Rappers have always loved to talk about food in their songs. Whether they’re serving up lyrics about gourmet cuisine or the warming meals they grew up on, MCs have often woven delicious dishes into their storytelling, providing a treat for fans looking to gain further insight into their worlds.
To celebrate hip-hop’s grub love, we picked 20 of the most mouth-watering rap lyrics about our favorite foods. Keep in mind, there’s no chicken that tastes like wood on this list. Deliciousness only!
Dead Prez – “Mind Sex”
“Now I know you think I wanna f*ck, no doubt, but tonight we’ll try a different route/ How ’bout we start with a salad, a fresh bed of lettuce with croutons”
When Dead Prez wrote this classic mood setter from their Let’s Get Free album, they surely had intentions of seducing every vegetarian female on Earth.
Chance The Rapper – “Acid Rap”
“I miss my diagonal grilled cheeses and back when Michael Jackson was still Jesus”
Chano is always relatable, but these lyrics off the title track of his breakthrough tape might hit home hardest. After all, who doesn’t love a good ol’ fashioned grilled cheese?