Kanye West’s “Father Stretch My Hands” Enters Rhythmic Radio’s Top 20; YG, DJ Khaled Re-Enter

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Kanye West’s “Father Stretch My Hands” stretches to a new peak on the Mediabase rhythmic radio airplay chart.

Spun ~1,597 times during the July 24-30 tracking period (+189), West’s song rises four places to #20.

While “Father” is the sole new addition to the Top 20, two songs re-enter that portion of the chart this week.

Knocked back to #21 last week, YG’s “Why You Always Hatin’ (featuring Drake)” improves to #18 this week. It received ~1,880 weekly spins (+114).

DJ Khaled’s “I Got The Keys (featuring Jay Z & Future),” which was also bumped from the Top 20 last week, rises to #19 this week. Up two places, the song received ~1,726 tracking period plays (+51).

Written by Brian Cantor

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