66. Ice T, "6 'n the Mornin'"
Ice T culled from his real-life experience to write the pioneering gangsta rhyme, detailing a first-person picaresque of a "self-made monster of the city streets" over a stark electro-thwack. "It's like if you made eggs every mornin' and one day someone said, 'Hey, you should sell these eggs,'" Ice T recalled. "To me, my life was so involved in that drama every day, it was easy."