Rap Songs Music Chart - May 13, 2012
There are literally thousands of rap songs about dealing drugs, strippers and drug dealing strippers. But you’d be hard pressed to find more than a handful of songs dedicated to a rapper’s children, and even fewer...Read More
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
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
2000 single Californication found the Red Hot Chili Peppers peeling back the glossy exterior Los Angeles projects to the rest of the world to reveal the seamy reality underneath. On David Banner's new single of the same name,...Read More
Update: Click "Watch Now" above to view Kirko's "Drank in My Cup (Remix) video.
Originally released as a single (but not featured) back in fall of 2011, Kirko Bangz' Drank in My Cup has received the official remix...Read More
Despite all the doubters, and I won’t front, I should probably be counted as a doubter, it’s increasingly looking like Waka Flocka Flame will carve out a career for himself in hip-hop. The buzz around his upcoming Triple...Read More
Since We in This B*tch already featured about as much guest muscle as could be packed into one record, DJ Drama's switched it up for the record's newly-released half-sequel. Rather than simply throwing more talent onto the...Read More
Attention readers: a suspicious package has been found at DJBooth headquarters, and we have reason to believe it may be a bomb from the unfriendly folks at Al Qaeda. That, or a freshly-leaked cut off 50 Cent's forthcoming...Read More
You know you're marching to the beat of your own drummer when you can flip a record into reverse and it doesn't sound any crazier than it did the right way 'round. Such is the feat that Kid CuDi seems to have accomplished...Read More
Age, as those looking to justify pursuing a partner several decades older or younger will insist, ain't nothing but a number. Of course, a corollary of that claim would be that turning 18 isn't a guarantee of adulthood;...Read More
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
Take one of the most buzzed-about new artists in the industry, throw him top of a smooth sample, add some trunk-rattling bass, leave to cook in the Cali sun, garnish with the guest bars of a living hip-hop legend and...Read More
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
I’m not quite sure how Rick James felt about hip-hoppers sampling his music, (yes, I know Eddie Murphy sang it, but see Rick…oh forget it) but I’m convinced that he would’ve approved of new gem Party Girl from...Read More
Update: Click "Listen Now above to watch Nicki's Benny Boom-directed "Beez In The Trap" video.
Nicki Minaj is indisputably many things: an international superstar, an avant-garde fashionista, a Roman-Catholic heretic, but...Read More
It was the summer of 2006, when I graduated high school and my niece was born, both great reasons for remembering that summer so clearly. But I also remember a new rapper who broke through with his smash hit Hustlin'. Perhaps...Read More
It practically goes without saying, but Big K.R.I.T. is feeling damn good right now. With 4EvaNaDay—an early front-runner in 2012's Best Mixtape competition—blaring from car stereos everywhere and a blockbuster studio...Read More
Whether Rick Ross is hard at work in the recording studio, rolling down the street in his Maybach, or getting sponge-bathed by beautiful women, you can be sure that, in the back of his mind, the rap heavyweight is plotting...Read More
It seems like only yesterday B.o.B. dropped off his latest official single, a jam which found him struggling to stay afloat as he navigated the troubled waters of fame and fortune. Wait, that was just f**king yesterday....Read More