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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
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
9
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
19  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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
28  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
5
Caponiac Da B.O.M.B. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Da B.O.M.B.
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
J.Richard, A.Jordan, D.Tomooka
Producer(s):
The Sekret Service, D.Tomooka
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ground Level | Tomoboom
6
Shamus, Flu, Karachi-Raw, Skar & Maximillan What Side You On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Side You On
Shamus, Flu, Karachi-Raw, Skar & Maximillan
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Goss, R.Thomas, C.Calimese
Producer(s):
Buckwild
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crimewave
7
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Get Ur Freak On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Ur Freak On
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | The Gold Mind/Elektra
8
Domino Featuring Diamonique Like That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Like That
Domino Featuring Diamonique
18  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Domino
Producer(s):
Domino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Whale | Getto Jam
9
812 Souljaz Featuring Whoo Whee Did That! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Did That!
812 Souljaz Featuring Whoo Whee
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Short Capone, E.Battle, L.Roberts
Producer(s):
Short Capone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lay It Down
10
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent It Wasn't Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It Wasn't Me
Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.R.Burrell, R.Ducent, S.Pizzonia, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
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
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
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
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
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Dixon, Jr., C.Stevens, K.Wilson, R.Williams
Producer(s):
The Heat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blakcity
13
OutKast Ms. Jackson Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. Jackson
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, D.Sheats
Producer(s):
Earthtone III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
14
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
15  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Jahari Come Ride With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come Ride With Me
48  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
43
PREVIOUS WEEK
48
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Jahari
Producer(s):
M.Seifert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Success
16
D12 $#!* On You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
$#!* On You
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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
17
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane Dollaz, Drank & Dank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dollaz, Drank & Dank
Mr. Short Khop Featuring Kokane
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mr. Short Khop, Kokane
Producer(s):
Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Heavyweight
18
Phenomenon Tha Rodeo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tha Rodeo
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Sheperd, D.Peoples
Producer(s):
D.Sepherd, D.Longmire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King B
19
Ludacris Southern Hospitality Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Southern Hospitality
23  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
20
Papa Seville The Wood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Wood
22  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Papa Seville
Producer(s):
B.Guy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
KMJ | New Millennium
21
Big Pun Featuring Ashanti How We Roll Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How We Roll
Big Pun Featuring Ashanti
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Rios, I.D.Lorenzo, P.Walcott
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti, Tru Stylze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud
22
OutKast So Fresh, So Clean Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Fresh, So Clean
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Organized Noize, A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
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
20  Peak
12  Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
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
Angie Martinez Dem Thangs Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dem Thangs
31  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
37
PREVIOUS WEEK
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Martinez, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes, S.Remi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
25
Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo I Cry Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Cry
Ja Rule Featuring Lil' Mo
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, R.Mays, I.D.Lorenzo, C.Stone, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff
Producer(s):
Lil' Rob, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
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