Jay-Z Breaks Record For Most Top 10 Songs By A Rapper!
With a little help from his "little brother," Kanye West, Mr. Shawn Carter has just accomplished a huge feat. With "N*ggas In Paris" officially cracking the Top 10 of Billboard's Hottest Singles Charts at #8, Jigga Man has officially had his 18th, yeah 18th, Top 10 single. Where do your other favorite rappers stand? Lil Wayne and Ludacris are tied one below Jay with 17, while Kanye just got to his 14th Top 10 hit with "Paris." Now do you get why they're performing the song at least seven times a night on the "Watch The Throne" tour? No? Read on...
In Other Jay-Z News...Hov "Lives United"!
We hear that Jay-Z is set to make a big announcement this morning (December 8th) at Carnegie Hall. It seems that Jigga wants to spread a little cheer and charity by working with United Way of New York City, in partnership with his Shawn Carter Foundation, which he put his mom, Gloria Carter, in charge of a while back. The foundation has been doing some great stuff lately, including hosting fundraising events like "Making The Ordinary Extraordinary" which raised over $1 million for kids in need via a carnival on NYC's Pier 54 in late September. We can't wait to hear what he has in store for United Way, the largest charity fundraising organization in the world!!!
5 Out of 50 Ain't Bad, RS, But What Are AllHipHop's Hottest Songs of the Year?
Well, the answer to that question isn't here for a few days, BUT we can assure you, you won't be disappointed, especially since all 50 of our hottest records are 100% Hip-Hop! In the meantime, check out where Rolling Stone ranked some of the year's biggest Rap singles:
#46 - Mr. Muthaf*ckin' Exquire - "The Last Huzzah"
#37 - Nas - "Nasty"
#34 - Das Racist - "Girl"
#31 - Killer Mike - "Ric Flair"
#23 - Tyler, the Creator - "Yonkers"
#20 - The Throne - "Welcome to the Jungle"
#12 - Lloyd - "Dedication to My Ex" ft. Andre 3000 and Lil Wayne
#9 - Lil Wayne - "6 Foot 7 Foot" ft. Cory Gunz
#2 - The Throne - "N*ggas In Paris"
Agree? Disagree? SOUND OFF! (For those that are curious, soul singer and global star Adele had the #1 single of the year with "Rolling In the Deep").
One of Hip-Hop's Biggest Cover Acts Drop Music Video for First (Original) Single:
Sure, it's extremely "poppy," made for the mainstream, and most, if not all, of you will never listen to it again, BUT it's got major radio potential, we're fans of theirs, and she does go in to spit some fire (cue Da Band's Dylan voice) about 2:30 into the video. Can she hold her own against your favorite female rapper?