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
10
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds")
Coolio Featuring L.V.
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1
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds")
Coolio Featuring L.V.
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
2
Goodie Mob Cell Therapy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cell Therapy
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Genius/GZA Liquid Swords Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Liquid Swords
Genius/GZA
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Luniz I Got 5 On It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Got 5 On It
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
5
AZ Sugar Hill Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sugar Hill
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Raekwon Incarcerated Scarfaces/Ice Cream Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Incarcerated Scarfaces/Ice Cream
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
7
The Pharcyde Drop/Runnin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drop/Runnin'
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Redman/Method Man How High (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How High (From "The Show")
Redman/Method Man
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Erick Sermon Bomdigi Billboard Hot Rap Songs
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Onyx Last Dayz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Last Dayz
46
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week
11
Cypress Hill Throw Your Set In The Air Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Throw Your Set In The Air
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Player's Anthem
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 1st Of Tha Month Billboard Hot Rap Songs
1st Of Tha Month
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Shaggy Boombastic/In The Summertime Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Boombastic/In The Summertime
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Jamal Fades Em All Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fades Em All
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
17
The Notorious B.I.G. One More Chance/Stay With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Chance/Stay With Me
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Capleton Wings Of The Morning Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wings Of The Morning
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Salt-N-Pepa Ain't Nothin' But A She Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Nothin' But A She Thing
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
20
The Dove Shack Summertime In The LBC (From "The Show") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Summertime In The LBC (From "The Show")
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Mystikal Y'all Ain't Ready Yet Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Y'all Ain't Ready Yet
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Lost Boyz Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz
20
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Frost East Side Rendezvous Billboard Hot Rap Songs
East Side Rendezvous
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
KRS-One MC's Act Like They Don't Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
MC's Act Like They Don't Know
21
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
25
2Pac Temptations Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Temptations
24
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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