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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Lollipop
Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
Songwriter(s)
D.Carter, Jr., S.Garrett, J.G.Scheffer, D.Harrison, R.Zamor
Producer(s)
Jim Jonsin, Deezle
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal Motown | Cash Money
Gains in performance

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Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major Lollipop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lollipop
Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., S.Garrett, J.G.Scheffer, D.Harrison, R.Zamor
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Deezle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
2
Rick Ross Featuring T-Pain The Boss Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Boss
Rick Ross Featuring T-Pain
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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
3
Plies Featuring Ne-Yo Bust It Baby Part 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bust It Baby Part 2
Plies Featuring Ne-Yo
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

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
4
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
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
V.I.C. Get Silly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Silly
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Wright, J.Dumas, V.Owusu, M.A.Crooms, D.Way
Producer(s):
Mr.Collipark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Young Mogul/Reprise
6
Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain Low Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Low
Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
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
7
Webbie Featuring Lil' Phat & Lil' Boosie Independent Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Independent
Webbie Featuring Lil' Phat & Lil' Boosie
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
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
8
Shawty Lo Dey Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dey Know
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Walker, R.Ingouma
Producer(s):
Balis Beats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | D4L
9
DJ Felli Fel Featuring Kanye West, Jermaine Dupri, Fabolous & Ne-Yo Finer Things Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Finer Things
DJ Felli Fel Featuring Kanye West, Jermaine Dupri, Fabolous & Ne-Yo
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Corrine, K.O.West, J.Dupri, J.Jackson, S.C.Smith
Producer(s):
DJ Felli Fel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | So So Def/Island Urban
10
David Banner Featuring Chris Brown Get Like Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Like Me
David Banner Featuring Chris Brown
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Crump, C.M.Brown
Producer(s):
L.Crump
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
11
Jay-Z Featuring Pharrell I Know Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Know
Jay-Z Featuring Pharrell
11  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
12
Rocko Umma Do Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Umma Do Me
10  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Hill, Jr., C.Gholson
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocky Road/Island Urban
13
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon Dangerous Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dangerous
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Harrow, A.D.B.A.Thiam, C.Bahamonde, D.Sales
Producer(s):
Vanguards
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KonLive/Geffen
14
Snoop Dogg Featuring Too $hort & Mistah F.A.B. Life Of Da Party Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Life Of Da Party
Snoop Dogg Featuring Too $hort & Mistah F.A.B.
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., E.Molina, T.A.Shaw, S.Cox
Producer(s):
S.Deville
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
15
Lil Wayne A Milli Billboard Hot Rap Songs
A Milli
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., S.Crawford, C.A.Hester,Jr.
Producer(s):
S.Crawford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
16
Nelly Featuring Fergie Party People Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Party People
Nelly Featuring Fergie
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Haynes, Jr., J.Jones, S.Garrett, S.Duhamel
Producer(s):
Polow Da Don, S.Garrett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Derrty
17
T.I. No Matter What Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Matter What
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., F.N.Hills
Producer(s):
Danja
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
18
Shawty Lo Foolish Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Foolish
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Q.A.Jordan, M.Humphrey
Producer(s):
M.Humphrey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | D4L
19
The Game Featuring Keyshia Cole Game's Pain Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Game's Pain
The Game Featuring Keyshia Cole
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Taylor, K.M.Cole, J.Foster, D.Darien, G.Harper
Producer(s):
Knobody, D.Darien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
20
Wiz Khalifa Say Yeah Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Say Yeah
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Thomaz, J.E.Julian Jr., E.Dan
Producer(s):
J.Juliano, E.Dan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Rostrum
21
Bun-B Featuring Sean Kingston That's Gangsta Billboard Hot Rap Songs
That's Gangsta
Bun-B Featuring Sean Kingston
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Freeman, K.Anderson, J.R.Rotem
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Trill/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
22
Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West Put On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put On
Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, C.Gholson, K.O.West
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
23
Flo Rida Featuring Timbaland Elevator Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Elevator
Flo Rida Featuring Timbaland
18  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, T.V.Mosley, H.Lane
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
24
Baby Bash Featuring Keith Sweat Don't Stop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Stop
Baby Bash Featuring Keith Sweat
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
25
Mike Jones Featuring Hurricane Chris Drop & Gimme 50 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drop & Gimme 50
Mike Jones Featuring Hurricane Chris
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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