23 Best Rap Songs About Money

We’re chasing those dollar bills y’all!!

Rap songs about money are as hard to find as, well, rap songs in general! Many of our favorite hits revolve around currency as it’s such a big part of our lives.

With that in mind, here are the best rap songs about money.

1. “Money Maker” by Ludacris, Featuring Pharrell Williams

Song Year: 2006

“Money Maker” is an enjoyable dance song in which Ludacris raps and Pharrell sings about women shaking the body parts that can make them money.

The song revolves around women profiting off their physical appearance, such as strippers. Needless to say, this is an excellent song to get up and dance to.

2. “Mo Money Mo Problems” by The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Mase and Diddy

Song Year: 1997

Legendary rappers B.I.G., Mase, and Diddy collaborate on this song about various aspects of their life, careers, and general success. Money, of course, is a significant sign of their success.

However, as the chorus suggests, more money sometimes creates additional problems. The more money you make, the more life can get a bit complicated. This problem especially rings true regarding relationships with people who would rather take from you and never stop expecting something.

3. “Got Money” by Lil Wayne, Featuring T-Pain

Song Year: 2008

Lil Wayne has released many songs about money.

The first is “Got Money,” a hype bop that encourages listeners to throw their money in the air as a symbol of wealth. If you’re rich, you barely care about losing one or two stacks, so throwing it up at the club—or “making it rain”—is a true signifier of genuine wealth.

Weezy references to rain and other weather, including making it snow and flurry, appear in the lyrics as euphemisms for spending. But it's fine because he makes so much money, he'll quickly make it back.

4. “Money” by Cardi B

Song Year: 2018

Cardi B is explicit in “Money” about her love, desire, and need for money.

She references her earlier days as a stripper. Now that she is a successful rapper, she prioritizes getting her bag and working just as hard, if not harder, to do so.

She says that she likes a lot of things, but nothing compares to her love for money — besides, of course, her daughter, Kulture, which she switches out “money” for towards the end of the song.

5. “Money To Blow” by Birdman, Featuring Drake and Lil Wayne

Song Year: 2009

“Money to Blow” is another song Lil Wayne is in, but it's technically by his rap mentor Birdman, and features his rap protege Drake.

Drake starts the song with banging lines about getting V.I.P. champagne, which is the perfect entry into a song about letting bills fall.

They all exclaim that they have money to blow on whatever they desire. This willingness is not because they were born with it but because they worked hard for it.

6. “Money Trees” by Kendrick Lamar, Featuring Jay Rock

Song Year: 2012

“Money Trees” is a popular song by Kendrick Lamar. In the song, he reminisces about his early years when he and his friends dreamed about money while having none.

They would eat cheap food like top ramen and rap in the car until they had the opportunity to try and steal from people who looked like they had more money than them.

Kendrick isn't praising theft but speaking to the reality of many young men who grow up in poverty. They look up to others with money while they themselves don’t have many viable options.

7. “$ave Dat Money” by Lil Dicky, Featuring Fetty Wap and Rich Homie Quan

Song Year: 2015

Lil Dicky typically produces comedic tracks but is an excellent rap artist in his own right. He always tells creative stories and ideas with his rap songs, and “$ave Dat Money” is no different.

In this song, he takes a very different approach than other artists. Instead of talking about all his money, he raps about how he strives to save.

Some funny and relatable ways he mentions include using single-ply toilet paper, using fans instead of air conditioning, booking flights early, and parking only if the parking meter is already green.

The music video makes this song even funnier because instead of paying for anything, he asks to use a mansion, a yacht, a luxury car, a V.I.P. spot at the club, and even T-Pain's music video!

8. “We Fly High” by Jim Jones

Song Year: 2006

Not all of the best rap songs about money actually include “money” in the title, with Jim Jones' “We Fly High” being a great example.

He raps about his luxury cars, fancy jewelry, and other fine things he gets to experience due to his wealth. And in the music video, he doesn’t shy away from flaunting these items and showing that he can hang out with beautiful women in a luxury mansion to boot.

9. “Still Fly” by Big Tymers

Song Year: 2002

When you labeled yourself as “Fly” in the early 2000s, it usually meant that you were flashy and had a lot of money.

Big Tymers makes a comedic song about this concept by rapping about how they do indeed look great, decked out in alligator shoes and suits from the luxury Gucci Brand.

However, they are rapping from the perspective of not having a consistent job, being unable to pay their rent, and not even having a full gas tank. But oh well! As long as they look great, that's all that matters.

10. “It's All About the Benjamins” by Diddy, Featuring The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Kim, The LOX, and Stevie J

Song Year: 1997

When he was still “Puff Daddy,” Diddy dropped this timeless hit with “The Family.”

When music artists talk about “Benjamins,” they refer to $100 bills, which have Benjamin Franklin's face on them. So, here, Diddy is saying that money is all that matters.

Diddy brought together some of the biggest names in rap at the time, including The Notorious B.I.G., Lil Kim, and The LOX.

In addition to money, these artists talk about their lifestyle, their great rhymes, sexual exploits, and other common hip hop themes.

11. “Money Bag” by Cardi B

Song Year: 2018

Another hit from Cardi B, specifically from her Invasion of Privacy album, is “Money Bag.”

Cardi B raps about her money but specifically highlights her bodacious body and the beauty of the women she hangs out with.

Yes, she’s wealthy and speaks about how she makes so much more than her haters. But she is also a “money bag;” her body, face, and overall appearance make her look like a million bucks.

12. “Throw Some D's” by Rich Boy, Featuring Polow Da Don

Song Year: 2007

Rich Boy's “Throw Some D's” is about having enough money to buy a new Cadillac while being wealthy enough to “throw D's” on it. “D's” is short for dubs, slang for some visually-stunning 20″ rims.

He also talks about his chain, his grill, and other expensive items he's able to buy now that he has gotten money. He also calls himself “new money,” which differs from “old money” in that he was not born into generational wealth. Instead, he made his money on his own.

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