Top Hip Hop / R&B Music Chart

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Top Hip Hop / R&B Chart - The 20 best-of-the-best tracks on The DJBooth, from any genre. Created by combining how many times the song has been played with your ratings, DJBooth's charts help turn today's brand new music into tomorrow's hit tracks.

April 14, 2014 Chart Recap*Drake‘s “Draft Day” retains first this week, but the former runner-up, Chris Brown‘s “Loyal,” drops to fourth. Young Thug‘s “The Blanguage,” formerly featured on our Club Hip Hop Chart, …...Read More


#1 - Drake - Draft Day [No Change]

On April 11, the major motion picture Draft Day will be released to theaters. The film's plot follows Sonny Weaver, played by Kevin Costner, a GM for the Browns who has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland. What does...Read More

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Young Thug

#2 - Young Thug x Metro Boomin - The Blanguage [New]

On The Language, a standout off his last album, Drake told a shawty solely interested in weed and sex, ”Now you're speaking my language.” Smoking and f**king are also Young Thug's native tongue, but he speaks a slightly...Read More

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#3 - B.o.B ft. Wiz Khalifa - High as Hell [New]

In mid-March, B.o.B assisted his Canadian counterpart Classified by lending a collaborative hand on his latest single, Higher. Going back a little further, last fall, Bobby Ray lent a helping hand to Def Jam's R&B sensation...Read More

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Chris Brown

#4 - Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga - Loyal [-2]

Chris Brown has been keeping busy on the guest tip during the first quarter of 2014, lending his vocals to joints by Juicy J (Talkin Bout), The Menace (Put on My N**gas) and Kid Ink (Show Me (Remix)). Today, he returns to his...Read More

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#5 - Future ft. Kanye West - I Won [New]

As an artist who emerged from the ATL underground to become one of the heaviest hitters in hip-pop, Future has a lot to be proud of. The triumph he values most highly, however, has nothing to do with his career. On a new...Read More

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Rich Quick

#6 - Rich Quick - Real Rugged Raw [+9]

Real, Rugged and Raw—three adjectives that almost always bode well, when applied to a hip-hop record. Rich Quick's latest feature, of course, is no exception to that rule. Making its world premiere right here on our front...Read More

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#7 - Drake - Days in the East [New]

Earlier this week, a certain heavyweight rapper by the name of Aubrey Graham dropped by our pages with Draft Day, a promotional loosie sampled from Lauryn Hill's classic hit single, Doo-Wop (That Thing). Needless to say, the...Read More

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#8 - YG ft. Drake - Who Do You Love? [-3]

Fresh off earning positive reader reviews for strip club anthem Left, Right, YG returns to kick off the New Year with another freshly-minted single off his forthcoming debut set. On this street-ready jam (the finished version...Read More

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Jaymes Young

#9 - Jaymes Young - Habits Of My Heart (Sufjan Stevens Remake) [+4]

Hip-hop and Sufjan Stevens (and indie rock, in general, for that matter) have always been strange bedfellows. Every so often a DJBooth-approved artist will stretch the boundaries of their genre and grab some inspiration from...Read More

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Big Boi

#10 - Big Boi ft. A$AP Rocky. Phantogram & A-Ha - Lanes [-7]

Ever listened to Lines, the A$AP Rocky-assisted standout off Big Boi's sophomore LP, and said to yourself, “This would sound great if you crossed it with A-Ha's Take on Me.”? I sure as hell have not, but the thought...Read More

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50 Cent

#11 - 50 Cent ft. Trey Songz - Smoke [New]

50 Cent has been dropping bangers left and right lately; In the last four weeks and change, he's blessed our pages with The Funeral, Hold On, Don't Worry Bout It and Pilot, all of which earned above-average reviews from our...Read More

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#12 - Tyga ft. Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne - Senile [-8]

A family of disorders primarily afflicting the elderly, Senile Dementia is associated with a wide variety of symptoms, including impaired memory, confusion, disorientation, and a lack of appreciation for Tyga's latest record....Read More

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#13 - Vado ft. Jeremih - My Bae [New]

When Vado's out pounding the pavement, his woman back home is never far from his mind. On his latest promotional single, the We the Best/Cash Money street mainstay pays tribute to the shawty he's proud to call “My Bae.”...Read More

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Big K.R.I.T

#14 - Big K.R.I.T. ft. A$AP Ferg - Lac Lac [-8]

It's Wednesday, and y'all know what that means: another fresh piece of content from Big K.R.I.T.. Follow-up to yesterday's Conscious Effort freestyle, which didn't make it onto our front page, the latest #WEEKofKRIT release...Read More

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Iggy Azalea

#15 - Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - Fancy [-8]

Before you hit play on Iggy Azalea's latest single, you may want to don an ascot or a classy gown. Oh, and be sure to stick your pinky out before hitting play. This joint is just too damn Fancy to enjoy as you would a regular...Read More

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Alicia Keys

#16 - Alicia Keys ft. Kendrick Lamar - It's On Again [New]

I haven't seen a Spiderman flick since the title character was played by Tobey Maguire and, to be honest, I never felt like I was missing anything. Now, though, I'm thinking I may have to check out the next installment in the...Read More

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Trey Songz

#17 - Trey Songz - Smart Phones [New]

I have a friend who still has a flip phone and, let me tell you, he catches plenty of sh*t from just about everyone living in this 21st century. I mean, who doesn't have an iPhone or Android? They are the most popular...Read More

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#18 - Drake - Trophies [-6]

Earlier this morning, we brought y'all We Made It [Freestyle], the first of “four or five” tracks Drake plans to liberate in celebration of the New Year. Numero dos, the just-released Trophies, follows closely in its...Read More

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Kid Ink

#19 - Kid Ink ft. 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Chris Brown & Trey Songz - Show Me (Remix) [New]

Released to considerable Booth acclaim back in September of 2013, the lead single off Kid Ink's RCA/Alumni debut set has received the inevitable star-studded remix. Bay Area hitmaker DJ Mustard's minimal club production is...Read More

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Jhené Aiko

#20 - Jhené Aiko - My Afternoon Dream [No Change]

Yesterday, rising R&B star Jhené Aiko celebrated the start of her 26th year on this planet. Perhaps in order to prepare for the festivities to follow, she worked a quick nap into her special day. Which isn't to say she was...Read More

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50 Cent

#21 - 50 Cent - Pilot [-11]

And the new singles from 50 Cent just keep rolling in. Though our eardrums have barely had time to recover from the one-two punch of Hold On and Don't Worry Bout It, the newly-independent NYC mainstay is already back to...Read More

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Jay Electronica

#22 - Jay Electronica x Jay Z - We Made It [Freestyle] [-5]

After enjoying last week's Better in Tune With the Infinite, I had silently resigned myself to another year or two without new music from from Jay Electronica. Now, though, it seems that the famously reclusive emcee may be...Read More

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#23 - Future ft. Drake & Juicy J - Sh*t (Remix) [-9]

Shots fired! (Well, maybe.) Shots fired! (Maybe.) While there's a lot to talk about on the official remix to Future's explicitly-titled Sh*t, most prominently including yet another absolutely crushing beat from Mike WiLL Made...Read More

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