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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Flamboyant
Songwriter(s)
L.Coleman, M.Heron
Producer(s)
M.Heron
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority | Rawkus

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Big L Flamboyant Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Flamboyant
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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Songwriter(s):
L.Coleman, M.Heron
Producer(s):
M.Heron
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
2
Too $hort 2 B*tches Billboard Hot Rap Songs
2 B*tches
Last
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Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
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Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, P.Alexander
Producer(s):
Jazze Pha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
3
Cuban Link Flowers For The Dead Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Flowers For The Dead
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Delgado, C.Brown, D.Ramos, B.Devorzan, P.Botkin
Producer(s):
Chi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Terror Squad/Atlantic
4
Nelly (Hot S**t) Country Grammar Billboard Hot Rap Songs
(Hot S**t) Country Grammar
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Haynes, Jr., J.Epperson
Producer(s):
J.Epperson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Fo' Reel
5
Midwest Mafia Featuring Phatty Banks So Flossy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Flossy
Midwest Mafia Featuring Phatty Banks
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Banks, T.Booker, M.Powers
Producer(s):
Phatty Banks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Buchanan
6
Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas Hot Gal Today (Haffi Get De Gal Yah) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hot Gal Today (Haffi Get De Gal Yah)
Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Henriquez, C.Smith, W.Johnson, C.Browne
Producer(s):
Steely, Clevie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP | 2 Hard
7
Hip Hop For Respect One Four Love Pt. 1 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One Four Love Pt. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.K.Greene, N.Wilson, R.Fisher, K.Howell, S.Ford, M.Bryan, D.Smith, M.Vialva, R.Lynn, T.Jamerson, K.Mercer, R.Wade, R.Murray, P.Brown, D.L.Davis, O.Brown, N.Rasheed
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
8
Ying Yang Twins Whistle While You Twurk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whistle While You Twurk
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Collington, Kane, M.A.Crooms
Producer(s):
M.Crooms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ColliPark
9
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz I Like Dem Girlz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Like Dem Girlz
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, S.Norris
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BME
10
Miracle Bounce Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, P.Wright, Pastor Troy, M.P.Evans
Producer(s):
G.Griffin, P.Wright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sound Of Atlanta | Major Turnout
11
Jovishes Get Buck Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Buck
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Jovishes, Committee
Producer(s):
Committee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ground Level | Bonafide
12
Big Gank Featuring DJ Swamp Me Without A Rhyme Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Me Without A Rhyme
Big Gank Featuring DJ Swamp
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Berry
Producer(s):
M.Berry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
.447 | Fade Entertainment
13
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg The Next Episode Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Next Episode
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Young, M.Bradford, C.C.Broadus Jr., B.Bailey
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre, Mel-Man
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
14
Jurassic 5 Quality Control Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Quality Control
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Givens, M.Potsic, C.A.Stewart, C.Henderson, L.Macfadden, M.Stuart, C.Reid
Producer(s):
Cut Chemist
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | Interscope
15
504 Boyz Wobble Wobble Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wobble Wobble
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Miller, Z.Miller, Mac, A.Johnson, Mystikal, Krazy
Producer(s):
C.Stephens
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
16
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip Hot Boyz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hot Boyz
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip
17  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
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
17
Eminem The Real Slim Shady Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Real Slim Shady
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, A.Young, M.Elizondo, Jr., T.Coster
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
18
Legend Make It Hot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It Hot
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Legend, J.S.Fields
Producer(s):
Will Power, J.Lofton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | Deh Tyme/Diron
19
Trig Featuring Funkadelic We Are Family 2000 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Are Family 2000
Trig Featuring Funkadelic
32  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ground Level | Code Green/Talon
20
Rasheeda Featuring Pastor Troy & Re Re Do It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Do It
Rasheeda Featuring Pastor Troy & Re Re
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Buckner, N.Jones, M.Troy
Producer(s):
K.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
D-Lo
21
Trick Daddy Featuring Duece Poppito, Trina, Co Shut Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shut Up
Trick Daddy Featuring Duece Poppito, Trina, Co
20  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Young, Duece, K.Ford, Co
Producer(s):
Black Mob Group
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Slip-N-Slide
22
DMX Featuring Sisqo What You Want Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What You Want
DMX Featuring Sisqo
47  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
E.Simmons, T.Ruffin, M.Andrews, P.Weatherspoon
Producer(s):
Nokio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
23
Jermaine Dupri & NAS Featuring Monica I've Got To Have It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I've Got To Have It
Jermaine Dupri & NAS Featuring Monica
29  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, N.Jones, B.M.Cox, M.Arnold, P.Gabriel
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
24
Out Of Order Featuring Twista Work Som'n Twurk Som'n Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Work Som'n Twurk Som'n
Out Of Order Featuring Twista
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PD Waxx
25
Ghostface Killah Cherchez LaGhost Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cherchez LaGhost
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Coles, S.Browder, A.Darnell
Producer(s):
C.Bess
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Wu-Tang/Razor Sharp
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