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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
Ni**as in Paris
Jay Z Kanye West
Songwriter(s)
K.O.West, S.C.Carter, C.A.Hollis, Jr., M.G.Dean, Reverend W.A.Donaldson
Producer(s)
Hit-Boy, K.West, M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam

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Jay Z Kanye West Ni**as in Paris Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ni**as in Paris
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, S.C.Carter, C.A.Hollis, Jr., M.G.Dean, Reverend W.A.Donaldson
Producer(s):
Hit-Boy, K.West, M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
2
Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj Dance (A$$) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dance (A$$)
Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Anderson, M.E.Palacios, E.Clark, K.Burrell, R.James, A.Miller, O.T.Maraj
Producer(s):
Da Internz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
3
Drake Headlines Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Headlines
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, N.J.Shebib
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
J. Cole Work Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Work Out
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, K.O.West, S.Rainey, M.Ben-Ari, B.A.Kante, John Legend, E.Wolff
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
5
Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj Make Me Proud Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Make Me Proud
Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, T.Williams, N.Seetharam, O.T.Maraj
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
6
Wale Featuring Miguel Lotus Flower Bomb Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Lotus Flower Bomb
Wale Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, E.Howard, M.J.Pimentel, S.J.Dew, W.Johnson
Producer(s):
J.Howard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
7
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake She Will Billboard Hot Rap Songs
She Will
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., A.Graham, T.Williams
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
LMFAO Sexy And I Know It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Sexy And I Know It
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.K.Gordy, K.Oliver, G.M.Robertson, D.J.Listenbee, E.E.Beck
Producer(s):
Party Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope
9
J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz Can't Get Enough Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Get Enough
J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, I.S.K.Kouyate, E.B.Soumah, T.A.Neverson, B.J.Kidd
Producer(s):
B.Kidd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
10
Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross That Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
That Way
Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, W.L.Roberts II, J.P.Felton, L.A.Lewis
Producer(s):
Lex Luger
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
11
Flo Rida Good Feeling Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Good Feeling
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, L.Gottwald, H.R.Walter, B.S.Isaac, A.Pournouri, T.Bergling, E.James, L.Kirkland, P.Woods
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Cirkut
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
12
Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj You The Boss Billboard Hot Rap Songs
You The Boss
Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
12  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, K.M.Erondu, O.T.Maraj
Producer(s):
KE On The Track
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Maybach/Def Jam
13
Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000 I Do Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Do
Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
20  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, J.Banks, S.C.Carter, A.Benjamin, L.Williams, M.Bennett
Producer(s):
M-16
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
14
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne The Motto Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Motto
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, D.Carter, Jr., T.Williams, A.Ray
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
15
Ace Hood Featuring Chris Brown Body 2 Body Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Body 2 Body
Ace Hood Featuring Chris Brown
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.McColister, C.M.Brown, K.Crowe, E.Reyes-Ortiz, K.Cossom
Producer(s):
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
16
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars Young, Wild & Free Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Young, Wild & Free
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., C.J.Thomaz, Bruno Mars, P.M.Lawrence II, A.Levine, C.B.Brown, T.Bluechel, New Writer, T.W.Griffin Jr, K.D.R.Jackson, N.Lee Jr., M.Newman
Producer(s):
The SmeeZingtons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Rostrum/Doggystyle/Atlantic
17
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Drake Round Of Applause Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Round Of Applause
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Drake
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Malphurs, L.A.Lewis
Producer(s):
Lex Luger
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Brick Squad Monopoly
18
B.o.B Featuring Lil Wayne Strange Clouds Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Strange Clouds
B.o.B Featuring Lil Wayne
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Gottwald, H.R.Walter, B.R.Simmons, Jr., C.Montgomery III, S.J.Hill, J.X.Jones, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Cirkut
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | RebelRock/Grand Hustle
19
Tyga Rack City Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rack City
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
20
Jay Z Kanye West Gotta Have It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gotta Have It
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
Nicki Minaj Featuring Rihanna Fly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Fly
Nicki Minaj Featuring Rihanna
22  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, J.R.Rotem, K.Hissink, W.Jordan, C.Rishad
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown
22
Diggy Featuring Jeremih Do It Like You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Do It Like You
Diggy Featuring Jeremih
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, J.Maultsby, J.P.Felton, A.Wansel, D.Wansel
Producer(s):
Pop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
23
Drake Featuring Rihanna Take Care Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take Care
Drake Featuring Rihanna
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, A.Palman, J.Smith, R.Madley Croft, J.Gluck, W.Gold, S.Gottlieb, H.Wiener, B.Benton
Producer(s):
J.Smith, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
24
Roscoe Dash Good Good Night Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Good Good Night
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.L.Johnson, Jr., T.Scales
Producer(s):
Kane Beatz, JMIKE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Music Line/Geffen
25
Kirko Bangz Drank In My Cup Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drank In My Cup
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.J.Randle, B.Tillman, R.Gonzalez
Producer(s):
Sound M.O.B.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | LMG/Unauthorized
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