Top 10 Biggest Cliches in Hip Hop and Rap Music

Top 10 Biggest Cliches in Hip Hop and Rap Music

If you’ve ever seen a Rap music video, you’ve definitely encountered these time-honoured cliches. Welcome to and today we’ll be counting the top 10 rap music cliches. For this list, we’re exploring the hip hop trademarks like air horns and gun shots, disses, rappers introducing themselves at the beginning of a song, product placement, ad libs, swearing, or using lyrics that always reference money. While sometimes frowned upon in other genres of music, these cliches are almost encouraged in rap music.

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00:52 #10: Introducing Themselves At The Beginning Of a Song or Verse
01:59 #9: Disses
02:57 #8: Air Horn/Gun Shots
03:51 #7: Product Placements
04:54 #6: Ad Libs
05:56 #5: Lyrics Always About Money
06:48 #4: Swearing
07:47 #3, #2 & #1: ???

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