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18 April 2015

The Top 10 Hip Hop Singles Of The Week: Drake, Yelawolf, Eminem

Drake drops a new cut slated for the physical release of “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.”

Drake surprised fans this week with an early listen of one of the bonus tracks slated to appear on the physical version of his latest album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. Yelawolf grabbed his own attention with the release of “Best Friend,” which features the solitary guest appearance on his upcoming album Love Story in the form of an Eminem verse.


Elsewhere, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth performed their Spotify record-breaking hit “See You Again” on Ellen and Ciara released a remix of her track “I Bet” featuring  a guest spot from T.I.
Drake Releases IYRTITL Bonus Cut
Nodding back to the sentimental aesthetic he originally became popular with, Drake released a bonus If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late cut early this week around the same time as his surprise kiss with Madonna at Coachella went viral. On the track Drake laments a broken-down and long-distance relationship, singing, “Why you never come to where I stay?”


The physical, collector’s edition of Drake latest album is set for release on Tuesday, April 21.


Yelawolf & Eminem Team Up On “Best Friends”
The only feature on Yelawolf’s sophomore album is his label-boss Eminem and the Alabama-native let loose the track earlier this week. With a show-stopping guest verse from Eminem in tow, Yela sings and raps about his faith, hardships, and growing up in the Bible Belt. For his part, Em gets fired up on the track with a blinding flurry of multi-syllable bars and references to his fallen friend and fellow rapper Proof.


Young Thug On Lil Wayne
Fanning the flames of their ongoing rift, Young Thug took to Instagram and had some choice remarks seemingly aimed at his idol-turned-foe Lil Wayne earlier this week.

This Week’s Top 10


1. Drake – “My Side”


2. Yelawolf feat. Eminem – “Best Friend”


3. Yelawolf feat. Emeinem – “Best Friends” (Lyric Video) [Video]


4. Young Thug Disses Lil Wayne, Yelawolf Teams Up With Eminem [Video]


5. Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth Perform “See You Again” Live On Ellen [Video]


6. Yelawolf – “Fiddle Me This”


7. Is This The Official Kanye West “All Day Remix” Featuring Kendrick Lamar


8. Ciara feat. T.I. – “I Bet Remix”


9. BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, & Punch – “It’s True Remix”


10. Jaden Smith – “Offering”