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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
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WEEKS ON CHART
What Would You Do?
Songwriter(s)
R.Toby, R.Pardlo
Producer(s)
W.Jean, J.Duplessis, R.Toby, R.Pardlo
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Booga Basement
Greatest gainer this week

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City High What Would You Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Would You Do?
Last
Peak
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2
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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5
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Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
R.Toby, R.Pardlo
Producer(s):
W.Jean, J.Duplessis, R.Toby, R.Pardlo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Booga Basement
2
Lil Bow Wow Bow Wow (That's My Name) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bow Wow (That's My Name)
Lil Bow Wow
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
3
The Black Eyed Peas Featuring Macy Gray Request Line Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Request Line
The Black Eyed Peas Featuring Macy Gray
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Lawrence, W.Adams, A.Pineda, M.Fratantuno, G.Pajon, Jr., N.Hinds
Producer(s):
R.Lawrence, will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
4
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent It Wasn't Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It Wasn't Me
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.R.Burrell, R.Ducent, S.Pizzonia, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane Dollaz, Drank & Dank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dollaz, Drank & Dank
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mr. Short Khop, Kokane
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Heavyweight
6
OutKast Ms. Jackson Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. Jackson
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats
Producer(s):
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
7
Philly's Most Wanted Cross The Border Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cross The Border
Philly's Most Wanted
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
The Bad Seed Uhhnnhh Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Uhhnnhh
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Pierson, D.Lamb
Producer(s):
Nottz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | J Grand
9
Phenomenon Tha Rodeo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tha Rodeo
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Sheperd, D.Peoples
Producer(s):
D.Sepherd, D.Longmire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King B
10
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Get Ur Freak On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Ur Freak On
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | The Gold Mind/Elektra
11
D12 $#!* On You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
$#!* On You
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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
12
Papa Seville The Wood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Wood
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Papa Seville
Producer(s):
B.Guy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
KMJ | New Millennium
13
OutKast So Fresh, So Clean Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Fresh, So Clean
33  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Organized Noize, A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
14
Caponiac Da B.O.M.B. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da B.O.M.B.
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Richard, A.Jordan, D.Tomooka
Producer(s):
The Sekret Service, D.Tomooka
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ground Level | Tomoboom
15
Jay-Z Featuring R. Kelly Guilty Until Proven Innocent Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Jay-Z Featuring R. Kelly
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, D.Stinson, R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
Rockwilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia No! No! No! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No! No! No!
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia
26  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Black, Mother Superia
Producer(s):
S.Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King Pin Station
17
Ludacris Southern Hospitality Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Southern Hospitality
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
18
Eve Who's That Girl? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's That Girl?
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Jeffers, S.Harris
Producer(s):
Teflon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
19
Cocoa Brovaz Get Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Up
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T. Williams, D.Yates, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
20
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
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
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
21
Low Life Organization Mind Throbbin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mind Throbbin
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LLO
22
Lady Saw & Marsha Son Of A B!t<h Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Son Of A B!t<h
Lady Saw & Marsha
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.R.Burrell, D.Kelly, M.Hall, R.Ducent
Producer(s):
Sting International
Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP | Big Yard
23
Trick Daddy Featuring The SNS Express Take It To Da House Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take It To Da House
Trick Daddy Featuring The SNS Express
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Funk Boogie, Money Mark, J.V., K.Ford, Co, M.Young, C.Bobbitt, F.Wesley, J.Brown, C.Wayne
Producer(s):
Righteous Funk Boogie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
24
Snoop Dogg Featuring Master P, Nate Dogg, Butch Cassidy & Tha Eastsidaz Lay Low/Snoop Dogg Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lay Low/Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg Featuring Master P, Nate Dogg, Butch Cassidy & Tha Eastsidaz
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Young, M.Elizondo, Jr., C.C.Broadus Jr., P.Miller, N.D.Hale, D.Means, K.Spillman, T.Davis
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre, M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
25
Iconz Featuring Tony Manshino Get Crunked Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Crunked Up
Iconz Featuring Tony Manshino
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Chapter, Stage McCloud, SupaStarr, Luc Duc, T.Manshino
Producer(s):
Gorilla Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Landmark/Slip-N-Slide/Elektra
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