Back in 1997, hip hop was all about who had the dopest lyrics and the coolest music video to back those lyrics up. We’ve compiled a list of the 21 top hip hop songs from 1997 just in time for #TBT. If you’re a fan of over the top cinematic visuals and old school hip hop, you don’t want to miss this! We got a bunch of classic records from The Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, Common, Wu-Tang Clan, Missy Elliott, and much more.
Check out our slideshow below to see the top hip hop songs of 1997!
Puff Daddy Featuring Faith Evans and 112, “I’ll Be Missing You”
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This sentimental ode to the late, great Notorious B.I.G. never gets old.
The Notorious B.I.G., “Mo Money Mo Problems”
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Biggie said it best, the more money you get the more problems you have.