Top Hip Hop / R&B Music Chart


Top Hip Hop / R&B Chart - The 20 best-of-the-best songs 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 records.


April 15, 2013 Chart Recap*Last week’s runner-up, Kendrick Lamar‘s “B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe (Remix),” unseats J. Cole‘s “Power Trip” in first, knocking the latter to fourth. Big Sean‘s “Switch Up,” previously part …...Read More


Kendrick Lamar

#1 - Kendrick Lamar ft. Jay-Z - B*tch Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)

Last week, attendees to a SXSW party at Empire Auto Space were treated to a sneak preview of the official remix of B*tch Don't Kill My Vibe, a standout cut off Kendrick Lamar's critically-acclaimed debut set. Today, the Best...Read More

Big Sean

#2 - Big Sean ft. Common - Switch Up

Earlier this week, Kid CuDi announced that he is no longer signed to Kanye's G.O.O.D Music label. But you know who is still signed to G.O.O.D Music? Big Sean. Before the weekend revelry, the Detroit native has unleashed his...Read More

Tyga

#3 - Tyga ft. Chris Brown - F**k for the Road

Tyga will be the first to admit that he hasn't always been the ideal boyfriend. On top of the endless weeks on the road and other demands of his busy lifestyle, he's been known to make the occasional "mistake." Thus, when his...Read More

J. Cole

#4 - J. Cole ft. Miguel - Power Trip

While all artists appreciate their fans, J. Cole really loves them. How else can you interpret the Valentine's Day release of the latest Born Sinner singler, other than as a present? On second thought, maybe I’m wrong,...Read More

Kid CuDi

#5 - Kid CuDi - Girls

Yesterday, it was announced that Kid CuDi had split with G.O.O.D. Music, reportedly in order to focus on his Wicked Awesome signee, Kid Chip. Whatever the backstory may be, Scott Mescudi clearly isn't sweating the situation;...Read More

50 Cent

#6 - 50 Cent ft. Kendrick Lamar - We Up

This past July, 50 Cent released New Day, a beefed-up Alicia Keys single that featured additional accompaniment from Dr. Dre. Despite Curtis' powerful collaborators and his longtime track record, the single made little...Read More

Drake

#7 - Drake - 5AM in Toronto

Early this morning, before most of us had rolled out of bed—or into bed, if you happen to be a night owl--Drake quietly unleashed a new record via his official site. 5AM in Toronto is an unofficial sequel to 9AM in Dallas...Read More

Lil Wayne

#8 - Lil Wayne ft. 2 Chainz - Rich as F**k

Evidently, Weezy F. Baby's made it his mission accentuate the positive in 2013. Having gotten a head start with the New Year's Eve release of (new) album lead single B**ches Like Me, theYMCMB heavyweight translates another of...Read More

Juicy J

#9 - Juicy J ft. The Weeknd - One of Those Nights

You ever have One of Those Nights? You know, the kind of night where you hit the club with The Weeknd, pop a few bottles of expensive champagne, and go home with someone else's S.O.? Yeah, me neither—but Juicy J. recently...Read More

Sean Kingston

#10 - Sean Kingston ft. Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa - Beat It

In the works since way back in 2010, Sean Kingston's junior studio album has been plagued with setbacks and false starts from the get-go. Determined to get the project on the release calendar once and for all, the Island-pop...Read More

Ice Cube

#11 - Ice Cube - Crowded

The rap game's considerably more Crowded than it was in 1986, when Ice Cube first hit the scene as one-sixth of N.W.A., but there will always be room in the spotlight for the West Coast vet. That's due in part to the man's...Read More

Rihanna

#12 - Rihanna ft. Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Juicy J & T.I. - Pour It Up (Remix)

Originally featured to widespread reader acclaim back in December of 2012, Unapologetic street single Pour It Up has received the official remix treatment courtesy of Rihanna and a handful of prominent colleagues from the rap...Read More

DJ Afrojack

#13 - DJ Afrojack ft. Chris Brown - As Your Friend

A Dutch EDM heavyweight with two Grammy awards under his belt, DJ Afrojack is preparing to take his hustle to the next level with the release of his first solo studio album. Today, he offers listeners their first taste of the...Read More

Hit-Boy

#14 - Hit-Boy ft. Audio Push, Problem & Juicy J - T.U.

As anyone who's spent time around alcoholics is aware, “I know my limits,” is secret code for, “I'm gonna get tore up and ain't nobody gonna stop me.” Now, I'm not saying Hit-Boy has a drinking problem but, if his...Read More

Chris Brown

#15 - Chris Brown - Fine China

Last month, in an interview with USA TODAY, Chris Brown stated that the lead single off his forthcoming sixth studio album "pays homage to the old greats, [like] Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke and Michael Jackson." While...Read More

Vado

#16 - Vado ft. Ace Hood, Meek Mill, French Montana & DJ Khaled - Don't Make Me Do It

Those who prefer the underground scene might see the laundry list of heavy-hitters on this cut and think to themselves, Don’t Make Me Do It. They would be remiss, however, because while Vado’s latest single has some...Read More

Trinidad James

#17 - Trinidad Jame$ - Females Welcomed

Way back in November, Trinidad Jame$ made his first Booth appearance thanks to an Enferno produced remix of Females Wanted. Five months and one Def Jam signing later, James is back with the original version of the cut,...Read More

Wiz Khalifa

#18 - Wiz Khalifa ft. Akon - Let It Go

Wiz Khalifa's worked his ass off to get to where he is today, but still, even he has to be surprised at the short time it's taken him to grow from a hungry rap buzzmaker to (as Nathan S. observed in his review of the artist's...Read More

T.I.

#19 - T.I. ft. Kendrick Lamar, B.o.B & Kris Stephens - Memories Back Then

When a top-tier artist drops an album as dope as Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head, you can be sure that there are a few quality cuts that, for whatever reason, didn't make it onto the final tracklist. In the case of Memories...Read More

Baby aka Birdman

#20 - Birdman Presents Rich Gang ft. Lil Wayne, Future, Mack Maine & Nicki Minaj - Tapout

Are you a fan of mixed martial arts? What a coincidence—so are Birdman and his Rich Gang posse. But their house rules are a little different than those most of us are familiar with. For example, hitting (so to speak) below...Read More

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Kid CuDi

#21 - Kid CuDi - Immortal

Back in 2009, alt-hip hop heavyweight Kid CuDi linked up with indie-rockers MGMT (as well as electronic act Ratatat) to create Pursuit of Happiness, a Man on the Moon inclusion which went on to achieve Platinum certification...Read More

India.Arie

#22 - India.Arie - Cocoa Butter

It has been a minute since last we heard from India.Arie... well, more like 2,257,920 minutes. For those who can't do the math in your head (which should be all of you), her last Booth future, Chocolate High, came in December...Read More

Joe Budden

#23 - Joe Budden ft. Wiz Khalifa & French Montana - NBA (Never Broke Again)

Joe Budden, Wiz Khalifa and French Montana may each be at a different stage in his career, but they've got one thing in common: having made it thus far in the game, they're Never goin' Broke Again. The official follow-up to...Read More

 

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