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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Best I Ever Had
Songwriter(s)
A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, D.Hamilton, N.Coleman, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s)
Boi-1da
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
Greatest gainer this week

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Drake Best I Ever Had Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Best I Ever Had
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, D.Hamilton, N.Coleman, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
Boi-1da
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Young Money Every Girl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Every Girl
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., A.Graham, J.A.Mills, J.A.Preyan, C.Lilly, J.Henderson, C.Whitacre
Producer(s):
Tha Bizness
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown
3
The Black Eyed Peas Boom Boom Pow Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Boom Boom Pow
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Soulja Boy Tell'em Turn My Swag On Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn My Swag On
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Way, A.Randolph, K.McConnell
Producer(s):
Natural Disaster, Top Cat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | ColliPark
5
Pitbull I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
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
6
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
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.G.Scheffer, D.Siegel, D.Way
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | ColliPark
7
Hurricane Chris Featuring SupaSTAAR Halle Berry (She's Fine) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Halle Berry (She's Fine)
Hurricane Chris Featuring SupaSTAAR
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Dooley, J.Parker, J.Salinas, Jr., O.Salinas, D.D.Dorrough
Producer(s):
Play-N-Skillz, Q Smith, SupaSTAAR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Polo Grounds/J
8
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne Always Strapped Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Always Strapped
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Williams, D.Carter, Jr., R.Cobb II
Producer(s):
Mr. Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
9
T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake Dead And Gone Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dead And Gone
T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
F.L.Y. (Fast Life Yungstaz) Swag Surfin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Swag Surfin'
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Bryant, M.Gordon, Jr., S.Spearman, J.Rice
Producer(s):
KE On The Track
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Music Line
11
Flo Rida Featuring Wynter Sugar Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sugar
Flo Rida Featuring Wynter
10  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, M.Humphrey, H.Simmons, K.Roberson, C.Battey, S.A.Battey, M.Lobina, G.Randone, M.Gabutti, M.Caren
Producer(s):
DJ Montay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
12
Twista Featuring Erika Shevon Wetter (Calling You Daddy) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wetter (Calling You Daddy)
Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, S.Lindley, E.Lockhart, Q.Saffold
Producer(s):
The Legendary Traxster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Get Money Gang
13
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.
12  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Austin, C.J.Harris, Jr., D.Hart, T.Clemons
Producer(s):
B.Frank
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Grand Hustle
14
Dorrough Ice Cream Paint Job Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ice Cream Paint Job
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Dorrough, R.A.Proctor
Producer(s):
2Much
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | NGenius
15
Maino Featuring T-Pain All The Above Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All The Above
Maino Featuring T-Pain
14  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16
Flo Rida Right Round Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Round
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
17
New Boyz You're A Jerk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You're A Jerk
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.A.Thomas, E.H.Benjamin V, B.Adams
Producer(s):
D.A.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty/Asylum
18
Rick Ross Featuring John Legend Magnificent Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Magnificent
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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
19
Webstar & Jim Jones Featuring Juelz Santana Dancin On Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dancin On Me
Webstar & Jim Jones Featuring Juelz Santana
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.R.Green, D.Ryan, J.Jones
Producer(s):
Webstar, Reemo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Scrilla Hill
20
Lil Kim Featuring T-Pain & Charlie Wilson Download Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Download
Lil Kim Featuring T-Pain & Charlie Wilson
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Troutman, R.Troutman, S.Murdock, J.C.Oliver, S.J.Barnes, A.J.Grimes, T.Bowen, K.Jones
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Brookland/Republic
21
Plies Plenty Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Plenty Money
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, C.Gholson
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
22
Jadakiss Featuring Swizz Beatz & OJ Da Juiceman Who's Real Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Who's Real
Jadakiss Featuring Swizz Beatz & OJ Da Juiceman
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Phillips, K.Dean, N.Levy, T.Johnson, O.Williams, Jr.
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz, Snagz, Music Man Ty
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/D-Block/Def Jam
23
Kanye West Heartless Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Heartless
19  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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
24
Dorrough Walk That Walk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Walk That Walk
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Dorrough
Producer(s):
DSF Productions
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | NGenius
25
Gorilla Zoe Echo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Echo
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Gholson, A.Mathis, E.Mills
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Block/Bad Boy South
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