By: Steven J. Horowitz From HipHopDX
Hov also pulls ahead of Ludacris and Lil Wayne as the rapper with the most top 10 singles.
Jay-Z and Kanye West have lodged their first top 10 single from Watch the Throne with “Ni**as in Paris,” which rises from No. 15 to 8 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The track was also honored as a Digital Gainer this week, launching from No. 17 to 5 on the Digital Songs chart with 113,000 units sold. Additionally, “Paris” sits at No. 11 on the Radio Songs chart and spends its sixth week at No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
The accomplishment pushes Jay-Z to the top of the rapper heap, earning him his 18th Hot 100 top 10. Comparatively, Lil Wayne and Ludacris have lodged 17 top 10 singles, while West has scored 14.