HOT RAP SONGS

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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT RAP SONGS
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.
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Smooth Operator
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Big Daddy Kane Smooth Operator Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Smooth Operator
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The D.O.C. It's Funky Enough Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Funky Enough
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Young M.C. Bust A Move Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bust A Move
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The 2 Live Crew Me So Horny Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Me So Horny
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4
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5
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M.C. Hammer They Put Me In The Mix Billboard Hot Rap Songs
They Put Me In The Mix
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Public Enemy Fight The Power Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fight The Power
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N.W.A Express Yourself Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Express Yourself
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8
Redhead Kingpin & The F.B.I. Do The Right Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
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Kwame The Rhythm Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Rhythm
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5
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EPMD So Wat Cha Sayin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Wat Cha Sayin'
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9
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11
Kool Moe Dee I Go To Work Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Go To Work
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3
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Run-D.M.C. Pause Billboard Hot Rap Songs
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5
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LL Cool J Big Ole Butt Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Ole Butt
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13
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
14
De La Soul Say No Go Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Say No Go
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14
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
15
Wreckx-N-Effect New Jack Swing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
New Jack Swing
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15
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3
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Breeze L.A. Posse Billboard Hot Rap Songs
L.A. Posse
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13
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Slick Rick Hey Young World Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hey Young World
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17
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7
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Heavy D & The Boyz We Got Our Own Thang Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Got Our Own Thang
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PEAK POSITION
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Kid 'N Play 2 Hype Billboard Hot Rap Songs
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19
PEAK POSITION
7
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MC Lyte I'm Not Havin' It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Not Havin' It
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16
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7
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MC Lyte Cha Cha Cha Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cha Cha Cha
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22
Queen Latifah Dance For Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dance For Me
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14
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11
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Danny "D" & D.J. "Wiz" I Got Your Girlfriend Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Got Your Girlfriend
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17
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Boogie Down Productions You Must Learn Billboard Hot Rap Songs
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Cool C Glamorous Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Glamorous Life
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