Anyone who has grown up in the ’90s was blessed with some really awesome music. One genre, in particular, that saw a huge rise in prominence in this decade was Hip-Hop. And the time was ripe to breed some of the best talents in the field. So today, we throwback to the some of the best hip-hop tracks from this golden era.

1. Gin & Juice By Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg has been around for a while now. Even though at some point, people claim his music went a little downhill, you cannot deny the fact that some of his best work was back in the ’90s. This song is one such example.

Year of release: 1993

2. Jump Around By House Of Pain

Considered to be a song that set a new benchmark for Hip-Hop, Jump Around was and still is considered an anthem of a generation. You can’t help but get pumped when this starts playing.

Year of release: 1992

3. I Wish By SkeeLo

This is one helluva catchy song, there is no denying it. Not only are the lyrics catchy, but it also has a beat that makes you want to get off your butt and bust a move.

Year of release: 1995

4. The Humpty Dance By Digital Underground

This famous song has featured on many movie soundtracks as well. What is now considered iconic was once a song that was grossly underrated.

Year of release: 1990

5. U Can’t Touch This By MC Hammer

Back in the day, this song was the all the craze. From the minute it dropped till today, its virality remains intact. It’s an outright slapstick song that you can’t help but move along to.

Year of release: 1990

6. The Rain By Missy Elliott

Gracing this list is the queen of Hip-Hop herself. While Missy Elliott’s success to date is unmatched, her legacy and her music have both stood the test of time.

Year of release: 1998

7. No Diggity By Blackstreet

This is another iconic song which has been used in a lot of movies. From being a super hit back in the day to making every retro Hip-Hop list, this song is one for the history books.

Year of release: 1996

8. My Name Is By Eminem

Shocked to see Eminem on this list? Well, a lot of people don’t know that he actually made his debut in the early ’90s but it wasn’t till later when he got his success. This song, released in 1999, was a stepping stone to his success.

Year of release: 1999

9. Juicy By The Notorious B.I.G

There is no denying the talent this man had. With some of the catchiest beats and most dope lyrics, you couldn’t stop your body from moving. One can only imagine what it would have been like if he was still around.

Year of release: 1994

10. It Was A Good Day By Ice Cube

Actor, singer and all-around badass, Ice Cube is the literal definition of a star. With some of the biggest hits and catchiest tunes under his belt, his songs are easily identifiable.

Year of release: 1992

11. Nuthin’ But A G Thang By Dr. Dre

No list can be complete without the legendary Dr. Dre. This song is proof of his long-standing run in this industry and the influence he has had on it.

Year of release: 1992

12. Gangsta’s Paradise By Coolio

Undeniably one of the coolest songs to be ever created, Gangsta’s Paradise was one of those songs that changed peoples perception of the genre.

Year of release: 1995

13. California Love By Tupac Shakur

Saving the best for last, we bring you none other than the king himself. What Tupac Shakur did for Hip-Hop is something that went down in the history books. His music is something that will never leave our playlists or hearts.

Year of release: 1996

Which is your favourite Hip-Hop song of all time? Let us know in the comments below.

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