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!earshot charts - top 20 hip hop of 2008

Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008. Charts are weighted according to broadcast range and market size. To view older charts from as far back as 1999, go to our charts archive.

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Cadence Weapon * Afterparty Babies Upper Class
2 Atmosphere When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold Rhymesayers
3 Buck 65 * Situation Warner
4 Shad * The Old Prince Black Blox
5 Lupe Fiasco The Cool Atlantic
6 Various * 2008 Canadian Rap Future Superstars Brockway Entertainment
7 DL Incognito * A Captured Moment In Time Urbnet
8 D-Sisive * The Book Urbnet
9 Del The Funky Homosapien Eleventh Hour Definitive Jux
10 The Cool Kids The Bake Sale Chocolate Industries
11 Dragon Fli Empire * Intermission Make Believe
12 Guilty Simpson Ode To The Ghetto Stones Throw
13 Moka Only * Clap Trap Urbnet
14 Lyrics Born Everywhere At Once Anti/Epitaph
15 Josh Martinez * World Famous Sex Buffet Camobear
16 Jesse Dangerously * Verba Volant Independent
17 Red Ants * Omega Point Urbnet
18 Justis * Just Is Do Right
19 Madlib WLIB AM: King Of The Wigflip Rapster
20 The Saturday Knights Mingle Light In The Attic

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