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.
The week of
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds")
Coolio Featuring L.V.
Play
2
Luniz I Got 5 On It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Got 5 On It
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Goodie Mob Cell Therapy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cell Therapy
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

[1] Greatest gainer this week
4
AZ Sugar Hill Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sugar Hill
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Raekwon Incarcerated Scarfaces/Ice Cream Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Incarcerated Scarfaces/Ice Cream
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Redman/Method Man How High (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How High (From "The Show")
Redman/Method Man
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Player's Anthem
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 1st Of Tha Month Billboard Hot Rap Songs
1st Of Tha Month
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Shaggy Boombastic/In The Summertime Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Boombastic/In The Summertime
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Erick Sermon Bomdigi Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gains in performance
11
The Notorious B.I.G. One More Chance/Stay With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Chance/Stay With Me
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
12
KRS-One MC's Act Like They Don't Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
MC's Act Like They Don't Know
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Cypress Hill Throw Your Set In The Air Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Throw Your Set In The Air
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Dove Shack Summertime In The LBC (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Summertime In The LBC (From "The Show")
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Salt-N-Pepa Ain't Nothin' But A She Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Nothin' But A She Thing
Gains in performance
17
Jamal Fades Em All Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fades Em All
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Lost Boyz Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
19
2Pac Temptations Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Temptations
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Das EFX Real Hip Hop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Real Hip Hop
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Mystikal Y'all Ain't Ready Yet Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Y'all Ain't Ready Yet
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
WC & The Maad Circle West Up! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
West Up!
WC & The Maad Circle
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
23
The Pharcyde Drop/Runnin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drop/Runnin'
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sittin' On Chrome
24
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Playa Poncho Featuring L.A. Sno Whatz Up, Whatz Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatz Up, Whatz Up
Playa Poncho Featuring L.A. Sno
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Skee-Lo I Wish Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Wish
20
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Frost East Side Rendezvous Billboard Hot Rap Songs
East Side Rendezvous
Gains in performance
28
Genius/GZA Liquid Swords Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Liquid Swords
Genius/GZA
Gains in performance
29
Crooklyn Dodgers '95 Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers (From "Clockers") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers (From "Clockers")
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
30
A-Town Players Wassup, Wassup! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wassup, Wassup!
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Super Cat Girlstown Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Girlstown
27
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Twinz Round & Round Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Round & Round
32
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
33
M.C. Hammer Featuring VMF Sultry Funk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sultry Funk
M.C. Hammer Featuring VMF
26
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Doug E. Fresh Where's Da Party At? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Where's Da Party At?
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Mad Skillz The Nod Factor Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Nod Factor
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Incidents West Coast Billboard Hot Rap Songs
West Coast
Gains in performance
37
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
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Mack 10 On Them Thangs Billboard Hot Rap Songs
On Them Thangs
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Mack 10 Foe Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Foe Life
28
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Mobb Deep Temperature's Rising/Give Up The Goods Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Temperature's Rising/Give Up The Goods
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Naughty By Nature Clap Yo Hands Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clap Yo Hands
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
42
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
30
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
43
2Pac So Many Tears Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Many Tears
39
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Beenie Man Slam Billboard Hot Rap Songs
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Miilkbone Where'z Da' Party At? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Where'z Da' Party At?
40
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Keith Murray This That Sh*t Billboard Hot Rap Songs
This That Sh*t
45
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Kausion What You Wanna Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What You Wanna Do?
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Chef Raekwon Glaciers Of Ice/Criminology Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Glaciers Of Ice/Criminology
43
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Lost Boyz Lifestyles Of The Rich And Shameless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lifestyles Of The Rich And Shameless
44
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Kilo Dunkey Kong Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dunkey Kong
48
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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