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.


March 26, 2012 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart! As always, your feedback has determined which songs made the cut. Each chart’s lineup is calculated using a special …...Read More


2 Chainz

#1 - 2 Chainz ft. The Weeknd - Like Me

At first blush, 2 Chainz' swag-drenched, sexually-charged brand of Southern rap and The Weeknd's grimy, profoundly moody R&B seem like they'd mix about as well as oil and water—or bleach and ammonia. Turns out, though,...Read More

Trey Songz

#2 - Trey Songz - Sex Ain't Better Than Love

Following the release of two free mixtapes, Trey Songz continues to push his digital-only Inevitable EP, which is home to good holiday humping music in the form of standout selection Sex Ain't Better Than Love. Although the...Read More

Nicki Minaj

#3 - Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Wayne - Roman Reloaded

Are you one of those Nicki Minaj fans who lamented the Young Money heavyweight "going pop?" Well get ready for a dope surprise--Roman Reloaded, the latest single and title track off the Young Money hitmaker's sophomore set,...Read More

Wale

#4 - Wale ft. Meek Mill & Rick Ross - Ambition

The motivation behind Wale throwing in his lot with Maybach Music Group, and the much-discussed stylistic shift that accompanied his move, can be summed up in one word: Ambition. On the title track off his sophomore album,...Read More

David Banner

#5 - David Banner ft. Big K.R.I.T - Believe

Update: Click "Listen Now" above to watch Banner's "Believe" video. Can you Believe it? Southern luminaries David Banner and Big K.R.I.T., together on one record! OK, so it may not qualify as a surprise that hip-hop's two...Read More

Mac Miller

#6 - Mac Miller ft. Posdnous & Raekwon - Of the Soul (Remix)

The selection of Mac Miller as DJBooth staff pick for Best Emcee of 2011 may have come as a surprise to many, but it's not just us saying that he's one of the most promising rhymesayers to hit the scene in a long minute; the...Read More

Tyga

#7 - Tyga ft. Wale & Nas - King & Queens

A few years ago (let’s say two) the mere thought of Tyga doing a track with Wale and Nas would have caused the craniums of hip-hop heads worldwide to explode. “You mean the Coconut Juice guy on a track with two of the...Read More

J. Cole

#8 - J. Cole - Grew up Fast

If you were to replace the entire population of Philadelphia with J. Cole's Twitter followers, you'd still have enough left over to fill my city of residence (Minneapolis) and then some. That, my friends, is a lot of f**king...Read More

MGK (Machine Gun Kelly)

#9 - MGK ft. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, French Montana & Yo Gotti - Wild Boy (Remix)

How do you make a record like Wild Boy, the current street single from Machine Gun Kelly, even wilder? Well, you could play it on leopard-print vinyl, while wearing a ghillie suit, in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. Or...Read More

Usher

#10 - Usher - Climax

It’s Valentine’s Day DJBoothers, and you know what that means. Restaurants will be filled to the brim with loving couples on obligatory “romantic” dates as the rest of us count down the hours until February 15, when...Read More

Jennifer Hudson

#11 - Jennifer Hudson ft. Ne-Yo & Rick Ross - Think Like a Man

Update: Click "Listen" to view Jennifer Hudson's "Think Like a Man" video. Through the ages, men have been quick to bemoan the mysterious nature of women, but let's be fair: in many cases, the incomprehension is mutual. The...Read More

Wiz Khalifa

#12 - Wiz Khalifa ft. Smoke DZA - Rowland

Fresh off the release of his latest street album, Wiz Khalifa returns to the Booth with a standout cut off the project. On Rowland, the freestyle series alumnus trades blunted, high-rolling verses with Cinematic signee (and...Read More

Chris Brown

#13 - Chris Brown - How I Feel

How's Chris Brown been feeling lately? A little stressed, evidently; on How I Feel, a one-off release leaked to the 'net last night via Vimeo, Drumma Boy serves up a pensive, piano-led beat as Breezy vents about the trials...Read More

Waka Flocka Flame

#14 - Waka Flocka ft. Trey Songz - I Don't Really Care

Update: Click " Watch Now" above to view Waka's "I Don't Really Care" video. Waka Flocka Flame has no shortage of haters, but does he give a damn? Nope--on new single I Don't Really Care, the 1017 Brick/Warner Bros....Read More

Busta Rhymes

#15 - Busta Rhymes ft. Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown - Why Stop Now (Remix)

When you have a record burning up the charts, the question inevitably arises: Why Stop Now? Seizing the opportunity to make his latest single a smash twice over, Busta Rhymes returns to our pages with the joint's official...Read More

Nicki Minaj

#16 - Nicki Minaj - Starships

While Nicki Minaj didn't take home any trophies this past Sunday, she did do her part to keep the Grammys weird, staging a mock-exorcism of her deranged alter-ego Roman Zolanski. With the public still buzzing about that...Read More

Kid CuDi

#17 - KiD CuDi - The Ruler & The Killer

Most soundtracks are nothing more than an attempt to squeeze even more cash out of you than the $97 (approximately) you spent to see the movie, but every so often a soundtrack comes along that’s a must listen album in its...Read More

Melanie Fiona

#18 - Melanie Fiona ft. B.o.B - Change the Record

Ladies, you are the DJs of your own destiny - so why keep spinning the same old song? On the latest single off her long-awaited sophomore album, Melanie Fiona offers some solid advice to dissatisfied women the world over:...Read More

J. Holiday

#19 - J.Holiday ft. Black Cobain - More Than A Love Song

I know what you’re thinking – oh no, not another bedroom burner from J. Holiday. I’ve got enough babies running around my house as is. Don’t worry my sex-exhausted friends, this is much More Than a Love Song. Instead...Read More

 

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