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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Slow Jamz
Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
Songwriter(s)
C.T.Mitchell, K.O.West, B.Bacharach, H.David
Producer(s)
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic

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Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx Slow Jamz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Slow Jamz
Twista Featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, K.O.West, B.Bacharach, H.David
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
2
Chingy Featuring J. Weav One Call Away Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One Call Away
Chingy Featuring J. Weav
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A. Lee, S.Daugherty, H.Bailey, S.Martin
Producer(s):
Trak Starz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
3
Cassidy Featuring R. Kelly Hotel Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hotel
Cassidy Featuring R. Kelly
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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
4
Ludacris Splash Waterfalls Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Splash Waterfalls
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, M.Guy, L.Mizell
Producer(s):
Icedrake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
5
J-Kwon Tipsy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tipsy
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jones, J.Kent, M.Williams
Producer(s):
The Trackboyz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
6
Ying Yang Twins Featuring Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Salt Shaker Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Salt Shaker
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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
7
Kanye West Through The Wire Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Through The Wire
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
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
8
JAY-Z Dirt Off Your Shoulder Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dirt Off Your Shoulder
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
9
OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown The Way You Move Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Way You Move
OutKast Featuring Sleepy Brown
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
G-Unit Featuring Joe Wanna Get To Know You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wanna Get To Know You
G-Unit Featuring Joe
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., C.Lloyd, D.Brown, A.Thelusma, J.Hillard, L.Ware
Producer(s):
Red Spyda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
11
Young Gunz Featuring Rell No Better Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Better Love
Young Gunz Featuring Rell
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Ries, H.Muhammad, R.Presson, L.Vandross, N.Adderley, Jr.
Producer(s):
C.Hamilton, R.Press
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
12
Sean Paul Featuring Sasha I'm Still In Love With You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Still In Love With You
Sean Paul Featuring Sasha
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Ellis, S.P.Henriques, W.Johnson, C.Browne
Producer(s):
W.Johnson, C.Browne, M.Elias
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | VP
13
T.I. Rubber Band Man Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rubber Band Man
15  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., L.Crump
Producer(s):
L.Crump
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
14
YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon Damn! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Damn!
YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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
15
Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh In My Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
In My Life
Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Juvenile, B.O.Thomas
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
16
Nick Cannon Featuring R. Kelly Gigolo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gigolo
Nick Cannon Featuring R. Kelly
14  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, N.Cannon
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Nickelodeon/Jive
17
Petey Pablo Freek-A-Leek Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Freek-A-Leek
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Barrett III, C.Evans, J.H.Smith
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
18
Missy Elliott I'm Really Hot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Really Hot
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley, G.Jones, J.T.Smith, S.LeToureau
Producer(s):
Timbaland, M.Elliott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | The Gold Mind/Elektra
19
Westside Connection Featuring Nate Dogg Gangsta Nation Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangsta Nation
Westside Connection Featuring Nate Dogg
17  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, D.Rolison, W.Calhoun, F.Nassar, N.D.Hale
Producer(s):
F.Nassar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
20
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
20  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
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
21
Lil' Flip Game Over (Flip) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Game Over (Flip)
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N." Fury" Loftin, W.E.Weston
Producer(s):
N. "Fury"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Sucka Free/Columbia
22
Trillville Neva Eva Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Neva Eva
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Glaze, D.Prince, L.Edwards, D.Richardson
Producer(s):
Lil Jon, Don P.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
23
Beenie Man Featuring Ms. Thing Dude Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dude
Beenie Man Featuring Ms. Thing
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Kelly, R.Guy
Producer(s):
D.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Shocking Vibes
24
JAY-Z Encore Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Encore
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.O.West
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
25
T.O.K. Gal Yuh Ah Lead Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gal Yuh Ah Lead
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Thompson, R.Clarke, X.Davidson, A.McCalla, B.Konders, D.Spaulding, R.Browne
Producer(s):
B.Konders, B.Banton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
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