Come Closer Wizkid feat. Drake
Ludacris had the world's biggest shower, Eminem rapped more words in one song that anyone and Pharrell's 'Happy' is the most downloaded track of all time in the UK.
K.Dot's new album 'To Pimp A Butterfly' broke a record when it was released this week, a week early. The album was reportedly streamed 9.6 million times, giving it the global record for the most streams in a single day by a new release - guess whose record he beat? None other than Drake's.
Nicki scored top 10 hits with songs 'Feelin Myself,' 'Throw Sum Mo,' 'Only' and 'Truffle Butter.' Ironically (or maybe not) the only other two people to achieve 4 simultaneous top 10 hits on the chart are her Young Money label mates Drake and Lil' Wayne.
Back in 1999, at the 41st Grammy Awards, Lauryn Hill was the first hip-hop orientated artist to take home the 'Album Of The Year' award for her now classic album 'The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill'. That same night, Hill also became the first woman to win five Grammy's in one night.
There was no shortage of people that thought Kendrick Lamar was robbed at the 2013 Grammys. The rapper lost out on Rap Album Of The Year to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - with Macklemore even publicly saying he thought Lamar was robbed. But Kendrick did win something that night - the record for most Grammy nominations in one night without winning.
Pharrell Williams' worldwide hit single 'Happy' has officially been named the most downloaded song ever in the UK. The 'G.I.R.L' track already held the title of the most streamed track ever, and has now overtaken his own collaboration with Robin Thicke on 'Blurred Lines' with over 1.6 million copies sold since its release. The news means that Pharrell is now the only artist to have three songs in the top 10 most downloaded songs chart, with 'Blurred Lines' and 'Get Lucky' standing at numbers
Very recently it has been confirmed that Eminem is now the reigning champion for the artist with the most words in a hit single. 'Rap God' consists of 1,560 words in six minutes and four seconds. Once, when Eminem was asked how long it took to write the track, he responded; "six minutes and four seconds." The recently released video racked up an impressive 19.6 millions views in just the first 24 hours of its release. The clip is still going strong, currently standing at over 144,895,000 hits
Yes, this really happened. The rapper took part in the world's largest group shower, which had 1,000 people involved. The challenge was a part of a project that explored ways to help the environment. "People did have their swimsuits and trunks on" Ludacris insisted at the time.
As of April 2014 Rihanna holds the record for most 'likes' on a hip-hop/r&b artist's Facebook page with 86,462,819 'likes.' Just behind her is her 'The Monster Tour' collaborator Eminem, who has 84,660,986 'likes.'
The rap superstar has had 13 no.1 albums on the Billboard 200. His 11th album to reach the no. 1 spot 'The Blueprint 3' meant that he surpassed Elvis Presley's previous record.
The recently released video racked up an impressive 19.6 millions views in just the first 24 hours of its release. The clip is still going strong, currently standing at over 144,895,000 hits.
When Jay Z released 'Glory' two days after his daughter's birth, it made Blue Ivy the youngest person to ever appear on a Billboard chart. Because the two-day-old's cries were included on the song and she was credit as B.I.C, she became a record-holder. That's powerful.
'Ye and Hov's collaborative album was released on the iTunes Store five days before it was released in physical format and it quickly broke Coldplay's record for most albums sold in one week on the online retailer, selling 290,000 copies on iTunes alone. Unfortunately for them, the throne was overtaken by Lil Wayne 21 days later when he released Tha Carter IV and it sold 10,000 copies more. It held that record, until Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV was released twenty-one days later, selling only 10,
In 2010 Beyoncé's 'I Am… Sasha Fierce' album saw her pick up a record-setting six Grammy Awards in one night, a figured that was matched by Adele two years later, and hasn't been broken since.
Will Smith's daughter was just 10-years-old when her single 'Whip My Hair' went to number two in the UK and 11 in the US.
You guessed the video. For his worldwide hit 'Happy' Pharrell made a 24-hour music video that saw him hit the streets of LA with some members of the publics and celebrities.
The 'Pour It Up' singer has sold 47.5 million digital tracks in The United States - it might seem like an unrealistic figure, but not so much when you think that 'We Found Love' went top 10 in 30 countries.
'Headlines', from Drakes's 2011 'Take Care' album, because Drake's tenth single to reach the no. 1 spot on Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart. As a result, he holds the record as the artist with the most no. 1's on the chart, totalling at 12.
Quite an impressive record to hold - Drake and Nicki Minaj's 2011 single 'Make Me Proud' had the biggest Billboard chart jump even when moved from number 97 to number 9, that's 88 places.
The moment Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were pronounced husband and wife set an Instagram world record when it became the most 'liked' photo ever on the site earlier this year. New Season of Keeping up with the Kardashians launches Sunday 15th June @ 9pm on E!
It's a titled they were awarded in 2012 and managed to maintain in 2013. The hip-hop super couple collectively earned $78 million n 2012, and had a combined salary of $95 million in 2013, with Bey out-earning her hubby by $11 million.
Poor Snoop Dogg. The iconic rappers' entry on this list isn't the one he would hope for. Snoop has received a whopping 16 Grammy nominations and yet has never one a single Grammy. That's rough.
Calvin Harris who brought home $66 Million last year according to Forbes, to put it in a bit more context, that's more money than Jay Z earnt. The huge sum had earned him the title of the highest paid DJ in the world right now.
Dr Dre is now officially hip-hop's wealthiest artist. The rapper built up his Beats By Dre headphones company from scratch and sold it this year for a whopping $3 billion to Apple. The deal saw his net worth shoot up to £800 million. That, is how it's done. (But Dre, we're still waiting for The Chronic). Picture: Apple/PA