It's no secret that rappers love to talk about Miami.
Even though we don't boast as many famous MCs as New York City or Los Angeles, the 305 is definitely on the list of hip-hop hot spots to throw into your raps.
Oftentimes, MIA shout-outs feel gimmicky. Too easy. Mentioning Miami for the sake of being trendy. But sometimes, lines can hit close to home. And rappers actually manage to capture the spirit of the Magic City in their rhymes.
Here are the five best rap lyrics about Miami.
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