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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
It's Goin' Down
Songwriter(s)
J.Robinson, C.Moore
Producer(s)
Nitti
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South

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Yung Joc It's Goin' Down Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Goin' Down
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Robinson, C.Moore
Producer(s):
Nitti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South
2
Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ Snap Yo Fingers Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Snap Yo Fingers
Lil Jon Featuring E-40 & Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, E.T.Stevens, S.P.Joseph
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
3
Field Mob Featuring Ciara So What Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So What
Field Mob Featuring Ciara
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Alexander, D.Crawford, S.Johnson, C.Williamson, Z.Wallace, C.J.Harris, Jr.
Producer(s):
Jazze Pha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DTP/Geffen
4
Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone Ridin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ridin'
Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Seriki, J.Salinas, Jr., O.Salinas, A.Henderson
Producer(s):
J.Salinas, O. Salinas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
5
T.I. Why You Wanna Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Why You Wanna
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., K.Cates, N.Conway, C.Waters, T.Tei, B.Gilberto, Q-Tip, A.Muhammad, M.I.Taylor, J.Yancey
Producer(s):
K.Cates
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
6
T.I. What You Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What You Know
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., A.Davis, C.Mayfield, L.Hutson, D.Hathaway
Producer(s):
DJ Toomp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
7
E-40 Featuring T-Pain & Kandi Girl U And Dat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U And Dat
E-40 Featuring T-Pain & Kandi Girl
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Stevens, J.H.Smith, A.Bailey, T-Pain, K.Burruss
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME
8
Young Dro Featuring T.I. Shoulder Lean Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shoulder Lean
Young Dro Featuring T.I.
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Quinn, D.Hart, C.J.Harris, Jr.
Producer(s):
Lil' C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
9
Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
(When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me
Sean Paul Featuring Keyshia Cole
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Henriques, J.Henriques, D.Bennett, N.Staff, R.Fair, K.M.Cole
Producer(s):
D.Bennett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | VP
10
Rick Ross Hustlin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hustlin'
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, A.Harr, J.Jackson, S.C.Carter, J.Jerkins
Producer(s):
The Runners
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
11
Busta Rhymes Featuring will.i.am & Kelis I Love My B**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Love My B****
Busta Rhymes Featuring will.i.am & Kelis
12  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., W.Adams, K.Harris
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
12
Shawnna Gettin' Some Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gettin' Some
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Bell, R.Guy, T.A.Shaw, R.Gooden, S.Jordan
Producer(s):
Xcel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
13
Chingy Featuring Tyrese Pullin' Me Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pullin' Me Back
Chingy Featuring Tyrese
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, J.Phillips, H.Bailey, B.A.Morgan, J.Pastorius
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Slot-A-Lot
14
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
11  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Willingham, G.Tiller, B.Leverette, M.Gleaton
Producer(s):
Parlay And Buck
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
15
Remy Ma Featuring Ne-Yo Feels So Good Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feels So Good
Remy Ma Featuring Ne-Yo
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Smith, J.Foster, L.Coppin, S.C.Smith
Producer(s):
Knobody
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | SRC
16
Sean Paul Temperature Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Temperature
14  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.P.Henriques, A.Marshall, R.Fuller
Producer(s):
R.Fuller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | VP
17
Cham Featuring Alicia Keys Ghetto Story Chapter 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ghetto Story Chapter 2
Cham Featuring Alicia Keys
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Kelly, D.Beckett
Producer(s):
D.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Madhouse
18
OutKast Mighty "O" Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mighty "O"
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton, R.Wade, P.L.Brown, R.Murray, D.Robbins, C.Calloway, C.Gaskill, I.Mills
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
19
Beenie Man Hmm Hmm Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hmm Hmm
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Davis, A.S.A.Kelly, X.Cardova, M.Gregory
Producer(s):
T.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Shocking Vibes
20
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
20  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Mathis, M.A.Crooms, D.Collington, Kane
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | New South/Purple Ribbon
21
DJ Khaled Featuring Lil Wayne, Paul Wall, Fat Joe, Rick Ross & Pitbull Holla At Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holla At Me
DJ Khaled Featuring Lil Wayne, Paul Wall, Fat Joe, Rick Ross & Pitbull
17  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.M.Khaled, A.C.Perez, J.A.Cartegena, W.L.Roberts II, D.Carter, Jr., P.Slayton, M.A.Valenzano, A.C.Lyons, J.Miller, A.Bambaataa, A.Baker, J.Robie
Producer(s):
Cool & Dre, DJ Khaled
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Terror Squad
22
Ghostface Killah Featuring Ne-Yo Back Like That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Back Like That
Ghostface Killah Featuring Ne-Yo
21  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Coles, V.Brown, S.C.Smith, W.Hutch
Producer(s):
Xtreme
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
23
Dem Franchize Boyz Ridin' Rims Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ridin' Rims
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Willingham, M.Gleaton, B.Leverette, G.Tiller, C.H.Travis
Producer(s):
Young Juve
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
24
Too $hort Blow The Whistle Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Blow The Whistle
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, J.H.Smith, C.Love, L.Jefferson, J.Phillips
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
25
Lil Wayne Hustler Musik Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hustler Musik
22  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., TMix, Batman
Producer(s):
TMix, Batman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
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