Our Top 10 chart is based on aesthetic value, chart presence, and overall relevance of selected songs.
10. 50 Cent - "I Get Money"
David Banner defended hip-hop passionately at a congressional hearing on hip-hop lyrics earlier this week.
6. Jay-Z ft. Pharrell - "Blue Magic"
"Blue Magic" is the official first single from Jay-Z's tenth album, American Gangster.
5. Kanye West ft. T-Pain - "Good Life"
"Good Life" has been enjoying a steady climb on U.S. charts lately. It sits at numbers 13 and 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the iTunes Top Songs charts respectively.
4. Lupe Fiasco ft. Matthew Santos - Superstar
You gonna have mad poppy beats," Lupe told MTV News recently of his upcoming album. "Everyone is going to dance to them. But when you listen to the records, it's kind of ... you can enjoy it, but wondering, 'Should I really be dancing to this record?'"
Chicago radio station Power 92 and the City of Chicago jointly proclaimed Sept. 20th as "Common Day" in Chicago to honor the gifted MC who's been representing Chi-city for the last sixteen years.
2. Kanye West - "Stronger"
Kanye's Week 2 album sales have been anything but stronger. Predictably, Graduation suffered a 76% plunge in sales, but still managed to shift an impressive 226,000 units.
1. Wyclef ft. Niia, Akon, & Lil' Wayne - "Sweetest Girl"
Clef retains the No.1 position for the third consecutive week with the lead cut from his new album, Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant. Due on December 4, the album spots guest appearances by T.I., Paul Simon, Chamillionaire, Mary J. Blige, and Norah Jones.