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.


June 25, 2012 Chart Recap*Both of last week’s front-runners, Chris Brown‘s “What Your Girl Like” and Frank Ocean‘s “Pyramids” graduate to our Top Hip Hop and R&B chart. Debuting in their place are …...Read More


Nas

#1 - Nas ft. Rick Ross - Accident Murderers

Nearly two decades ago Nas broke onto the hip-hop scene with New York State of Mind, one of the best storytelling raps the game had ever heard. Fast forward to 2012 and Nasir is returning to his roots with new single Accident...Read More

Big K.R.I.T

#2 - Big K.R.I.T. ft. Slim Thug & Lil KeKe - Me And My Old School (Remix)

When you’re Big K.R.I.T. the grind never stops. You’d think dropping Live From the Underground, the number one rap album in the country, would be enough to Krizza to take a vacation, but he’s right back at it with a...Read More

The Throne

#3 - The Throne ft. Frank Ocean - No Church in the Wild

In May 2004, Kanye West shocked the listening public and radio programmers alike by praising Jesus in a hit hip-hop record. Released as a single in March of this year, his and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne album opener No Church...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#4 - Kendrick Lamar - War Is My Love

Following in the increasingly popular tradition of video game related Hip Hop, Ubisoft® has tapped Compton flame spitter Kendrick Lamar to spice up its newest creation Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. War Is My Love drops just...Read More

Wiz Khalifa

#5 - Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard Play Hard

For a self-proclaimed stoner of all-stoners, Wiz Khalifa sure puts in a lot of work. In between the Microsoft commercials, constant shows and endless stream of interviews you’d actually think the man is addicted to work,...Read More

G.O.O.D Music

#6 - Chief Keef ft. Kanye West, Pusha T, Jadakiss & Big Sean - I Don't Like (Remix)

And they say that negativity won't get you anywhere in life! After scoring a local hit with I Don't Like, a jam which found him listing off the myriad people and things that he simply can't stand, Booth newcomer Chief Keef...Read More

David Banner

#7 - David Banner ft. Chris Brown - Amazing

Anyone who’s followed the long career of David Banner knows that he’s a complicated man, an artist capable of dropping revolutionary calls to action one minute and club anthems the next. There’s nothing complicated...Read More

2 Chainz

#8 - 2 Chainz ft. 50 Cent - Riot (Remix)

Kind of hard to start a Riot when you're all by your lonesome, huh? On the official remix of his early-April single, 2 Chainz corrects that omission, inviting 50 Cent to join him over DJ Spinz' ominous street boardwork. Is...Read More

Rick Ross

#9 - Rick Ross ft. Meek Mill - So Sophisticated

Think Rick Ross' style is simplistic? Au contraire, mon frere; according to the bawse's latest feature, he's just So Sophisticated he makes it look easy. The deceptive complexity of Ross' bars is just one of the many factors...Read More

Meek Mill

#10 - Meek Mill ft. Big Sean - Burn

Update: Click "Watch Video" above to view the Burn video. Mobile users can scroll down. "The Roof, the Roof, the Roof is on fire... we don't need no water, let that motherf**ker Burn!" Inspired by the oft-quoted title line...Read More

XV

#11 - XV ft. ScHoolboy Q - AaaHH! Real Monsters

I never thought I’d see the day when ScHoolboy Q, the author of such children’s favorites as Nightmare on Figg St. and Druggy Wit Hoes was on a track named after a mid-‘90s Nickelodeon show, but I guess that just goes...Read More

Travis Porter

#12 - Travis Porter ft. Jeremih - Ride Like That

With their debut studio album on track for release late next month, Travis Porter are amping up listener anticipation with new single Ride Like That. The follow-up to the Tyga-assisted Ayy Ladies, Ride Like That finds Ali,...Read More

B.o.B

#13 - B.o.B - Play For Keeps

As if having two number one albums wasn’t proof enough that B.o.B. takes this music thing pretty seriously, the new wave ATLien makes his intentions to stay in the game for a long, long time with new video single Play for...Read More

G.O.O.D Music

#14 - G.O.O.D Music ft. Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - Mercy

Back in April, the Internet was abuzz and it had nothing to do with race relations in America, the NHL playoff picture or Mitt Romney's promise to win the state of Pennsylvania in November. No, the buzz was about the first...Read More

A$AP Rocky

#15 - A$AP Rocky - Goldie

When a young NYC rapper emerged dripping with Houston-sounding swag, many doubted if A$AP Rocky was truly the next big thing in hip-hop or just another here today, gone tomorrow rapper. Well, as if a Coachella performance and...Read More

Chiddy Bang

#16 - Chiddy Bang - Twisted

As a previously-unknown musical act rises to prominence in the game, it's only natural that speculation will begin to run rampant. Seeing the potential for misconceptions, Philly duo Chiddy Bang step in to ensure that...Read More

Bow Wow

#17 - Bow Wow ft. T-Pain - Better

For all the talk of hater-dom among male rappers, fly and successful women get even more disrespect and non-constructive criticism from all quarters. On Better, the latest single off his endlessly-delayed YMCMB debut set, Bow...Read More

Gucci Mane

#18 - Gucci Mane ft. 2 Chainz - I'm Up

How's Gucci Mane been feeling lately? On the newly-released title track off his next mixtape, the Brick Squad general summarizes his mood in two words: "I'm Up." Drumma Boy produces, pounding out a percussion-driven street...Read More

Hit-Boy

#19 - Hit-Boy - Jay-Z Interview

It’s rare that one record can transform a person’s life, but Hit-Boy suddenly found himself a household name (in hip-hop households at least) after producing Kanye and Jay-Z’ epic Ni**as in Paris. Before he could even...Read More

 

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