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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
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Elevators (Me & You)
Songwriter(s)
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton
Producer(s)
OutKast
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | LaFace
Gains in performance

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OutKast Elevators (Me & You) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Elevators (Me & You)
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton
Producer(s):
OutKast
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
2
2Pac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo How Do U Want It/California Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How Do U Want It/California Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shakur, A.Young, R.Troutman, L.Troutman, N.Durham, W.Cunningham, J.D.Jackson, M.Hooks
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre, Johnny "J"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Death Row/Interscope
3
LL Cool J Loungin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Loungin
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, B.Wright, L.White
Producer(s):
R.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
4
Quad City DJ's C'mon N' Ride It (The Train) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Lemonhead, J.McGowan, B.White
Producer(s):
C.C.Lemonhead, J.McGowan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | QuadraSound/Big Beat
5
Crucial Conflict Hay Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hay
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Martin, M.King, C.Johnson, R.Leverston
Producer(s):
Wildstyle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Pallas
6
Jay-Z Featuring Foxxy Brown Ain't No Nigga/Dead Presidents Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't No Nigga/Dead Presidents
Jay-Z Featuring Foxxy Brown
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, D.A.Willis, A.Moon, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
Ski
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Freeze/Roc-A-Fella
7
Busta Rhymes Featuring Zhane It's A Party Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's A Party
Busta Rhymes Featuring Zhane
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, R.Neufville, O.S.Harvey,Jr.
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
8
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tha Crossroads Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tha Crossroads
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Bone, D.J.U-Neek, The Isley Bros., C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
D.J.U-Neek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
9
A+ All I See Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All I See
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Carr, R.Jerkins, Smith Brothers
Producer(s):
C.Carr
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
10
Do Or Die (Featuring Twista) Po Pimp Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Po Pimp
Do Or Die (Featuring Twista)
16  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
AK 47, Belo Zero, N.A.R.D.
Producer(s):
The Legendary Traxster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe/Virgin
11
The Roots Clones/Section Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clones/Section
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Trotter, Abdul-Basit, Jenkins, Blenman, Williams
Producer(s):
K.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
12
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. Get Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Money
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
10  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, Little Kim, L.Porter, B.Bedford, R.Ayers, S.Striplin
Producer(s):
EZ Elpee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Undeas/Big Beat
13
Xzibit Paparazzi Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Paparazzi
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Joiner, E.Banks
Producer(s):
Thayod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
14
Luke Scarred (From "Eddie") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Scarred (From "Eddie")
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.R.Campbell, L.Dobson, M.Young
Producer(s):
D.Rudnick
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Luther Campbell
15
MC Lyte Featuring Xscape Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park")
MC Lyte Featuring Xscape
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, MC Lyte, M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Flavor Unit/East West
16
Bahamadia I Confess Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Confess
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Reed, N.O.Joe
Producer(s):
N.O.Joe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
17
Coolio It's All The Way Live (Now) (From "Eddie") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's All The Way Live (Now) (From "Eddie")
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Ivey,Jr., F.Lewis
Producer(s):
Wino, Brian G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Tommy Boy
18
Sadat X Hang Em' High Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hang Em' High
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sadat X, A.Malek, J.Kirkland, E.Morricone
Producer(s):
A.Malek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
19
Delinquent Habits Tres Delinquentes Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tres Delinquentes
18  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
I.Martin, D.R.Thomas, A.Martinez, S.Lake
Producer(s):
O.G. Style
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | PMP/Loud
20
Heltah Skeltah Operation Lockdown/Da Wiggy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Operation Lockdown/Da Wiggy
21  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Brooks, S.Price, J.Bush, W.Dewgarde
Producer(s):
E-Swift, Mr. Walt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Duck Down
21
Rappin' 4-Tay A Lil' Some'em Some'em Billboard Hot Rap Songs
A Lil' Some'em Some'em
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Forte, A.Eaton, L.Haywood
Producer(s):
A.Eaton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
22
Lost Boyz Renee Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Renee
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Kelly, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Mr.Sexxx, Buttnaked Tim Dawg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
23
Domino So Fly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Fly
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Domino
Producer(s):
Domino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Outburst/Def Jam
24
Busta Rhymes Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw
24  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, R.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
25
Nas If I Ruled The World Billboard Hot Rap Songs
If I Ruled The World
30  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, I.Parker, K.Walker
Producer(s):
J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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