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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
Satisfy You
Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly
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

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Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly Satisfy You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Satisfy You
Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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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
2
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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
3
Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi 4, 5, 6 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
4, 5, 6
Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
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PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.A.Stewart, K.Burruss, T.Johnston, J.Thompkins
Producer(s):
C.A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
4
Master P Featuring D.I.G. Step To This Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Step To This
Master P Featuring D.I.G.
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
R.Lumpkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
5
Pharoahe Monch Simon Says Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Simon Says
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Jamerson
Producer(s):
T.Jamerson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
6
YoungBloodZ U-Way (How We Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U-Way (How We Do It)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Joseph, J.Grigsby, H.Willis
Producer(s):
M.Twayne, P.Ken
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Ghet-O-Vision/LaFace
7
JAY-Z Jigga My N**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jigga My N****
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
Puff Daddy Featuring Hurricane G P.E. 2000 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
P.E. 2000
Puff Daddy Featuring Hurricane G
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil' Wayne Back That Thang Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Back That Thang Up
Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil' Wayne
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Juvenile, M.Fresh, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
10
B.G. Featuring Baby, Turk, Mannie Fresh, Juvenile & Lil' Wayne Bling Bling Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bling Bling
B.G. Featuring Baby, Turk, Mannie Fresh, Juvenile & Lil' Wayne
22  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.N.Dorsey, D.Carter, Jr., Juvenile, Baby, M.Fresh
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
11
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
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Fleming, C.Butler, T.A.Shaw, B.J.Freeman
Producer(s):
Pimp C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
12
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane Jamboree Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jamboree
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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
13
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre Luv At First Sight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Luv At First Sight
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q.Brown, D.Sawyer, P.Brown
Producer(s):
Goldiz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
14
Drama Left/Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Left/Right
29  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Cook
Producer(s):
S.Redd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tight 2 Def
15
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
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Lewis
Producer(s):
K.McCloud, Flexx G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Holland Group | Shanty Town
16
Q-Tip Vivrant Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Vivrant Thing
10  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q-Tip
Producer(s):
Q-Tip
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
17
U-God Bizarre Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bizarre
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.J.Hawkes, B.Dog, M.Gaye
Producer(s):
R.Harrell III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
18
Akinyele Take A Lick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take A Lick
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Adams, E.Thomason, B.Reid, R.Miller, T.Inoue
Producer(s):
E.Thomason
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Volcano
19
LT. Stitchie Featuring Mad Lion Ego Tripping Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ego Tripping
LT. Stitchie Featuring Mad Lion
18  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Laing, O.Preece
Producer(s):
Giacco, E.Pacheco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Deh Tyme | PRG
20
O.G.C. Bounce To The Ounce Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce To The Ounce
O.G.C.
19  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McDowell, J.McNair, V.Phillips, B.Powell, D.Searcy, D.Yates
Producer(s):
Black Market
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Duck Down
21
Mercedes Featuring Master P It's Your Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Your Thing
Mercedes Featuring Master P
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
Dez, Charles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
22
Shyheim Manchild Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Manchild
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Franklin, T.Washington, J.Garfield
Producer(s):
N.Myrick, J.Garfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
23
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw Watch Out Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Watch Out Now
The Beatnuts Featuring Yellaklaw
20  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Violator
24
Facez Of Death Frontline Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Frontline
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumthing Else
25
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
26  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
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
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