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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
2
LAST WEEK
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Pushin' Weight
Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop
Songwriter(s)
O.Jackson, Mr. Short Khop, J.Johnson
Producer(s)
N.O.Joe
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority
Gains in performance

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Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop Pushin' Weight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pushin' Weight
Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, Mr. Short Khop, J.Johnson
Producer(s):
N.O.Joe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
2
Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Ghetto Cowboy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ghetto Cowboy
Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Howse, A.Henderson, K.Greer, J.Burke, F.Lindsey, R.Antonio
Producer(s):
A.Henderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Mo Thugs/Ruthless
3
Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Doo Wop (That Thing)
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.N,Hill
Producer(s):
L.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ruffhouse/Columbia
4
Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson Whatcha Wanna Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatcha Wanna Do?
Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Wilson, O.Scott
Producer(s):
Odell, Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
5
Mack 10 Featuring Gerald Levert Money's Just A Touch Away Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Money's Just A Touch Away
Mack 10 Featuring Gerald Levert
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Rolison, G.Levert, S.Wade, D.Weldon, F.Jackson, B.Eastwood
Producer(s):
Slice, Rhythm D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
6
Noreaga SuperThug (What What) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
SuperThug (What What)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Santiago, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, D.Harry, C.Stein
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
7
Too $hort Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, E.Sermon, R.Simmons, K.Walker, J.B.Moore, S.Glassman, J.Bralower
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
8
WC Featuring Jon B. Better Days Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Better Days
WC Featuring Jon B.
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Calhoun, M.Thompson, J.Williams, F.Beverly
Producer(s):
Johnny "J"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Payday/London-Sire
9
Brand Nubian Don't Let It Go To Your Head Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Let It Go To Your Head
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Dixon, L.Dechalus, Sadat X, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff
Producer(s):
C.Liggio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
10
Nonchalant Featuring Rampage Take It There Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take It There
Nonchalant Featuring Rampage
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Pointer, T.Griffin Jr., A.Callaway, R.McNaire, K.Lewis, C.E.Thompson
Producer(s):
C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
A+ Enjoy Yourself Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Enjoy Yourself
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Murphy, G.Williams
Producer(s):
Sugarless
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
12
Big Daddy Kane Uncut, Pure Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Uncut, Pure
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Big Daddy Kane, E.Floyd, M.Rice, R.Thomas
Producer(s):
Big Daddy Kane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Label/Blackheart
13
Snoop Dogg Still A G Thang Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Still A G Thang
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., Zekkariyas, M.Wells
Producer(s):
M.Wells
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
14
The 2 Live Crew Featuring Ice-T The Real One Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Real One
The 2 Live Crew Featuring Ice-T
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Ross, Ice-T
Producer(s):
M.Ross, C.Wong Won, C.Dixon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lil' Joe
15
Mase Featuring Puff Daddy Lookin' At Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lookin' At Me
Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
26  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Betha, C.Hugo, P.L.Williams, S.Combs
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
16
Medina Green Crosstown Beef Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crosstown Beef
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, Kash Rule
Producer(s):
Pos Plug Won
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
17
Nastyboy Klick Lost In Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lost In Love
31  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Cardenas, T.Celaya
Producer(s):
MC Magic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs | NastyBoy
18
Will Smith Just The Two Of Us Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just The Two Of Us
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.C.Smith, W.Withers, Jr., W.Salter, R.MacDonald
Producer(s):
Sauce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
Eminem Just Don't Give A F*** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just Don't Give A F***
35  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
M.Bass, J.Bass, M.Mathers III
Producer(s):
M.Bass, J.Bass, Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
20
Mag 7 The Street Mix Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Street Mix
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Wilson, E.Fulmore, S.Varner, J.Wilard, A.Shaw, W.D.Parks, H.Davis, D.E.Fletcher
Producer(s):
Eric J., S.Anselum
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Biv 10/Motown
21
DJ Honda Featuring Mos Def Travellin' Man Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Travellin' Man
DJ Honda Featuring Mos Def
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Beze, K.Honda, H.Wheeler
Producer(s):
DJ Honda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
22
Master P Featuring Silkk The Shocker, Sons Of Funk And Mo B. Dick Goodbye To My Homies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Goodbye To My Homies
Master P Featuring Silkk The Shocker, Sons Of Funk And Mo B. Dick
43  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller, Z.Miller, Sons Of Funk, Mo B. Dick, F.J.Perren, C.Perren
Producer(s):
C.Stephens
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
23
Puff Daddy Featuring Jimmy Page Come With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come With Me
Puff Daddy Featuring Jimmy Page
41  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.P.Page, R.Plant, J.Bonham, S.Combs, M.Curry
Producer(s):
Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
24
Fat Pat Tops Drop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tops Drop
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Yarbrough, J.Ellis, L.Simmons
Producer(s):
J Slash
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wreckshop
25
69 Boyz Woof Woof Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Woof Woof
37  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.V.Bryant
Producer(s):
K.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | QuadraSound/Atlantic
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