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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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
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

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1
Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele Aston Martin Music Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Aston Martin Music
Rick Ross Featuring Drake & Chrisette Michele
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
Wiz Khalifa Black And Yellow Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Black And Yellow
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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
4
Nicki Minaj Right Thru Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Thru Me
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake Right Above It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Right Above It
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
6
Twista Featuring Chris Brown Make A Movie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make A Movie
Twista Featuring Chris Brown
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
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
7
Far*East Movement Featuring Cataracs & Dev Like A G6 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Like A G6
Far*East Movement Featuring Cataracs & Dev
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
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
8
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
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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
9
Nelly Just A Dream Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Just A Dream
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
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
10
Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake Moment 4 Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Moment 4 Life
Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, A.Graham, T.Williams, N.Seetharam
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
11
Fabolous You Be Killin Em Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You Be Killin Em
12  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
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
12
Drake Featuring T.I. & Swizz Beatz Fancy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fancy
Drake Featuring T.I. & Swizz Beatz
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
13
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg & Akon Kush Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Kush
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg & Akon
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
14
Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz 6 Foot 7 Foot Billboard Hot Rap Songs
6 Foot 7 Foot
Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., S.Crawford, P.Panky, W.Attaway, I.Burgie
Producer(s):
S.Crawford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
15
Travis Porter Make It Rain Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make It Rain
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Travis Porter
Producer(s):
T.M.Roberts, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Porter House/Jive
16
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne Fire Flame Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fire Flame
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Williams, D.Carter, Jr., W.Voner
Producer(s):
Kill Will
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Cash Money
17
Eminem Featuring Lil Wayne No Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Love
Eminem Featuring Lil Wayne
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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
18
Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder Rocketeer Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rocketeer
Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
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
19
Slim Thug Featuring B.o.B So High Billboard Hot Rap Songs
So High
Slim Thug Featuring B.o.B
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
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
20
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
22  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
21
Mann Buzzin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Buzzin'
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
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
22
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
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
23
Kanye West Featuring Pusha T Runaway Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Runaway
Kanye West Featuring Pusha T
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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
24
Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj Up All Night Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Up All Night
Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, M.R.Burnett, O.T.Maraj
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, M.Burnett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
25
Gucci Mane Featuring Trey Songz Beat It Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beat It Up
Gucci Mane Featuring Trey Songz
24  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.D.Davis, C.Gholson, T.A.Neverson
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
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