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.


May 18, 2012 Chart Recap*With last week’s top two, Wiz Khalifa‘s “Work Hard Play Hard” and The Throne‘s “No Church in The Wild,” rising to join our Top Hip Hop and R&B line, …...Read More


Maybach Music Group

#1 - Maybach Music Group ft. Kendrick Lamar - Power Circle

When you’ve got the entire MMG roster (minus Omarion) appearing on the same cut, you expect a banging, DJ Khaled-esque posse cut, right? Wrong. Instead el generalissimo Rick Ross decides to take things in a completely...Read More

Ludacris

#2 - Ludacris - Jingalin

On a 1990 single off LL Cool J's Walking With a Panther LP, the battle-rap master advised his competitor to set down the mic and dance like the female he is—hence the jingling earrings. More of a lover (or, at least,...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#3 - 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

David Banner

#4 - 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

DJ Khaled

#5 - DJ Khaled ft. Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne - Take It To The Head

You know what they say, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. So if you’re DJ Khaled and you drop a star-studded banger that blows up the charts, and then you do it again, and it blows up the charts again, why would you stop?...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

Rick Ross

#7 - 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

Bow Wow

#8 - 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

Meek Mill

#9 - 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

2 Chainz

#10 - 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

Gucci Mane

#11 - 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

XV

#12 - 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

A$AP Rocky

#13 - 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

Travis Porter

#14 - 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

#15 - 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

Hit-Boy

#16 - 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

G.O.O.D Music

#17 - 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

Baby aka Birdman

#18 - Birdman ft. Rick Ross - Born Stunna

Ever since Birdman came out the womb, he's been stacking paper and flossing. On the latest single off his sixth studio album, the YMCMB mogul reminds listeners that he's a Born Stunna, delivering high-rolling,...Read More

Pusha T

#19 - Pusha T ft. The-Dream - Exodus 23:1

"Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness." The latest release off G.O.O.D. Music's forthcoming comp album, Pusha T quoting Exodus 23:1 as he questions the loyalty...Read More

 

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