Over the previous week and a half, Nicki Minaj has gone on a tear releasing new freestyles over currently-popping tracks. Although freestyles have traditionally carried out fairly effectively on our chart, it has been some time since we have seen anybody this high-profile add verses to among the hottest songs within the nation. Not so surprisingly, Nicki’s three new freestyles all present up inside the high 4 of this week’s chart.
Nicki leads all artists this week with three appearances within the highest ten. New songs barely lacking out on spots this week embody Yelawolf‘s “Billy Goat Freestyle” (#11), Royce Da 5’9″‘s “Field Negro” (#12), Nas, Fashawn, and Ezri’s “Apostles” (#14), and Skepta’s “Wish You Were Here” (#15).
10. Desiigner – Fiinesse
A number of weeks in the past, Desiigner reemerged with a brand new collab with Dave East entitled “RIICH,” which debuted within the highest ten. His newest, “Fiinesse,” faces the identical outcome. This one debuts at #10.
9. Kendrick Lamar Feat. Schoolboy Q – Michael Jordan
It’s not each week that our Throwback Thusday monitor finally ends up within the highest ten. In the case of this one, Kendrick and Schoolboy’s “Michael Jordan” from Overly Dedicated, it in all probability succeeds as a result of collaborations between these two TDE rappers have turn out to be rarer and rarer by the yr. “Michael Jordan” debuts at #9.
eight. Dax – I am Not Joyner or Don Q
Although Tory Lanez’s many ongoing beefs do not account for almost as many spots on this week’s high ten as final week’s, they’re nonetheless represented by this one monitor. Dax, an artist who’s by no means beforehand sniffed the highest ten, makes his method onto this week’s listing due to a totally uncreatively-named monitor that riffs on Don Q’s earlier “I am Not Joyner.” “I am Not Joyner Or Don Q,” because it’s referred to as, debuts at #eight.
7. EarthGang Feat. Young Thug – Proud Of U
Atlanta duo EarthGang will quickly launch a brand new album entitled Mirrorland, and final week they shared a brand new single from the upcoming undertaking. “Proud Of U” options their fellow ATLien Young Thug, a large get from the Dreamville duo. “Proud Of U” debuts at #7.
6. Migos – Position To Win
Possibly the worst-received Migos music in HNHH historical past? Despite debuting within the highest ten, Migos’ “Position To Win” (initially heard in a Mountain Dew industrial) has solely garnered an 18% ranking from our customers. Nevertheless, it debuts at #6.
5. Trey Songz Feat. Chris Brown – Chi Chi
Fellow common R&B singers Trey Songz and Chris Brown have collaborated earlier than previously, and their newest work collectively comes within the type of new single “Chi Chi.” This one debuts at #5.
four. Nicki Minaj – Barbie Drip
Of the three Nicki freestyles to seem within the high ten this week, two had been shared on the February 2nd version of her Queen Radio present on Beats 1, together with “Barbie Drip.” This tackle Lil Baby and Gunna‘s “Drip Too Hard” did not seem within the first high ten it was eligible for, however has since risen into the ranks of the most important songs on the positioning. In its second week out, “Barbie Drip” is up 46 locations from #50 to #four.
three. Nicki Minaj – Bust Down Barbiana
The most up-to-date of Nicki’s freestyles, shared final Wednesday, is that this tackle Blueface’s fast-rising however controversial single “Thotiana.” Nicki’s take, entitled “Bust Down Barbiana,” debuts at #three.
2. Key! – When X Died
Despite the big affect that Key! wields in hip hop, his numbers aren’t all the time enormous. That adjustments ever so briefly along with his newest monitor, “When X Died,” largely due to paintings and a title that references the ever-popular XXXTentacion. This one debuts at #2.
1. Nicki Minaj – Barbie Going Bad
Especially after its new video arrived final week, Meek Mill and Drake’s “Goin’ Bad” has picked up appreciable steam since Meek’s album Championships dropped late final yr. Nicki’s freestyle over the music is faring equally. In its second week out, the monitor is up 5 locations from #6 to #1.