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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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
Ja Rule Holla Holla Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holla Holla
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, T.Green, I.D.Lorenzo
Producer(s):
Tai, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
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
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, Mystikal
Producer(s):
Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
4
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw Watch Out Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Watch Out Now
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Violator
5
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet What's It Gonna Be?! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's It Gonna Be?!
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, D.Allamby, A.Roberson
Producer(s):
D.Allamby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | FlipMode/Elektra
6
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
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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
7
MC Eiht Automatic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Automatic
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Tyler, F.Nassar
Producer(s):
F.Nassar, Julio G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
8
Common Featuring Sadat X One-Nine-Nine-Nine Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One-Nine-Nine-Nine
Common Featuring Sadat X
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.L.Lynn, Sadat X
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
9
Gangsta Boo Nasty Trick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nasty Trick
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Mitchell, P.Beauregard, J.M.Houston, J.Bickham, Jr.
Producer(s):
DJ Paul, Juicy J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Hypnotize Minds
10
JAY-Z Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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
11
Black Dave Big Mama (Go Big Girl) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Mama (Go Big Girl)
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Terrell, D.Williams III
Producer(s):
G.Coats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | Triad
12
Snoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend Woof Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Woof
Snoop Dogg Featuring Mystikal And Fiend
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., Mystikal, Fiend
Producer(s):
MP, Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
13
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
14
Baby DC Featuring Imajin Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
Baby DC Featuring Imajin
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Bell, G.Bufford, V.Mason, J.Coleman
Producer(s):
Ant Banks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
15
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Featuring Common Respiration Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Respiration
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Featuring Common
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, T.Greene, R.L.Lynn, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
DJ Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
16
Nas Nas Is Like Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nas Is Like
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.E.Martin, N.Jones
Producer(s):
DJ Premier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
17
C. Webb Featuring Kurupt Gangsta! Gangsta! (How U Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta! Gangsta! (How U Do It)
C. Webb Featuring Kurupt
20  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
18
Tony-O Featuring Kevin Gardner & Redwine PhD. (Playa Hata Degree) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
PhD. (Playa Hata Degree)
Tony-O Featuring Kevin Gardner & Redwine
18  Last
18  Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epicurean
19
Trick Daddy Featuring Trina Nann Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nann
Trick Daddy Featuring Trina
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Duggins
Producer(s):
Righteous Funk Boogie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warlock | Slip-N-Slide
20
Tanto Metro & Devonte Everyone Falls In Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Everyone Falls In Love
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.B.J.Passley, M.A.Wolfe, A.S.A.Kelly
Producer(s):
D.Germain
Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP | Penthouse
21
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott She's A Bitch Billboard Hot Rap Songs
She's A Bitch
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
22
40K Crew Cold Feet Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cold Feet
37  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Francis
23
Charli Baltimore Featuring Ghostface Killah Stand Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stand Up
Charli Baltimore Featuring Ghostface Killah
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
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
24
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
23  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
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
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
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
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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