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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.

HOT RAP SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
Songwriter(s)
C.C.Broadus Jr.
Producer(s)
Dr. Dre
Gains in performance

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Dr. Dre Nuthin' But A "G" Thang Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr.
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
2
Onyx Throw Your Gunz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Throw Your Gunz
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
3
Naughty By Nature Hip Hop Hooray Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hip Hop Hooray
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
4
Snow Informer Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Informer
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | East West
5
Redman Time 4 Sum Aksion Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Time 4 Sum Aksion
Last
Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
6
Chubb Rock Yabadabadoo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Yabadabadoo
Last
Peak
Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Select
7
Chaka Demus & Pliers Murder She Wrote Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Murder She Wrote
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mango
8
Digable Planets Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Pendulum
9
Heavy D & The Boyz Who's The Man? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's The Man?
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
10
C.E.B. Get The Point Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get The Point
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
11
Kris Kross It's A Shame Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's A Shame
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
12
Above The Law V.S.O.P Billboard Hot Rap Songs
V.S.O.P
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Ruthless
13
Grand Puba Check It Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Check It Out
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
14
Lords Of The Underground Funky Child Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Funky Child
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
30
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Wardrick, D.Kelly, M.Williams
Producer(s):
M.Marl, K-Def
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Pendulum
15
Geto Boys Crooked Officer Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Officer
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed, M.Barnett, B.T.Jordan, J.Johnson
Producer(s):
J.Smith, Not Listed, J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
16
Da Lench Mob Freedom Got An A.K. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Freedom Got An A.K.
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | East West
17
Diamond & Psychotic Neurotics Sally Got A One Track Mind Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sally Got A One Track Mind
26  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Chemistry
18
Da King & I Flip Da Script Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Flip Da Script
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Rowdy
19
Shawnie Ranks Gettin It On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gettin It On
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
20
Arrested Development Mr. Wendal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mr. Wendal
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
21
Monie Love Born 2 B.R.E.E.D. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Born 2 B.R.E.E.D.
27  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
Common Sense Breaker 1/9 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Breaker 1/9
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
23
Father M.C. Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
24
Positive K I Got A Man Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Got A Man
18  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
25
Apache Gangsta Bitch Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta Bitch
17  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
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