of hip-hop greatness has many monikers, but his born name precedes them all - Kendrick Lamar. Kendrick’s a definite fave of ours and a multitude of hip-hop diehards thanks to his masterful wordplay, strong discography, his dedication to reflecting on the social ills of the modern world and of course a collection of amazing Kendrick Lamar songs.

When he hops on a track, you can bet that he’ll deliver a bevy of quotables and make you reflect on the serious topics he touches on. His delivery of quality mixtapes, EP’s, and LP’s have made it so hard to hit the skip button - why would you when K. Dot regularly provides incredible bars backed by wonderfully crafted beats? We made sure to revisit all of Kendrick’s projects so we could reflect on the best songs he’s put on each one.

Prepare to build yourself an all-new daily commute playlist as we list the 50 greatest Kendrick Lamar songs of all time.

1. ‘Wanna Be Heard’

2. ‘Far From Here’ (feat. ScHoolboy Q)

3. ‘Thanksgiving’ (feat. Big Pooh)

4. ‘P&P 1.5’ (feat. Ab-Soul)

5. ‘Barbed Wire’ (feat. Ash Riser)

6. ‘F**k Your Ethnicity’

7. ‘Hol’ Up’

8. ‘A.D.H.D.’

9. ‘Chapter Six’

10. ‘Ronald Reagan Era (His Evils)’ (feat. Ash Riser, Ab-Soul, and RZA)

11. ‘Poe Mans Dreams (His Vice)’ (feat. GLC)

12. ‘Rigamortis’

13. ‘Blow My High (Members Only)’

14. ‘HiiiPower’

15. ‘Sherane aka Master Splinter's Daughter’

16. ‘B***h, Don’t Kill My Vibe’

17. ‘Backseat Freestyle’

18. ‘The Art of Peer Pressure’

19. ‘Money Trees’ (feat. Jay Rock)

20. ‘Poetic Justice’ (feat. Drake)

21. ‘Good Kid’ (feat. Pharrell)

22. ‘m.A.A.d city’ (feat. MC Eiht)

23. ‘Swimming Pools’

24. ‘Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst’

25. ‘Compton’ (feat. Dr. Dre)

Honorable Mentions

26. ‘The Recipe’ (feat. Dr. Dre)

27. ‘Black Boy Fly’

28. ‘Wesley’s Theory’ (feat. George Clinton & Thundercat)

29. ‘Institutionalized’ (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dogg)

30. ‘These Walls’ (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat)

31. ‘Alright’

32. ‘For Sale? (Interlude)’

33. ‘Momma’

34. ‘Hood Politics’

35. ‘How Much a Dollar Cost’ (feat. James Fauntleroy & Ronald Isley)

36. ‘Complexion (A Zulu Love)' (feat. Rapsody)

37. ‘The Blacker the Berry’

38. ‘You Ain’t Gotta Lie (Momma Said)’

39. ‘I’

40. ‘Mortal Man’

41. ‘DNA.’

42. ‘FEEL.’

43. ‘LOYALTY. (feat. Rihanna)

44. ‘HUMBLE.’

45. ‘LOVE.’ (feat. Zacari)


47. ‘Untitled 03 | 05.28.2013.’

48. ‘Untitled 08 | 09.06.2014.’

49. ‘All The Stars’ (feat. SZA)

50. ‘Big Shot’ (feat. Travis Scott)

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