When the going gets tough, the art gets even better. And in these times, we're lucky to be receiving banger after banger to help us cope/continue striving for that free-flowing Henny lifestyle. Here, 16 of the year's baddest (and boujeest) rap songs.
We emphasize: "of 2017." And if there's any track that shows just how far endless meme-ability can take you these days, it's this runaway caricature.
For anyone who still thinks rap is just about pills and private planes, here's a critique of international politics that's dividing audiences—but also getting them talking.
Like the Nick Fury of bangers, DJ Khaled assembled Chance, Quavo, and Lil Wayne (and Bieber) for one infectious track.
While his album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ continues the Trump takedown theme, this celebratory, "look Ma, we made it" track stands out for its infinite listenability and hopefulness.
Who knew flutes would have such a moment? (And, incidentally, molly and Percocet, not that they needed the help.) Included for overwhelming cultural influence, earworm-iness.
You can hear it in your head, can't you?
Still listening in October, mostly because of that hook withSwae Lee.
Yes, this came out in 2017, even if it feels like it's been ages since we stopped making "rain drop, drop top" memes. That's how ingrained it is.
Not super here for the perpetuation of the "girls as hangers-on" stereotype, but man, is this catchy.
"YO, PIERRE." Another one that's deservedly reached Internet ubiquity.
If you haven't listened yet, hit play immediately for A1 grime Drake didn't introduce to you.
There's nothing like "My brother told me f*ck them get that money sis" to get you going in the morning.