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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
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Feels Good (Don't Worry Bout A Thing)
Naughty By Nature Featuring 3LW
Songwriter(s)
A.Criss, V.Brown, A.Gordon, T.Beal, D.P.Wiggins, R.Wiggins, T.Christian, C.M.Wheeler, J.Campbell, N.C.Kendall
Producer(s)
Allstar
Imprint/Promotion Label
TVT
Gains in performance

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Naughty By Nature Featuring 3LW Feels Good (Don't Worry Bout A Thing) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feels Good (Don't Worry Bout A Thing)
Naughty By Nature Featuring 3LW
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Criss, V.Brown, A.Gordon, T.Beal, D.P.Wiggins, R.Wiggins, T.Christian, C.M.Wheeler, J.Campbell, N.C.Kendall
Producer(s):
Allstar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
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Mr. Cheeks Lights, Camera, Action! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lights, Camera, Action!
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Kelly, R.Harrell III, L.Caston, A.Poree, F.Wilson
Producer(s):
R.Harrell III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
3
No Good Ballin' Boy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ballin' Boy
Last
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Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hill, T.Latimer, T.Galvin
Producer(s):
T.Galvin, No Good
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ARTISTdirect
4
Lil' Ru Will Destroy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Will Destroy
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Samuels
Producer(s):
B-Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
How You Love That
5
Green Eyez Mama's Baby, Poppa's Maybe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mama's Baby, Poppa's Maybe
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Smith, R.Gibson, S.Jordan, P.Peterson
Producer(s):
E.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bigg Mony
6
Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana Oh Boy/The Roc (Just Fire) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Oh Boy/The Roc (Just Fire)
Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Giles, J.Smith, L.James, N.J.Whitfield
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Beelow Do Ya Thang Girl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Do Ya Thang Girl
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Moore
Producer(s):
S.Beheth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ballin'
8
Busta Rhymes Featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell Pass The Courvoisier Part II Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pass The Courvoisier Part II
Busta Rhymes Featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J
9
Levert Agee Featuring Mr. Low Down & Evol Stop Playin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stop Playin'
Levert Agee Featuring Mr. Low Down & Evol
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Agee
Producer(s):
B.Agee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Knightstar
10
Big Logic Hyde Ha Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hyde Ha
23  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Peterson, W.English, K.K.Washington
Producer(s):
Taki
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | Goodinvision
11
Willie D Dear God Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dear God
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.J.Dennis, L.Edwards
Producer(s):
Hot Traxx
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relentless
12
P-LO Featuring Lil Ru & T. Supreme Shawty Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shawty
P-LO Featuring Lil Ru & T. Supreme
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P-Lo, T.Supreme, S.Samuels
Producer(s):
Martist The Great
Imprint/Promotion Label:
How You Love That
13
Redd Eyezz Featuring Juvenile & Slanted Eyezz Put Yo Sets Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put Yo Sets Up
Redd Eyezz Featuring Juvenile & Slanted Eyezz
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Pierre, Juvenile, B.Martin
Producer(s):
Briss, Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Z-Bo
14
Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti What's Luv? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's Luv?
Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, I.D.Lorenzo, J.Atkins, A.Parker, C.Rios
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti, A.Parker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Terror Squad/Atlantic
15
Bear Witnez! Can I Get That?!!? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can I Get That?!!?
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bear Witnez!
Producer(s):
S.Mason
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Eargasm
16
Dennis Da Menace Buster Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Buster
19  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.White, Factor
Producer(s):
Factor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
1st Avenue
17
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Take You Home With Me a.k.a Body/Get This Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take You Home With Me a.k.a Body/Get This Money
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, S.C.Carter, S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone, R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Jive/Def Jam
18
P. Diddy Featuring Usher & Loon I Need A Girl (Part One) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Need A Girl (Part One)
P. Diddy Featuring Usher & Loon
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Combs, J.Knight, M.C.Jones, E.Matlock, C.Hawkins, J.Thomas
Producer(s):
Diddy, M.Winans, The Hitmen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
19
Crimewave Think Big Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Think Big
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Goss, T.Thomas, G.Calimese, E.Smith
Producer(s):
The Smith Bros
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crimewave
20
Strik 9ine Dansin Wit Wolvez Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dansin Wit Wolvez
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Jacobs, O.Stathan, W.Jones, M.Dixon
Producer(s):
Madman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ECMD | Fade
21
Ludacris Featuring Sleepy Brown Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!)
Ludacris Featuring Sleepy Brown
17  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, R.Wade, R.Murray, P.L.Brown
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
22
Boobakaw And Tha Wild Younginz Featuring Vita Rock Em Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rock Em
Boobakaw And Tha Wild Younginz Featuring Vita
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Alston, N.Peay, A.Jenkins, Caddillac Tah, K.Lampkin, R.Evans
Producer(s):
R.Evans, K.Lampkin, A.Jenkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Whitestone
23
Nas One Mic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One Mic
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, C.E.Thompson
Producer(s):
Nas, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
24
Ja Rule Featuring Charli "Chuck" Baltimore Down A** Chick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down A** Chick
Ja Rule Featuring Charli "Chuck" Baltimore
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, 7 Auerlius, I.D.Lorenzo, T.Lane
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
25
Jonell & Method Man Round And Round Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Round And Round
Jonell & Method Man
20  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Showes, T.Cottrell, C.Smith
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul/Def Jam
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