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.


January 13, 2014 Chart Recap*December’s front-runners, Eminem‘s “Rap God” and Logic‘s “Like Me,” ascend to our Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart. Taking their place on top are two new features, YG‘s “Who …...Read More


YG

#1 - YG ft. Drake - Who Do You Love?

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

Rick Ross

#2 - Rick Ross ft. Jay Z - The Devil is a Lie

If all has gone according to Rick Ross' master plan we would have been listening to his new Mastermind album by now. But a true Bawse knows how to adjust, so even though Mastermind's been pushed back to 2014, Rozay made sure...Read More

Common

#3 - Common - War

As the tongue-in-cheek nickname “Chiraq” implies, much of the Windy City is currently in a state of War. On a freshly-minted promotional single, local mainstay Common sets out to make the tragic consequences of...Read More

French Montana

#4 - French Montana ft. Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg - All for You

What, you thought French Montana was rocking mics, stacking paper and smoking weed in expensive whips for his own benefit? On the contrary, as the Bad Boy street mainstay emphasizes on his first feature of the New Year, he's...Read More

Mac Miller

#5 - Mac Miller ft. Treejay - Erica's House

While Snoop may have him beat as far as sheer quantity of bud smoked, I think Mac Miller may be the most stoned man in hip-hop. If you doubt that statement, just take a listen to the opening lines of new promo single Erica's...Read More

Big Sean

#6 - Big Sean ft. Rick Ross & Travi$ Scott - 10 2 10 (Remix)

Upon its release in September, Big Sean's 10 2 10 record was met with a rather lukewarm response in the Booth. For those who weren't impressed with the original details that the G.O.O.D Music signee provided about his quite...Read More

N.O.R.E

#7 - N.O.R.E. ft. Busta Rhymes - Manners

Some emcees aspire to be the Lebron James of hip-hop. N.O.R.E. apparently wants to be its Judith Martin. On a brand new promotional single, the seasoned rhymesayer joins forces with a fellow East Coast vet to teach the rest...Read More

GunPlay

#8 - Gunplay ft. Lil Wayne & Rick Ross - Kush

On Money to Blow, a 2009 collaboration with Birdman, Lil Wayne showed his romantically blunted side, boasting, “I got a big bouquet of Mary Jane's flowers.” Fast-forward four years, and that line's become the centerpiece...Read More

Trae The Truth

#9 - Trae Tha Truth ft. Diddy, Jeezy & T.I. - Hold Up

Think you can just walk up to Trae Tha Truth and start talking his ear off? Hold Up! As an eminent personage in the hip-hop game, he demands to be approached with a certain level of respect—and that goes for dime pieces as...Read More

Kid CuDi

#10 - Kid Cudi - Satellite Flight

One of the best accounts to follow on Twitter is the Mars Curiosity Rover (@MarsCuriosity), because the pictures it posts make you feel like you are in space. Like the rover, Kid Cudi's new single, Satellite Flight, is...Read More

ScHoolboy Q

#11 - ScHoolboy Q - Man of THe Year

Update: We have added the Dave Free-directed visuals for ScHoolboy's Man of the Year. It's still another month before TIME unveils its 2013 Man (or woman) of tHe Year, but ScHoolboy Q's so certain of his prospects that he...Read More

MA$E

#12 - Ma$e ft. HER - Why Can't We

The New Year is supposed to symbolize a clean slate, but Harlem veteran Ma$e is beginning his 2014 with a few regrets. Promo cut Why Can't We, the artist's first official single in more than a decade, finds the rhymesayer...Read More

Drake

#13 - Drake ft. 2 Chainz & Big Sean - All Me

Booth readers, meet the soundtrack to the rest of your summer. A month and change after unleashing The Motion, Drizzy returns to tear up the airwaves anew with All Me, single numéro trois off his highly-anticipated junior...Read More

Maybach Music Group

#14 - Maybach Music Group ft. Rick Ross, French Montana, Meek Mill & Diddy - Bout That Life

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

Kid Ink

#15 - Kid Ink ft. Eric Bellinger - Just Do It

Can't decide whether to hit play on Kid Ink's latest promo single? My advice is to make like Nike and “Just Do It.” On this club-ready cut, a loosie unattached to his forthcoming RCA Records debut, the Los Angeles...Read More

Talib Kweli

#16 - Talib Kweli ft. Black Thought, Rah Digga & ALBe. Back - Art Imitates Life

Talib Kweli set up quite an interesting way of releasing his new album, Gravitas. When you buy the album through his site,Kweliclub.com, you will get access to his email and a phone number specifically assigned for members of...Read More

T.I.

#17 - T.I. - My Potna

Fervently as some rappers may boast about rolling solo, a tightly-knit inner circle is practically a prerequisite for lasting success in the music industry. On his latest promotional single, released last week as part of DJ...Read More

Eminem

#18 - Eminem ft. Rihanna - The Monster

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

Meek Mill

#19 - Meek Mill ft. Nicki Minaj, Fabolous & French Montana - Its Me (I Be on That)

Fresh off lending his flow to Yo Gotti's F**k You, Meek Mill steps back into the spotlight with It's Me (I Be on That), a brand new single off his next mixtape. Though this whip-ready selection is, as the title suggests, a...Read More

Slaughterhouse

#20 - Slaughterhouse - Party

Though quiet in 2013, hip-hop quartet Slaughterhouse is back in full force. Now that the group has announced its impending 2014 tour, it's time to get the Party started. Though their new record's title would suggest...Read More

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Kid Ink

#21 - Kid Ink ft. Chris Brown - Show Me

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

ScHoolboy Q

#22 - ScHoolboy Q - Banger (MOSHPIT)

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

2 Chainz

#23 - 2 Chainz - Used 2

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

 

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