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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
2
LAST WEEK
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Shortie Like Mine
Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
Songwriter(s)
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox, J.Austin, S.Harris
Producer(s)
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin Shortie Like Mine Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shortie Like Mine
Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox, J.Austin, S.Harris
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
2
Unk Walk It Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Walk It Out
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Platt, M.Humphrey, H.Simmons, K.Roberson
Producer(s):
DJ Montay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Big Oomp
3
Ludacris Featuring Pharrell Money Maker Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Money Maker
Ludacris Featuring Pharrell
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
4
Jim Jones We Fly High Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Fly High
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.G.Scheffer, Z.Bey
Producer(s):
Z.Bey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch
5
JAY-Z Show Me What You Got Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Show Me What You Got
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, J.Smith, J.Pate, E.Sadler, Chuck D, J.Boxley, M.McEwan
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
6
Birdman & Lil Wayne Stuntin' Like My Daddy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stuntin' Like My Daddy
Birdman & Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
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
7
Lil Scrappy Featuring Young Buck Money In The Bank Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Money In The Bank
Lil Scrappy Featuring Young Buck
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Richardson, I.L.Hayes, D.Brown
Producer(s):
I.Hayes III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
8
Diddy Featuring Nicole Scherzinger Come To Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come To Me
Diddy Featuring Nicole Scherzinger
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

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
9
Snoop Dogg Featuring R. Kelly That's That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
That's That
Snoop Dogg Featuring R. Kelly
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., R.S.Kelly, D.Lamb, N.G.Rodgers, Jr., T.L.Curry
Producer(s):
Nottz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
10
Chingy Featuring Tyrese Pullin' Me Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pullin' Me Back
Chingy Featuring Tyrese
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
Rick Ross Push It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Push It
10  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, J.R.Rotem, P.Bellotte, G.Moroder
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
12
Young Jeezy I Luv It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Luv It
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, A.Davis
Producer(s):
DJ Toomp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
13
Ludacris Featuring Mary J. Blige Runaway Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Runaway Love
Ludacris Featuring Mary J. Blige
21  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, J.Jones, K.L.Hilson, R.M.L.Walters, D.L.Davis
Producer(s):
Polow Da Don
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
14
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
11  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Robinson, D.Warren, B.Hambrick
Producer(s):
Yung Joc, Kochease
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South
15
Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne Make It Rain Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It Rain
Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, S.S.Storch, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Terror Squad/Imperial
16
The Game Let's Ride Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Let's Ride
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Taylor, S.S.Storch
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
17
Young Dro Featuring T.I. Shoulder Lean Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shoulder Lean
Young Dro Featuring T.I.
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Quinn, D.Hart, C.J.Harris, Jr.
Producer(s):
Lil' C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
18
E-40 Featuring T-Pain & Kandi Girl U And Dat Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U And Dat
E-40 Featuring T-Pain & Kandi Girl
18  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

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
19
T.I. Top Back Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Top Back
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., B.O.Thomas, J.W.Jenkins
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
20
Diddy Featuring Christina Aguilera Tell Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tell Me
Diddy Featuring Christina Aguilera
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Combs, J.Knight, L.Watson, S.Jones, S.Lawrence, R.D.Montgomery, S.Garrett, E.Wyce, J.Smith
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bad Boy
21
Lil' Boosie Featuring Yung Joc Zoom Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Zoom
Lil' Boosie Featuring Yung Joc
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Hatch, J.Robinson, J.Allen
Producer(s):
J.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Trill/Asylum
22
Chingy Featuring Jermaine Dupri Dem Jeans Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dem Jeans
Chingy Featuring Jermaine Dupri
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, J.Phillips, H.Bailey
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Slot-A-Lot
23
Young Dro Rubberband Banks Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rubberband Banks
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Hart, C.Quinn
Producer(s):
Lil' C
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
24
Jibbs Chain Hang Low Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Chain Hang Low
16  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Campbell, D.Howard, M.Wilson
Producer(s):
Da Beatstaz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Beasta/Geffen
25
The Game Featuring Junior Reid It's Okay (One Blood) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
It's Okay (One Blood)
The Game Featuring Junior Reid
17  Last
16  Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Taylor, S.Slater, D.Collington, D.Reid
Producer(s):
Reefa, D Roc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
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