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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Who Dat
JT Money Featuring Sole
Songwriter(s)
C.A.Stewart, J.Thomkins, T.Johnston, Tab, D.Davis
Producer(s)
C.A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority | Tony Mercedes/Freeworld

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JT Money Featuring Sole Who Dat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Dat
JT Money Featuring Sole
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.A.Stewart, J.Thomkins, T.Johnston, Tab, D.Davis
Producer(s):
C.A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Tony Mercedes/Freeworld
2
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet What's It Gonna Be?! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's It Gonna Be?!
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, D.Allamby, A.Roberson
Producer(s):
D.Allamby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | FlipMode/Elektra
3
Silkk The Shocker Featuring Mystikal It Ain't My Fault 2/Somebody Like Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It Ain't My Fault 2/Somebody Like Me
Silkk The Shocker Featuring Mystikal
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, Mystikal
Producer(s):
Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
4
Ja Rule Holla Holla Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holla Holla
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, T.Green, I.D.Lorenzo
Producer(s):
Tai, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
5
Common Featuring Sadat X One-Nine-Nine-Nine Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One-Nine-Nine-Nine
Common Featuring Sadat X
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.L.Lynn, Sadat X
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
6
JAY-Z Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, M.James, C.Strouse, M.Charnin
Producer(s):
Mark 45 King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
T.W.D.Y. Featuring Too Short & Mac Mall Players Holiday Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Players Holiday
T.W.D.Y. Featuring Too Short & Mac Mall
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Banks, A.Fortay, T.A.Shaw, K.Dixson, J.Rocker, W.Withers, Jr., S.Scarborough
Producer(s):
Ant Banks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thump Street
8
Gangsta Boo Nasty Trick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nasty Trick
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Mitchell, P.Beauregard, J.M.Houston, J.Bickham, Jr.
Producer(s):
DJ Paul, Juicy J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Hypnotize Minds
9
Snoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend Woof Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Woof
Snoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., Mystikal, Fiend
Producer(s):
MP, Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
10
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Featuring Common Respiration Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Respiration
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Featuring Common
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, T.Greene, R.L.Lynn, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
DJ Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
11
Trick Daddy Featuring Trina Nann Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nann
Trick Daddy Featuring Trina
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Duggins
Producer(s):
Righteous Funk Boogie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warlock | Slip-N-Slide
12
Charli Baltimore Featuring Ghostface Killah Stand Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stand Up
Charli Baltimore Featuring Ghostface Killah
14  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Lane, D.D.Coles, J.Brown, L.Collins, F.Wesley, C.Bobbitt
Producer(s):
RZA
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
13
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
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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
14
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
15
Nas Nas Is Like Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nas Is Like
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.E.Martin, N.Jones
Producer(s):
DJ Premier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
16
C. Webb Featuring Kurupt Gangsta! Gangsta! (How U Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta! Gangsta! (How U Do It)
C. Webb Featuring Kurupt
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Webber, Kurupt, J.Wilson, T.T.Smith, Jr., R.Munroe, J.Seals, D.Durant, T.Stahl
Producer(s):
Lord Maji
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Humility
17
Nas Featuring Puff Daddy Hate Me Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hate Me Now
Nas Featuring Puff Daddy
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Marchand, N.Jones, A.Moody
Producer(s):
Pretty Boy, D-Moet, Poke & Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
18
Baby DC Featuring Imajin Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
Baby DC Featuring Imajin
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Bell, G.Bufford, V.Mason, J.Coleman
Producer(s):
Ant Banks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
19
Chuck Smooth Who Let The Dogs Out? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Let The Dogs Out?
23  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Fulp
Producer(s):
C.Smooth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
20
Infamous Syndicate Here I Go Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Here I Go
17  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Guy, L.Harland, E.Wilson, S.Curtis
Producer(s):
No I.D., S.Curtis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
21
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott She's A Bitch Billboard Hot Rap Songs
She's A Bitch
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
34  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
22
Lil' Rachett Featuring LV What G's Do 4 Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What G's Do 4 Money
Lil' Rachett Featuring LV
28  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Big Kid
23
Tony-O Featuring Kevin Gardner & Redwine PhD. (Playa Hata Degree) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
PhD. (Playa Hata Degree)
Tony-O Featuring Kevin Gardner & Redwine
26  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epicurean
24
Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Ghetto Cowboy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ghetto Cowboy
Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
19  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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
25
Bad Azz Featuring Snoop Dogg We Be Puttin' It Down Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Be Puttin' It Down
Bad Azz Featuring Snoop Dogg
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Stamps, C.C.Broadus Jr., M.D.S.Jordan
Producer(s):
DJ Pooh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | 19 Street
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