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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
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LAST WEEK
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Aston Martin Music
Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
Songwriter(s)
W.L.Roberts II, K.Crowe, E.Reyes-Ortiz, A.Graham, C.M.Payne
Producer(s)
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
Gains in performance

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Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele Aston Martin Music Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Aston Martin Music
Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
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3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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12
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Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, K.Crowe, E.Reyes-Ortiz, A.Graham, C.M.Payne
Producer(s):
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
2
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale No Hands Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Hands
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash & Wale
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
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1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jones, J.L.Johnson, Jr., O.Akintimehin, C.Gholson
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
3
Nicki Minaj Right Thru Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Thru Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
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TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, A.Thielk, S.Hacker, J.Satriani
Producer(s):
Drew Money
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake Right Above It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Above It
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., A.Graham, D.A.Johnson
Producer(s):
KANE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
5
Wiz Khalifa Black And Yellow Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Black And Yellow
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Thomaz, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen
Producer(s):
StarGate
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Rostrum/Atlantic
6
Far*East Movement Featuring Cataracs & Dev Like A G6 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Like A G6
Far*East Movement Featuring Cataracs & Dev
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
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6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Nishimura, J.Roh, J.Choung, David Terror, N.Hollowell-Dhar, V.Coquia
Producer(s):
The Cataracs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Cherrytree
7
Nelly Just A Dream Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just A Dream
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Haynes, Jr., J.G.Scheffer, Rico Love, F.Romano
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Rico Love
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Derrty
8
Twista Featuring Chris Brown Make A Movie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make A Movie
Twista Featuring Chris Brown
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.T.Mitchell, S.Lindley, T-Pain
Producer(s):
The Legendary Traxster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | GMG
9
Drake Featuring T.I. & Swizz Beatz Fancy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fancy
Drake Featuring T.I. & Swizz Beatz
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, M.J.Samuels, K.Dean, A.Johnson, H.Zant
Producer(s):
Swizz Beatz, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
10
Pitbull Featuring T-Pain Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor)
Pitbull Featuring T-Pain
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Wilhelm, A.C.Perez, T-Pain
Producer(s):
Sandy Vee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
11
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg & Akon Kush Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Kush
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg & Akon
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Adbdul-Rahman, A.Young, A.D.B.A.Thiam, A.Johnson II, D.Tannenbaum, A.Ransom, M.Jones III, B.Honeycutt, C.C.Broadus Jr., S.Benton, S.Jordan
Producer(s):
DJ Khalil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
12
Kanye West Featuring Pusha T Runaway Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Runaway
Kanye West Featuring Pusha T
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, E.Haynie, T.Thornton, J.Bhasker, M.G.Dean, M.Y.Jones, J.R.Branch
Producer(s):
K.West, E.Haynie, J.Bhasker, M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
13
Fabolous You Be Killin Em Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You Be Killin Em
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Jackson, R.Leslie, H.Rooney
Producer(s):
R.Leslie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
14
Eminem Featuring Lil Wayne No Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Love
Eminem Featuring Lil Wayne
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, D.Carter, Jr., J.Smith, D.Halligan, J.Torello
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
15
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne Fire Flame Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fire Flame
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Williams, D.Carter, Jr., W.Voner
Producer(s):
Kill Will
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
16
Travis Porter Make It Rain Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It Rain
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Travis Porter
Producer(s):
T.M.Roberts, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Porter House/Jive
17
Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake Moment 4 Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Moment 4 Life
Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
Kanye West Featuring Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver & Nicki Minaj Monster Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Monster
Kanye West Featuring Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver & Nicki Minaj
17  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, S.C.Carter, P.Reynolds, M.G.Dean, W.L.Roberts II, O.T.Maraj, Bon Iver, J.Bhasker
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
Eminem Featuring Rihanna Love The Way You Lie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love The Way You Lie
14  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, A.Grant, Skylar Grey
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
20
T.I. Featuring Chris Brown Get Back Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Back Up
T.I. Featuring Chris Brown
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
21
Slim Thug Featuring B.o.B So High Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So High
Slim Thug Featuring B.o.B
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Simmons, Jr., S.Thomas, C.Montgomery III, B.Rackley, J.B.Rosser
Producer(s):
Nard, B.Rackley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Boss Hogg Outlawz
22
Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder Rocketeer Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rocketeer
Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Yip, J.Reeves, R.Romulus, Bruno Mars, P.M.Lawrence II, A.Levine, K.Nishimura, J.Roh, J.Choung
Producer(s):
Stereotypes, The SmeeZingtons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Cherrytree
23
Gucci Mane Featuring Trey Songz Beat It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beat It Up
Gucci Mane Featuring Trey Songz
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.D.Davis, C.Gholson, T.A.Neverson
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
24
Lloyd Banks Featuring Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Fabolous & Ryan Leslie Start It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Start It Up
Lloyd Banks Featuring Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Fabolous & Ryan Leslie
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Lloyd, K.O.West, J.Jackson, K.Dean, C.E.McCormick
Producer(s):
Cardiak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | G-Unit
25
Mann Buzzin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Buzzin'
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Thames, J.R.Rotem, C.C.Battey, S.A.Battey, J.R.Smith
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
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