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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
2
LAST WEEK
13
WEEKS ON CHART
The Way You Move
OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown
Songwriter(s)
A.A.Patton, C.Mahone, Jr., P.L.Brown
Producer(s)
Carl Mo, Big Boi
Imprint/Promotion Label
Zomba | LaFace
Gains in performance

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OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown The Way You Move Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Way You Move
OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.A.Patton, C.Mahone, Jr., P.L.Brown
Producer(s):
Carl Mo, Big Boi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
2
Ludacris Featuring Shawnna Stand Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stand Up
Ludacris Featuring Shawnna
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, K.O.West
Producer(s):
K.West, Ludacris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
3
YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon Damn! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Damn!
YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Grigsby, S.P.Joseph, J.H.Smith, R.McDowell, C.Leonard
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
4
Chingy Featuring Ludacris & Snoop Dogg Holidae In Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holidae In
Chingy Featuring Ludacris & Snoop Dogg
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A. Lee, S.Daugherty, H.Bailey, C.B.Bridges
Producer(s):
Trak Starz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
5
G Unit Stunt 101 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stunt 101
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Porter, C.J.Jackson, Jr., C.Lloyd, D.Brown
Producer(s):
D.Porter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
6
JAY-Z Change Clothes Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Change Clothes
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Tupac Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. Runnin (Dying To Live) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Runnin (Dying To Live)
Tupac Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shakur, C.Wallace, O.S.Harvey,Jr., E.Winter, M.Mathers III, L.E.Resto
Producer(s):
Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
8
Murphy Lee Featuring Jermaine Dupri Wat Da Hook Gon Be Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wat Da Hook Gon Be
Murphy Lee Featuring Jermaine Dupri
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, M.Lee, J.Phillips
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
9
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins Get Low Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Low
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, S.Norris, E.R.Von Jr Jackson, D.Holmes
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
10
Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx Slow Jamz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Slow Jamz
Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, K.O.West, B.Bacharach, H.David
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
Chingy Right Thurr Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Thurr
10  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Daugherty, A. Lee, H.Bailey
Producer(s):
Trak Starz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
12
Baby Bash Featuring Frankie J Suga Suga Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Suga Suga
Baby Bash Featuring Frankie J
11  Last
10  Peak
18  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.R.Bryant, F.J.Bautista
Producer(s):
Happy Perez
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
13
Nick Cannon Featuring R. Kelly Gigolo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gigolo
Nick Cannon Featuring R. Kelly
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, N.Cannon
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Nickelodeon/Jive
14
Ying Yang Twins Featuring Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Salt Shaker Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Salt Shaker
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, D.Holmes, E.R.Von Jr Jackson, C.Love, L.Jefferson
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
15
Kanye West Through The Wire Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Through The Wire
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, C.Weil, D.W.Foster, T.Keane
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
Bow Wow Featuring Jagged Edge My Baby Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Baby
Bow Wow Featuring Jagged Edge
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.G.Moss, J.Austin, R.Griffin, A.Macon, R.Bowser
Producer(s):
B.Alexander, R.Bowser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Columbia
17
Missy Elliott Pass That Dutch Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pass That Dutch
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | The Gold Mind/Elektra
18
Westside Connection Featuring Nate Dogg Gangsta Nation Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta Nation
Westside Connection Featuring Nate Dogg
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, D.Rolison, W.Calhoun, F.Nassar, N.D.Hale
Producer(s):
F.Nassar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
19
Ja Rule Clap Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clap Back
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, S.S.Storch, I.D.Lorenzo
Producer(s):
S.Storch, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
20
Young Gunz Can't Stop, Won't Stop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Stop, Won't Stop
17  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Ries, H.Muhammad, D.Branch
Producer(s):
Digga
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
21
Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee Shake Ya Tailfeather Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shake Ya Tailfeather
Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee
20  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Haynes, Jr., V. Smith, M.Lee, J.Bridges
Producer(s):
J.Bridges
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
22
Loon Featuring Mario Winans Down For Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down For Me
Loon Featuring Mario Winans
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Leslie, C.Hawkins, S.Combs, J.Knight, M.Winans, S.Lawrence, H.Pierre, C.Q.Forbes
Producer(s):
Diddy, R.Leslie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
23
Cassidy Featuring R. Kelly Hotel Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hotel
Cassidy Featuring R. Kelly
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Reese, K.Dean, R.S.Kelly, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
24
Too Short Featuring Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Shake That Monkey Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shake That Monkey
Too Short Featuring Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, J.H.Smith
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
25
Bad Boy's Da Band Bad Boy This Bad Boy That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad Boy This Bad Boy That
23  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Dofat, R.Hill, F.Watson, L.Wiley, L.Mathis
Producer(s):
Diddy, T.Dofat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
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