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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Ms. Jackson
Songwriter(s)
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats
Producer(s)
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | LaFace

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1
OutKast Ms. Jackson Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. Jackson
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats
Producer(s):
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
2
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane Dollaz, Drank & Dank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dollaz, Drank & Dank
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Mr. Short Khop, Kokane
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Heavyweight
3
Papa Seville The Wood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Wood
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Papa Seville
Producer(s):
B.Guy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
KMJ | New Millennium
4
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Featuring Vinia Mojica The Blast Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Blast
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Featuring Vinia Mojica
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.K.Greene, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
5
The Bad Seed Uhhnnhh Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Uhhnnhh
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Pierson, D.Lamb
Producer(s):
Nottz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | J Grand
6
Philly's Most Wanted Cross The Border Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cross The Border
Philly's Most Wanted
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
7
Snoop Dogg Presents Doggys Angels Featuring LaToya Baby If You're Ready Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Baby If You're Ready
Snoop Dogg Presents Doggys Angels Featuring LaToya
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
K.Proby, C.Gaines, P.J.Brooks, K.Gilliam
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Doggystyle
8
Damizza Presents Shade Sheist Featuring Nate Dogg & Kurupt Where I Wanna Be Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Where I Wanna Be
Damizza Presents Shade Sheist Featuring Nate Dogg & Kurupt
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Hale, R.Brown, T.Thompson, K.Gist, K.Kimball, D.F.Paich, E.Berkeley
Producer(s):
KayGee, Damizza, E.Berkeley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | Baby Ree
9
Mos Def & Pharoahe Monch Featuring Nate Dogg Oh No Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Oh No
Mos Def & Pharoahe Monch Featuring Nate Dogg
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, T, Jamerson, N.D.Hale, D.Stinson
Producer(s):
Rockwilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
10
Cage Suicidal Failure Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Suicidal Failure
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Cage, DJ Mighty Mi
Producer(s):
DJ Mighty Mi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | Eastern Conference
11
Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo & Vita Put It On Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put It On Me
Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo & Vita
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, P.Walcott, I.D.Lorenzo, T.Crocker
Producer(s):
Tru Stylze, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
12
Ludacris Southern Hospitality Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Southern Hospitality
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
13
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia No! No! No! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No! No! No!
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Black, Mother Superia
Producer(s):
S.Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King Pin Station
14
Cocoa Brovaz Get Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Up
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T. Williams, D.Yates, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
15
Track Squad Poke It Out! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poke It Out!
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Cruell, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff
Producer(s):
Track Squad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
16
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
21  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, P.Miller, Mac
Producer(s):
xL
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
17
Mystikal Featuring Nivea Danger (Been So Long) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Danger (Been So Long)
Mystikal Featuring Nivea
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Tyler, C.Hugo, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
18
Suicide Big Doe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Doe
15  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Jackson, M.Houston
Producer(s):
T.Galvin, Moezart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Futurescope
19
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent It Wasn't Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It Wasn't Me
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.R.Burrell, R.Ducent, S.Pizzonia, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
De La Soul Featuring Chaka Khan All Good? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Good?
De La Soul Featuring Chaka Khan
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Mercer, V.Mason, D.J.Jolicoeur, C.Khan, D.West
Producer(s):
De La Soul
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
21
Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel And Memphis Bleek Change The Game Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Change The Game
Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel And Memphis Bleek
19  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, R.Thomas, M.Cox, D.Grant
Producer(s):
Rick Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
22
D12 $#!* On You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
$#!* On You
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, R.Johnson, L.Carlisle, O.Moore, D.Porter
Producer(s):
DJ Head, Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Rawkus
23
Smut Peddlers That Smut Billboard Hot Rap Songs
That Smut
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Meltzer, C.Palko, M.Berger
Producer(s):
DJ Mighty Mi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | Eastern Conference
24
4th Avenue Jones' R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
22  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
KP, R.F.Diggs, D.D.Coles, C.Woods, L.J.Hawkes, R.T.Jones, J.S.Hunter, I.L.Hayes, D.Porter
Producer(s):
KP, DJ Revolution
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Lookalive/Rawkus
25
Darkside Ballaz Featuring Twista Peace Of Mind Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Peace Of Mind
Darkside Ballaz Featuring Twista
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Lee, D.Lee, C.T.Mitchell, F.Taylor
Producer(s):
Toxic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legit Ballin'
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