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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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
It Wasn't Me
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
Songwriter(s)
O.R.Burrell, R.Ducent, S.Pizzonia, B.Thompson
Producer(s)
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA

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Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent It Wasn't Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It Wasn't Me
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.R.Burrell, R.Ducent, S.Pizzonia, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
OutKast Ms. Jackson Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. Jackson
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats
Producer(s):
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | Arista
3
Philly's Most Wanted Cross The Border Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cross The Border
Philly's Most Wanted
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
4
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane Dollaz, Drank & Dank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dollaz, Drank & Dank
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mr. Short Khop, Kokane
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavyweight | TVT
5
Eve Who's That Girl? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's That Girl?
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
E.Jeffers, S.Harris
Producer(s):
Teflon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders | Interscope
6
D12 $#!* On You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
$#!* On You
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, R.Johnson, L.Carlisle, O.Moore, D.Porter
Producer(s):
DJ Head, Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shady/Rawkus | Interscope
7
Papa Seville The Wood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Wood
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Papa Seville
Producer(s):
B.Guy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
New Millennium | KMJ
8
The Bad Seed Uhhnnhh Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Uhhnnhh
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Pierson, D.Lamb
Producer(s):
Nottz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J Grand | Rawkus
9
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
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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:
Baby Ree | London-Sire
10
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
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.K.Greene, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
11
Ludacris Southern Hospitality Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Southern Hospitality
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DTP/Def Jam South | IDJMG
12
The Beatnuts No Escapin' This Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Escapin' This
24  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Fernandez, J.Tineo
Producer(s):
The Beatnuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud
13
Lil Bow Wow Bow Wow (That's My Name) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bow Wow (That's My Name)
Lil Bow Wow
Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def/Columbia | Sony Music
14
Domino Featuring Diamonique Like That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Like That
Domino Featuring Diamonique
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Domino
Producer(s):
Domino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Getto Jam | Big Whale
15
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Move Somethin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Move Somethin'
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek
27  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.K.Greene, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | Priority
16
Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo & Vita Put It On Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put It On Me
Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo & Vita
14  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, P.Walcott, I.D.Lorenzo, T.Crocker
Producer(s):
Tru Stylze, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Inc./Def Jam | IDJMG
17
Cocoa Brovaz Get Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Up
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T. Williams, D.Yates, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
18
QB Finest Da Bridge 2001 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da Bridge 2001
32  Last
18  Peak
16  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, K.Holley, K.Muchita, N.Jones, P.L.Coles, J.Baxter, C.McKay, L.Lewis, S.L.Moltke, M.L.Williams, A.Johnson
Producer(s):
L.E.S., Nas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ill Will/Columbia | Sony Music
19
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
15  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Proby, C.Gaines, P.J.Brooks, K.Gilliam
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doggystyle | TVT
20
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
16  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Miller, P.Miller, Mac
Producer(s):
xL
Imprint/Promotion Label:
No Limit | Priority
21
Mystikal Featuring Nivea Danger (Been So Long) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Danger (Been So Long)
Mystikal Featuring Nivea
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Tyler, C.Hugo, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Zomba
22
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia No! No! No! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No! No! No!
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia
18  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Black, Mother Superia
Producer(s):
S.Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King Pin Station
23
Track Squad Poke It Out! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poke It Out!
22  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Cruell, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff
Producer(s):
Track Squad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wingspan
24
Memphis Bleek Featuring Jay-Z Do My... Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Do My...
Memphis Bleek Featuring Jay-Z
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Cox, P.Lawrence III, S.C.Carter, N.Robinson, Jr., K.Robinson
Producer(s):
A Kid Called Roots
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam | IDJMG
25
Phenomenon Tha Rodeo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tha Rodeo
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Sheperd, D.Peoples
Producer(s):
D.Sepherd, D.Longmire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King B
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