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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
9
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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Weeks
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LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.J.Perren, A.J.Mizell, B.Gordy, D.Lussier
Producer(s):
M.Diesel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Soulja
2
D12 Purple Hills Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Purple Hills
Last
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Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Carlisle, D.Holton, R.Johnson, M.Mathers III, O.Moore, D.Porter, J.Bass
Producer(s):
Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
3
Afu-Ra Featuring GZA Bigacts Littleacts Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bigacts Littleacts
Afu-Ra Featuring GZA
Last
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10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Songwriter(s):
A.Phillips, D.Harris, G.E.Grice
Producer(s):
True Master
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | D&D/In The Paint/Fat Beats
4
Da Beatminerz Featuring Flipmode Squad & Vinia Mojica Take That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take That
Da Beatminerz Featuring Flipmode Squad & Vinia Mojica
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Weeks
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.McNaire, T.T.Smith, Jr., R.Fisher, W.Lewis, L.Jones, R.Meyers, W.Dewgarde
Producer(s):
Mr. Walt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
5
7L & Esoteric Call Me E.S. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Call Me E.S.
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Ryan
Producer(s):
Vinyl Reanimators
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Direct
6
Hi-Tek Featuring Common & Vinia Mojica The Sun God Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Sun God
Hi-Tek Featuring Common & Vinia Mojica
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.L.Lynn, V.Mojica, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus
7
Lil' Zane None Tonight Billboard Hot Rap Songs
None Tonight
Last
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Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Copeland, Jr., D.Lewis, R.Lumpkins
Producer(s):
R.Lumpkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Worldwide/Priority
8
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
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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
9
Screwball Featuring M.O.P. Torture Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Torture
Screwball Featuring M.O.P.
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Stone, W.Bass, F.Ivey, K.Jones, K.Lewis, J.Grinnage, E.Murry
Producer(s):
Stone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Hydra
10
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye Music Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Music
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Sermon, M.Gaye
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | NY.LA/Def Squad
11
Skillz Y'all Don't Wanna Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Y'all Don't Wanna
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Lewis, T.Cottrell
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus | Eastern Conference
12
Ludacris Featuring Nate Dogg Area Codes Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Area Codes
Ludacris Featuring Nate Dogg
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.Walker, N.D.Hale, B.Nichols
Producer(s):
Jazze Pha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
13
Coo Coo Cal My Projects Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Projects
25  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Bellamy, H.Cook
Producer(s):
Bigg Hank
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Infinite
14
Bishop Briggs U Know U Ghetto Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U Know U Ghetto
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Kendrick
Producer(s):
Champ Productions, C.Young
Imprint/Promotion Label:
edel | Tony Mercedes/Bucket Head
15
QB Finest Featuring Nas & Bravehearts Oochie Wally Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Oochie Wally
QB Finest Featuring Nas & Bravehearts
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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
16
Violator Featuring Busta Rhymes What It Is Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What It Is
Violator Featuring Busta Rhymes
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Violator/Loud/Columbia
17
Fabolous Featuring Nate Dogg Can't Deny It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Deny It
Fabolous Featuring Nate Dogg
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Jackson, R.Thomas, T.A.Shakur, D.D.Arnaud
Producer(s):
Rick Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Desert Storm/Elektra
18
Beanie Sigel Beanie (Mack B****) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beanie (Mack B****)
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Grant, J.Smith
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
Bigga Figgaz Who's Gonna Love Ya' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's Gonna Love Ya'
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Roberson, K.King
Producer(s):
D.Longmire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King B
20
Shaggy Featuring Rayvon Angel Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Angel
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Ertegun, E.Curtis, C.Taylor, S.Miller
Producer(s):
S.Pizzonia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Superb Superb Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Superb
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Johnson, T.Brooks, F.David
Producer(s):
Mixzo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
FY Station
22
City High What Would You Do? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Would You Do?
17  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
23
Lil Bow Wow Bow Wow (That's My Name) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bow Wow (That's My Name)
Lil Bow Wow
21  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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
24
The Notorious B.I.G. One More Chance/Stay With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Chance/Stay With Me
22  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
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
25
Three The... G. Dep, P. Diddy & Black Rob Let's Get It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let's Get It
Three The... G. Dep, P. Diddy & Black Rob
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Coleman, J.Graham, S.Combs, R.Ross, A.Green
Producer(s):
Yogi, The Hitmen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
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