Rap Music Chart
Rap Chart - Beats, rhymes and nothing else - 20 rap songs to get your head-nodding. 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.
December 9, 2013 Chart Recap*Last week’s front-runners, J. Cole‘s “She Knows” and T.I.‘s “My Potna,” make the jump to our Top Hip and R&B Chart. Two fresh features, the ASAP Mob‘s “Trillmatic” and …...Read More
Boom-bap revivalism was never the A$AP Mob's main focus, so you might be surprised to hit “play” on the collective's latest single and find yourself transported back in time to 1994. On Trillmatic, A$AP Ty Beats crafts a...Read More
Featured in early September, the lead single off Rick Ross's sixth full-length found him outlining the no-nonsense philosophy that's allowed him to build MMG into the hip-hop empire it is today. Needless to say, the emcees on...Read More
Drake may be on his Worst Behavior, but he's certainly putting his best foot forward on the visual tip. Though previous singles Started From the Bottom and Hold On, We're Going Home spawned some epic, out-the-box videos, the...Read More
One of the biggest hits off JAY Z's latest full-length saw the hip-hop mogul paying tribute to Tom Ford, the designer whose pricey menswear inspired Hova and Justin Timberlake's Suit & Tie. (He also designed a teeny-tiny pair...Read More
Because of the olfactory bulb's intimate connection with the parts of the brain governing emotion and associative learning, smell has the strongest connection to memory of the five senses. While pure cocaine is said to have...Read More
Surprisingly little has been written regarding the effects of celebrity on sexual performance, but it's not inconceivable that a steady supply of willing groupies could lead to laziness in the bedroom. But that certainly...Read More
Being admitted into the Maybach Music Group family isn't just a matter of being able to rap. You've also gotta be Bout That Life. Not sure whether you fit the bill? Simply ride with Rick Ross and his clique for a night; if...Read More
If you are Like Me, then Logic’s Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever tape has been rotating in your headphones since February. If you are Like Me, you have also been hoping to hear more from the Def Jam emcee, which means...Read More
Have You copped Lil Wayne's latest mixtape yet? To keep it one-hundred, I haven't. After being burned by the YMCMB heavyweight's last couple projects, I didn't want to tarnish my Labor Day with another potentially subpar set....Read More
The start of November usually means colder temperatures, rainy weather and an early sunset. This November, however, the start of the year's 11th month means the return of Eminem. Now, just three short weeks out, Shady...Read More
Update: We have added visuals for Yo Gotti's Cold Blood single.
Yo Gotti may be on his King Sh*t, but he paid a heavy price for the crown. On newly-released single Cold Blood, the Memphis representative reflects on the...Read More
In today's hip-hop game, few can plausibly claim to have the sheer lyrical prowess of a Christopher Wallace or a Tupac Shakur. Implausible claims, on the other hand, are abound. Refreshingly, DJ Khaled's latest single doesn't...Read More
Sure, hip-hop is my forte, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t attended a few rock shows in my time. In fact, I am always one to jump into a mosh pit if the mood is right. After hearing ScHoolBoy Q’s latest single, Banger...Read More
When Bun B is involved with a cut, you just know it's gonna be straight Fire. The newly-released lead single off his fourth solo album is, of course, no exception to the rule. Here, Blackout Movement's ominous, string-laced...Read More
As someone who listens to rap music on a daily basis, I'm more or less desensitized to awkward, creepy and/or bizarre pickup lines. At least I thought I was, until I heard Kid CuDi tell a woman, “I want to live in your...Read More
Update: We have added the Asher Levin-directed visuals for B.o.B's John Doe.
When you finally break through after years on the hustle, it's tough not to overindulge in the pleasures that success has suddenly placed at your...Read More
Kid Ink impressed me with his Almost Home EP back in May, but now it's time for him to Show Me what he can do on a full-length project. Luckily, he is off to a good start on My Own Lane, a crisp, refreshing effort, that acts...Read More
Hold up—ain't B.o.B the guy who told us to “forget about the price tag,” because “it ain't about the cha-ching, cha-ching?” Indeed he is. But according to Article 5, Section 8 of the Hip-Hop Constitution (also known...Read More
Last week, Wiz Khalifa threw open the windows to his soul and invited listeners to take a look on potential LP inclusion Look Into My Eyes. Now that we've gazed deeply into his psyche, noting the stress and strain beneath his...Read More
The tendency of artists who die before their time to be mythologized into heroes has caused many a rapper to fantasize about his or her own demise—A$AP Rocky included. In his daydreams, though, the Harlem representative...Read More
The music industry is quick to place artists in a box, or “lane” as the kids say, so that they be easily classified and understood. Kid Ink has a lane but, as he explains, it is “My Own Lane,” and it offers sufficient...Read More
In 2010, Eminem recruited Rihanna to assist him on Love the Way You Lie. The record was an absolute smash, entering the US Billboard Hot 100 chart at #2 and eventually spending seven weeks at #1. It also not-too-shabbily...Read More
On November 30, a car accident claimed the life of Paul Walker, a 40-year-old actor best known for playing Brian O'Connor in the Fast & Furious series. It was a sad day for fans of adrenaline-pumping action movies, but RZA...Read More
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