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The week of
6
LAST WEEK
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds")
Coolio Featuring L.V.
Songwriter(s)
Not Listed
Producer(s)
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA Soundtracks | MCA
Gains in performance

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Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds")
Coolio Featuring L.V.
Last
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Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Soundtracks | MCA
2
Redman/Method Man How High (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How High (From "The Show")
Redman/Method Man
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Noble, E.Sermon, C.Smith
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
3
Luniz I Got 5 On It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Got 5 On It
Luniz
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Husbands, Ellis, Gilmour, King, D.Foster, T.McElroy, R.Bell, C.C.Smith
Producer(s):
Red Hot Lover Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe | Virgin Rec.
4
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Player's Anthem
Junior M.A.F.I.A.
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, Little Kim, Little Ceaser
Producer(s):
Super Super DJ Clark Kent
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Undeas/Big Beat | AG
5
Shaggy Boombastic/In The Summertime Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Boombastic/In The Summertime
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin Rec. | Capitol
6
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 1st Of Tha Month Billboard Hot Rap Songs
1st Of Tha Month
49  Last
Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless | Relativity
7
The Notorious B.I.G. One More Chance/Stay With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Chance/Stay With Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, M.Debarge, E.B.Jordan, S.J.Combs
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.C.Olivier, R.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | Arista
8
AZ Sugar Hill Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sugar Hill
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
AZ, J.Barnes, K.Barnes
Producer(s):
L.E.S.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
9
Naughty By Nature Feel Me Flow Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel Me Flow
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
10
Skee-Lo I Wish Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Wish
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sunshine | Scotti Bros.
11
Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By
Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige
11  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam/Island | IDJMG
12
2Pac So Many Tears Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Many Tears
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shakur, G.Jacobs, E.Baker, S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
D-Flizno Production Squad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | AG
13
E-40 (Featuring Suga T) Sprinkle Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sprinkle Me
E-40 (Featuring Suga T)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Stevens, T.Stevens, S.Bostic, M.Mosley
Producer(s):
S.Bostic, M.Mosley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sick Wid It | Jive
14
The D&D Project Featuring D&D All-Stars 1,2 Pass It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
1,2 Pass It
The D&D Project Featuring D&D All-Stars
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Martin, O.Preece, D.L.Davis, C.Parker, D.Yates, T. Williams, J.A.Cartegena, K.David
Producer(s):
DJ Premier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista Street | Arista
15
The Dove Shack Summertime In The LBC (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Summertime In The LBC (From "The Show")
The Dove Shack
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Brown, A.Blount, M.Makonie, L.Turner, H.Thomas
Producer(s):
L.Turner, H.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Funk/Def Jam | IDJMG
16
Mack 10 Foe Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Foe Life
Mack 10
14  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Rolison, O.Jackson
Producer(s):
Ice Cube
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
17
Chef Raekwon Glaciers Of Ice/Criminology Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Glaciers Of Ice/Criminology
Chef Raekwon
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.F.Diggs, C.Woods, D.D.Coles, P.Adams, S.Bascombe, R.Patterson, L.Burgess, E.Turner
Producer(s):
RZA
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | RCA
18
M.C. Hammer Featuring VMF Sultry Funk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sultry Funk
M.C. Hammer Featuring VMF
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.E.Blackmon, T.M.Jenkins, N.Leftnant, K.Burrell, S.L.White, K.Kendrick
Producer(s):
S.L.White, M.C. Hammer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant | Warner Bros.
19
Big L MVP Billboard Hot Rap Songs
MVP
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Coleman, R.Hall, M.D. DeBarge, E.B.Jordan
Producer(s):
Lord Finesse, Salah
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
20
Playa Poncho Featuring L.A. Sno Whatz Up, Whatz Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatz Up, Whatz Up
Playa Poncho Featuring L.A. Sno
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Playa Poncho, L.A.Sno
Producer(s):
Kizzy Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def | Columbia
21
Dis `N' Dat Feat. 95 South,69 Boyz & K-Nock Freak Me Baby Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Freak Me Baby
Dis `N' Dat Feat. 95 South,69 Boyz & K-Nock
19  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Bryant, N.Orange, R.Andrews, N.Chancler
Producer(s):
The Bass Mechanics
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic Street | Epic
22
Heather B. All Glocks Down Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Glocks Down
Heather B.
