2016: The Year in Charts

Hot Rap Songs Hot Rap Songs

Hot Rap Songs

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
This week's most popular current rap songs, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for the first time.
6 Last Week: 7

Players Holiday

T.W.D.Y. Featuring Too Short & Mac Mall

Last Week 7
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 6

Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)

Jay-Z
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 53
10 Last Week: 16

Gangsta! Gangsta! (How U Do It)

C. Webb Featuring Kurupt
Last Week 16
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 13

Watch For The Hook

Cool Breeze Featuring OutKast, Goodie Mob & Witchdoctor

Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 28
14 Last Week: 10

Respiration

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Featuring Common

Last Week 10
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 27
17 Last Week: 18

Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll

Baby DC Featuring Imajin
Last Week 18
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 23

PhD. (Playa Hata Degree)

Tony-O Featuring Kevin Gardner & Redwine

Last Week 23
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 30
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 22

What G's Do 4 Money

Lil' Rachett Featuring LV

Last Week 22
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 18