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 5, 2012 Chart Recap*A$AP Rocky‘s “F**kin’ Problems” and T.I.‘s “Ball” ascend to our Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart, clearing the way for Big Sean‘s “Guap” (formerly 17th) and Ice Cube‘s “Everythang’s …...Read More


Big Sean

#1 - Big Sean - Guap

As one of G.O.O.D Music's most stand out artists, I'm sure the GUAP is very much plentiful for Detroit emcee Big Sean, who lets this be known on the lead single his forthcoming album. Upon first listen of GUAP, you might find...Read More

Ice Cube

#2 - Ice Cube - Everythang's Corrupt

When Ice Cube entered the rap game in the '80s, he knew the American (or should that be Amerikkan?) social, economic and justice systems were rotten to the core, and the intervening years have only solidified his beliefs....Read More

Pusha T

#3 - Pusha T ft. Future - Pain

What doesn't kill you may not, as Friedrich Nietzsche and Kelly Clarkson claimed, necessarily make you stronger, but it certainly seems to have worked out that way for Pusha T. After all the Virginia Beach mainstay's seen and...Read More

DJ Khaled

#4 - DJ Khaled ft. J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. & Kendrick Lamar - They Ready

If you don't think J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. and Kendrick Lamar are prepared to annihilate anything and everything standing between them and hip-hop legendhood, then you haven't been paying attention. Those slow on the uptake,...Read More

T.I.

#5 - 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

Kendrick Lamar

#6 - 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

Game

#7 - 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

Big Sean

#8 - 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

Kendrick Lamar

#9 - 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

Fat Joe

#10 - 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

DJ Drama

#11 - DJ Drama ft. Cee-Lo, Jadakiss, Nipsey Hussle & Young Jeezy - Never Die

For every trap denizen who makes it out, there's at least one who lost their life trying to hustle their way to a better life. Coming on the heels of My Moment and We in This B*tch 1.5, the third single off DJ Drama's...Read More

Wale

#12 - 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

Kid CuDi

#13 - Kid Cudi - King Wizard

Last night, Kid CuDi Tweeted verbatim: “mark my words, INDICUD will be the greatest album ever made. Know that I'm not lying.” As unbelievable as the claim might seem, we can't dismiss the possibility out of hand--Just...Read More

G.O.O.D Music

#14 - G.O.O.D Music ft. Big Sean, Kanye West & Jay-Z - Clique

The massive buzz surrounding G.O.O.D. Music's forthcoming compilation confirms it: there ain't nobody in the game hotter than Kanye's motherf**kin' Clique. On the just-released follow-up to hit lead single Mercy, Yeezy...Read More

Wiz Khalifa

#15 - Wiz Khalifa ft. Young Jeezy & Lil Wayne - Work Hard Play Hard (Remix)

Though Booth readers are always ready to offer sharp critiques of mainstream singles, Wiz Khalifa's Work Hard Play Hard, with its anthemic chorus, helium-voiced sample and self-congratulatory verses, was praised by our...Read More

Big Sean

#16 - Big Sean ft. J. Cole - 24K of Gold

Now that Big Sean's brand spanking new Detroit mixtape has had a little time to soak in everyone's ears, it should come as no surprise that there's quite a few cuts off the project that are receiving a hefty amount of...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#17 - Kendrick Lamar ft. Young Jeezy - Westside, Right On Time

I've got to say, I wish every week could be #TDEFamAppreciationWeek. In the past few days we've gotten new dopeness from the likes of Jay Rock (Yola), Ab-Soul (Nibiru) and ScHoolBoy Q (Party), and guess who just showed up to...Read More

Big Boi

#18 - Big Boi ft. Kelly Rowland - Mama Told Me

UPDATE: Click "Watch Video" for the brand new visuals for Mama Told Me. Mobile users can scroll down. Whether I'm framing a painting, attempting to cook, or doing my taxes, whenever I have a question that a quick Google...Read More

Lupe Fiasco

#19 - Lupe Fiasco - Put 'Em Up

The road to a new Lupe Fiasco album is never smooth, and sure enough the lead up to Lupe's upcoming Food & Liquor II album has been filled with more twists and turns then a Six Flags. But despite the controversies and...Read More

Kendrick Lamar

#20 - Kendrick Lamar ft. Ab-Soul & Jay Rock - The Heart Pt. 3 (Will You Let It Die)

In his review of Kendrick Lamar's major-label debut album, the Booth's own Nathan S. goes so far as to call the LP a classic-in-the-making—and my ears find no evidence to the contrary. In case those and other monumental...Read More

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