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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
3
WEEKS ON CHART
No Pigeons
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods
Songwriter(s)
K.Howell, S.Ford, M.Bryan, K.Briggs, K.Burruss, T.Cottle Harris
Producer(s)
Sporty Thievz, C.Malinchak
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | Roc-A-Blok/Ruffhouse
Greatest gainer this week

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Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods No Pigeons Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Pigeons
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Howell, S.Ford, M.Bryan, K.Briggs, K.Burruss, T.Cottle Harris
Producer(s):
Sporty Thievz, C.Malinchak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Roc-A-Blok/Ruffhouse
2
JT Money Featuring Sole Who Dat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Dat
JT Money Featuring Sole
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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
3
Ja Rule Holla Holla Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holla Holla
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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
4
Cam'ron Let Me Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let Me Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Giles, D.Branch, J.Pearson
Producer(s):
D.Branch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
5
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw Watch Out Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Watch Out Now
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Violator
6
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
18  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, Mystikal
Producer(s):
Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
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
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
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
8
Tru Tru Homies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tru Homies
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.R.Bell, P.L.Hurtt
Producer(s):
Odell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
9
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet What's It Gonna Be?! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's It Gonna Be?!
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, D.Allamby, A.Roberson
Producer(s):
D.Allamby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | FlipMode/Elektra
10
Black Dave Big Mama (Go Big Girl) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Mama (Go Big Girl)
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Terrell, D.Williams III
Producer(s):
G.Coats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | Triad
11
Tanto Metro & Devonte Everyone Falls In Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Everyone Falls In Love
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
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
12
DJ Hurricane Feat. Rah Digga, Rampage & Lord Have Mercy Come Get It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come Get It
DJ Hurricane Feat. Rah Digga, Rampage & Lord Have Mercy
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Fisher, R.McNair, W.Notise, W.Fite
Producer(s):
DJ Hurricane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Off Line/TVT Soundtrax
13
JAY-Z Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
14  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
14
MC Eiht Automatic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Automatic
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Tyler, F.Nassar
Producer(s):
F.Nassar, Julio G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
15
DJ S&S Featuring H.O.T.O.N.E.S. Make It Hot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It Hot
DJ S&S Featuring H.O.T.O.N.E.S.
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Stephey, D.Cohil, F.Jones, D.Blackmon
Producer(s):
Grease
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Lethal/Blackheart
16
Gangsta Boo Nasty Trick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nasty Trick
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
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
17
Common Featuring Sadat X One-Nine-Nine-Nine Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One-Nine-Nine-Nine
Common Featuring Sadat X
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.L.Lynn, Sadat X
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
18
White Dawg Restless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Restless
42  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paper Chasers
19
Sway & King Tech Featuring DJ Revolution The Anthem Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Anthem
Sway & King Tech Featuring DJ Revolution
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
King Tech, RZA, Tek N9NE, M.Mathers III, Xzibit, P.Monch, Kool G Rap, Jayo Felony
Producer(s):
King Tech
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
20
Group Home Featuring Agallah Make It In Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It In Life
Group Home Featuring Agallah
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Replay
21
GZA/Genius Breaker, Breaker Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Breaker, Breaker
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.E.Grice, S.Ansari
Producer(s):
Arabian Knight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Wu-Tang
22
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
21  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
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
30  Last
18  Peak
19  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epicurean
24
Buddha Monk Life's A Scheme Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Life's A Scheme
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
edel
25
Lil' Rachett Featuring LV What G's Do 4 Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What G's Do 4 Money
Lil' Rachett Featuring LV
19  Last
19  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Big Kid
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