Hip Hop EssentialsGet ready for the BET Hip Hop Awards 2023 with this playlist of hit songs from recent decades.

Hip Hop Hooray - Hits from the 1980s


Hip hop flourished and refined its sound throughout the 80s, as heard in songs like Big Daddy Kane's "I Get the Job Done," the genre-defining "Rapper's Delight" by Sugarhill Gang and more.