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The great rap logos from the history of hip-hop acted as cultural co-signs, and for every great rapper and label there is a memorable stamp of approval. A lot of the great ones were created in the labels' art departments by a few notable designers, who at the time probably didn’t know that they were penning what would become cultural iconography. Sometimes, the logos went beyond the group or the label itself—marks like the Wu-Tang “W” and Tommy Boy logo had moments where the image itself stood on its own. We made a list of The 50 Greatest Rap Logos of all time. Click on to see what made the cut.

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