Top Hip Hop / R&B Music Chart
Top Hip Hop / R&B Chart - The 20 best-of-the-best songs on The DJBooth, from any genre. 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.
October 3, 2011 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart! As always, your feedback has determined which songs made the cut. Each chart’s lineup is calculated using a special …...Read More
I fully realize that this is one of the most mawkish statements ever typed by human fingers but, in a world plagued by war, hunger and natural disasters, it is, in a way, remarkable that two people can find happiness in one...Read More
Last month, we were all treated to the first "official" single from Drake's forthcoming sophomore album. While the Boi-1da-produced Headlines certainly grabbed listeners attention, the song release didn't stop Drizzy Nation...Read More
North Carolina's homegrown talent J. Cole might just be the Sidney Crosby of the rap game. Before he laced up his skates for his first NHL game Crosby was dubbed "The Next One," drawing comparisons to former greats like Wayne...Read More
No reason to panic people, sit down, take a deep breath. Yes, I know Big K.R.I.T.’s debut album Live From the Underground has been pushed all the way back to 2012, but no need to go take a bath with a toaster. The man’s...Read More
Prepare for the Carter IV buzz to reach critical mass in five, four, three, two... On She Will, single numero quatro off the long-awaited project, Lil Wayne recruits Drake for a meditation on a mutual favorite topic: women....Read More
A whirlwind of non-album songs from Drake hit the net in less than 24 hours, all of them seductive to the ear and, in true Drizzy fashion, open to debate. Aubrey Graham hasn’t come up with a universally enjoyed single since...Read More
There are many different reasons why you might be awake at 5 O'clock in the morning, but none of them are pleasant--unless, that is, you're up to what T-Pain's up to on his latest single selection. A tuneful ode to early...Read More
When you're doing it as big as Birdman, it's inevitable that you'll leave a few people steamed; on the latest single off his fifth studio album, the Cash Money head honcho considerately asks the haters, "Y.U. Mad?" Featuring...Read More
In a world where seemingly everything is “highly anticipated,” we can truly say that J. Cole’s collaboration with his Roc Nation boss Jay-Z is highly anticipated. Ever since the NC rap protégé signed with the almighty...Read More
Update: Click "Watch Video" above to view the Abel Tesfaye-directed The Zone video. Mobile users can scroll down. Trilogy will be released via Universal Republic on November 13.
Artists always complain about how hard it is...Read More
If my walls could talk they’d probably say something like, “Nathan S. spends a lot of time sitting around and writing about hip-hop.” Luckily, Mario’s walls have a lot more interesting material to report on, namely...Read More
“Prince Williams ain’t do it right, if you ask me. If I was him I would’ve married Kate and Ashley.” Since it’s now official that Ni**as in Paris is one of the two new singles from Watch The Throne, I figured it...Read More
Few artists have ever exploded onto the scene as quickly as Aubrey Graham. It was only two or three years ago when a buddy told me to check out this guy named Drake – So Far Gone dropped a few months later and seemingly...Read More
Though Ace Hood is best known for his bottomless well of motivation and uncompromising work ethic, the Panhandle State native does, on occasion, take his mind off the grind to enjoy some quality time with a special woman....Read More
Starting around the summer of 2010 our pages were flooded with new releases from Diggy Simmons as he made his introduction to the world. Since then, however, that flood has slowed to a drip for the rap phenom – but hey,...Read More
Triple-threat musician Ryan Leslie notably opened his 2008, hit record Diamond Girl by exclaiming "They tried to put me in a box." Since we know that Leslie is not a contortionist it is easy to deduce that his comments...Read More
Pumped-up, exhilarating and—of course—provocative, N*ggas in Paris won tremendous reader acclaim when it hit the Booth on the 13th. Let's not forget, however, that the same day as that juggernaut of a single dropped, The...Read More
They say that youth is wasted on the young, and now that I’m getting up there in years I know the saying’s true. Looking back, early years were nothing but good times – does it get any better than school crushes, raging...Read More
Considering Travis Barker's solo debut dropped way back in March, those who have yet to pick up the project can be safely categorized as slowpokes. Fortunately, the latest single off the project should be just the thing to...Read More
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