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New York’s Losing the Lion’s Share – 2005 Recap

In 2005, 18 hip-hop singles reached the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100, 6 of which came from New York artists.


“Candy Shop” – 50 Cent Featuring Olivia

“Disco Inferno” – 50 Cent

“Just a Lil Bit” – 50 Cent

“Get it Poppin” Fat Joe Featuring Nelly

“Outta Control (Remix)” – 50 Cent Featuring Mobb Deep

“There it Go! (Whistle Song)” – Juelz Santana


“Like You” – Bow Wow

“Let Me Hold You” – Bow Wow Featuring Omarion

“Bring ‘Em Out” – T.I. Featuring Swizz Beatz

“Soul Survivor” – Young Jeezy

“Pimpin’ All Over the World” – Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino

“Laffy Taffy” – D4L


“How We Do” – The Game Featuring 50 Cent

“Hate it or Love it” – The Game Featuring 50 Cent


“Gold Digger” – Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx


“Grillz” – Nelly


“Lose Control” – Missy Elliot


“Play” – David Banner

Out of the 18 hip-hop singles to reach the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 in 2005, none was from a new New York artists.


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