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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
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Grillz
Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
Songwriter(s)
C.Haynes, Jr., P.Slayton, Ali, Gipp, J.Dupri, J.Phillips, R.Harrison, B.G.Knowles Carter, K.Rowland, M.Williams, S.Garrett, C.J.Harris, Jr., D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s)
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal Motown | Derrty/Fo' Reel
Gains in performance

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Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp Grillz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Grillz
Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Haynes, Jr., P.Slayton, Ali, Gipp, J.Dupri, J.Phillips, R.Harrison, B.G.Knowles Carter, K.Rowland, M.Williams, S.Garrett, C.J.Harris, Jr., D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Derrty/Fo' Reel
2
Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow I Think They Like Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Think They Like Me
Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Willingham, B.Tiller, D.Hunt, J.Dupri, S.Harris, J.Alston
Producer(s):
J.Willingham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
3
Juelz Santana There It Go! (The Whistle Song) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
There It Go! (The Whistle Song)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Taylor, L.James, C.Young, D.Joseph, T.Anderson
Producer(s):
D.Joseph, T.Anderson, C.Young
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Diplomats/Def Jam
4
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Young Buck & Eightball & MJG Stay Fly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stay Fly
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Young Buck & Eightball & MJG
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Houston, D.Carlton, P.Beauregard, M.Goodwin, D.Brown, W.Hutchinson
Producer(s):
DJ Paul, Juicy J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
5
Trina Featuring Kelly Rowland Here We Go Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Here We Go
Trina Featuring Kelly Rowland
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Moses, J.G.Scheffer, D.Baker, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, S.I.Scipio
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Bigg D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Slip-N-Slide
6
Young Jeezy Featuring Akon Soul Survivor Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Soul Survivor
Young Jeezy Featuring Akon
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, A.D.B.A.Thiam
Producer(s):
A.Thiam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
7
D4L Laffy Taffy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Laffy Taffy
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Fabo, D.Butler, A.Parks, L.Johnson, M.Johnson, R.Sims, M.Jonzun, M.Starr
Producer(s):
K-Rab
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | DeeMoney/Asylum
8
Twista Featuring Trey Songz Girl Tonite Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Girl Tonite
Twista Featuring Trey Songz
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, R.T.Jones, D.Baker, J.G.Scheffer, M.Riley, Jr., G.Stozier
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Bigg D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
9
Purple Ribbon All-Stars Kryptonite (I'm On It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Kryptonite (I'm On It)
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Reddick, N.Sherwood, A.A.Patton, M.Render, C.Andrews, K.P.Bailey
Producer(s):
The Beat Bullies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Purple Ribbon
10
Sean Paul We Be Burnin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Be Burnin'
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Henriques, S.J.Marsden, D.Thomas, M.Jarrett, C.Marsh, C.Cunningham
Producer(s):
D.Thomas, M.Jarrett, A.Saunders
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | VP
11
Lil Wayne Fireman Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fireman
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., B.J.Zayas, Jr.
Producer(s):
Doe Boys
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
12
50 Cent Window Shopper Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Window Shopper
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., T.Crawford, J.H.Turnbull, B.Marley
Producer(s):
Chris Styles, Sire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
13
Kanye West Featuring Adam Levine Heard 'Em Say Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Heard 'Em Say
Kanye West Featuring Adam Levine
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, A.N.Levine, M.Masser, G.Goffin
Producer(s):
K.West, J.Brion
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
14
Chamillionaire Featuring Lil' Flip Turn It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn It Up
Chamillionaire Featuring Lil' Flip
15  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.S.Storch, H.Seriki, W.Watson
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
15
Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx Gold Digger Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gold Digger
Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
14  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, R.Charles, R.D.Richard
Producer(s):
K.West, J.Brion
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
Juvenile Rodeo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rodeo
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Juvenile, A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano, R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | UTP
17
The Black Eyed Peas My Humps Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Humps
17  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Adams, D.Payton
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
18
Bow Wow Featuring Ciara Like You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Like You
Bow Wow Featuring Ciara
16  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

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:
SUM | Columbia
19
Bow Wow Featuring J-Kwon & Jermaine Dupri Fresh Azimiz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fresh Azimiz
Bow Wow Featuring J-Kwon & Jermaine Dupri
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, J.Phillips
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Columbia
20
Busta Rhymes Touch It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Touch It
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
21
The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm Nasty Girl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nasty Girl
The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge & Avery Storm
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, S.A.Jordan, S.Combs, C.Haynes, Jr., B.D.Casey, B.D.Casey, L.Watson
Producer(s):
Jazze Pha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bad Boy
22
Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Lil Peanut & Charlay Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It
Dem Franchize Boyz Featuring Lil Peanut & Charlay
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Willingham, G.Tiller, B.Leverette, M.Gleaton
Producer(s):
Parlay And Buck
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
23
Twista Featuring Pitbull Hit The Floor Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hit The Floor
Twista Featuring Pitbull
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, M.A.Crooms, C.Perez
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
24
Eminem When I'm Gone Billboard Hot Rap Songs
When I'm Gone
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, L.E.Resto
Producer(s):
Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
25
Young Jeezy My Hood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Hood
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, C.Quinn, C.J.Harris, Jr., L.Crump
Producer(s):
Lil' C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
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