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 6, 2013 Chart Recap*Last week’s front-runners, Talib Kweli‘s “High Life” and Common‘s “Congratulations,” make the jump to our Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart this week. Taking their place on top are …...Read More


J. Cole

#1 - J. Cole - Cole Summer

According to Al Gore and just about every climate scientist not on the GOP's payroll, man-made pollution has caused temperatures to rise all over the globe. That theory, however, may run into a challenge if J. Cole's weather...Read More

Jay Z

#2 - Jay-Z - $100 Bill

A Little Party Never Hurt Nobody, the last single off the official soundtrack to The Great Gatsby, met an ambivalent reception in The DJBooth; the combination of 1920s jazz and contemporary club music was intriguing but,...Read More

Lloyd Banks

#3 - Lloyd Banks - Picture This

Back in February, Lloyd Banks kicked off promotion for his forthcoming, DJ Drama-hosted street album with Follow the Leader, a street-ready selection which earned favorable reviews from our readership. Today, the G-Unit...Read More

Jeezy

#4 - Young Jeezy ft. Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown & YG - R.I.P. (Remix)

It's a (late) Easter miracle! Having killed the club on mixtape single R.I.P., Young Jeezy has resurrected it in order to slaughter it once again on the official remix. In keeping with the Biblical theme, Jay Wayne Jenkins...Read More

Drake

#5 - Drake - 5AM in Toronto

Early this morning, before most of us had rolled out of bed—or into bed, if you happen to be a night owl--Drake quietly unleashed a new record via his official site. 5AM in Toronto is an unofficial sequel to 9AM in Dallas...Read More

Juicy J

#6 - Juicy J ft. The Weeknd - One of Those Nights

You ever have One of Those Nights? You know, the kind of night where you hit the club with The Weeknd, pop a few bottles of expensive champagne, and go home with someone else's S.O.? Yeah, me neither—but Juicy J. recently...Read More

Pusha T

#7 - Pusha T - Numbers On The Boards

In the immortal words of Ice Cube, today is a good day. First Jay comes out of nowhere with Open Letter, then Kanye feels so inspired by Hov he decides to drop a Pusha T joint he had stored away in the vault. Numbers on the...Read More

Ludacris

#8 - Ludacris ft. Young Jeezy - Raised in the South

Through Ludacris has long been regarded as a dark horse contender for best rapper alive, the so-so quality of recent material has led some (including our own Nathan S.) to speculate the he may have—dare I say it—fallen...Read More

B.o.B

#9 - B.o.B x Big Boi - Double or Nothing

When it came time to commission a theme song for upcoming shooter game Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel, Electronic Arts wasn't about to settle for just one big-name artist. No, it had to be Double or Nothing. On this...Read More

Snoop Lion

#10 - Snoop Lion ft. T.I. - No Regrets

Spring is a time for renewal and fresh new beginnings. The Earth awakens from its wintry slumber and life springs forth anew to begin the cycle all over again. As many of you know, Snoop Dogg became a Rastafarian and changed...Read More

50 Cent

#11 - 50 Cent ft. Kendrick Lamar - We Up

This past July, 50 Cent released New Day, a beefed-up Alicia Keys single that featured additional accompaniment from Dr. Dre. Despite Curtis' powerful collaborators and his longtime track record, the single made little...Read More

Baby aka Birdman

#12 - Birdman Presents Rich Gang ft. Lil Wayne, Future, Mack Maine & Nicki Minaj - Tapout

Are you a fan of mixed martial arts? What a coincidence—so are Birdman and his Rich Gang posse. But their house rules are a little different than those most of us are familiar with. For example, hitting (so to speak) below...Read More

Vado

#13 - Vado ft. Ace Hood, Meek Mill, French Montana & DJ Khaled - Don't Make Me Do It

Those who prefer the underground scene might see the laundry list of heavy-hitters on this cut and think to themselves, Don’t Make Me Do It. They would be remiss, however, because while Vado’s latest single has some...Read More

Lil Wayne

#14 - Lil Wayne ft. 2 Chainz - Rich as F**k

Evidently, Weezy F. Baby's made it his mission accentuate the positive in 2013. Having gotten a head start with the New Year's Eve release of (new) album lead single B**ches Like Me, theYMCMB heavyweight translates another of...Read More

A$AP Rocky

#15 - A$AP Rocky ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yela, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big KRIT - 1 Train

Quick: list off seven of the hottest new emcees to emerge in the last few years. If you're anywhere near my wavelength, your list will look a lot like the lineup of A$AP Rocky's latest single. Following the tremendously...Read More

Wiz Khalifa

#16 - Wiz Khalifa ft. Akon - Let It Go

Wiz Khalifa's worked his ass off to get to where he is today, but still, even he has to be surprised at the short time it's taken him to grow from a hungry rap buzzmaker to (as Nathan S. observed in his review of the artist's...Read More

J. Cole

#17 - J. Cole ft. Miguel - Power Trip

While all artists appreciate their fans, J. Cole really loves them. How else can you interpret the Valentine's Day release of the latest Born Sinner singler, other than as a present? On second thought, maybe I’m wrong,...Read More

Future

#18 - Future ft. Drake - Fo Real

As Future prepares to showcase his (figurative) directorial chops on his next street release, fans may be wondering: what genre will F.B.G.: The Movie fall into? Well, If the Epic Records rhymesayer gets his way, it just...Read More

Game

#19 - Game ft. Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Fabolous & Jeremih - All That (Lady)

On the lead single off his critically and Booth-acclaimed new album, Game recruited four of his most eminent musical colleagues for a Celebration of the things that make his day-to-day existence dope as f**k, with a special...Read More

Los

#20 - Los ft. Diddy & Ludacris - Disappointed

At first glance, the title of Los' latest single doesn't seem to bode well for the record's quality. However, "Disappointed" refers not to listeners' likely reaction to the cut, but to the Baltimore rhymesayer's feelings...Read More

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Fat Joe

#21 - Fat Joe ft. Wiz Khalifa & Teyana Taylor - Ballin'

“Dribble, dribble shoot—swish!” That's the sound of Fat Joe and his crew Ballin'. Fresh off celebrating the opulence of his lifestyle on February's Ceilings to the Sky, the Bronx vet continues to indulge his expensive...Read More

Talib Kweli

#22 - Talib Kweli ft. Busta Rhymes - Rocket Ships

Fresh off garnering positive reader reviews for last week's High Life, Talib Kweli is already back on our pages with another fresh cut off his forthcoming full-length. The science-fictional imagery evoked by Rocket Ship's...Read More

Wyclef Jean

#23 - Wyclef ft. T.I. & Trae The Truth - I Wish It Was Music

Whenever I get into my car, I plug in my iPod as quickly as possible, as I refuse to listen to the radio. On the off chance I do check out a hip-hop station, I am invariably disappointed; like Wyclef, I Wish It Was Music....Read More

 

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