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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
Hot Boyz
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip
Songwriter(s)
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s)
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West

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Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip Hot Boyz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hot Boyz
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
2
Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi 4, 5, 6 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
4, 5, 6
Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi
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):
C.A.Stewart, K.Burruss, T.Johnston, J.Thompkins
Producer(s):
C.A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
3
Ice Cube Featuring Mack 10 & Ms. Toi You Can Do It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You Can Do It
Ice Cube Featuring Mack 10 & Ms. Toi
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Saunders, O.Jackson, D.Rolison
Producer(s):
One Eye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Lench Mob/Best Side
4
Warren G Featuring Mack 10 I Want It All Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Want It All
Warren G Featuring Mack 10
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
Drama Left/Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Left/Right
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Cook
Producer(s):
S.Redd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tight 2 Def
6
Drag-On & Juvenile Down Bottom/Spit These Bars Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down Bottom/Spit These Bars
Drag-On & Juvenile
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Smalls, Juvenile, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
7
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
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
R.Lumpkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
8
Pharoahe Monch Simon Says Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Simon Says
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Jamerson
Producer(s):
T.Jamerson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
9
Nas NAStradamus Billboard Hot Rap Songs
NAStradamus
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, L.Lewis, J.Brown
Producer(s):
L.E.S.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
10
JAY-Z Jigga My N**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jigga My N****
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
11
Hot Ones Floss, Don, One Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Floss, Don, One
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
D.Blackmon, D.Cohill, S.Stepney, F.Jones
Producer(s):
D.Grease
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Vacant Lot
12
Maurice Malone Presents Bullets And Gunsmoke Ballaz 4 Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ballaz 4 Life
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Avery, D.Pandy, J.Massamba
Producer(s):
M.Kinchen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hostile Takeover
13
YoungBloodZ U-Way (How We Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U-Way (How We Do It)
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
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
14
O In The Game Billboard Hot Rap Songs
In The Game
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O, V.Colapietro, N.Dinkins, Jr., N.Porter
Producer(s):
The Co-Stars
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
15
Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly Satisfy You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Satisfy You
Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16
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
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Fleming, C.Butler, T.A.Shaw, B.J.Freeman
Producer(s):
Pimp C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
17
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre Luv At First Sight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Luv At First Sight
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q.Brown, D.Sawyer, P.Brown
Producer(s):
Goldiz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
18
Ike Jackson Presents Tom Paper I'm Just A Bill Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Just A Bill
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.L.Frierson Jr., Barry B
Producer(s):
H.L.Frierson Jr., Cut Professor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Replay | HMC/.447
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
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Lewis
Producer(s):
K.McCloud, Flexx G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Holland Group | Shanty Town
20
Grandmaster Slice Strokin' 2000 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Strokin' 2000
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
21
Method Man & Redman Da Rockwilder Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da Rockwilder
Method Man & Redman
27  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Smith, R.Noble, D.Stinson
Producer(s):
Rockwilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
22
Lil' Rachett Lose Yo Mind Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lose Yo Mind
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Big Kid
23
Chuck Smooth Bumpin' Uglies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bumpin' Uglies
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Fulp
Producer(s):
C.Smooth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
24
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane Jamboree Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jamboree
Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane
20  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
25
Mercedes Featuring Master P It's Your Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Your Thing
Mercedes Featuring Master P
33  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
Dez, Charles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
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