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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
20
WEEKS ON CHART
Independent
Webbie Featuring Lil' Phat & Lil' Boosie
Songwriter(s)
W.Gradney, Jr., M.Vernell III, T.Hatch
Producer(s)
Mouse On Tha Track
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic | Trill/Asylum

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Webbie Featuring Lil' Phat & Lil' Boosie Independent Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Independent
Webbie Featuring Lil' Phat & Lil' Boosie
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Gradney, Jr., M.Vernell III, T.Hatch
Producer(s):
Mouse On Tha Track
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Trill/Asylum
2
Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain Low Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Low
Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, M.Humphrey, T-Pain
Producer(s):
DJ Montay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
3
Shawty Lo Dey Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dey Know
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Walker, R.Ingouma
Producer(s):
Balis Beats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | D4L
4
Lupe Fiasco Featuring Matthew Santos Superstar Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Superstar
Lupe Fiasco Featuring Matthew Santos
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Jaco, Soundtrakk
Producer(s):
Soundtrakk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | 1st & 15th
5
Fat Joe Featuring J. Holiday I Won't Tell Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Won't Tell
Fat Joe Featuring J. Holiday
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, L.Coppin, D.Matthews, M.Winans, N.Grymers
Producer(s):
LV, Sean C.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Terror Squad/Imperial
6
Rick Ross Featuring T-Pain The Boss Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Boss
Rick Ross Featuring T-Pain
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, J.R.Rotem, T-Pain
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
7
2 Pistols Featuring T-Pain & Tay Dizm She Got It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
She Got It
2 Pistols Featuring T-Pain & Tay Dizm
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Reyes-Ortiz, J.Saunders, K.Crowe, T-Pain, A.Smith
Producer(s):
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
8
Rocko Umma Do Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Umma Do Me
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Hill, Jr., C.Gholson
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocky Road/Island Urban
9
Kanye West Featuring Dwele Flashing Lights Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Flashing Lights
Kanye West Featuring Dwele
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, E.Hudson
Producer(s):
K.West, E.Hudson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
10
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon The Anthem Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Anthem
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.R.Kolsch, W.A.Martinez, C.Ochoa, A.C.Perez
Producer(s):
A.Castillo, R.Pangilinan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Famous Artist
11
Flo Rida Featuring Timbaland Elevator Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Elevator
Flo Rida Featuring Timbaland
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, T.V.Mosley, H.Lane
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
12
Missy Elliott Ching-A-Ling Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ching-A-Ling
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Campbell, M.A.Elliott, C.Lamb, M.Leathers
Producer(s):
The Arkietks, Lamb
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | The Gold Mind
13
Plies Featuring Akon Hypnotized Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hypnotized
Plies Featuring Akon
12  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, A.D.B.A.Thiam
Producer(s):
A.Thiam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
14
Lil Mama Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain Shawty Get Loose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shawty Get Loose
Lil Mama Featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Kirkland, T-Pain
Producer(s):
T-Pain
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Familiar Faces/Jive
15
Soulja Boy Tell'em Featuring Arab YAHHH! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
YAHHH!
Soulja Boy Tell'em Featuring Arab
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Way, A.Mustafa
Producer(s):
Soulja Boy Tell'em
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | ColliPark
16
Kanye West Featuring T-Pain Good Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Good Life
Kanye West Featuring T-Pain
13  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, A.Davis, T-Pain, John Legend, Q.Jones III, J.Ingram
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
17
Jay-Z Featuring Pharrell I Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Know
Jay-Z Featuring Pharrell
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
18
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne Pop Bottles Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pop Bottles
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., S.Morales, R.Diaz
Producer(s):
S.Morales, R.Diaz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
19
Lil Wil My Dougie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Dougie
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Martin, E.T.Tabassuri
Producer(s):
Big E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rudebwoy/Unauthorized
20
Big Geminii Hypnotized Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hypnotized
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Dominquez, A.Espinoza
Producer(s):
A.Espinoza
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs | Big Gun
21
Dolla Featuring T-Pain & Tay Dizm Who The F*** Is That? Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who The F*** Is That?
Dolla Featuring T-Pain & Tay Dizm
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Burton, M.Humphrey, H.Simmons, K.Robinson, T-Pain, A.Smith
Producer(s):
DJ Montay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | The Gang/Konvict/Jive
22
Plies Featuring Ne-Yo Bust It Baby Part 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bust It Baby Part 2
Plies Featuring Ne-Yo
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, J.R.Rotem, S.C.Smith, J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
23
The D.E.Y. Give You The World Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Give You The World
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch/Epic
24
Mike Jones Featuring Hurricane Chris Drop & Gimme 50 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drop & Gimme 50
Mike Jones Featuring Hurricane Chris
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.LJones, C.Dooley, C.Davis, M.A.Crooms, M.Horton, C.Dennard, A.Piggott, J.Dumas
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark, The Package Store
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Ice Age/SwishaHouse/Asylum
25
Sheek Louch Good Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Good Love
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Jacobs, A.Thelusma, W.Clarke, B.Wright
Producer(s):
Red Spyda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | D-Block
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