15 Hip-Hop Dedications You Might Have Never Heard

Karriem Riggins_J Dilla Last Days

When a rapper or influential hip-hop leader passes away, it’s more than just a trying moment for their fan base. These people were someone’s child, sibling, spouse, friend—you name it. Over the course of hip-hop history, we’ve had some dedication tracks that continue to rock as classics in our collective rap catalog.

However, with the unfortunate passing of recent rap figureheads, coupled with some slept-on tributes, there are more to be heard. XXL has compiled 15 hip-hop dedication tracks that you might have missed along the way. Check them out here. –KI