Top 50 of 2016: Part 3 (30-21)

30. Run The Jewels – Run the Jewels 3 Release date: December 25, 2016  Hip-hop power-duo El-P and Killer Mike spent most of 2016 riding the success of last year’s RJT2, while also teasing fans and hinting at third album sometime in the future. And along with Santa Claus’ arrival bringing gifts, the veteran pair left their third instalment under the trees of fans with a free download on Christmas morning. Sneaking their way onto the Top 50, Run the Jewels have held on to their hard-hitting combination. With El-P once again…

Kanye West – Champions (ft. Travis, Quavo, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, Gucci, 2 Chainz & Desiigner)

Kanye West is back again; the biggest name in hip-hop has released his latest track “Champions” from the long-time rumoured album Cruel Winter. And what does the biggest name in hip-hop do? Features seven of his peers from G.O.O.D MUSIC on the new track. Touching almost six minutes, the temporarily named “Champions” has Travis, Quavo, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, Gucci, 2 Chainz & Desiigner taking turns on the verses. Bass-pounding production and the repeating chorus of  “Champions / We run this city / Champions / Round and round we go” are just the tip…

Schoolboy Q -THat Part ft. Kanye West

(If you like: Kendrick Lamar, Future, Rick Ross)  It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything new from ScHoolboy Q; fortunately, the California hip-hop artist is getting ready to release his sophomore album sometime this year. And what better way to build up hype than to recruit hip-hop’s biggest name to help drop the latest single “THat Part”. Kanye West loans his voice for a verse or two on the new track, while ScHoolboy raps the rest of the way overtop a laid-back, West Coast-trap beat. If the lyrics and delivery…