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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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
Songwriter(s)
S.C.Carter, K.O.West, E.D.Wilson, R.Fenty, A.Alatas
Producer(s)
K.West, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Roc Nation
Gains in performance

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Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West Run This Town Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.O.West, E.D.Wilson, R.Fenty, A.Alatas
Producer(s):
K.West, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
2
Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne Successful Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Successful
Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, T.A.Neverson, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Fabolous Featuring The-Dream Throw It In The Bag Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Throw It In The Bag
Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Jackson, C.A.Stewart, T.Nash
Producer(s):
C.A.Stewart, T.Nash
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
4
Drake Best I Ever Had Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Best I Ever Had
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman Wasted Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wasted
Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Douglas, R.D.Davis, A.L.Washington
Producer(s):
Fatboi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/So Icey
6
Flo Rida Featuring Ne-Yo Be On You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Be On You
Flo Rida Featuring Ne-Yo
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen
Producer(s):
StarGate, Ne-Yo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
7
Dorrough Ice Cream Paint Job Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ice Cream Paint Job
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Dorrough, R.A.Proctor
Producer(s):
2Much
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | NGenius
8
Pitbull Hotel Room Service Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hotel Room Service
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.C.Perez, J.G.Scheffer, N.G.Rodgers, Jr., B.Edwards, L.R.Campbell, D.Hobbs, M.Ross, C. Wongwon, H.Brankin, R.Campbell, J.Reid, G.Wilson
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
9
Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem Forever Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Forever
Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Samuels, A.Graham, K.O.West, D.Carter, Jr., M.Mathers III
Producer(s):
Boi-1da
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Harvey Mason/Zone 4/Streamline
10
Young Money Every Girl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Every Girl
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
Yo Gotti 5 Star Billboard Hot Rap Songs
5 Star
12  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mims, R.Tate, Jr.
Producer(s):
Hot Rod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Polo Grounds/J
12
Twista Featuring Erika Shevon Wetter (Calling You Daddy) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wetter (Calling You Daddy)
Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
10  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Plies Becky Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Becky
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, J.R.Rotem
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
14
Baby Bash Featuring Pitbull Outta Control Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Outta Control
Baby Bash Featuring Pitbull
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
15
Mullage Trick'n Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Trick'n
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Hutchinson, B.McMullen, T-Pain, D.Balfour
Producer(s):
Raw Smoov
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | From The Ground Up/Jive
16
New Boyz You're A Jerk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You're A Jerk
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
17
Birdman Featuring Jay Sean Written On Her Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Written On Her
Birdman Featuring Jay Sean
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
18
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne & Young Jeezy I'm Going In Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Going In
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne & Young Jeezy
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, D.Carter, Jr., J.W.Jenkins
Producer(s):
Needlz, K.Cain
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
19
Jay-Z + Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Empire State Of Mind
Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, A.Shuckburgh, J.Sewell-Ulepic, A.Hunte, Alicia Keys, B.Keyes, S.Robinson
Producer(s):
Shux, J.Sewell-Ulepic, A.Hunte
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
20
Clipse Featuring Pharrell I'm Good Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Good
Clipse Featuring Pharrell
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams, G.Thornton, T.Thornton
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
The Black Eyed Peas Boom Boom Pow Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Boom Boom Pow
17  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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
22
Pitbull I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
21  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

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
23
Kid Cudi Featuring Kanye West & Common Make Her Say Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make Her Say
Kid Cudi Featuring Kanye West & Common
15  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.R.S.Mescudi, K.O.West, L.R.Lynn, S.G.Germanotta, N.Khayat, T-Pain, N.L.Walker, B.Prescotti, C.Hender, B.R.Melancon, J.J.Conte, Jr., J.Foxx, T.Nash, J.T.Brown
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | G.O.O.D./Universal Motown
24
50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo Baby By Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Baby By Me
50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Kalenna Shake My Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Shake My
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Kalenna
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Beauregard, J.M.Houston, O.Nwaneri, A.C.Perez, K.Harper
Producer(s):
R.Jerkins, O.Nwaneri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Hypnotize Minds
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