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HotNewHipHop counts down the 50 Hottest Singles from the past year.
Another stellar year for hip-hop. As the digital market continued to flourish, singles did accordingly. It is no surprise that Kendrick Lamar and DJ Mustard had monster years, and their success is reflected in this list-- funnily enough, K. Dot had no single in yet appeared on many records. Additional names that appear numerous times are the likes of Drake , Future , and 2 Chainz.
Subscriber Account active since. It's a special time for women in hip-hop with one female rapper after another entering the Billboard Hot chart. Although stars like Cardi B and Lizzo continue to dominate with catchy hits, young artists like Saweetie and Megan Thee Stallion are on the rise. Here are some — but certainly not all — of the women in hip-hop that you should be listening to right now.
It was also a great year for underground flag-carriers like Run the Jewels and Ka and regional stars like Yo Gotti. At times, it felt like almost every rapper in the world put out an album this year. So who did it best? Read on for our Top Mac Miller surprised critics and fans alike with his experimental Album Two. The plucky Pittsburgh MC culled influences from everyone from Flying Lotus to Schoolboy Q, while showcasing his own brand of dusty, space-funk-influenced production.