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.


November 19, 2012 Chart Recap*Last week’s front-runners, Big Boi‘s “Lines” and DJ Drama‘s “Never Die,” make the jump to our Top Hip Hop and R&B chart, clearing the way for Kid CuDi‘s “Just …...Read More


Kid CuDi

#1 - Kid Cudi ft. King Chip - Just What I Am

Update: Click "Watch Video" above to view the Just What I Am video. Mobile users can scroll down. Late last month, Kid Cudi reappeared on hip-hop's radar as he rode around with Hit-Boy in his Old School Caddy and now the...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#2 - Kendrick Lamar - The Jig Is Up (Dump'n)

A week after the release of debut set and album-of-the-year front-runner good kid, m.A.A.d. city, I'm still in the process of digesting its eclectic soundscapes and intricate narrative concepts. For those whose metabolism...Read More

J. Cole

#3 - J. Cole - Miss America

Last week J. Cole announced that his highly-anticipated sophomore album, Born Sinner, would be dropping in January, and the Roc Nation protege hasn't wasted any time giving fans a first taste of what he has in store for us....Read More

Fat Joe

#4 - Fat Joe ft. Lil Wayne, French Montana & A$AP Rocky - Yellow Tape

Caution: you are about to enter a hip-hop crime scene. Witnesses say that they saw a heavyset rapper of Latino descent assaulting a helpless beat with the help of three fellow emcees. But don't take their word for it--dip...Read More

Rick Ross

#5 - Rick Ross ft. GunPlay, French Montana, Yo Gotti & Lil Wayne - Hold Me Back (Remix)

Yesterday, in a decisive victory over GOP candidate Mitt Romney, Barack Obama was elected to a second term as President on the United States. Ballin' on the haters just isn't the same without a suitably fly musical...Read More

Game

#6 - Game ft. Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne - Celebration

UPDATE: Click "Watch Video" for the brand new visuals to Celebration. Bust out the party hats and cupcakes, Booth readers—this is a Celebration! (Feel free to substitute kush and champagne if you're not, you know, five...Read More

DJ Khaled

#7 - DJ Khaled ft. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana, Ace Hood & Jadakiss - I Did It For My Dawgz

I'll be honest, “What makes DJ Khaled tick?” isn't a question that crossed my mind before today. I assumed dude simply enjoyed shouting “We the Best!” over 808 beats and getting paid for it—who wouldn't? As it turns...Read More

Kanye West

#8 - Kanye West - White Dress

As if the involvement of one of the greatest beatsmiths to ever do it weren't enough to get hip-hop heads interested in the OST to RZA's upcoming feature-length directorial debut, the Wu Tang legend's enlisted none other than...Read More

B.o.B

#9 - B.o.B ft. T.I. & Juicy J - Still in This B*tch

Just in case you managed to forget about the existence of B.o.B. since the release of Arena early last month, the hitmaking rapper's back to remind listeners that he's Still in This B**tch on a freshly-minted single off his...Read More

Ludacris

#10 - Ludacris ft. Kelly Rowland - Representin

UPDATE: Click "Watch Video" for the brand new visuals to Representin. Mobile users scroll down. Though Ludacris' last album, Battle of the Sexes, had male-female relations (sexual and otherwise) as its theme, it would be a...Read More

Angel Haze

#11 - Angel Haze x Lunice - Gimme That

This past October, when Angel Haze traveled abroad for her first show in London, she also took the opportunity to do a little recording at the city's famous Metropolis Studio. While there, she made the acquaintance of Lunice,...Read More

Tyga

#12 - Tyga ft. Game - Switch Lanes

After diving head first into the music scene less than 6 years ago, Young Money's Rack City-residing golden boy Tyga has surely lived it up in the fast lane; so why would he want to Switch Lanes? The tatted-up emcee does just...Read More

Swizz Beatz

#13 - Swizz Beatz ft. Chris Brown & Ludacris - Everyday Birthday

They say birthdays come but once a year. Okay, so they really say Christmas comes but once a year, but either way it's true. Even though we only get one birthday per calender year, Swizz Beatz encourages you to treat every...Read More

Game

#14 - Game - Holy Water

Kicked off with last week's Celebration (Remix), Game's Sunday Service series continues with a new single (and video) titled, appropriately enough, “Holy Water.” OK, perhaps “appropriate” isn't the right word, as the...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#15 - Kendrick Lamar - Backseat Freestyle

Currently sitting at number on on the Booth's own Rap Chart, Compton was as much of an event as it was a record, featuring Kendrick Lamar trading bars with G-funk pioneer Dr. Dre over a beat whose vocoded flourishes seemed...Read More

Big Sean

#16 - Big Sean ft. Royce Da 59 & Kendrick Lamar - 100

Big Sean's accomplished a lot during his time on earth—how many 24-year-olds can say they've released a major-label debut album, or worked with Kanye West?--but the Detroit rhymesayer isn't resting on his laurels. Just the...Read More

Jeezy

#17 - Young Jeezy - We Done It Again

After Barack Obama was voted into office for his first term in November 2008, Young Jeezy hooked up with Nas to drop the My President Is Black, the biggest single in an election season full of dope tribute records. So it's...Read More

Wale

#18 - Wale - The Arrivial

After spending time with So Many Girls thanks to DJ Drama and friends earlier in the week, Maybach Music Group's most eloquent lyricist mellows things out just in time for the weekend on his new record The Arrival. Wale...Read More

T.I.

#19 - T.I. - Trap Back Jumpin

On T.I.'s newest street single, Trap Back Jumpin, the Southern spitter makes a lyrical return to the trap and in the process seems to have awakened a younger version of himself that was previously featured on past albums I'm...Read More

Juicy J

#20 - Juicy J ft. French Montana, Lola Monroe, Wiz Khalifa & B.o.B - Bandz A Make Her Dance (Remix)

On Bandz a Make Her Dance, the lead single off his Taylor Gang debut album, Juicy J. came together with Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz to make it rain at his local strip joint. The rest, as they say was history. After scoring the...Read More

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