Last year, Drake's "One Dance" ran away with the coveted, media-created title of Song Of The Summer. This year, several songs are contending, and it's anyone's guess which will emerge as the most essential theme song to summer 2017.

We've put together a list of the 10 rap songs most likely to go down as the Song Of The Summer. Our list eschews pop songs like Zedd and Alessia Cara's "Stay," Selena Gomez's Talking Heads-inspired "Bad Liar," Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," Bruno Mars' "That's What I Like," Lorde's "Green Light," and Carly Rae Jepsen's "Cut to the Feeling."

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