As 2011 winds down, we're finally getting to appreciate the great year that hip-hop had. There was lots of incredible music that brought about more than a few memorable lines from all of our favorite characters. Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and the rest of the usual suspects left us with some gems—but there were plenty of exciting newcomers who also showed up with some great quotables this year.

So with that in mind, we’ve racked our brains, going back through all our song-lyric tweets and all those Facebook status updates you've seen 1,000 times over to bring you all The 25 Best Rap Lines of 2011. From the most memorable to the most shocking and clever, this list is packed with all the best rhymes served up this year. Take a look inside as we break down our favorites...

Written by Julian Pereira (@Broadway_Jay) & Keenan Higgins (@HIGzILLMATIC).