Entertainment Music Top 106 Rap Songs of 2006 Flashback Share PINTEREST Email Print Ghostface Killah. Matthew Peyton / Getty Images Music Rap & Hip Hop Top Picks Basics Rock Music Pop Music Alternative Music Classical Music Country Music Folk Music Rhythm & Blues World Music Punk Music Heavy Metal Jazz Latin Music Oldies Learn More By Henry Adaso Henry Adaso Henry Adaso has written about hip-hop since 2005 and founded the award-winning blog The Rap Up. He has written for "Vibe," MTV, Rap Rehab, and more. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 10/25/18 2006 was an amazing year for hip-hop music. It saw the release of new music by established rap favorites like Jay Z and Nas, and the emergence of newcomers like Lupe Fiasco and Rhymefest. Check out the best rap songs of 2006. 01 of 10 106 - 96 106 | Rich Boy - Throw Some D's Up105 | Sway - Products104 | Rob G - Houston Got a Problem103 | Mobb Deep - Daydreamin'102 | Pimp C - I'm Free101 | Saigon - Pain In My Life (Bloodstains)100 | Trek Life - Still Here99 | The Pack - Vans98 | Skyzoo - A Day in the Life97 | Dilated Peoples ft. Talib Kweli - Kindness for Weakness96 | DJ Khaled ft. Beanie Sigel & Jadakiss - Problem 02 of 10 95 - 81 Al Pereira / Getty Images 95 | Jay-Z ft. John Legend - Do U Wanna Ride94 | M-1 ft. Stic.man - Early93 | Ray Cash ft. Scarface - Bumping My Music92| Trae ft. Z-R0 - No Help91| Kanye West ft. Keyshia Cole & Twista - Impossible90 | DMX - Lord Give Me a Sign89 | Louis Logic & J.J. Brown - Up to No Good88 | Ice Cube - Growing Up87 | Code Red - Give Me a Reason86 | Sergio Mendes ft. Will.i.am & Black Thought - Yes, Yes, Y'all85 | Da Backwudz - Same Song84 | Soul Position - Hand Me Downs83 | Juvenile - Get Ya Hustle On 03 of 10 80 - 71 Phonte Coleman. Donna Ward / Getty Images 80 | Basic Vocab - Vibin'79 | DJ Shadow ft. Phonte Coleman - Backstage Girl78 |Joe ft. The Game - Breathe & Stop77 | Lord Jamar - The Corner, The Streets76 | Saigon - Desperados75 | UGK ft. Big Daddy Kane & Kool G Rap - Up Next74 | Oh No ft. Posdnous - Smile73 | CunningLynguists ft. Cee-Lo - Caved In 04 of 10 70 - 61 Busta Rhymes. David Corio / Getty Images 70 | Busta Rhymes ft. Stevie Wonder - Been Through the Storm69 | Cage ft. Daryl Palumbo -Frank68 | K-Os - CatDiesel67 | Strange Fruit Project ft. Erykah Badu - Get Live66 | M-1 ft. K'Naan - Till We Get There65 | Zion I & Grouch - Trains & Planes64 | Kidz in the Hall - Wheelz Fall Off ('06 Til)63 | Jin - I Download62 | Hi-Tek ft. Talib Kweli, Papoose, Jadakiss & Raekwon - Where It Started61 | Lil Flip ft. Lyfe Jennings -Mindstate 05 of 10 60 - 51 Obie Trice. Scott Gries / Getty Images 60 | Obie Trice - Wanna Know59 | Busta Rhymes ft. Swizz Beatz - New York| 9th Wonder ft. Memphis Bleek, Mos Def & Jean Grae - Crooklyn Dodgers III57 | The Product - In the Hood56 | Mobb Deep - The Infamous55 | AZ - The Format54 | Ludacris ft. Mary J Blige - Runaway Love53 | Outkast ft. Snoop Dogg & Lil' Wayne - Hollywood Divorce52 | The Coup - The Stand51 | Bubba Sparxxx ft. Petey Pablo - Otherside 06 of 10 50 - 41 Outkast. WireImage / Getty Images 50 | Diddy ft. Nas & Cee-Lo - Everything I Love49 | Pharoahe Monch - Push48 | Styles P ft. Talib Kweli - Testify47 | The Roots - In the Music 46 | Pimp C ft. POP - Knockin' Doorz Down45 | Too Short ft. Snoop Dogg & Will.i.am - Keep Bouncin'44 | OutKast ft Sleepy Brown & Scar - The Train43 | Jay-Z - The Prelude42 | Ghostface Killah - Shakey Dog41 | Nas - Where Are They Now 07 of 10 40 - 31 Ludacris. Jeff Kravitz / Contributor/Getty Images 40 | T.I. ft. Common - GoodLife39 | Obie Trice - Cry Now38 | Soul Position - The Cool Thing to Do37 | Rhymefest - Dynomite (Going Postal)36 | Papoose - 50 Shots35 | Mos Def - Fake Bonanza34 | Lil' Wayne - Hustler Musik33 | Jay Dee - Won't Do32 | Ludacris - War with God31 | Nas - Hip-Hop Is Dead 08 of 10 30 - 21 Lady Sovereign. Redferns / Getty Images 30 | Xzibit - Thank You29 | Snoop Dogg ft. Dr. Dre & D'Angelo - Imagine28 | Lady Sovereign - Gatheration27 | Ghostface Killah - Kilo26 | Pharoahe Monch - Let's Go25 | Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha24 | Chamillionaire ft. Krayzie Bone - Ridin'23 | Gym Class Heroes - The Queen and I22 | Talib Kweli - Listen21 | The Roots - Game Theory 09 of 10 20 - 11 Joe Budden. WireImage / Getty Images 20 | Termanology - Watch How It Go Down19 | The Game ft. Kanye West - Wouldn't Get Far18 | Joe Budden - Broken Wings17 | Murs & 9th Wonder - Yesterday & Today 16 | Nas ft. Jay-Z - Black Republican15 | Hi-Tek ft. J Dilla, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Marsha & Common - Music for Life14 | Nas ft. The Game & Marsha Ambrosius - Hustlers13 | Jay-Z - 44 Fours12 | Lupe Fiasco - Kick, Push11 | Talib Kweli & Madlib - Funny Money 10 of 10 10 - 01 Nas. Scott Gries / Getty Images 10 | Clipse - Hello New World09 | T.I. - What You Know (Review)08 | Lupe Fiasco - American Terrorist07 | Rhymefest ft. Citizen Cope - Bullet06 | The Game ft. Nas - Why Youthe Game05 | Snoop Dogg ft. B Real - Vato04 | Nas ft. Chrisete Michele - Can't Forget About You03 | Killer Mike - That's Life02 | Ghostface Killah - The Champ01 | Lupe Fiasco ft.Jill Scott - Daydreamin'