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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
Watch For The Hook
Cool Breeze Featuring OutKast, Goodie Mob & Witchdoctor
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

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

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
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
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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
3
Snoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend Woof Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Woof
Snoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., Mystikal, Fiend
Producer(s):
MP, Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
4
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
5
Eminem Just Don't Give A F*** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just Don't Give A F***
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bass, J.Bass, M.Mathers III
Producer(s):
M.Bass, J.Bass, Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
6
Trick Daddy Featuring Trina Nann Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nann
Trick Daddy Featuring Trina
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Duggins
Producer(s):
Righteous Funk Boogie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warlock | Slip-N-Slide
7
Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop Pushin' Weight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pushin' Weight
Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, Mr. Short Khop, J.Johnson
Producer(s):
N.O.Joe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
8
Chuck Smooth Who Let The Dogs Out? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Let The Dogs Out?
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Fulp
Producer(s):
C.Smooth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
9
Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Doo Wop (That Thing)
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.N,Hill
Producer(s):
L.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ruffhouse/Columbia
10
Gold Featuring Layzie Bone, Menenski, Tee & Halo Free Your Mind Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Free Your Mind
Gold Featuring Layzie Bone, Menenski, Tee & Halo
15  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Gold, Layzie Bone, Scant, Menenski, Tee, Halo
Producer(s):
D.Spice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Palu
11
Infamous Syndicate Here I Go Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Here I Go
23  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
R.Guy, L.Harland, E.Wilson, S.Curtis
Producer(s):
No I.D., S.Curtis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
12
The 2 Live Crew Featuring Ice-T The Real One Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Real One
The 2 Live Crew Featuring Ice-T
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
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
13
No Good-N-Jiggie Featuring Luke Lizard-Lizard Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lizard-Lizard
No Good-N-Jiggie Featuring Luke
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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
14
Too $hort Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s
12  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
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
15
Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson Whatcha Wanna Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatcha Wanna Do?
Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Wilson, O.Scott
Producer(s):
Odell, Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
16
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
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
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'
17
Method Man Featuring D'Angelo Break Ups 2 Make Ups Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Break Ups 2 Make Ups
Method Man Featuring D'Angelo
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Smith, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, D'Angelo, Q.Goodman
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone, Q.Goodman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
18
Redman Da Goodness Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da Goodness
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Noble, I.Mills, E.K.Ellington, J.Tizol
Producer(s):
R.Noble
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
19
Indo G Remember Me Ballin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Remember Me Ballin
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Hypnotize Minds
20
B Da Outta Sight Child Free & Single Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Free & Single
37  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
OS
21
KRS-One F/Buckshot, Cam'ron, Keith Murray, Killah Priest, Prodigy, Redman, Run & Viligante 5 Boroughs Billboard Hot Rap Songs
5 Boroughs
KRS-One F/Buckshot, Cam'ron, Keith Murray, Killah Priest, Prodigy, Redman, Run & Viligante
20  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Parker, K.Blake, C.Giles, K.Murray, A.Johnson, R.Noble, J.W.Simmons, R.Corwin
Producer(s):
W.Broady, Yogi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
22
DJ S&S Featuring B.B.O. Beat Of The Day (Throw Ya Hands Up) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beat Of The Day (Throw Ya Hands Up)
DJ S&S Featuring B.B.O.
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Lethal/Blackheart
23
Foxy Brown Hot Spot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hot Spot
31  Last
23  Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, I.D.Lorenzo, R.Mays
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti, Lil' Rob
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
24
Nastyboy Klick Lost In Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lost In Love
21  Last
16  Peak
22  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Cardenas, T.Celaya
Producer(s):
MC Magic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs | NastyBoy
25
WC Featuring Jon B. Better Days Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Better Days
WC Featuring Jon B.
32  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Calhoun, M.Thompson, J.Williams, F.Beverly
Producer(s):
Johnny "J"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Payday/London-Sire
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