In 2013  hip hop became even less isolated in the world of music- the characters that make the game so enthralling continued to redefine themselves through flexing their muscles on the cuts of their peers. The moments where rappers would go toe to toe on radio smashes and album cuts alike made for some of the most thrilling seconds of the year. Here's Shuf's top 10.

By Nick Boyd & Tony Giambrone


10. Rich Homie Quan on Extra by 2 Chainz

9. 2 Chainz on All Me by Drake

8. Robb Bank$ on Threatz by Denzel Curry

7. ASAP Rocky on Shabba by ASAP Ferg

6. Rick Ross on UOENO (Remix) by Rocko

5. Freddie Gibbs on The Return by Danny Brown

4. Twista on Cocoa Butter Kisses by Chance The Rapper

3. Vince Staples on Hive by Earl Sweatshirt

2. Assassin on I'm In It by Kanye West

1. Drake on Versace by Migos

AuthorDuncan Harrison