DJBooth Chart Recap: Week of 4/29/2012
New York, N.Y. -- This week on The DJBooth's Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart, G.O.O.D. Music spend another week on top with “Mercy,” but Drake's HYFR” tumbles to fourth, ceding its runner-up position to Chris Brown's “Til I Die,” formerly third. No new features earn spots on the chart, but Rap and R&B Chart graduates come courtesy of A$AP Rocky, Asher Roth, Maroon 5, B.o.B and more.
On our Top Rap Chart, A$AP Rocky's “Goldie” and Theophilus London's “Big Spender” graduate to our Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart, clearing the way for Wiz Khalifa's “Work Hard, Play Hard” and Nas' “Daughters” to claim the top two. Other new additions to the chart come courtesy of Kid CuDi, Gucci Mane, Slaughterhouse and more.
On the Top R&B/Pop Chart, Maroon 5 and B.o.B make the jump to our Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart with “Payphone” and “So Hard to Breathe”; debuting in their place are Brandy's “Put It Down” and Jay Sean's “I'm Yours.” Other new additions come courtesy of Goodie Mob, Flo Rida and Usher.
On the DJBooth's Top Independent Hip Hop Chart, BRKF$T CLUB's "The Fellowship" and J NICS' "Blood Money" enter the lineup on top, knocking last weeks front-runners, Riz' "Waiting Up" and Cisco Adler's "Lemonade" to eighth and 15th. Last week's third-place pick, Mac Miller's "The Question," drops to 15th. All in all, 17 new features earn spots in the lineup, including DJBooth-premiered jams from Rittz and Beyond Belief.