17. Lil Wayne f/Juelz Santana, "Black Republicans" (2007)
Lyric: "I protect my land like a farmer / pockets stay chubby like Toccara / Or should I say fat like The Parkers / Tote big guns like I'm still playing Contra" (Juelz Santana)
A great Juelz verse all around, but especially memorable for his shout out to the super-arsenal sidescroller. We're still mad he didn't drop the Konami Code that let you start the game with 30 lives (about the only way you could make any real progress if you were playing co-op), but at least someone on this list did! Full disclosure: That last sentence was to get you to keep reading.