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.


August 5, 2013 Chart Recap*Last week’s runner-up, Big Sean‘s “Beware,” climbs to first this week, knocking Jay Z‘s “Holy Grail” to third. Drake‘s “The Motion,” formerly #3, claims second. *Graduating from our Rap …...Read More


Big Sean

#1 - Big Sean ft. Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko - Beware

To quote a popular misquotation of the English playwright William Cosgrove, hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Big Sean echoes that sentiment on new single Beware, speaking from experience on the consequences of doing...Read More

Drake

#2 - Drake ft. Sampha - The Motion

Earlier this weekend, Drake released a loose freestyle, Jodeci, featuring fellow star J.Cole. Sure, why not drop an unreleased freebie with the hottest emcee in the game right now; ho hum. For greedy fans who're fiendin' for...Read More

Jay Z

#3 - Jay-Z ft. Justin Timberlake - Holy Grail

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 release tomorrow. And by...Read More

Problem

#4 - Problem ft. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Tyga & Master P - Like Whaaat (Remix)

First featured, to lukewarm reader reviews, back in March, Problem's Like Whaaat has returned in officially remixed form. Whereas the original, a regional smash, boasted guest bars from fellow Cali repper Bad Lucc, this...Read More

Kanye West

#5 - Kanye West - BLKKK SKKKN HEAD

More than a month after the release of his sixth studio album, Kanye West has finally deigned to unleash a single and video off the set. (New Slaves wasn't released in a form that could be featured in the Booth, so I'm not...Read More

Wale

#6 - Wale ft. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J - Clappers

I must have the opposite of a dirty mind, because my first thought upon reading the title of Wale's latest feature was of The Clapper, the infomercial-shilled gadget that allows you to turn your light fixtures on with...Read More

DJ Drama

#7 - DJ Drama ft. Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti & Juicy J - 4 What

Sick of people asking you to lay off the volume when you've got your speakers on blast? Try shouting, “Turn down 4 What?!” The concerned citizen will probably sputter something about noise ordinances or common courtesy,...Read More

Tinie Tempah

#8 - Tinie Tempah ft. 2 Chainz - Trampoline

As any insurance adjuster will tell you, setting a Trampoline up in your backyard is the very definition of a risky move. It's appropriate, then, that Tinie Tempah's latest single, the first off his sophomore set, finds him...Read More

Tech N9ne

#9 - Tech N9ne ft. Wrekonize, Twizted Insane & Snow Tha Product - So Dope

Just how dope is Tech N9ne's latest promotional single, So Dope (They Wanna)? Well, you might want to have a methdone script lined up before hitting play; otherwise, you may find yourself unable to stop listening. A...Read More

J. Cole

#10 - Wale x J.Cole - Winter Schemes

Regardless of which album was your favorite of the season, you have to acknowledge the impact that both J. Cole and Wale have had on this action-packed summer of hip-hop. Despite heads' efforts to pit their respective LPs...Read More

Trey Songz

#11 - Trey Songz - Sensational

Though Trey Songz hasn't brought us a headlining feature since last December, when he stepped into the Booth with Fumble, the R&B heavyweight's recent spate of guest appearances on joints by Sean Garrett (Twilight Zone),...Read More

Nas

#12 - Nas x J. Cole - Made Nas Proud

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 out, though, Cole had it...Read More

Justin Timberlake

#13 - Justin Timberlake - Take Back the Night

With the rotation his recent hits have received on dancefloors worldwide, I think any fair-minded clubgoer would admit that Justin Timberlake's had the evening on lock. So when the pop heavyweight announces his intent to Take...Read More

Juicy J

#14 - Juicy J ft. Wiz Khalifa - Shootin

When two rappers who love their weed as much as Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa collaborate on a record, you'd think the mellowing effects of THC would push violent themes into the background. Apparently not—new promo single...Read More

Big K.R.I.T

#15 - Big K.R.I.T. - MULTI

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. Today, the Mississippi...Read More

Jay Sean

#16 - Jay Sean ft. Rick Ross - Mars

Last month, astronaut Buzz Aldrin shared his vision for the colonization of Mars by 2035—a plan which, if carried out, could make him the first person to set foot on the Red Planet. Now, though, it looks like Jay Sean may...Read More

Juicy J

#17 - Juicy J ft. Wale & Trey Songz - Bounce It

“Clap that ass, light a blunt, baby let's get ig'nant.” I don't know if it's possible to sum a rapper's work up in a single sentence, but Juicy J comes damn close in the opening verse of his latest single. Released to...Read More

Game

#18 - Game ft. 2 Chainz & Rick Ross - Ali Bomaye

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 Lingala. On the latest single...Read More

ScHoolboy Q

#19 - ScHoolboy Q ft. Kendrick Lamar - Collard Greens

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 you eat with peas and...Read More

Robin Thicke

#20 - Robin Thicke ft. Kendrick Lamar & 2 Chainz - Give It 2 U

Who needs clever pickup lines when you're Robin Thicke? On the latest single off his sixth studio album, the Interscope soul man dispenses with double entendres and tells his female addressee exactly what he has in mind:...Read More

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Curren$y

#21 - Curren$y - I Can't Stop

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 release, the...Read More

Clinton Sparks

#22 - Clinton Sparks ft. Macklemore, 2 Chainz & D.A. - Gold Rush

Last heard trumpeting his hometown pride on March's Boston Bass, DJ, producer and mixtape heavyweight Clinton Sparks returns to our pages with Gold Rush, the first in a series of singles he plans to drop via Photo...Read More

Mario

#23 - Mario ft. Nicki Minaj - Somebody Else

Getting dumped is one thing; getting dumped and watching the man or woman you love run straight into the arms of Somebody Else is... well, it's f**king devastating. Unfortunately, that's exactly the situation in which R&B...Read More

 

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