Let These Words Guide You: 10 Motivational Lyrics From Nipsey Hussle's 'Victory Lap'

It was deeper than rap. 

When it comes to potent lyrics, Nipsey Hussle's wordplay should be considered alongside rap titans like Jadakiss, Scarface, JAY-Z, and Nas. Gangsta Nip blessed fans with rules and guidelines that steer listeners from life in the streets to corporate America.

Since stepping in the rap game with 2005's Slauson Boy Volume 1, the entrepreneur remixed the definition of an independent artist (by selling $100 mixtapes), shared his knowledge, and motivated hustlers on every corner of the U.S. by giving them a vision of a better life. This trajectory continued its upward motion on his debut album, Victory Lap.

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Delia Douglas-Haight