Hip-hop one-liners demonstrate how rappers can capture our imagination with just a few syllables and make catchphrases that are repeated long after they’re first spoken. Here are 20 of the best quick hits from some of the greatest voices in the game.
Song: "The 6th Sense," Album: Like Water for Chocolate
Common has been a notable conscience of the hip-hop community, whether via hit albums or his work on the 2015 Martin Luther King biographical film Selma. This song, the lead single from his 2000 gold-certified album, is a highlight of a career that continues to flourish.