24  Last
15  Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Heather B., Gardner, Parker, Bell, Creed, Dewgarde, Blake, Dewgarde
Producer(s):
K.Parker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pendulum | EMI
23
Onyx Live!!! (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Live!!! (From "The Show")
Onyx
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Scruggs, K.Jones, T.Taylor, I.Hayes
Producer(s):
F.Starr, Sticky Fingaz, S.Seeza
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
24
Lost Boyz Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz
Lost Boyz
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.S.Harvey,Jr., Mr. Cheeks, Buttnaked Tim Dawg
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
25
Ol' Dirty Bastard Shimmy Shimmy Ya Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shimmy Shimmy Ya
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.T.Jones, R.F.Diggs
Producer(s):
O.Grant, M.Diggs, D.Coles, D.Ross
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
26
Grand Puba A Little Of This Billboard Hot Rap Songs
A Little Of This
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Dixon, A.Martin
Producer(s):
M.Spark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
27
B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta 50/50 Luv Billboard Hot Rap Songs
50/50 Luv
B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta
31  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Outburst/Def Jam | IDJMG
28
Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday")
30  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
29
Smooth Mind Blowin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mind Blowin'
23  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
T.N.T. | Jive
30
Lost Boyz Lifestyles Of The Rich And Shameless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lifestyles Of The Rich And Shameless
Lost Boyz
29  Last
10  Peak
20  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mr. Cheeks, O.S.Harvey,Jr.
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
31
Buju Banton Champion Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Champion
28  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Myrie, L.Sibbles
Producer(s):
R.Bacon, Alexander
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loose Cannon | IDJMG
32
Doug E. Fresh Where's Da Party At? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Where's Da Party At?
42  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Davis, B.Moody, W.Finch, R.Kirkland
Producer(s):
Doug E. Fresh, Barry B, Shim Sham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gee Street Independent | IDJMG
33
Lil' Shawn Dom Perignon Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dom Perignon
Lil' Shawn
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Little Shawn
Producer(s):
Red Hot Lover Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
34
Beenie Man Slam Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Slam
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Kelly, E.Archer, H.Thompson
Producer(s):
D.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island Jamaica | IDJMG
35
Super Cat Girlstown Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Girlstown
40  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Maragh, E.Sermon, H.Tucker
Producer(s):
E.Sermon, R.Kirkpatrick
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
36
Twinz Round & Round Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Round & Round
35  Last
31  Peak
10  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Williams, D.Williams, W.Griffin
Producer(s):
Warren G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Funk/Def Jam | IDJMG
37
Mobb Deep Survival Of The Fittest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Survival Of The Fittest
27  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Johnson, K.Muchita
Producer(s):
Mobb Deep
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | RCA
38
Bushwick Bill Who's The Biggest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's The Biggest
39  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Ross, C.Burnette, R.Shaw
Producer(s):
Mad And CJ
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Noo Trybe
39
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
37  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, B.F.Bacharach, H.David
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy, Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | Arista
40
Da Brat Give It 2 You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Give It 2 You
33  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri Mauldin, C.Kelly
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def/Work | Columbia
41
2Pac Dear Mama/Old School Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dear Mama/Old School
38  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | AG
42
Mad Skillz The Nod Factor Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Nod Factor
Mad Skillz
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Lewis, L.Fernandez, J.Watson, R.Rey
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Beat | AG
43
Masta Ace Incorporated The I.N.C. Ride Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The I.N.C. Ride
Masta Ace Incorporated
41  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Isley, E.J.Isley, M.Isley, R.B.Isley, C.H.Jasper, D.Clear, C.Isley
Producer(s):
L.Vega
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Delicious Vinyl | Capitol
44
Keith Murray This That Sh*t Billboard Hot Rap Songs
This That Sh*t
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Murray, E.Sermon, W.Collins, G.Clinton,Jr.
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
45
A-Town Players Wassup, Wassup! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wassup, Wassup!
A-Town Players
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Premeditated | Warner Bros.
46
Special Ed Neva Go Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Neva Go Back
45  Last
12  Peak
13  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Archer, H.Tee
Producer(s):
Howie Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
47
Bushwackas Caught Up In The Game Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Caught Up In The Game
Bushwackas
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pallas
48
Rottin Razkals Hey Alright Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hey Alright
Rottin Razkals
44  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Barr, J.Ray, C.Kelley, Naughty By Nature
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Illtown/Mad Sounds | Motown
49
Kilo Dunkey Kong Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dunkey Kong
Kilo
48  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wrap | Ichiban
50
DJ Smurf And P.M.H.I. Ooh Lawd (Party People) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ooh Lawd (Party People)
DJ Smurf And P.M.H.I.
47  Last
19  Peak
29  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
DJ Smurf
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark, Shy-D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wrap | Ichiban
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