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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Candy Shop
Songwriter(s)
C.J.Jackson, Jr., S.S.Storch
Producer(s)
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
Gains in performance

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1
50 Cent Featuring Olivia Candy Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Candy Shop
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., S.S.Storch
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
2
The Game Featuring 50 Cent How We Do Billboard Hot Rap Songs
How We Do
The Game Featuring 50 Cent
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., J.N.Taylor, A.Young, M.Elizondo, Jr.
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre, M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
3
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Usher & Ludacris Lovers And Friends Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lovers And Friends
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Usher & Ludacris
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, U.Raymond IV, C.B.Bridges, M.Sterling
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
4
50 Cent Disco Inferno Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Disco Inferno
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., T.Crawford, P.Pitts
Producer(s):
Dangerous LLC, Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
5
The Game Featuring 50 Cent Hate It Or Love It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hate It Or Love It
The Game Featuring 50 Cent
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.N.Taylor, C.J.Jackson, Jr., A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano, R.Baker, N.Harris, A.W.Felder
Producer(s):
Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
6
Trillville Featuring Cutty Some Cut Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Some Cut
Trillville Featuring Cutty
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, D.Prince, L.Prince, J.Glaze, C.Love
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME
7
T.I. Bring Em Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bring Em Out
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, T.R.Bell, K.Gamble, R.L.Chambers, C.J.Harris, Jr., K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
8
T.I. U Don't Know Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U Don't Know Me
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., A.Davis
Producer(s):
DJ Toomp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
9
Ying Yang Twins Wait (The Whisper Song) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wait (The Whisper Song)
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Crooms, D.Holmes, E.R.Von Jr Jackson
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
10
Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell Drop It Like It's Hot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drop It Like It's Hot
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
11
Eminem Mockingbird Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mockingbird
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, L.E.Resto
Producer(s):
Eminem, L.Resto
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
12
Ludacris Number One Spot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Number One Spot
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Q.Jones III, C.B.Bridges, J.D'Agostino
Producer(s):
DJ Green Lantern
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
13
Baby Bash Featuring Akon Baby I'm Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Baby I'm Back
Baby Bash Featuring Akon
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.D.B.A.Thiam, R.R.Bryant
Producer(s):
A.Thiam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Latium/Universal
14
Trick Daddy Featuring Ludacris, Lil' Kim & Cee-Lo Sugar (Gimme Some) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sugar (Gimme Some)
Trick Daddy Featuring Ludacris, Lil' Kim & Cee-Lo
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Byrne, M.Caren, M.Young, C.B.Bridges
Producer(s):
M.Caren
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Slip-N-Slide
15
Lloyd Banks Featuring Avant Karma Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Karma
Lloyd Banks Featuring Avant
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Lloyd, G.Doby, C.J.Jackson, Jr., M.Yancy
Producer(s):
G.Doby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
16
Mike Jones Featuring Slim Thug & Paul Wall Still Tippin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Still Tippin'
Mike Jones Featuring Slim Thug & Paul Wall
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Slayton, M.LJones, S.Thomas, M.Watts, H.Guidry, S.Williams
Producer(s):
S.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SwishaHouse/Asylum
17
Cassidy I'm A Hustla Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm A Hustla
23  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Reese, K.Dean, S.C.Carter, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
18
Daddy Yankee Gasolina Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gasolina
19  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.L.ayala Rodriguez, E.Davila
Producer(s):
F.Saldana, Tunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Machete | El Cartel/VI
19
Terror Squad Lean Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lean Back
17  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Smith, J.A.Cartegena, S.S.Storch
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
20
Cam'Ron Featuring Kanye West & Syleena Johnson Down And Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down And Out
Cam'Ron Featuring Kanye West & Syleena Johnson
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Giles, K.O.West, F.Briggs
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
21
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon Toma Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Toma
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.C.Perez, J.H.Smith, C.Love, L.Jefferson
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Diaz Brothers
22
Twista Featuring Faith Evans Hope Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hope
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, F.Taylor, T.D.Callaway
Producer(s):
Toxic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
Fabolous Featuring Mike Shorey Baby Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Baby
Fabolous Featuring Mike Shorey
20  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Jackson, D.Thornton, S.C.Smith, E.J.Isley, M.Isley, C.H.Jasper, R.Isley, R.B.Isley, O.Isley, S.H.Morris, S.Greene-Brown, C.Wallace
Producer(s):
Flame Throwers, The Chairman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Desert Storm
24
Ludacris Get Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Back
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Bazile, D.Bazile, C.Lawson, O.Vickers, C.B.Bridges
Producer(s):
The Medicine Men, Tic Toc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
25
Fat Joe So Much More Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Much More
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano
Producer(s):
Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Terror Squad
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