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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
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
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
2
No Good Ballin' Boy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ballin' Boy
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Hill, T.Latimer, T.Galvin
Producer(s):
T.Galvin, No Good
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ARTISTdirect
3
Mr. Cheeks Lights, Camera, Action! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lights, Camera, Action!
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
4
Rozelly Presents Da Fam Featuring Skubie Tha Ciko And Unique Bang My Hit Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bang My Hit
Rozelly Presents Da Fam Featuring Skubie Tha Ciko And Unique
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Lundy, I.Daniels
Producer(s):
Iroc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brainstorm
5
Strik 9ine Dansin Wit Wolvez Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dansin Wit Wolvez
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Jacobs, O.Stathan, W.Jones, M.Dixon
Producer(s):
Madman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ECMD | Fade
6
Green Eyez Mama's Baby, Poppa's Maybe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mama's Baby, Poppa's Maybe
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Smith, R.Gibson, S.Jordan, P.Peterson
Producer(s):
E.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bigg Mony
7
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
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Giles, J.Smith, L.James, N.J.Whitfield
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
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
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
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
9
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
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J
10
Lil' Ru Will Destroy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Will Destroy
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Samuels
Producer(s):
B-Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
How You Love That
11
P-LO Featuring Lil Ru & T. Supreme Shawty Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shawty
P-LO Featuring Lil Ru & T. Supreme
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P-Lo, T.Supreme, S.Samuels
Producer(s):
Martist The Great
Imprint/Promotion Label:
How You Love That
12
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
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Moore
Producer(s):
S.Beheth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ballin'
13
Nas One Mic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One Mic
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, C.E.Thompson
Producer(s):
Nas, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
14
Redd Eyezz Featuring Juvenile & Slanted Eyezz Put Yo Sets Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put Yo Sets Up
Redd Eyezz Featuring Juvenile & Slanted Eyezz
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Pierre, Juvenile, B.Martin
Producer(s):
Briss, Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Z-Bo
15
Willie D Dear God Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dear God
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.J.Dennis, L.Edwards
Producer(s):
Hot Traxx
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relentless
16
Bear Witnez! Can I Get That?!!? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can I Get That?!!?
19  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bear Witnez!
Producer(s):
S.Mason
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Eargasm
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
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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
Won-G Featuring Da Brat Put It Inside Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put It Inside
Won-G Featuring Da Brat
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | TNO
19
Big Logic Hyde Ha Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hyde Ha
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Peterson, W.English, K.K.Washington
Producer(s):
Taki
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | Goodinvision
20
Levert Agee Featuring Mr. Low Down & Evol Stop Playin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stop Playin'
Levert Agee Featuring Mr. Low Down & Evol
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Agee
Producer(s):
B.Agee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Knightstar
21
Crimewave Think Big Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Think Big
21  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Goss, T.Thomas, G.Calimese, E.Smith
Producer(s):
The Smith Bros
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crimewave
22
Clipse Grindin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Grindin'
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Thornton, T.Thornton, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Star Trak
23
Ludacris Featuring Sleepy Brown Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!)
Ludacris Featuring Sleepy Brown
24  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, R.Wade, R.Murray, P.L.Brown
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
24
Ms. Jade Feel The Girl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel The Girl
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.V.Mosley, C.Young
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Beat Club
25
Big Tymers Still Fly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Still Fly
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Williams, B.O.Thomas
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
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