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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT RAP SONGS
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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Let Me Hold You
Bow Wow Featuring Omarion
Songwriter(s)
J.Dupri, E.D.Wilson, B.G.Russell
Producer(s)
J.Dupri, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | SUM
Gains in performance

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Bow Wow Featuring Omarion Let Me Hold You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let Me Hold You
Bow Wow Featuring Omarion
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, E.D.Wilson, B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | SUM
2
Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino Pimpin' All Over The World Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pimpin' All Over The World
Ludacris Featuring Bobby Valentino
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, J.Jones, D.Scantlebury
Producer(s):
Polow Da Don, D.Scantlebury
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DTP/Def Jam South | IDJMG
3
Pretty Ricky Grind With Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Grind With Me
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Smith, C.Mathis, D.Smith, S.B.Smith, M.Cooper, J.G.Scheffer, D.Baker
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Bigg D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
4
Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop Lose Control Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lose Control
Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, C.J.Harris, Jr., G.Isaac III, J.Atkins, R.Davis, C.Hudson
Producer(s):
M.Elliott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Gold Mind/Atlantic | Rhino
5
Webbie Featuring Bun B Give Me That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Give Me That
Webbie Featuring Bun B
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Gradney, Jr., B.J.Freeman, C.C.Broadus Jr., C.Hugo, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
J.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Trill/Asylum | Atlantic
6
Mike Jones Back Then Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Back Then
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.LJones, S.Williams
Producer(s):
S.Williams, M.Watts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SwishaHouse/Asylum | Warner Bros.
7
Rihanna Pon de Replay Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pon de Replay
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
V.Nobles, A.Brooks, E.Rogers, C.Sturken
Producer(s):
V.Nobles, E.Rogers, C.Sturken
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP/Def Jam | IDJMG
8
Fat Joe Featuring Nelly Get It Poppin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get It Poppin'
Fat Joe Featuring Nelly
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, S.S.Storch, A.C.Lyons
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Terror Squad | Atlantic
9
Ying Yang Twins Featuring Mike Jones & Mr. ColliPark Badd Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Badd
Ying Yang Twins Featuring Mike Jones & Mr. ColliPark
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
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, M.LJones
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ColliPark | TVT
10
David Banner Play Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Play
15  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Crump, M.A.Crooms
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRC | Universal Motown
11
50 Cent Just A Lil Bit Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just A Lil Bit
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., S.S.Storch
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shady/Aftermath | Interscope
12
Bow Wow Featuring Ciara Like You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Like You
Bow Wow Featuring Ciara
20  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, J.Austin, J.Alson, R.Bell, R.Tresvant
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | SUM
13
The Game Dreams Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dreams
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.N.Taylor, K.O.West
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aftermath/G-Unit | Interscope
14
Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx Gold Digger Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gold Digger
Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, R.Charles, R.D.Richard
Producer(s):
K.West, J.Brion
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam | IDJMG
15
Tony Yayo Featuring 50 Cent So Seductive Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So Seductive
Tony Yayo Featuring 50 Cent
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bernard, C.J.Jackson, Jr., M.Harper
Producer(s):
Punch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit | Interscope
16
50 Cent Featuring Mobb Deep Outta Control (Remix) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Outta Control (Remix)
50 Cent Featuring Mobb Deep
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Young, C.J.Jackson, Jr., K.Muchita, A.Johnson, M.Elizondo, Jr., M.Batson, C.J.Pope, S.Standard
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre, M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shady/Aftermath | Interscope
17
Lil Rob Summer Nights Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Summer Nights
14  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Flores, J.Stary
Producer(s):
Fingazz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs
18
Young Jeezy Featuring Mannie Fresh And Then What Billboard Hot Rap Songs
And Then What
Young Jeezy Featuring Mannie Fresh
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, B.O.Thomas
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
CTE/Def Jam | IDJMG
19
Ying Yang Twins Wait (The Whisper Song) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wait (The Whisper Song)
13  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Crooms, D.Holmes, E.R.Von Jr Jackson
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ColliPark | TVT
20
Boyz N Da Hood Dem Boyz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dem Boyz
18  Last
13  Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Moore, J.Jenkins, L.Dixon, J.White
Producer(s):
Nitti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy South/Bad Boy | Atlantic
21
Jermaine Dupri Gotta Getcha Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gotta Getcha
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, M.A.Elliott, J.Phillips
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def | Capitol
22
Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley Welcome To Jamrock Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Welcome To Jamrock
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Marley, L.F.Dunbar, R.Shakespeare, I.Kamoze, S.Marley
Producer(s):
D.Marley, S.Marley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghetto Youths/Tuff Gong | Republic
23
Pretty Ricky Your Body Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Your Body
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, J.Smith, S.B.Smith, M.Cooper, C.Mathis, J.G.Scheffer, D.Baker, S.Majors, S.Garrett
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Bigg D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
24
Common Go! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Go!
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.R.Lynn, K.O.West, J.Mayer, L.Lewis
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
G.O.O.D./Geffen | Interscope
25
T.I. ASAP Billboard Hot Rap Songs
ASAP
23  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., M.Holmes
Producer(s):
S.Holmes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grand Hustle | Atlantic
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