the hardest 9 to 5 you'll ever have, motherfucker...the rap industry
"I ain't sellin' my soul for dis rap game, but I'm tellin' you no it ain't happening." -Shady Records
by Nick D April 1, 2003
The game where wannabe rap artists
1. get record deals
2. sing songs that somebody else produced (that's right, most of the hits we hear are produced not by the artists themselves)
3. get rich and
4. claim that they represent the mean streets of America
Ja Rule thinks he straight-up gangsta, he needs to work on his rap game
by Ryan "Homie G" January 26, 2004
Commonly used to tell rappers that their rhymes are whack, but can also be used when telling someone to improve something.
"John im afraid you got a D....Step your rap game up son!"
by TMac February 14, 2005
The wave of new artists that is grinding at the moment. Just like UNDERGRUNN from Norway.
I'm going to lead the rap game innit.
by Plaza a.k.a unge picazzo February 15, 2018