These are 20 of the best hip-hop soundtracks in gaming history.
Nothing shows the colossal growth of hip-hop and rap music over the last 40 years than its prevalence in video games. What could only be seen has an odd pairing at best has turned into one of the most successful cross-cultural relationships in entertainment.
You have video games, a burgeoning subculture on its own, and the stereotypical pass time of the basement-dweller; and rap, the ostracized “rebel” music of today’s urban youth. Simultaneously, rap greatly expanded its fan base and gaming became socially acceptable.
With the recent release of “Grand Theft Auto V,” now’s the perfect time to take a look at other games that it does so well - combining fun, engaging gameplay and story with a soundtrack of hip-hop tunes rival some artists album efforts.
HNHH presents 20 games with dope hip-hop soundtracks.