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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
LAST WEEK
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Live Your Life
T.I. Featuring Rihanna
Songwriter(s)
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Smith, M.R.Riddick-Woods, D.Balan
Producer(s)
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG/Atlantic | Def Jam/Grand Hustle
Greatest gainer this week

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T.I. Featuring Rihanna Live Your Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Live Your Life
T.I. Featuring Rihanna
Last
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2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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Greatest gainer this week

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Smith, M.R.Riddick-Woods, D.Balan
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG/Atlantic | Def Jam/Grand Hustle
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T.I. Whatever You Like Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatever You Like
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.G.Scheffer, D.Siegel, K.V.Washington
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
3
Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd Mrs. Officer Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mrs. Officer
Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., D.Harrison, B.Wilson, C.Stewart
Producer(s):
Deezle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
4
Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne Swagga Like Us Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Swagga Like Us
Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, C.J.Harris, Jr., K.O.West, D.Carter, Jr., M.Arulpragasam, N.Headon, M.C.Jones, J.Mellor, T.W.Pentz, P.Simonon
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
5
Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana Pop Champagne Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pop Champagne
Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.G.Scheffer, R.Turner, L.James
Producer(s):
Ron Browz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia/eOne | Ether Boy/Universal Motown
6
Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain Got Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Got Money
Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., T-Pain, J.Salinas, Jr., O.Salinas
Producer(s):
T-Pain, Play-N-Skillz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
7
Ludacris Co-Starring T-Pain One More Drink Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Drink
Ludacris Co-Starring T-Pain
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, A.Mosley, T.Bowen
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
8
The Game Featuring Lil Wayne My Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Life
The Game Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Taylor, A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano, E.Montilla, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
Cool & Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
9
50 Cent Get Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Up
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., S.S.Storch
Producer(s):
S.Storch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
10
M.I.A. Paper Planes Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Paper Planes
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Arulpragasam, T.W.Pentz, J.Strummer, M.Jones, P.Simonon, T.Headon
Producer(s):
Diplo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | XL
11
Kanye West Heartless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Heartless
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, E.D.Wilson, S.R.S.Mescudi, M.Y.Jones, B.Hudson-McIldowie
Producer(s):
K.West, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
12
Plies Featuring Chris J Put It On Ya Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put It On Ya
Plies Featuring Chris J
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, E.D.Wilson, T.Thomas, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
13
Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West Put On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put On
Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
11  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

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
14
Busta Rhymes Featuring Ron Browz Arab Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Arab Money
Busta Rhymes Featuring Ron Browz
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Turner, T.T.Smith, Jr.
Producer(s):
Ron Browz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
15
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon Krazy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Krazy
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Franchi, A.C.Perez, J.H.Smith
Producer(s):
F.Franchi, Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Orchard | Mr. 305/Famous Artist
16
David Banner Featuring Chris Brown Get Like Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Like Me
David Banner Featuring Chris Brown
15  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

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
17
Unk Show Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Show Out
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Platt, M.Humphrey, H.Simmons, M.Middleton, K.Roberson
Producer(s):
DJ Montay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Big Oomp
18
Ace Hood Featuring Trey Songz Ride Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ride
Ace Hood Featuring Trey Songz
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Carpenter, L.Elliott, J.Mollings, L.Mollings, T-Pain, T.A.Neverson
Producer(s):
The Inkredibles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
19
Ludacris Co-Starring Chris Brown & Sean Garrett What Them Girls Like Billboard Hot Rap Songs
What Them Girls Like
Ludacris Co-Starring Chris Brown & Sean Garrett
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, S.Garrett, R.Jerkins
Producer(s):
R.Jerkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
20
Jadakiss Featuring Ne-Yo By My Side Billboard Hot Rap Songs
By My Side
Jadakiss Featuring Ne-Yo
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Phillips, E.Hudson, S.C.Smith, T.Brockert
Producer(s):
E.Hudson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
21
Lil Wayne Featuring Jay-Z Mr. Carter Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mr. Carter
Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., A.Correa, M.Rodriguez-Diaz, S.Prescott, S.C.Carter
Producer(s):
A.Correa, Infamous
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
22
Gorilla Zoe Lost Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lost
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Mathis, C.Gholson, D.Carter, Jr., E.Love
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South
23
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon Dangerous Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dangerous
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon
20  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Harrow, A.D.B.A.Thiam, C.Bahamonde, D.Sales
Producer(s):
Vanguards
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KonLive/Geffen
24
Young Jeezy Featuring Nas My President Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My President
Young Jeezy Featuring Nas
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, C.Whitacre, J.Henderson, N.Jones
Producer(s):
Tha Bizness
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
25
Lil Wil Bust It Wide Open Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bust It Wide Open
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Martin, E.T.Tabassuri
Producer(s):
Big E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rudebwoy/Unauthorized
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