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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Shoulder Lean
Young Dro Featuring T.I.
Songwriter(s)
C.Quinn, D.Hart, C.J.Harris, Jr.
Producer(s)
Lil' C
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
Gains in performance

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Young Dro Featuring T.I. Shoulder Lean Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shoulder Lean
Young Dro Featuring T.I.
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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
2
Chingy Featuring Tyrese Pullin' Me Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pullin' Me Back
Chingy Featuring Tyrese
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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
3
Yung Joc It's Goin' Down Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Goin' Down
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Robinson, C.Moore
Producer(s):
Nitti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South
4
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
25  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.H.Smith, E.T.Stevens, S.P.Joseph
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
5
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
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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
6
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
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
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
7
Field Mob Featuring Ciara So What Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So What
Field Mob Featuring Ciara
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
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
8
Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick I Know You See It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Know You See It
Yung Joc Featuring Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Robinson, D.Warren, B.Hambrick
Producer(s):
Yung Joc, Kochease
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South
9
T.I. Why You Wanna Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Why You Wanna
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
Ludacris Featuring Pharrell Money Maker Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Money Maker
Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
17  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
11
Remy Ma Featuring Ne-Yo Feels So Good Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feels So Good
Remy Ma Featuring Ne-Yo
13  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Smith, J.Foster, L.Coppin, S.C.Smith
Producer(s):
Knobody
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | SRC
12
T.I. What You Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What You Know
10  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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
13
Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone Ridin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ridin'
Chamillionaire Featuring Krayzie Bone
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
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
14
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
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., W.Adams, K.Harris
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
15
Birdman & Lil Wayne Stuntin' Like My Daddy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stuntin' Like My Daddy
Birdman & Lil Wayne
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., B.Williams
Producer(s):
TMix
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
16
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
14  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
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
17
Cham Featuring Alicia Keys Ghetto Story Chapter 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ghetto Story Chapter 2
Cham Featuring Alicia Keys
20  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Kelly, D.Beckett
Producer(s):
D.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Madhouse
18
Rick Ross Hustlin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hustlin'
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
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
19
Jibbs Chain Hang Low Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Chain Hang Low
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Campbell, D.Howard, M.Wilson
Producer(s):
Da Beatstaz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Beasta/Geffen
20
Diddy Featuring Nicole Scherzinger Come To Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come To Me
Diddy Featuring Nicole Scherzinger
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Frierson, S.Combs, M.Winans, I.Izuagb, J.White, S.Winans, N.Scherzinger, S.Lawrence
Producer(s):
Younglord, Jai, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bad Boy
21
Tony Matterhorn Dutty Wine Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dutty Wine
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Davis, D.Taylor, C.Marsh
Producer(s):
S.Davis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
22
Sean Paul Temperature Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Temperature
18  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
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
23
Cadillac Don & J-Money Peanut Butter & Jelly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Peanut Butter & Jelly
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Clopton, D.Sharp, T.Rogers
Producer(s):
Big Fruit
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Southern Boy/35*35
24
The Pack Vans Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Vans
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.McCartney, D.Johnson, L.Omadhebo, K.Jenkins
Producer(s):
Young L
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Up All Nite/Jive
25
Lloyd Banks Featuring 50 Cent Hands Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hands Up
Lloyd Banks Featuring 50 Cent
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, L.E.Resto, T.Crawford, P.Pits, C.Lloyd, C.J.Jackson, Jr.
Producer(s):
Eminem, Dangerous LLC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
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