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JUL 29, 2014

Rich Homie Quan - Walk Thru | p. Dupri Problem

2 Chainz - Freebase | p. Honorable C.N.O.T.E

Common & Big Sean - Diamonds | p. NO I.D.

Chris Travis - No Signal | p. Triads

Juicy J - Scholarship
Childish Gambino Calls Out Kendrick Lamar, Drake, ScHoolboy Q During Sydney Concert
9 hours ago
This one is likely to stir up some tension. Childish Gambino is taking a "Control" approach at some of the rap game's most prominent names as he has fired shots at Kendrick Lamar, Drake and ScHoolboy Q during his concert in Sydney, Australia earlier tonight.

"This nigga think he Drake. Nah I ain’t Drake. I sing better, I do better, my shit's wetter." (00:22)

"I'm the best rapper, definitely Top 5. If these other rappers think they're, they're fucking not alive. I cut their head off, that's every rapper living. That's Kendrick, that's Drake, that's ScHoolboy, that's everyone. I don't give a fuck. I'll fucking kill you niggas. I’ll fucking kill you niggas." (1:59)(Read More)

Drake, Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj Among Those Topping Hip Hop Singles Sales This Week
2 days ago
ere's the roundup of the Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 7/20/14 featuring Drake, Eminem, Wiz Khalifa, and more.

Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” retains its #1 status this week on its twentieth week on the charts. Drake’s “0 To 100/The Catch Up” debuts on the list at #6 with just under 40,000 units sold. The newest single from the Toronto rapper carves out his seventh appearance on this week's list of Top 100 songs on the R&B/Hip-Hop.

Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” At #1 Again

After 20 weeks on the chart, Azalea’s Charli XCX featuring hit “Fancy” again claims the #1 spot for the twelfth consecutive week. With 154,541 copies sold this week alone, the latest numbers crack the 3 million sold mark for the Australian rapper’s summer single.

The rapper’s “Black Widow” single climbed three spots to #3 with a 42% spike in sales. After 13 weeks on the list and three weeks of sharp rises, Azalea and Rita Ora’s collaboration sold 58,753 this week.

Besides the two songs in the Top 3, Iggy Azalea’s “Work” dropped two rankings to #19 with 22,394 copies sold for a total of 478,253. Azalea’s “Change Your Life” featuring T.I. held on to a spot in the Top 100 but fell seven placements from last week.

Drake’s “0 To 100/The Catch Up” Debuts At #6

Even though the track was released in early June, Drake’s “O To 100/The Catch Up” wasn’t available on outlets like iTunes until the middle of this month. The song sold 38,996 copies in its first week on the list, enough to land it in the Top 10 at #6.

Drake also features on Lil Wayne’s still climbing “Believe Me,” a track that sold 34,152 in its eighth week on the chart. Drake’s newest song marks his seventh concurrent appearance in the Top 100 as tracks like “Trophies,” “Who Do You Love,” and “Started From The Bottom” hold on. Meanwhile, the rapper’s Nothing Was The Same release clung to a spot in the Top 100 albums sold at #98 (down from #96 last week and #83 the week before).

Wiz Khalifa In The Top 10 & Releases A New Single

Wiz Khalifa’s “We Dem Boyz” rose ten spots to #8 this week with a 66% increase in sales. Selling 37,654 singles this week, the track has sold a total of 366,646 copies in its 23 week run.

Meanwhile, the rapper occupies both the #20 and #21 rankings with a feature on Ty Dolla $ign’s “Or Nah” and his newest Project Pat featuring Blacc Hollywood single respectively. That second track, “KK,” debuted at #21 with 21,337 copies sold.

Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 07/20/14

#1. Iggy Azalea f. Charli XCX - “Fancy” - 154,541 (3,012,086)

#2. Jason Derulo f. Snoop Dogg - “Wiggle” - 77,101 (1,345,599)

#3. Iggy Azalea f. Rita Ora - “Black Widow” 58,753 (191,938)

#4. John Legend - “All Of Me” - 58,522 (4,493,696)

#5. Pharrell Williams - “Happy” - 56,629 (5,921,362)

#6. Drake - “0 To 100/The Catch Up” - 38,996 (38,996)

#7. Pharrell Williams - “Come Get It Bae” - 38,796 (410,517)

#8. Wiz Khalifa - “We Dem Boyz” - 37,654 (366,646)

#9. Jeremih f. YG - “Don’t Tell ‘Em” - 34,552 (147,854)

#10. Lil Wayne f. Drake - “Believe Me” - 34,152 (440,144)(Read More)

Rolling Stone Lists "20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1990s"
4 days ago
Songs from The Notorious B.I.G., Sir Mix-A-Lot and Brandy make Rolling Stone's list.

Rolling Stone has compiled a list of “20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1990s,” a grouping that features a number of Rap and R&B songs.

Rolling Stone says it compiled its list by looking at songs that dominated Billboard’s Hot 100 chart between June and September, "dictated by peak chart positions and total length of run on the Hot 100. We've also ignored all the unseasonal ballads – so our apologies to Elton John, Bryan Adams and more."

The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix)” lands at #15 on the list. Rolling Stone details how the album version of the song differed dramatically from its remix.

"In 1995, long after the album's 1994 release,” Rolling Stone says, "the track was dramatically revamped for the third single, with Biggie spitting new verses over a slower beat, featuring a DeBarge sample and a vocal cameo by his new bride, Faith Evans."

Tag Team’s 1993 single “Whoomp! (There It Is)” is the #6 song on the list and Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” comes in at #4.

Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine” is the #1 song on the list.

"Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney launched Thriller's singles campaign with 'The Girl Is Mine,' playfully quarreling over a love triangle,” Rolling Stone says. "Fifteen years later, two rising R&B stars created a more dramatic answer song, bigger than its inspiration, topping the charts for a whopping 15 weeks in the summer of 1998.

To see the entire list of “20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1990s,” visit Rolling Stone.
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