10 Hottest Songs Of The Week (8/3 – 8/9 2015)
Here’s this week’s top ten hottest singles/remixs/freestyles list. This was an amazing week for music with great single and album releases. The highlight of the week was definitely Dr. Dre dropping his “Compton” album. The album is nothing less than amazing with features from Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube, Xzibit and many more but i’m not even gonna get into it haha, if you wanna discuss the album just dm me on twitter, @jacobdbarnes. We were not able to put any songs off of Dre‘s “Compton” on the list, I will explain why at the bottom of this post.
Checkout this week’s list based off of rapdirect.net website statistics below. Also, checkout the twenty hottest songs from last month here.
Jay Rock is getting ready to release his highly anticipated new album and dropped a new single as we wait. The song is titled “90059” and features Lance Skiiiwalker. What we didn’t know when he first dropped the song is that this also turns out to be the title of his new album. So, listen to the title track from Jay Rock‘s new album, “90059” below.
Glasses Malone and Kendrick Lamar recently teamed up on “Thuggin” for Glasses‘ upcoming “Glass House 2” album. Well this week, they released the official remix of the single and it features Killer Mike. Kendrick Lamar and Killer Mike on a track with Glasses Malone, only good can come from that. Take a listen below.
8. Wiz Khalifa – “Say So”
Wiz, who is currently on tour dropped a new song titled “Say So” this past week. Not only did he just release the song, he also released visuals for the song, checkout the music video here and listen to “Say So” below.
7. Waka Flocka – “R.I.C.O.” (Remix)
Waka Flocka released a really dope remix to Meek Mill and Drake‘s “R.I.C.O.“. Out of all the “R.I.C.O.” remixes and freestyles, this is definitely one of the stand out ones. Take a listen to Waka Flocka‘s “R.I.C.O.” remix below.
Episode 3 of “OVO Sound Radio” on Apple Music’s “Beats 1” was this past weekend (listen here) and here is a new song they premiered on air. Metro Boomin and DJ Esco premiered this song during their guest set. It’s a new Chief Keef single titled “Road Runner” and is produced by Metro Boomin. Take a listen below.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis haven’t released new music since their last album which was very successful and went on to win a Grammy. This week they returned with a new single titled “Growing Up” featuring Ed Sheeran. Listen to the new single below and get ready for new music from them.
Rita Ora recently announced she was dropping a new single featuring Chris Brown and last week we got it. The single is titled “Body On Me” and is definitely a hit for the radios. Take a listen to the song below.
2. Kid Cudi – “JFKPSA”
Kid Cudi‘s “Speedin Bullet To Heaven” album is due this year and he shared a new, weird cut off the album. The song titled “JFKPSA” does not have any vocals from Cudi, it is a PSA from John F. Kennedy with Cudi playing guitar in the background. Take a listen below as we wait for his new album.
Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, French Montana and T.I. all on one track, no doubt it’s number one. The song is titled “Why You Mad?” which is a remix of Mariah’s “Infinity” single. The song isn’t officially released tho, TMZ leaked it. Take a listen below.
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Ok, so now I’m gonna explain why no songs off of Dr. Dre‘s “Compton” are on the list. The whole album was released exclusively on Apple Music and not released on Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube and other music sites which means we could not legally post any of the music which is very unfortunate.