You’re a Real Hip Hop Head If You Know the Opening Lines To These Rap Songs…

A lot of artists fail to realize the beauty in crafting a song. The first words you utter out will either resonate with your listeners or simply go one ear out the other. A jaw-dropping opener can significantly bolster one’s chances of killing a verse and maintaining a listener’s interest. Only a few have successfully grasped this concept of creating the most poignant opening lines. Take a gander and see who penned the meanest opening lines ever. Only real hip-hop heads will know these first liners.


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Check Out the Best Opening Lines in Rap Songs Of All-Time


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