Rap Songs Music Chart - August 18, 2013

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1
Eminem
It takes a lot of skill, backing, preparation, money and luck to survive in the rap game. One minute you're on top and the next you're working behind the counter at Burger King. As a 17-year-veteran...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
2
Lupe Fiasco
On his explosive contribution to Big Sean's Control, Kendrick Lamar insisted that his only peers were Jigga, Nas, Eminem and Andre 3000. “The rest of y'all new n**gas just new n**gas, don't get...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
3
Earl Sweatshirt
With his major-label debut just a week and change away from release, Earl Sweatshirt is stoking the flames of anticipation with yet another fresh record off the project. Whereas the Odd Future...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
4
Jay Z
Back in June, Jay Z made history by selling a million copies of an album weeks before it was scheduled to drop. In July, he followed that feat up by making his and director Mike Romanek's Picasso Baby...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
5
Fabolous
If Fabolous were to write up a to-do list, there'd be only one item on it: “whatever I damn well please.” And he'd probably never get around to checking it off because, as a man who does whatever...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
6
A$AP Ferg
After his election in March, Pope Francis made news by turning down much of the traditional finery, ditching the ermine cape and red loafers and downgrading the gold cross and papal ring to,...Read More
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2 Chainz
Aside from science, math class was the bane of my existence; I could never get the hang of it no matter how hard I tried (I swear, mom). Despite my hatred, however, some math does come easy for me....Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
8
Nas
On Let Nas Down, a standout cut off his freshly-minted sophomore set, J. Cole harked back to 2011, describing his reaction when his musical idol criticized Cole World lead single Work Out. As it turns...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
9
Drake
As if last Tuesday's album release wasn't enough, this weekend has been full of dope surprises for J. Cole fans. In addition to getting cosigned by one of his musical idols on Made Nas Proud, the Roc...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
10
Jay Z
Though one million lucky owners of Samsung phones had the opportunity to download Jay-Z's latest album on the Fourth, the rest of us are still waiting ever-so-patiently for the project's retail...Read More
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11
Game
When Muhammad Ali squared off against George Foreman in 1974's Rumble in the Jungle, Congolese audience members cheered the former by shouting, “Ali Bomaye!”, meaning, “Ali, kill him!” in...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
12
ScHoolboy Q
As a result of his rising stature in the rap game, ScHoolboy Q's got a little extra change jingling in his pockets. And he knows exactly what he's going to invest it in: Collard Greens. Not the kind...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
13
Stalley
If you ask me, the best year ever was 1988 (It just so happens that was my birth year.). After listening to Stalley’s latest effort, however, I think NineteenEighty7 may give ’88 a run for its...Read More
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14
T.I.
Earlier this year, T.I. added his name to the growing list of major-label expatriates, taking advantage of the expiration of his decade-long contract with Atlantic Records to sign with independent...Read More
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15
Action Bronson
One look at Action Bronson might bring you to the conclusion that he isn't too fleet-of-foot, but you'd be surprised to find out that he is pretty athletic. Heck, the man can even do a cartwheel!...Read More
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16
Future
Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Future may seem like an incongruous trio, but they have at least one key trait in common: they're all Honest to a fault. Rather than candidly admitting his...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
17
Rick Ross
Sometimes, it makes sense for an artist to liberate one of his or her best records as a stand-alone release. A high-quality loosie never fails to leave fans hungry for more. The latest effort from...Read More
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18
Curren$y
Following his collabo with Wiz Khalifa (Toast) in May and a freebie feature in June (Grizzly) you’d think Curren$y was due for a vacation this month. However, upon the delivery of yet another summer...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
19
Big K.R.I.T.
Though Big K.R.I.T.'s latest street album spawned several reader-acclaimed singles prior to its arrival in April, the project is still home to MULTIple potential hits just waiting to be unleashed....Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
20
E-40
Time for a pop quiz: what are the top three items on E-40's priority list? If you answered “cash,” “paper” and “currency" (in any order), then congrats; you are correct. On the latest single...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard

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21
Tito Lo
Tito Lopez's new Klockwork Orange-directed visual says what I think everyone has been thinking since Lopez first began his rap career. Black Dude, Spanish Name is a bouncy affair that finds the...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
22
DJ Tony Touch
The forthcoming third entry in Tony Touch's The Piece Maker mixtape series will find the NYC DJ joined by a downright awe-inspiring array of rap heavyweights. If one name could be said to overshadow...Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
23
T.I.
As the title of his last full-length, Trouble Man, attests, T.I.'s seen more than his fair share of setbacks over the course of his career in the game. Recently, though, the tide seems to have turned....Read More
Posted about 2 years ago by richard
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