All Charts
How This Chart Works
Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT RAP SONGS
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
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Jigga My N****
Songwriter(s)
S.C.Carter, K.Dean
Producer(s)
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
JAY-Z Jigga My N**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jigga My N****
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
2
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane Jamboree Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jamboree
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
YoungBloodZ U-Way (How We Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U-Way (How We Do It)
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Joseph, J.Grigsby, H.Willis
Producer(s):
M.Twayne, P.Ken
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Ghet-O-Vision/LaFace
4
Mercedes Featuring Master P It's Your Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Your Thing
Mercedes Featuring Master P
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
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
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Violator
6
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods No Pigeons Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Pigeons
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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
7
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
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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
8
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
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
9
Lil' Cease Feat. Lil' Kim, Joe Hooker & Mr. Bristal Play Around Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Play Around
Lil' Cease Feat. Lil' Kim, Joe Hooker & Mr. Bristal
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Lloyd, R.Harell, K.Jones, J.Fisher, H.Pierre
Producer(s):
Bink Dog
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Undeas/Atlantic
10
Half-A-Mill Featuring Noreaga, Musalini And Kool G Rap Thug Ones Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thug Ones
Half-A-Mill Featuring Noreaga, Musalini And Kool G Rap
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Wardlaw, V.Santiago, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, M.Abdullah, N.Wilson
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
11
JT Money Featuring Sole Who Dat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who Dat
JT Money Featuring Sole
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
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
12
Cam'ron Let Me Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let Me Know
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Giles, D.Branch, J.Pearson
Producer(s):
D.Branch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
13
Ja Rule Holla Holla Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holla Holla
13  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
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
14
Mr. Mike Texas 2000 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Texas 2000
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Walls, K.Gilliam
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
15
Large Professor And Neek The Exotic Rhyme Mania `99 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rhyme Mania `99
Large Professor And Neek The Exotic
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Replay
16
Method Man & Redman Tear It Off Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tear It Off
Method Man & Redman
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Noble, C.Smith, E.Sermon, J.Brailey, G.Clinton,Jr., B.Collins, J.S.Hunter, W.Morrison
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
17
Tee Kee & Diamon Ra'mone Freak With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Freak With Me
Tee Kee & Diamon Ra'mone
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Ra'mon, Tee Kee, L.Laing
Producer(s):
Jeru
Imprint/Promotion Label:
White Lion | Doc Hollywood
18
Tru Tru Homies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tru Homies
17  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.R.Bell, P.L.Hurtt
Producer(s):
Odell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
19
40K Crew Cold Feet Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cold Feet
14  Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Francis
20
Q-Tip Vivrant Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Vivrant Thing
24  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q-Tip
Producer(s):
Q-Tip
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
21
Rahzel All I Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All I Know
25  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Brown, M.Brown
Producer(s):
P.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
22
Fifteen Livin That Ghetto Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Livin That Ghetto Life
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big J
23
T.W.D.Y. Drinks On Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drinks On Me
32  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thump Street
24
50 Cent Featuring The Madd Rapper How To Rob Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How To Rob
50 Cent Featuring The Madd Rapper
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier, D.M.Angelettie, H.W.Casey
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
25
Too $hort More Freaky Tales Billboard Hot Rap Songs
More Freaky Tales
29  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, M.Dinkins, S.Sowles
Producer(s):
Mike D, Sonny B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
HOT RAP SONGS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.