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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Dead And Gone
T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
Songwriter(s)
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Timberlake, R.Tadross
Producer(s)
J.Timberlake, R.Knox
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
Gains in performance

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T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake Dead And Gone Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dead And Gone
T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Timberlake, R.Tadross
Producer(s):
J.Timberlake, R.Knox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
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Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie Kiss Me Thru The Phone Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Kiss Me Thru The Phone
Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.G.Scheffer, D.Siegel, D.Way
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | ColliPark
3
Flo Rida Right Round Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Round
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, L.Gottwald, A.Grigg, J.Franks, P.M.Lawrence II, Bruno Mars, A.Bay-Schuck, P.Burns, S.Coy, M.Percy, T.Lever
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, KoOol Kojak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
4
Kanye West Heartless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Heartless
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
Yung L.A. Featuring Young Dro & T.I. Ain't I Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't I
Yung L.A. Featuring Young Dro & T.I.
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Austin, C.J.Harris, Jr., D.Hart, T.Clemons
Producer(s):
B.Frank
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Grand Hustle
6
Rick Ross Featuring John Legend Magnificent Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Magnificent
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, K.Crowe, E.Reyes-Ortiz, John Legend, D.Harris, A.Bofill, J.Cohen, N.M.Walden
Producer(s):
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
7
GS Boyz Stanky Legg Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Stanky Legg
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Dinkins, T.Flowers, M.Griffith
Producer(s):
M.Dinkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Battery | Swagg Team/Jive
8
Mike Jones Next To You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Next To You
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.LJones, J.R.Rotem
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Ice Age/SwishaHouse
9
The Black Eyed Peas Boom Boom Pow Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Boom Boom Pow
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Adams, A.Pineda, S.Duhamel, J.Gomez
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | will.i.am
10
T.I. Featuring Rihanna Live Your Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Live Your Life
T.I. Featuring Rihanna
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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
11
Bow Wow Featuring Johnta Austin You Can Get It All Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You Can Get It All
Bow Wow Featuring Johnta Austin
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, J.Phillips, Babyface, A.Reid, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, LROC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
T.I. Whatever You Like Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whatever You Like
11  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
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
13
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent Crack A Bottle Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crack A Bottle
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, C.J.Jackson, Jr., A.Young, D.Parker, M.Batson, E.Coomes, T.Lawrence, Jr., J.Renard
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
14
Plies Featuring Ashanti Want It, Need It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Want It, Need It
Plies Featuring Ashanti
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, J.R.Rotem, D.Bristol, S.Johnson, Babyface
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
15
Pitbull I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.J.Wolinski, D.Seraphine, S.Bosco, N.Fasano, P.Gonella, A.C.Perez
Producer(s):
P.Rich, N.Fasano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra
16
Soulja Boy Tell'em Turn My Swag On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn My Swag On
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Way, A.Randolph, K.McConnell
Producer(s):
Natural Disaster, Top Cat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | ColliPark
17
Mims Move (If You 'W'anna) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Move (If You 'W'anna)
14  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Mims, S.Clark, M.E.Palacios
Producer(s):
Da Internz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | American King
18
OJ Da Juiceman Featuring Gucci Mane Make Tha Trap Say Aye Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make Tha Trap Say Aye
OJ Da Juiceman Featuring Gucci Mane
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O.Williams Jr., R.D.Davis, X.L.Dotson
Producer(s):
Zaytoven
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | 32/Mizay
19
Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana Pop Champagne Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pop Champagne
Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
12  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

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
20
Asher Roth I Love College Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Love College
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Caren, B.H.Allen III, A.P.Roth, K.Robinson, N.Robinson, Jr., L.Moorer III
Producer(s):
M.Caren, B.H.Allen III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SchoolBoy/Loud/SRC/Universal Motown
21
Busta Rhymes Featuring T-Pain Hustler's Anthem '09 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hustler's Anthem '09
Busta Rhymes Featuring T-Pain
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.T.Smith, Jr., T.Fyffe, T-Pain
Producer(s):
T.Fyffe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
22
Slim Thug I Run Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Run
24  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Thomas, J.G.Scheffer, M.Wayne, P.Reynolds, M.Score, F.Maudsley
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Boss Hogg Outlawz
23
Baby Bash Featuring Lil Jon & Mario That's How I Go Billboard Hot Rap Songs
That's How I Go
Baby Bash Featuring Lil Jon & Mario
22  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.R.Bryant, J.H.Smith, R.Rappacon, A.Noa, P.Ramirez, R.Griffin, C.J.Harris, Jr., S.G.Moss, J.Phillips
Producer(s):
Lil Jon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
24
Maino Featuring T-Pain All The Above Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All The Above
Maino Featuring T-Pain
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Coleman, J.Smith, J.B.Rosser, B.Rackley, T-Pain
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Hustle Hard
25
DJ Felli Fel Featuring T-Pain, Sean Paul, Flo Rida & Pitbull Feel It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel It
DJ Felli Fel Featuring T-Pain, Sean Paul, Flo Rida & Pitbull
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Corrine, T-Pain, S.P.Henriques, T.Dillard, A.C.Perez, M.Mohr, C.Rosario
Producer(s):
DJ Felli Fel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
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