DJBooth Chart Recap: Week of 06/17/2012
New York, N.Y. -- This week on The DJBooth's Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart, Lil Wayne retains first place with single "My Homies Still," but Lupe Fiasco's "Around My Way" falls from second to fourth, trading places with Rick Ross' "Touch 'N You." No new features earn spots in the chart, but former Rap and R&B/Pop Chart toppers from Flo Rida, Jay Sean, Wiz Khalifa and The Throne ascend to our Top Picks.
On our Top Rap Chart, the graduation of Wiz Khlaifa's “Work Hard, Play Hard” and The Throne's “No Church in the Wild”to our Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart clears the way for French Montana's “Pop That” and Maybach Music Group's “Power Circle” to debut on top. Also new this week, XV's “AaaHH! Real Monsters” claims 13th. Descending from our Top Picks are records by Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled and more.
On the Top R&B/Pop Chart, front-runners Jay Sean (with “I'm All Yours”) and Flo Rida (with “Run”) make the jump to our Top Picks. Replacing them on top are Chris Breezy's “What Your Girl Like” (formerly fourth) and Frank Ocean's “Pyramids,” (formerly seventh). New additions to the chart come courtesy of Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Jeremih and Trey Songz.
On the DJBooth's Top Independent Hip Hop Chart, Kid Ink's “No One Left” debuts on top, knocking the former front-runner, Mac Miller's “On a Roll,” to second. Last week's runner-up,Childish Gambino's "Silk Pillow," tumbles to sixth. All in all, 13 new records earn spots in the lineup, among them Cesar Luciano's DJBooth-premiered “Young James Bond.”