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New York’s Losing the Lion’s Share – 2009 Recap

In 2009, 14 hip-hop singles reached the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100, 3 of which came from New York artists.

NEW YORK ARTISTS

“Run This Town” – Jay-Z Featuring Kanye West & Rhianna

“Throw It In the Bag” – Fabolous Feat The Dream

“Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z Featuring Alicia Keys

FLORIDA ARTISTS

“Right Round” – Flo-Rida

“I Know You Want Me” – Pitbull

“Hotel Room Service” – Pitbull

CANADIAN ARTISTS

“Best I Ever Had” – Drake

“Forever” – Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem

GEORGIA ARTISTS

“Dead and Gone” – T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake

“Kiss Me Through the Phone” – Soulja Boy Tell Em

“Swagga Like Us” – T.I., Jay-Z, Kanye West, & Lil Wayne

ILLINOIS ARTISTS

“Heartless” – Kanye West

OHIO ARTISTS

“Day N Nite” – Kid Cudi

VARIOUS ARTISTS

“Every Girl” – Young Money

Out of the 14 hip-hop singles to reach the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 in 2009, none were from a new New York artists.

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