Rae Sremmurd & Gucci Mane’s “Black Beatles” Reaches #1 At Rhythmic Radio, Stays #1 At Urban

Rae Sremmurd in Black Beatles, Interscope

As it enjoys another week at #1 on the Mediabase urban airplay chart, Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles (featuring Gucci Mane)” ascends to the top of the rhythmic listing.

Credited with ~6,450 rhythmic spins during the December 4-10 tracking week (+951), “Black Beatles” rises one spot to #1 on the official Mediabase chart.

It seizes the throne from Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic,” which slips to #2 after a week on top. “24K Magic” received ~5,283 weekly spins (-284).

The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” holds at #3 with ~5,035 weekly spins (-377), while Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj)” and Drake’s “Fake Love” both reach the Top 5.

“Side To Side” rises two spots to #4 with ~4,914 weekly spins (+436), while “Fake Love” ascends three places to #5 with ~4,356 (+810).

— On the urban front, “Black Beatles” spends a fourth week at #1 thanks to ~5,096 weekly spins (+415).

Young M.A’s “Ooouuu” holds at #2 with ~3,609 (-158), while PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “Come And See Me (featuring Drake)” rises two spots to #3 with ~3,209 (+149).

DJ Luke Nasty’s “OTW” climbs two places to #4 on the strength of its ~3,027 spins (+307).

Played ~3,001 times during the tracking week (-417), DJ Khaled’s “Do You Mind (featuring Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future & Rick Ross)” drops two spots to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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