In the spirit of Hip-Hop’s 49th birthday (debateable), G-HOLY.COM staff has chosen 49 of Hip-Hop’s opening lines in rap, All-Time.

The list includes The Notorious B.I.G (who has the most quotables here), Jay Z, Rakim, Drake, Lil’ Kim, Prodigy, Westside Gunn, Beanie Sigel, Mystikal, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Erick Sermon, Eve, Kurupt, Q-Tip, Ying Yang Twinz, Method Man, Nas, Inspectah Deck, Pusha T, Run DMC & more…


Check it out below and let us know what you think. What’s missing? What shouldn’t be here?


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