The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014

By | Posted December 23, 2014
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December Update: We made it DJBooth Nation! Another year, another 9 billion songs. It’s all led up to this moment. Finally, after 12 long months we have a definite guide to 2014’s must-have tracks. I’d say we are going out on a high note (literally and figuratively) with D’Angleo leading the charge along with efforts from J. Cole and Lupe.

And for those who are just joining us, here’s what’s been happening all year: Every December we look back and try remember the year’s best music, but inevitably some great songs slip through the cracks. So we’re trying something new for 2014. Each month, we’ll update this playlist with some of the best and most notable tracks of that month. That way by December we’ll have a playlist that truly reflects the year in great music. Consider it your running 2014 hip-hop and R&B cheat sheet.

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raleigh-ritchie-stronger-than-ever
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common-made-in-black-america
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tech-n9ne-nobody-cares
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olivia-louise-skin-deep
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logic-alright

Logic ft. Big Sean - Alright

By DJ Z | Posted April 23, 2014
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Drake - Draft Day

By DJ Z | Posted April 1, 2014
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locksmith-who-i-am
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mayday-x-murs-here
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nicki-minaj-pills-n-potions

Nicki Minaj - Pills N Potions

By richard | Posted June 10, 2014
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lil-wayne-krazy

Lil Wayne - Krazy

By Nathan S. | Posted June 27, 2014
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ab-soul-closure
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goapele-hey-boy

Goapele - Hey Boy

By richard | Posted June 20, 2014
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20syl-ongoing-thing
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jeezy-seen-it-all
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busta-rhymes-calm-down

Busta Rhymes ft. Eminem - Calm Down

By richard | Posted June 30, 2014
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raury-cigarette-song
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rittz-white-rapper

Rittz - White Rapper

By richard | Posted August 19, 2014
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lil-wayne-grindin

Lil Wayne ft. Drake - Grindin

By DJ Z | Posted September 21, 2014
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kembe-x-poker-face

Kembe X - Poker Face

By richard | Posted August 12, 2014
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j-cole-be-free

J. Cole - Be Free

By richard | Posted August 15, 2014
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kendrick-lamar-i

Kendrick Lamar - i

By Nathan S. | Posted November 4, 2014
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black-milk-gold-piece

Black Milk ft. Bun B - Gold Piece

By richard | Posted September 16, 2014
Tags: Lyrical
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rapsody-hard-to-choose

Rapsody - Hard to Choose

By richard | Posted September 15, 2014
Tags: Lyrical
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logic-buried-alive

Logic - Buried Alive

By DJ Z | Posted October 13, 2014
Tags: Lyrical
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big-sean-idfwu
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drake-heat-of-the-moment

Drake - Heat Of The Moment

By DJ Z | Posted October 25, 2014
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nas-the-season

Nas - The Season

By Nathan S. | Posted October 30, 2014
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ludacris-miguel-good-lovin

Ludacris ft. Miguel - Good Lovin’

By DJ Z | Posted October 31, 2014
Tags: Hitmaker
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mick-jenkins-dehydration

Mick Jenkins ft. The Mind - Dehydration

By richard | Posted November 19, 2014
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T-Pain - Stoicville

By richard | Posted November 6, 2014
Tags: Lyrical
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nikki-jean-rivers

Nikki Jean - Rivers

By Yoh | Posted November 6, 2014
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j-cole-apparently

J.Cole - Apparently

By Yoh | Posted December 9, 2014
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maiday-wish-youd-met-me-first

Maiday - Wish You’d Met Me First

By richard | Posted December 3, 2014
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jean-grae-underneathu

Jean Grae - underneathu

By Yoh | Posted December 16, 2014
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dangelo-sugah-daddy

D’Angelo - Sugah Daddy

By DJ Z | Posted December 14, 2014
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