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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Ghetto Cowboy
Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
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

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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
10  Weeks
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LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
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PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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Cool Breeze Featuring OutKast, Goodie Mob & Witchdoctor Watch For The Hook Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Watch For The Hook
Cool Breeze Featuring OutKast, Goodie Mob & Witchdoctor
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
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PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
A.Patton, A.Benjamin, R.Bailey, Organized Noize, E.Johnson, F.Bell, C.Gipp, W.Knighton
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Organized Noize/A&M
3
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
4
Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Doo Wop (That Thing)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.N,Hill
Producer(s):
L.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ruffhouse/Columbia
5
Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop Pushin' Weight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pushin' Weight
Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, Mr. Short Khop, J.Johnson
Producer(s):
N.O.Joe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
6
Eminem Just Don't Give A F*** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just Don't Give A F***
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Bass, J.Bass, M.Mathers III
Producer(s):
M.Bass, J.Bass, Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
7
Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson Whatcha Wanna Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatcha Wanna Do?
Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Wilson, O.Scott
Producer(s):
Odell, Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
8
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
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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'
9
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
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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
10
Too $hort Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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
11
No Good-N-Jiggie Featuring Luke Lizard-Lizard Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lizard-Lizard
No Good-N-Jiggie Featuring Luke
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.R.Campbell, T.Latimer, D.Hill, R.Anderson
Producer(s):
L.Campbell, D.Rudnick
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Luke/Loud
12
WC Featuring Jon B. Better Days Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Better Days
WC Featuring Jon B.
19  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Calhoun, M.Thompson, J.Williams, F.Beverly
Producer(s):
Johnny "J"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Payday/London-Sire
13
Brand Nubian Don't Let It Go To Your Head Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Let It Go To Your Head
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Dixon, L.Dechalus, Sadat X, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff
Producer(s):
C.Liggio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
A+ Enjoy Yourself Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Enjoy Yourself
11  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Murphy, G.Williams
Producer(s):
Sugarless
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
15
Nonchalant Featuring Rampage Take It There Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take It There
Nonchalant Featuring Rampage
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
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
16
Noreaga SuperThug (What What) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
SuperThug (What What)
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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
17
DJ Honda Featuring Mos Def Travellin' Man Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Travellin' Man
DJ Honda Featuring Mos Def
29  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Beze, K.Honda, H.Wheeler
Producer(s):
DJ Honda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
18
Will Smith Just The Two Of Us Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just The Two Of Us
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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
Snoop Dogg Still A G Thang Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Still A G Thang
13  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., Zekkariyas, M.Wells
Producer(s):
M.Wells
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
20
Mase Featuring Puff Daddy Lookin' At Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lookin' At Me
Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
14  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Betha, C.Hugo, P.L.Williams, S.Combs
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
21
Nastyboy Klick Lost In Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lost In Love
17  Last
16  Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Cardenas, T.Celaya
Producer(s):
MC Magic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs | NastyBoy
22
Medina Green Crosstown Beef Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crosstown Beef
25  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, Kash Rule
Producer(s):
Pos Plug Won
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
23
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
20  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
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
24
Busta Rhymes Turn It Up [Remix]/Fire It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn It Up [Remix]/Fire It Up
23  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, G.Larson, S.Phillips
Producer(s):
Busta Rhymes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
25
Chuck Smooth Who Let The Dogs Out? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Let The Dogs Out?
37  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Fulp
Producer(s):
C.Smooth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
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