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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
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

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City High What Would You Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Would You Do?
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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
17  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Philly's Most Wanted Cross The Border Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cross The Border
Philly's Most Wanted
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
5
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane Dollaz, Drank & Dank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dollaz, Drank & Dank
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mr. Short Khop, Kokane
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Heavyweight
6
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent It Wasn't Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It Wasn't Me
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.R.Burrell, R.Ducent, S.Pizzonia, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
7
OutKast Ms. Jackson Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. Jackson
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats
Producer(s):
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
8
Shamus, Flu, Karachi-Raw, Skar & Maximillan What Side You On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Side You On
Shamus, Flu, Karachi-Raw, Skar & Maximillan
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
S.Goss, R.Thomas, C.Calimese
Producer(s):
Buckwild
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crimewave
9
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Get Ur Freak On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Ur Freak On
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Last
Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | The Gold Mind/Elektra
10
Caponiac Da B.O.M.B. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da B.O.M.B.
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
3
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
11
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
Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
812 Souljaz Featuring Whoo Whee Did That! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Did That!
812 Souljaz Featuring Whoo Whee
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Short Capone, E.Battle, L.Roberts
Producer(s):
Short Capone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lay It Down
13
Phenomenon Tha Rodeo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tha Rodeo
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Sheperd, D.Peoples
Producer(s):
D.Sepherd, D.Longmire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King B
14
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, B.Bacharach, H.David
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy, Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
15
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia No! No! No! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No! No! No!
Sunni Black Featuring Mother Superia
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Black, Mother Superia
Producer(s):
S.Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King Pin Station
16
Papa Seville The Wood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Wood
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Papa Seville
Producer(s):
B.Guy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
KMJ | New Millennium
17
D12 $#!* On You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
$#!* On You
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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
18
Kodiak Cash Burns Fast Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cash Burns Fast
28  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
41
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Wolfgang, C.Ortiz, J.Reese
Producer(s):
G.Wolfgang
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Status
19
J.A.G. Featuring Cameo And Raa'k Bomb Bomb Girl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bomb Bomb Girl
J.A.G. Featuring Cameo And Raa'k
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Dixon, Jr., C.Stevens, K.Wilson, R.Williams
Producer(s):
The Heat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blakcity
20
Big Pun Featuring Ashanti How We Roll Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How We Roll
Big Pun Featuring Ashanti
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
32
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Rios, I.D.Lorenzo, P.Walcott
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti, Tru Stylze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud
21
The Bad Seed Uhhnnhh Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Uhhnnhh
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Pierson, D.Lamb
Producer(s):
Nottz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | J Grand
22
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
20  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
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
23
Jay-Z Featuring R. Kelly Guilty Until Proven Innocent Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Jay-Z Featuring R. Kelly
21  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
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
24
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Featuring Vinia Mojica The Blast Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Blast
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Featuring Vinia Mojica
30  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
34
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.K.Greene, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
25
Eve Who's That Girl? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's That Girl?
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Jeffers, S.Harris
Producer(s):
Teflon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
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