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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
WEEKS ON CHART
I Want It All
Warren G Featuring Mack 10
Songwriter(s)
W.Griffin III, D.Robinson, E.B.Jordan, R.Debarge, E.Debarge
Producer(s)
Warren G
Imprint/Promotion Label
Restless | G-Funk
Gains in performance

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Warren G Featuring Mack 10 I Want It All Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Want It All
Warren G Featuring Mack 10
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Griffin III, D.Robinson, E.B.Jordan, R.Debarge, E.Debarge
Producer(s):
Warren G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Restless | G-Funk
2
JAY-Z Jigga My N**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jigga My N****
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
3
Pharoahe Monch Simon Says Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Simon Says
Last
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Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Jamerson
Producer(s):
T.Jamerson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
4
YoungBloodZ U-Way (How We Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U-Way (How We Do It)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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
5
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane Jamboree Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jamboree
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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
6
UGK Featuring Kool Ace & Too Short Pimpin' Ain't No Illusion Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pimpin' Ain't No Illusion
UGK Featuring Kool Ace & Too Short
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Fleming, C.Butler, T.A.Shaw, B.J.Freeman
Producer(s):
Pimp C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
7
U-God Bizarre Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bizarre
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.J.Hawkes, B.Dog, M.Gaye
Producer(s):
R.Harrell III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
8
Puff Daddy Featuring Hurricane G P.E. 2000 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
P.E. 2000
Puff Daddy Featuring Hurricane G
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
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PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Combs, M.Curry, R.Greene,Jr., M.Winans, H.Shocklee, Chuck D
Producer(s):
Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
9
Mercedes Featuring Master P It's Your Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Your Thing
Mercedes Featuring Master P
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
Dez, Charles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
10
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre Luv At First Sight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Luv At First Sight
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q.Brown, D.Sawyer, P.Brown
Producer(s):
Goldiz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
11
O.G.C. Bounce To The Ounce Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce To The Ounce
O.G.C.
28  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
R.McDowell, J.McNair, V.Phillips, B.Powell, D.Searcy, D.Yates
Producer(s):
Black Market
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Duck Down
12
Akinyele Take A Lick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take A Lick
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Adams, E.Thomason, B.Reid, R.Miller, T.Inoue
Producer(s):
E.Thomason
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Volcano
13
Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly Satisfy You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Satisfy You
Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Combs, J.Walker, R.Greene,Jr., K.Price, R.S.Kelly, D.Foster, J.King, T.McElroy
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
14
Shyheim Manchild Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Manchild
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Franklin, T.Washington, J.Garfield
Producer(s):
N.Myrick, J.Garfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
15
LT. Stitchie Featuring Mad Lion Ego Tripping Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ego Tripping
LT. Stitchie Featuring Mad Lion
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Laing, O.Preece
Producer(s):
Giacco, E.Pacheco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Deh Tyme | PRG
16
Facez Of Death Frontline Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Frontline
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumthing Else
17
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw Watch Out Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Watch Out Now
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw
13  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Violator
18
Eve Gotta Man Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gotta Man
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Jeffers, K.Dean, M.Tifrere
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
19
Flexx G. Featuring Kurupt And Alkatraz Whole Lot Of Gangstas Die Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whole Lot Of Gangstas Die
Flexx G. Featuring Kurupt And Alkatraz
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Lewis
Producer(s):
K.McCloud, Flexx G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Holland Group | Shanty Town
20
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
15  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
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
21
Large Professor And Neek The Exotic Rhyme Mania `99 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rhyme Mania `99
Large Professor And Neek The Exotic
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Replay
22
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods No Pigeons Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Pigeons
Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
23
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
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
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
24
Black Moon Jump Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jump Up
45  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Duck Down
25
Mr. Mike Texas 2000 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Texas 2000
29  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Walls, K.Gilliam
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
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