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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
My Baby
Songwriter(s)
F.J.Perren, A.J.Mizell, B.Gordy, D.Lussier
Producer(s)
M.Diesel
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority | Soulja

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Lil' Romeo My Baby Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Baby
Last
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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Songwriter(s):
F.J.Perren, A.J.Mizell, B.Gordy, D.Lussier
Producer(s):
M.Diesel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Soulja
2
Screwball Featuring M.O.P. Torture Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Torture
Screwball Featuring M.O.P.
Last
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Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Stone, W.Bass, F.Ivey, K.Jones, K.Lewis, J.Grinnage, E.Murry
Producer(s):
Stone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Hydra
3
The Young Millionaires Featuring Lil' One -- The Young Millionairess All I Wanna Do Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All I Wanna Do
The Young Millionaires Featuring Lil' One -- The Young Millionairess
Last
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Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Kendrick, P.Reynolds, L.Smith, W.Sanders, J.Moore
Producer(s):
K.Kendrick
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Urban Dreams | Urban Spears
4
Lil' Zane None Tonight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
None Tonight
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Copeland, Jr., D.Lewis, R.Lumpkins
Producer(s):
R.Lumpkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Worldwide/Priority
5
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye Music Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Music
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
E.Sermon, M.Gaye
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | NY.LA/Def Squad
6
7L & Esoteric Call Me E.S. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Call Me E.S.
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Ryan
Producer(s):
Vinyl Reanimators
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Direct
7
812 Souljaz Featuring Whoo Whee Did That! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Did That!
812 Souljaz Featuring Whoo Whee
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Short Capone, E.Battle, L.Roberts
Producer(s):
Short Capone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lay It Down
8
QB Finest Featuring Nas & Bravehearts Oochie Wally Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Oochie Wally
QB Finest Featuring Nas & Bravehearts
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Porter, J.Jones, E.Gray, M.Epps
Producer(s):
EZ Elpee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
9
Bishop Briggs U Know U Ghetto Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U Know U Ghetto
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Kendrick
Producer(s):
Champ Productions, C.Young
Imprint/Promotion Label:
edel | Tony Mercedes/Bucket Head
10
Hi-Tek Featuring Common & Vinia Mojica The Sun God Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Sun God
Hi-Tek Featuring Common & Vinia Mojica
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.L.Lynn, V.Mojica, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
11
Violator Featuring Busta Rhymes What It Is Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What It Is
Violator Featuring Busta Rhymes
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Violator/Loud/Columbia
12
Bigga Figgaz Who's Gonna Love Ya' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's Gonna Love Ya'
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Roberson, K.King
Producer(s):
D.Longmire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King B
13
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
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Dixon, Jr., C.Stevens, K.Wilson, R.Williams
Producer(s):
The Heat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blakcity
14
Skillz Y'all Don't Wanna Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Y'all Don't Wanna
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Lewis, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | Eastern Conference
15
Shaggy Featuring Rayvon Angel Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Angel
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Ertegun, E.Curtis, C.Taylor, S.Miller
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
16
Superb Superb Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Superb
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Johnson, T.Brooks, F.David
Producer(s):
Mixzo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
FY Station
17
City High What Would You Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Would You Do?
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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
18
Lil Bow Wow Bow Wow (That's My Name) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bow Wow (That's My Name)
Lil Bow Wow
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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
19
Jahari Come Ride With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come Ride With Me
22  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Jahari
Producer(s):
M.Seifert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Success
20
The Notorious B.I.G. One More Chance/Stay With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Chance/Stay With Me
19  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, M.Debarge, E.B.Jordan, S.Combs
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.C.Olivier, R.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
21
Coo Coo Cal My Projects Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Projects
32  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Bellamy, H.Cook
Producer(s):
Bigg Hank
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Infinite
22
Shamus, Flu, Karachi-Raw, Skar & Maximillan What Side You On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Side You On
Shamus, Flu, Karachi-Raw, Skar & Maximillan
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Goss, R.Thomas, C.Calimese
Producer(s):
Buckwild
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crimewave
23
The Black Eyed Peas Featuring Macy Gray Request Line Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Request Line
The Black Eyed Peas Featuring Macy Gray
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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
24
Afu-Ra Featuring GZA Bigacts Littleacts Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bigacts Littleacts
Afu-Ra Featuring GZA
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Phillips, D.Harris, G.E.Grice
Producer(s):
True Master
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | D&D/In The Paint/Fat Beats
25
Philly's Most Wanted Cross The Border Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cross The Border
Philly's Most Wanted
24  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, A.Holly, J.Witherspoon
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
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