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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Wild Wild West
Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee
Songwriter(s)
W.C.Smith, S.H.Morris, R.Fusari, M.DeWese
Producer(s)
R.Fusari
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | Overbrook/Columbia

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Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee Wild Wild West Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wild Wild West
Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee
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Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
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PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.C.Smith, S.H.Morris, R.Fusari, M.DeWese
Producer(s):
R.Fusari
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Overbrook/Columbia
2
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane Jamboree Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jamboree
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Gist, V.Brown, A.Criss, B.Golson
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
3
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods No Pigeons Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Pigeons
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Mercedes Featuring Master P It's Your Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Your Thing
Mercedes Featuring Master P
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
Dez, Charles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
5
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw Watch Out Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Watch Out Now
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Violator
6
JT Money Featuring Sole Who Dat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Dat
JT Money Featuring Sole
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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
7
Cam'ron Let Me Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let Me Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Giles, D.Branch, J.Pearson
Producer(s):
D.Branch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
8
Ja Rule Holla Holla Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holla Holla
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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
9
The High & Mighty Featuring Mos Def & Mad Skillz B-Boy Document 99 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
B-Boy Document 99
The High & Mighty Featuring Mos Def & Mad Skillz
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, D.Lewis, E.Meltzer, M.Berger, B.Baker, L.Quinn, J.Thomas
Producer(s):
DJ Mighty Mi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Eastern Conference/Rawkus
10
Tru Tru Homies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tru Homies
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.R.Bell, P.L.Hurtt
Producer(s):
Odell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
11
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Fisher, R.McNair, W.Notise, W.Fite
Producer(s):
DJ Hurricane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Off Line/TVT Soundtrax
12
Rahzel All I Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All I Know
11  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Brown, M.Brown
Producer(s):
P.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Tanto Metro & Devonte Everyone Falls In Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Everyone Falls In Love
16  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
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
14
Black Moon Worldwind (This Is What It Sounds Like) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Worldwind (This Is What It Sounds Like)
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Blake, P.Hendricks, M.Hadjidakis, B.Corrigan
Producer(s):
L.Morris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Duck Down
15
YoungBloodZ U-Way (How We Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U-Way (How We Do It)
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Joseph, J.Grigsby, H.Willis
Producer(s):
M.Twayne, P.Ken
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Ghet-O-Vision/LaFace
16
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.
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Stephey, D.Cohil, F.Jones, D.Blackmon
Producer(s):
Grease
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Lethal/Blackheart
17
JAY-Z Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
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
18
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
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, Mystikal
Producer(s):
Craig B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
19
Tee Kee & Diamon Ra'mone Freak With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Freak With Me
Tee Kee & Diamon Ra'mone
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Ra'mon, Tee Kee, L.Laing
Producer(s):
Jeru
Imprint/Promotion Label:
White Lion | Doc Hollywood
20
Group Home Featuring Agallah Make It In Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It In Life
Group Home Featuring Agallah
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Replay
21
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet What's It Gonna Be?! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's It Gonna Be?!
Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet
19  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Smith, D.Allamby, A.Roberson
Producer(s):
D.Allamby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | FlipMode/Elektra
22
Gangsta Boo Nasty Trick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nasty Trick
29  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
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
23
Black Dave Big Mama (Go Big Girl) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Mama (Go Big Girl)
23  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Terrell, D.Williams III
Producer(s):
G.Coats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | Triad
24
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
27  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
25
MC Eiht Automatic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Automatic
24  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Tyler, F.Nassar
Producer(s):
F.Nassar, Julio G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
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