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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
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

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T.I. Featuring Rihanna Live Your Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Live Your Life
T.I. Featuring Rihanna
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

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
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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
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
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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
5
Ludacris Co-Starring T-Pain One More Drink Billboard Hot Rap Songs
One More Drink
Ludacris Co-Starring T-Pain
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
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
6
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
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
7
Kanye West Heartless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Heartless
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

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
8
Plies Featuring Chris J Put It On Ya Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put It On Ya
Plies Featuring Chris J
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
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
9
Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain Got Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Got Money
Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
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
10
The Game Featuring Lil Wayne My Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Life
The Game Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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
11
50 Cent Get Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Up
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
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
12
Busta Rhymes Featuring Ron Browz Arab Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Arab Money
Busta Rhymes Featuring Ron Browz
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Turner, T.T.Smith, Jr.
Producer(s):
Ron Browz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
13
M.I.A. Paper Planes Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Paper Planes
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
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
14
Ace Hood Featuring Trey Songz Ride Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ride
Ace Hood Featuring Trey Songz
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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
15
Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West Put On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Put On
Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
15  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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
16
David Banner Featuring Chris Brown Get Like Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Like Me
David Banner Featuring Chris Brown
17  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
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
Young Jeezy Featuring Nas My President Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My President
Young Jeezy Featuring Nas
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, C.Whitacre, J.Henderson, N.Jones
Producer(s):
Tha Bizness
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
18
Gorilla Zoe Lost Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lost
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
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
19
Jadakiss Featuring Ne-Yo By My Side Billboard Hot Rap Songs
By My Side
Jadakiss Featuring Ne-Yo
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Phillips, E.Hudson, S.C.Smith, T.Brockert
Producer(s):
E.Hudson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
20
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon Krazy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Krazy
Pitbull Featuring Lil Jon
18  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
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
21
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
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, S.Garrett, R.Jerkins
Producer(s):
R.Jerkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
22
Unk Show Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Show Out
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Platt, M.Humphrey, H.Simmons, M.Middleton, K.Roberson
Producer(s):
DJ Montay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Big Oomp
23
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon Dangerous Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dangerous
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon
21  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
32
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
Soulja Boy Tell'em Bird Walk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bird Walk
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Way
Producer(s):
Soulja Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | ColliPark
25
Lil Wil Bust It Wide Open Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bust It Wide Open
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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