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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
20
LAST WEEK
7
WEEKS ON CHART
I Need A Girl (Part One)
P. Diddy Featuring Usher & Loon
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

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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
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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
2
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
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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
3
Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti What's Luv? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What's Luv?
Fat Joe Featuring Ashanti
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
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
4
Nelly Hot In Herre Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hot In Herre
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Brown, C.Haynes, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
5
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
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J
6
Ja Rule Featuring Charli "Chuck" Baltimore Down A** Chick Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down A** Chick
Ja Rule Featuring Charli "Chuck" Baltimore
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, 7 Auerlius, I.D.Lorenzo, T.Lane
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
7
Big Tymers Still Fly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Still Fly
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Williams, B.O.Thomas
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
8
Eminem Without Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Without Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, K.Bell, J.Bass, M.McLaren, A.Dudley, T.Horn
Producer(s):
Eminem, J.Bass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
9
Nas One Mic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One Mic
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Jones, C.E.Thompson
Producer(s):
Nas, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
10
Ying Yang Twins Say I Yi Yi Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Say I Yi Yi
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
P. Diddy & Ginuwine Featuring Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggeri I Need A Girl (Part Two) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Need A Girl (Part Two)
P. Diddy & Ginuwine Featuring Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggeri
24  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Winans, S.Combs, C.Hawkins, M.C.Jones, F.Romano, A.Shropshire
Producer(s):
M.Winans, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
12
N.O.R.E. Nothin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nothin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Santiago, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
13
Ludacris Featuring Sleepy Brown Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!)
Ludacris Featuring Sleepy Brown
22  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
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
14
Jermaine Dupri & Ludacris Welcome To Atlanta Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Welcome To Atlanta
Jermaine Dupri & Ludacris
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
Nappy Roots Awnaw Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Awnaw
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
Beanie Sigel & Freeway Roc The Mic Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Roc The Mic
Beanie Sigel & Freeway
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Grant, L. Pridgen, J.Smith
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
17
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
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
18
Scarface Featuring Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel Guess Who's Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Guess Who's Back
Scarface Featuring Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.T.Jordan, K.O.West, S.C.Carter, D.Grant, M.Sutton, B.Sutton, T.DePierro
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam South
19
Clipse Grindin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Grindin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
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
20
Mr. Cheeks Lights, Camera, Action! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lights, Camera, Action!
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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
21
Khia Featuring DSD My Neck, My Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Neck, My Back
Khia Featuring DSD
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Chambers, M.Williams
Producer(s):
Taz, Plat:num House
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
22
Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0 Move B***h Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Move B***h
Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, C.Lawson, M.Tyler, B.Sandimanie
Producer(s):
KLC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
23
Ja Rule Featuring Ashanti Always On Time Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Always On Time
Ja Rule Featuring Ashanti
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, 7 Auerlius, I.D.Lorenzo
Producer(s):
Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
24
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Get This Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get This Money
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
JAY-Z Song Cry Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Song Cry
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
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