Hip-Hop is also known as rap music and R&B refers to Rhythm and Blues. These two music forms are similar and hence considered as one. This music genre was originated in 1940s. It is a very popular African-American music genre. R&B music often describes the pain and hope for joy and freedom faced by African-American people. In this genre, major focus remains on the relationship, freedom, sex, hopes and economic lifestyle. This genre has multiple elements like funk, hip-hop, pop, soul, and dance etc. which adds more flavour to the music and that is the reason this genre is loved by each and every music lover.
- 10. iSpy by Kyle
- 9. Unforgettable by French Montana
- 8. Redbone by Donald Glover
- 7. XO Tour Llif3 by Lil Uzi Vert
- 6. Congratulations by Post Malone
- 5. Mask Off by Future
- 4. Humble by Kendrick Lamar
- 3. Wild Thoughts by DJ Khaled
- 2. That’s What I Like by Bruno Mars
- 1. I’m the one by DJ Khaled
Now here in this article we will let you know about the recent top 10 songs of this genre:
10. iSpy by Kyle
This song has been trending on music charts since 26 weeks and it is still at no.10. This shows the popularity and success enjoyed by the song and the artist. iSpy was sung by Kyle and the music video is featuring Lil Yatchy. It was produced by Ayo; Superduperbrick and Lege Kale and was released under the label- Indie-Pop and Atlantic. It has got around 80 million views on YouTube.
9. Unforgettable by French Montana
A hip-hop genre song sung by French Montana was presented by the singer on his 32nd birthday as a present to his fans on Instagram. After months the song was remixed and changed a bit for the official release as a single from the album. The music video has Swae Lee as a featuring artist.
8. Redbone by Donald Glover
One of the biggest hit of the singer Donald Glover is still at no. 8. This song is in the music charts from the last 30 weeks; and that’s huge for a song to survive in the dynamic world of hip-hop music. It is a second single from the album ‘Awaken, My Love!’ and was written by Donald Glover along with Ludwig Goransson. It has also got over 80 million views on YouTube.
7. XO Tour Llif3 by Lil Uzi Vert
A single from the album ‘Luv is Rage 1.5’ was produced by Atlantic and Generation Now Records. This song was sung by Lil Uzi Vert. The song proved to be the highest earning single for the singer. The song reached to the top in terms of commercial success. It was also loved by the audience because of its unique music video featuring animated characters of the singer and others.
6. Congratulations by Post Malone
Is a rap song from the album Stoney. It is sung and performed by the Hip-hop artist Post Malone. The music video is featuring a popular artist Quavo. Millions of viewers have seen and loved the songs. It was originally sung during a live performance in Austin before the official release of the song.
5. Mask Off by Future
A hip-hop and R&B song sung by Future became top 5th song for the July month. The song is trending from the last 18 weeks. It has been at no. 3rd position few weeks before. Mask off has also earned ‘Platinum Status’ soon after its release which reflects that how successful this song has become. After its release, the ‘MASKOFFCHALLENGE’ was started by the artist which also instant hit with the audience and many celebrities also gave positive review to the challenge and also participated. It earned over 1.5 million views.
4. Humble by Kendrick Lamar
This is another great hit song sung by Kendrick Lamar. The vocals and music of the song quite amazing while this hip-hop song belong from the album “Damn”; plus, it is written by Duck Worth and William II. In may 2017 list it was placed on number 1 position. The huge gain of this track number was in streams. It is one of the most loved hip-hop and R&B songs that became commercially hit and currently trending at no.4 in this month.
3. Wild Thoughts by DJ Khaled
This is another hit hip-hip/R&B songs released in 2017. Featured beautifully on Bryson Tiller and Rihanna while sung by the famous and successful artist DJ Khaled, it belongs from the success album “Grateful”; It has gained commercial success in domestic market and got positive views on YouTube; additional, currently trending at no. 3 in this month.
2. That’s What I Like by Bruno Mars
Currently trending at no. 2 position in this month. This awesome track fantastically sung by the artist Bruno Mars. This song commercially gained its biggest in Airplay. It has got appreciation and positive views by the people while became a commercial hit track on YouTube.
1. I’m the one by DJ Khaled
This is another great hip-hop/ R&B song tremendously performed by DJ Khaled. It contains rocking and romantic music while its lyrics are fantastic. Featured on Lil Wayne, Chance the rapper, Justin Bieber and Quavo; right now it is trending at no. 1 position in this list according to Billboard.
Hip-Hop and R&B is one of the most popular music genres in the world. It is also the world’s most loved genre irrespective of language and geographical boundaries. There are many reasons for the success of this genre including its relationship with Spotify, use of Spotify in social media, strong narrative arc and play listing of songs etc. leads to longer sessions of listening and appraisal by the audiences. This genre has the capacity to expand a lot more and reached to more music lovers around the world.