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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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
16
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

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Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp Grillz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Grillz
Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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 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
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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
3
Busta Rhymes Touch It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Touch It
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., K.Dean
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
4
Sean Paul Temperature Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Temperature
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Henriques, A.Marshall, R.Fuller
Producer(s):
R.Fuller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | VP
5
Purple Ribbon All-Stars Kryptonite (I'm On It) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Kryptonite (I'm On It)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
6
Bow Wow Featuring J-Kwon & Jermaine Dupri Fresh Azimiz Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fresh Azimiz
Bow Wow Featuring J-Kwon & Jermaine Dupri
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
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
7
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
23  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
8
Bubba Sparxxx Featuring Ying Yang Twins & Mr. ColliPark Ms. New Booty Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ms. New Booty
Bubba Sparxxx Featuring Ying Yang Twins & Mr. ColliPark
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Mathis, M.A.Crooms, D.Collington, Kane
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | New South/Purple Ribbon
9
Juvenile Rodeo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rodeo
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Juvenile, A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano, R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | UTP
10
Juelz Santana Oh Yes (aka 'Postman') Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Oh Yes (aka 'Postman')
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L. James, G.Green, S.Thomas, W. Garrett, G.Dobbins, R. Bateman, B. Holland, F. Gorman
Producer(s):
Heatmakerz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Diplomats/Def Jam
11
Eminem Featuring Nate Dogg Shake That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shake That
Eminem Featuring Nate Dogg
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, L.E.Resto, S.J.King, N.D.Hale
Producer(s):
Eminem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
12
Chamillionaire Featuring Lil' Flip Turn It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn It Up
Chamillionaire Featuring Lil' Flip
12  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.S.Storch, H.Seriki, W.Watson
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
13
Juelz Santana There It Go! (The Whistle Song) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
There It Go! (The Whistle Song)
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
14
D4L Laffy Taffy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Laffy Taffy
14  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
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
15
Kanye West Featuring Lupe Fiasco Touch The Sky Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Touch The Sky
Kanye West Featuring Lupe Fiasco
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, J.Smith, W.Jaco, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
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
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
17
D4L Betcha Can't Do It Like Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Betcha Can't Do It Like Me
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Fabo, D.Butler, M.Robinson, C.Walker
Producer(s):
DJ Pooh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | DeeMoney/Asylum
18
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Young Buck & Eightball & MJG Stay Fly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stay Fly
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Young Buck & Eightball & MJG
16  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
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
19
Young Jeezy My Hood Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Hood
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
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
20
LL Cool J Featuring Jennifer Lopez Control Myself Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Control Myself
LL Cool J Featuring Jennifer Lopez
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, J.Dupri, J.Phillips, R.Toby, J.Lopez, J.Miller, A.Bambaataa, A.Baker, J.Robie
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
21
50 Cent & Olivia Best Friend Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Best Friend
50 Cent & Olivia
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., T.Cottrell, J.R.Rotem, O.Longott, J.Armstead, N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
Hi-Tek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
22
Lil Rob Bring Out The Freak In You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bring Out The Freak In You
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Flores, S.Bonett
Producer(s):
Moox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs
23
Ludacris & Field Mob Featuring Jamie Foxx Georgia Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Georgia
Ludacris & Field Mob Featuring Jamie Foxx
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.McAllister, C.B.Bridges, D.Crawford, S.Johnson, H.Carmichael, S.Gorrell
Producer(s):
Vudu
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP
24
Three 6 Mafia Poppin' My Collar Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poppin' My Collar
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Beauregard, J.M.Houston, D.Carlton, D.Pears, W.Hutchinson
Producer(s):
DJ Paul, Juicy J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
25
E-40 Featuring Keak Da Sneak Tell Me When To Go Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tell Me When To Go
E-40 Featuring Keak Da Sneak
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Stevens, C.Williams, J.H.Smith, R.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels, J.W.Simmons
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME
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