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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
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LAST WEEK
3
WEEKS ON CHART
It's OK
Slimm Calhoun Featuring Andre 3000
Songwriter(s)
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats, B.Loving, W.L.Jones, V.Whiteside, S.Barnett
Producer(s)
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | Aquemini/East West
Gains in performance

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Slimm Calhoun Featuring Andre 3000 It's OK Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's OK
Slimm Calhoun Featuring Andre 3000
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats, B.Loving, W.L.Jones, V.Whiteside, S.Barnett
Producer(s):
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Aquemini/East West
2
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Move Somethin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Move Somethin'
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.K.Greene, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
3
Lil Bow Wow Featuring Xscape Bounce With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce With Me
Lil Bow Wow Featuring Xscape
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, S.Harris, B.M.Cox
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
4
Major Figgas Yeah That's Us Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Yeah That's Us
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
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LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Burbage, R.East, M.Allen, F.Nasir, B.Jones, T.Lovelace
Producer(s):
Hotrunner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Ruffnation
5
Silkk The Shocker Featuring Master P And Mac He Did That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
He Did That
Silkk The Shocker Featuring Master P And Mac
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, P.Miller, Mac
Producer(s):
xL
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
6
Phife Dawg Flawless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Flawless
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.I.Taylor, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
DJ Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Groove Attack
7
Suicide Big Doe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Doe
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Jackson, M.Houston
Producer(s):
T.Galvin, Moezart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Futurescope
8
Lil' Zane Featuring 112 Callin' Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Callin' Me
Lil' Zane Featuring 112
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
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LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Copeland, Jr., I.Folmar, D.E.Warren, K.Jones
Producer(s):
Mistafiss, Diggie Doms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Worldwide
9
Wu-Tang Clan Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off)
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
Wu-Tang Clan
Producer(s):
RZA
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Wu-Tang/Loud/Columbia
10
Philly's Most Wanted Cross The Border Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cross The Border
Philly's Most Wanted
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
11
D-Don Featuring Redman And You Know That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
And You Know That
D-Don Featuring Redman
19  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Sutton, Adams, Nix, Osbourne, Cox
Producer(s):
D-Don
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Lock Down
12
Self Fire It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fire It Up
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Shuford, S.Lee, C.J.Smith
Producer(s):
Sage
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Lethal
13
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz I Like Dem Girlz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Like Dem Girlz
14  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, S.Norris
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BME
14
DJ Hurricane With Xzibit, Big Gipp and Pharoahe Monch Connect Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Connect
DJ Hurricane With Xzibit, Big Gipp and Pharoahe Monch
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Fite, A.Joiner, C.Gipp, T, Jamerson
Producer(s):
DJ Hurricane, D. Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
15
Kane & Abel Featuring PNC And 5th Ward Weebie Shake It Like A Dog Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shake It Like A Dog
Kane & Abel Featuring PNC And 5th Ward Weebie
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Garcia, PNC, D.Garcia
Producer(s):
Full Pack, H.Luger
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Most Wanted Empire
16
The Pharcyde Trust Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Trust
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
edel | Delicious Vinyl
17
Mystikal Shake Ya Ass Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shake Ya Ass
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Tyler, C.Hugo, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
18
Ludacris Featuring Shawnna What's Your Fantasy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's Your Fantasy
Ludacris Featuring Shawnna
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges
Producer(s):
Mr. Bangledesh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
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Mos Def Featuring Ghostface Killah Ms. Fat Booty 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. Fat Booty 2
Mos Def Featuring Ghostface Killah
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, D.D.Coles, L.Dorell
Producer(s):
Ayatollah
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
20
Ja Rule Featuring Christina Milian Between Me And You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Between Me And You
Ja Rule Featuring Christina Milian
11  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, R.Mays, I.D.Lorenzo
Producer(s):
Lil' Rob, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
21
Ghostface Killah Cherchez LaGhost Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cherchez LaGhost
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Coles, S.Browder, A.Darnell
Producer(s):
C.Bess
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Wu-Tang/Razor Sharp
22
Sylk-E. Fyne Featuring Snoop Dogg & Bizzy Bone Ya Style Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ya Style
Sylk-E. Fyne Featuring Snoop Dogg & Bizzy Bone
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ryko Palm | Rufftown/Palm Pictures
23
Jahari Come Ride With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come Ride With Me
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Jahari
Producer(s):
M.Seifert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Success
24
X-Con WHOA! Lil' Mama... Billboard Hot Rap Songs
WHOA! Lil' Mama...
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | First String/East West
25
Too $hort You Nasty Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You Nasty
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, Q. Black
Producer(s):
Quint Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
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