Vote now to hear the top 30 hip-hop songs with the greatest opening lines ever this New Year’s Eve on Rock The Bells Radio

Open 2022 with a countdown of the rap classics with the greatest opening lines or bars — chosen by you, Rock The Bells Radio listeners.

Matt Simeone
December 16, 2021

Pop open a bottle and ring in 2022 with Open Bar on LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio (Ch. 43)! Select up to 10 of your favorite songs featuring the greatest opening lines in hip-hop history — tune in to Rock The Bells Radio before the ball drops this New Year’s Eve for a countdown of the top 30 hits.

Premiering on December 31 at 9pm ET, Open Bar will be hosted by Torae, Roxanne Shante and DJ Cool V, Grandmaster Caz and Sha-Rock, DJ Mister Cee, and more. Hear the special again on January 1 at 12am and 8am ET, or for a limited time on the SXM App after its debut.

Pick your top 10 tracks: