The “First Day Out” song has become a staple in rap. After returning home from incarceration, rappers use “First Day Out” songs to let it all out and announce their official return to rap music—something that both fans and artists have latched onto in recent years. Although he wasn’t the first one to record a song right after his release (Tupac’s “Ambitionz Az A Ridah” came in 1996), Gucci Mane is credited with pioneering the art of “First Day Out” songs, releasing two of them himself. Following Gucci’s 2009 song, there has been a decade of post-jail musical gems from artists like Kodak Black, Young Nudy, Tee Grizzley, and more. Here’s our ranking of the best “First Day Out” songs to date.
The Best “First Day Out” Songs, Ranked
From Gucci Mane’s 2009 “First Day Out” to Kodak Black’s version in 2017, here is a ranking of the best “First Day Out” songs.
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