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 7, 2013 Chart Recap*Juicy J‘s “Bandz a Make Her Dance” and Rockie Fresh‘s “Nobody”, the chart front-runners at the bottom of 2012, both make the jump to our Top Hip Hop and …...Read More
If this were Opposite Day, I'd say that I was shocked—shocked!—to hear that A$AP Rocky's massively anticipated major-label debut leaked to the 'net earlier this week. But it's not, so I'll keep it real; we all saw this...Read More
When Lil Wayne's No Worries was "officially" released as a single in early September, nobody at The DJBooth believed that the Detail-produced and assisted single would help catapult the hitmaker's I Am Not a Human Being II...Read More
50 Cent’s new single, Major Distribution, is not an ode to Santa’s skill to distribute presents to every child, not that you thought that anyway. On Major Distribution, Fiddy is up do his old tricks, utilizing his tough,...Read More
Yesterday, in a decisive victory over GOP candidate Mitt Romney, Barack Obama was elected to a second term as President on the United States. Ballin' on the haters just isn't the same without a suitably fly musical...Read More
The Recipe and Swimming Pools (Drank) were singles; Kendrick Lamar's latest, on the other hand, feels like an event. The latest release off the Top Dawg fast-riser's highly-anticipated debut set is a musical...Read More
It goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway: every time Juicy J goes out, he's just gotta Show Out and throw his money around. On the follow-up to gloriously ig'nant album lead single Bandz a Make Her Dance, the Three 6...Read More
Caution: you are about to enter a hip-hop crime scene. Witnesses say that they saw a heavyset rapper of Latino descent assaulting a helpless beat with the help of three fellow emcees. But don't take their word for it--dip...Read More
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Late last month, Kid Cudi reappeared on hip-hop's radar as he rode around with Hit-Boy in his Old School Caddy and now the...Read More
Dr. Dre's 1992 debut solo single, Deep Cover, found a West Coast up-and-comer by the name of Snoop Doggy Dogg strapping up to commit “187 on an undercover cop.” Two decades and change later, Tyga resurrects the catch...Read More
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With a title like “Trouble Man," it's no wonder T.I.'s forthcoming full-length has hit a few bumps on its road to release. Now that...Read More
Just a few short years ago, Meek Mill was just another urban denizen, pursuing his dreams of hip-hop superstardom against the struggle-filled backdrop of the Philly streets. Now, he looks out at those same city blocks from...Read More
Remember way back when MTV still showed music videos and Michael Jordan was dominating the NBA, until he unexpectedly switched to baseball? While it was interesting to see the GOAT in a baseball uniform, most of us, including...Read More
Hip hop has had its fair share of songs about death. While some, like Puff’s Missing You, are an ode to a fallen friend, a few others, like Eminem’s aptly named Kill You or Pac’s Hit Em Up, focus on the emcee taking a...Read More
I'll keep it one-hundred: though it's been nearly three years since an ATL emcee named B.o.B broke through with the sentimental Nothing on You, the title of Gucci Mane and Wiz Khalifa's new, jointly-released promo single was...Read More
After Monday's release of Folarin, a new street album which fans in the Booth and beyond hailed as his finest work in recent memory, Wale deserved to kick back, crack open a carton of eggnog and take the rest of 2012 off....Read More
What doesn't kill you may not, as Friedrich Nietzsche and Kelly Clarkson claimed, necessarily make you stronger, but it certainly seems to have worked out that way for Pusha T. After all the Virginia Beach mainstay's seen and...Read More
T.I. is so accustomed to a life of constant excitement and looming danger that, to him, the Wildside feels like the normal side. (As for whether walking on the normal side would feel wild or just boring, I'll let y'all...Read More
On Wiz Khalifa's newest single, Remember You, the Pittsburgh emcee recruits Canadian crooner The Weeknd, who yearns for remembrance on the song's hook. With such a unique collaboration the duo will indeed likely be shown...Read More
When I first saw the tracklist for Live From The Underground, a track that stood out was Rich Dad Poor Dad. Having been a finance major in college, I was familiar with the books by Robert Kiyosaki about the financial lessons...Read More
After diving head first into the music scene less than 6 years ago, Young Money's Rack City-residing golden boy Tyga has surely lived it up in the fast lane; so why would he want to Switch Lanes? The tatted-up emcee does just...Read More
As if the involvement of one of the greatest beatsmiths to ever do it weren't enough to get hip-hop heads interested in the OST to RZA's upcoming feature-length directorial debut, the Wu Tang legend's enlisted none other than...Read More
Fresh off signing with RCA Records, Kid Ink is undoubtedly feeling like a little bit of a badass. The West Coast repper's own style, toughness and cocky attitude, however, aren't the main focus of his major-label debut...Read More
Wiz Khalifa took to his Twitter earlier this week, to give hungry fans Gone, a new cut with fellow Taylor Gang member Juicy J that won't be featured on forthcoming effort, O.N.I.F.C. Gone features the usual Wiz and Juicy weed...Read More
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