Tupac Shakur's HIT 'EM UP anthem has topped a new poll of top 'diss' rap songs.

The controversial 1996 track, which poked fun at NOTORIOUS B.I.G, P DIDDY and LIL' KIM among others, beat out Jay-Z's TAKEOVER and ETHER by Nas in the new XXL magazine survey to find the 20 Greatest Diss Songs.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles rapper Ice Cube is the most dissed on the list, with three mentions in tracks on the top 20.

The top 10 is:

1. HIT 'EM UP - TUPAC SHAKUR

2. TAKEOVER - JAY-Z

3. ETHER - NAS

4. SOUTH BRONX - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS

5. THE BRIDGE IS OVER - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS

6. THE BITCH IN YOO (corr) - Common

7. DRE DAY - DR DRE (FEATURING SNOOP DOGG)

8. NO VASELINE - ICE CUBE

9. SECOND ROUND K.O. - Canibus

10. ROXANNE'S REVENGE - ROXANNE SHANTE.

24/05/2005 09:11