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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Mo Money Mo Problems
The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
Songwriter(s)
C.Wallace, S.A.Jordan, M.Betha, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Producer(s)
Stevie J, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | Bad Boy

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The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase Mo Money Mo Problems Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mo Money Mo Problems
The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, S.A.Jordan, M.Betha, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Producer(s):
Stevie J, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
2
Magoo And Timbaland Up Jumps Da Boogie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Up Jumps Da Boogie
Magoo And Timbaland
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.V.Mosley, M.Barcliff, M.A.Elliott, R.Temperton
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
3
Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar Not Tonight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Not Tonight
Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Jones, M.A.Elliott, L.Lopez, S.Harris, A.Martinez, R.Bell, G.Brown, M.Muhammed
Producer(s):
R.Smith, A.Colon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Undeas/Tommy Boy
4
Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112 I'll Be Missing You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'll Be Missing You
Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Sting, T.Gaither, F.Evans
Producer(s):
Diddy, Stevie J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
5
Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence Take It To The Streets Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take It To The Streets
Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McNair, B.Lawrence, R.Smith, A.Colon, G.Underwood, B.Reed
Producer(s):
R.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Violator/Elektra
6
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Look Into My Eyes Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Look Into My Eyes
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Bone, D.J.U-Neek
Producer(s):
D.J.U-Neek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
7
Coolio Featuring 40 Thevz C U When U Get There (From "Nothing To Lose") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
C U When U Get There (From "Nothing To Lose")
Coolio Featuring 40 Thevz
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Ivey, D.Aldridge, H.Straughter, M.Straughter
Producer(s):
Romeo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
8
Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Smile
Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Jordan, M.G.Dean, T.A.Shakur, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Scarface, M.G.Dean, T.Capone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe
9
Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill Big Bad Mamma (From "Def Jam's How To Be A Player") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Bad Mamma (From "Def Jam's How To Be A Player")
Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier, S.C.Carter, L.Haywood
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
10
DJ Taz Featuring Raheem The Dream That's Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
That's Right
DJ Taz Featuring Raheem The Dream
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Mclntosh
Producer(s):
T.Mclntosh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Breakaway/Success
11
The Whoridas Talkin' Bout' Bank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Talkin' Bout' Bank
29  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
H.Mahmoud, M.Taylor
Producer(s):
B.Durham, D.Reed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Ant | Southpaw/Delicious Vinyl
12
Nastyboy Klick Featuring Roger Troutman Down For Yours Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down For Yours
Nastyboy Klick Featuring Roger Troutman
15  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Cardenas, L.Marin, D.Salas, A.Estrada
Producer(s):
MC Magic, L-Dog
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | NastyBoy/GlassNote
13
O.C. Featuring Yvette Michele Far From Yours Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Far From Yours
O.C. Featuring Yvette Michele
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Credle, A.Best, M.Bryant, G.Johnson, L.Johnson, Eric B., W.M.Griffin Jr.
Producer(s):
Buckwild
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Payday/FFRR
14
Trapp, Tupac & Notorious B.I.G. Be The Realist Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Be The Realist
Trapp, Tupac & Notorious B.I.G.
18  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Trapp
Producer(s):
Trapp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Intersound | Deff Trapp
15
CRU Featuring Slick Rick Just Another Case Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just Another Case
CRU Featuring Slick Rick
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Graham, C.Santiago, S.Swan, K.Swan, R.Bailey, R.Clark, K.Williams, R.M.L.Walters
Producer(s):
Yogi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
16
Master P Featuring Steady Mobb'n, Mia X, Mo B. Dick & O'Dell If I Could Change (From "I'm Bout It") Billboard Hot Rap Songs
If I Could Change (From "I'm Bout It")
Master P Featuring Steady Mobb'n, Mia X, Mo B. Dick & O'Dell
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mo B. Dick, O'Dell, Happy
Producer(s):
D.J.Daryl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
17
Freak Nasty Da' Dip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da' Dip
14  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.E.Henry
Producer(s):
Freak Nasty
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Triad | Hard Hood/Power
18
Tha Alkaholiks Featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard Hip Hop Drunkies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hip Hop Drunkies
Tha Alkaholiks Featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Brooks, R.Smith, J.Robinson, R.T.Jones, M.Williams
Producer(s):
E-Swift
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
19
Warren G Featuring Ronald Isley Smokin' Me Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Smokin' Me Out
Warren G Featuring Ronald Isley
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Griffin, R.Isley, R.B.Isley, E.J.Isley, M.Isley, O.Isley, C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
Warren G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G-Funk/Def Jam
20
Royal Flush Iced Down Medallions Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Iced Down Medallions
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Govantes, L.Porter, V.Santiago, C.Reid
Producer(s):
EZ Elpee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Blunt
21
DJ Kool Let Me Clear My Throat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let Me Clear My Throat
22  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
DJ Kool
Producer(s):
DJ Kool, S.Janis, F.Derby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | CLR/American
22
The Notorious B.I.G. Hypnotize Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hypnotize
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, S.Combs, D.M.Angelettie, R.L.Chambers, A.Armer, R.Badazz, R.M.L.Walters, D.L.Davis
Producer(s):
D.Angelettie, R.Lawrence, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
23
Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase) Can't Nobody Hold Me Down Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Combs, S.A.Jordan, C.Broady, N.Myrick, M.Betha, G.Prestopino, M.Wilder, W.Robinson
Producer(s):
C.Broady, N.Myrick, Diddy, Stevie J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
24
Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z I'll Be Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'll Be
Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z
24  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, A.Winbush, R.Moore
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
25
Suga Free If U Stay Ready Billboard Hot Rap Songs
If U Stay Ready
26  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Suga Free, DJ Quik, Playa Ham, R.Bacon
Producer(s):
DJ Quik, R.Bacon, G-One
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Sheppard Lane/Unfadeable
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