Producer: J. Cole
Label: Top Dawg Entertainment
Lyric: “Visions of Martin Luther staring at me/Malcolm X put a hex on my future; someone catch me/I'm falling victim to a revolutionary song.”
The highly touted West Coast MC places himself in the pantheon of revolutionary leaders. His future's set and he's not about to sugar coat it.
4. Kendrick Lamar "HiiiPoWeR" (2011)