Ray J’s “I Hit First” Shock Value Earns Top Position on Top 10 Most Popular R&B Singles

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It may be for the comedy or shock value, but either way Ray J has regained people’s attention with the release of “I Hit First.” The record, aimed at Kim Kardashian, never mentions her by name, but the sex tape that gained her notoriety six years ago is the basis for the single. The last time Ray J was buzzing for his music skills was several years ago for the club record “Sexy Can I.” With the upcoming release of Raydiation 2, Ray J will have to prove whether he just wants to grab media attention or be defined as an artist.

DJ Soulchild helped Chris Brown secure the second slot on the Most Popular R&B Singles of the week. Fine China, already in route to be a pop success, was given a classic facelift. He stripped away the beat then blended the Gap Band’s “Outstanding” instrumental under Brown’s vocals. The Swiss R&B DJ specialist created a record for all age groups.

After assisting Beyonce make ladies Bow Down, The Dream’s focus is on himself. On the 90s flavored “IV Play,” The Dream's straight forward lyrics leave no room for guesting games. He chants, "I can give a f**k about the foreplay, I want it now / I'm talking straight sex, stop f**king around." People must like his direct approach as he clutched the third spot on Most Popular R&B Singles of the week.

See what spot Jojo, Miguel, Q Parker, Avant, Luke James, Tiara Thomas and Divine Brown placed on the chart.

Ray J - I Hit First Ft. Bobby Brackins

Ray J – I Hit First Ft. Bobby Brackins

The song blatantly (yet indirectly) calls out his ex of six years Kim Kardashian and her new relationship with rapper Kanye West, the couple who are expecting their first child together.

Chris Brown – Fina China (DJ Soulchild Remix)

Chris Brown – Fina China (DJ Soulchild Remix)

Not that this track needs any help, this is definitely a groovy mix for those old soul music lovers.

The Dream – IV Play

The Dream – IV Play

Soaked with a flowery Synth, which gives the track a modern day feel, this bedroom banger will certainly having you going all night.

Miguel – How Many Drinks? (Remix) Ft. Kendrick Lamar

Miguel – How Many Drinks? (Remix) Ft. Kendrick Lamar

Two of music’s hottest young talents, Miguel and Kendrick Lamar, team for the remix of “How Many Drinks?”

JoJo – Cold Blooded

JoJo – Cold Blooded

JoJo speaks her mind about not wanting to be “handcuffed” in a relationship, insisting she doesn’t want love.

Avant – More

Avant – More

Singersroom premieres Avant’s brand new single, “More,” a record he dubbed one of his favorites from his recently released seventh studio album, Face The Music.

Tiara Thomas – Bad

Tiara Thomas – Bad

The moody tune addresses emotional emptiness that often leads to broken hearts and beds.

Divine Brown – Leave Him Alone

Divine Brown – Leave Him Alone

Toronto’s Divine Brown likes her bad boy in “Leave Him Alone,” which she just can’t seem to do.

Luke James – I Want You (Remix)

Luke James – I Want You (Remix)

Luke James jazzes up his fan favorite “I Want You” for the remix, which samples the Fugees classic “Fu-Gee-La.”

Q Parker – Yes (Remix) Ft. LL Cool J & Raheem DeVaughn

Q Parker – Yes (Remix) Ft. LL Cool J & Raheem DeVaughn

Q Parker taps rap veteran LL Cool J and R&B crooner Raheem Devaughn for the remix of his steamy single “Yes.”

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