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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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
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
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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
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
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Saunders, O.Jackson, D.Rolison
Producer(s):
One Eye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Lench Mob/Best Side
3
Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi 4, 5, 6 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
4, 5, 6
Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz G'd Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
G'd Up
Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., T.Davis, K.Spillman, D.Means, K.Gilliam
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Dogg House
5
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
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Smalls, Juvenile, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
6
Drama Left/Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Left/Right
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Cook
Producer(s):
S.Redd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tight 2 Def
7
Warren G Featuring Mack 10 I Want It All Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Want It All
Warren G Featuring Mack 10
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
8
Master P Featuring D.I.G. Step To This Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Step To This
Master P Featuring D.I.G.
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller
Producer(s):
R.Lumpkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
9
Jay-Z Featuring Beanie Sigel & Amil Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)
Jay-Z Featuring Beanie Sigel & Amil
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, D.Stinson, D.Grant, K.Joshua, A.Whitehead
Producer(s):
Rockwilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
10
Nas NAStradamus Billboard Hot Rap Songs
NAStradamus
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, L.Lewis, J.Brown
Producer(s):
L.E.S.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
11
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
37  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
E.Lewis
Producer(s):
K.McCloud, Flexx G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Holland Group | Shanty Town
12
Pharoahe Monch Simon Says Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Simon Says
12  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Jamerson
Producer(s):
T.Jamerson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
13
JAY-Z Jigga My N**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jigga My N****
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
14
O In The Game Billboard Hot Rap Songs
In The Game
48  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O, V.Colapietro, N.Dinkins, Jr., N.Porter
Producer(s):
The Co-Stars
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
15
DMX What's My Name Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's My Name
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Simmons, I.D.Lorenzo, E.Hinson
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti, Self
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
16
YoungBloodZ U-Way (How We Do It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U-Way (How We Do It)
15  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
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
17
Ike Jackson Presents Tom Paper I'm Just A Bill Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Just A Bill
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.L.Frierson Jr., Barry B
Producer(s):
H.L.Frierson Jr., Cut Professor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Replay | HMC/.447
18
Method Man & Redman Da Rockwilder Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da Rockwilder
Method Man & Redman
14  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Smith, R.Noble, D.Stinson
Producer(s):
Rockwilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
19
Limp Bizkit Featuring Method Man N 2 Gether Now Billboard Hot Rap Songs
N 2 Gether Now
Limp Bizkit Featuring Method Man
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Smith, W.F.Durst, C.Martin
Producer(s):
DJ Premier, T.Date
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Flip
20
Hot Ones Floss, Don, One Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Floss, Don, One
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Blackmon, D.Cohill, S.Stepney, F.Jones
Producer(s):
D.Grease
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Vacant Lot
21
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
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Fleming, C.Butler, T.A.Shaw, B.J.Freeman
Producer(s):
Pimp C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
22
Maurice Malone Presents Bullets And Gunsmoke Ballaz 4 Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ballaz 4 Life
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Avery, D.Pandy, J.Massamba
Producer(s):
M.Kinchen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hostile Takeover
23
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
23  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.N.Dorsey, D.Carter, Jr., Juvenile, Baby, M.Fresh
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
24
Q-Tip Vivrant Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Vivrant Thing
26  Last
10  Peak
28  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q-Tip
Producer(s):
Q-Tip
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Violator/Def Jam
25
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre Luv At First Sight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Luv At First Sight
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Featuring Soultre
22  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q.Brown, D.Sawyer, P.Brown
Producer(s):
Goldiz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
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