What Does Goat Mean In Rap? (EXPLAINED)

You might have heard your favorite sportscaster, rapper, or icon use the word “Goat” and find yourself confused or baffled. You know that they are not referring to the animal. Read more below to know about Goat and its context in rap. 

The term is very universal and is somewhat applicable to any field. You might be surprised to know that Goat is an abbreviation. It stands for “Greatest Of All Time” and is very straightforward when it comes to its usage. It is often used to describe someone who is considered to be the best in their field. You  might have heard it being used like:

“Michael Jordan is the Goat of basketball!”


“While Jay-Z and Tupac are in contention for the Goat of rap, I believe that Eminem is the rightful king.”

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