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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
LAST WEEK
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Mercy
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
Songwriter(s)
K.O.West, S.Taft, S.M.Anderson, T.Thornton, T.Epps, J.Thomas, D.Beagle, W. Riley, R.Williams, A.Khan, M.G.Dean, M.Y.Jones
Producer(s)
Lifted
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
Gains in performance

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Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz Mercy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mercy
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, S.Taft, S.M.Anderson, T.Thornton, T.Epps, J.Thomas, D.Beagle, W. Riley, R.Williams, A.Khan, M.G.Dean, M.Y.Jones
Producer(s):
Lifted
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
2
Ca$h Out Cashin' Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cashin' Out
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.M.H.Gibson
Producer(s):
DJ Spinz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Bases Loaded
3
Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo Leave You Alone Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Leave You Alone
Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, W.Griffin III, S.C.Smith, L.Liston-Smith
Producer(s):
Warren G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
4
Kirko Bangz Drank In My Cup Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drank In My Cup
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott Nobody's Perfect Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nobody's Perfect
J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
6
DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne Take It To The Head Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take It To The Head
DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.M.Khaled, K.Cossom, W.L.Roberts II, C.M.Brown, D.Carter, Jr., A.Harr, J.Jackson, A.Davidson, S.Davidson
Producer(s):
The Runners, DJ Khaled
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
7
Nicki Minaj Featuring 2 Chainz Beez In The Trap Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beez In The Trap
Nicki Minaj Featuring 2 Chainz
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, M.Jordan, T.Epps
Producer(s):
Ke-Noe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne The Motto Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Motto
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

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
9
Wiz Khalifa Work Hard, Play Hard Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Work Hard, Play Hard
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Thomaz, B.J.Levin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen
Producer(s):
StarGate, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Rostrum/Atlantic
10
LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent UP! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
UP!
LoveRance Featuring IamSu & Skipper or 50 Cent
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Oliver, S.A.Williams, P.Cox
Producer(s):
R.Oliver, IamSU!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Studd Life
11
Drake Featuring Rihanna Take Care Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Take Care
Drake Featuring Rihanna
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
2 Chainz Featuring Drake No Lie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Lie
2 Chainz Featuring Drake
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, A.Graham, M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
13
Nicki Minaj Starships Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Starships
15  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, N.Khayat, C.Falk, R.Yacoub, W.A.Hector
Producer(s):
Rami, RedOne, C.Falk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Flo Rida Featuring Sia Wild Ones Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wild Ones
Flo Rida Featuring Sia
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, R.Judrin, P.Melki, S.K.I.Furler, Axwell, J.E.Luttrell, M.Cooper, B.Maddahi
Producer(s):
SoFly & Nius, Axwell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
15
Drake Featuring The Weeknd Crew Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crew Love
Drake Featuring The Weeknd
14  Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, A.Palman, A.Tesfaye, Ilangelo
Producer(s):
Illangelo, The Weeknd, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
16
Tyga Featuring Lil Wayne Faded Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Faded
Tyga Featuring Lil Wayne
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, D.Carter, Jr., D.Blacksher
Producer(s):
D.Blacksher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
17
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne HYFR (Hell Ya F*****g Right) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HYFR (Hell Ya F*****g Right)
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, D.Carter, Jr., N.J.Shebib, T.Williams, A.Palman, K.Samir, C.Hill
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain Bag Of Money Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bag Of Money
Wale Featuring Rick Ross, Meek Mill & T-Pain
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, R.R.Williams, W.L.Roberts II, T-Pain, S.Cooke
Producer(s):
Beat Billionaire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
19
Lil Wayne Featuring Big Sean My Homies Still Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Homies Still
Lil Wayne Featuring Big Sean
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., S.M.Anderson, N.Warwar, R.Diaz, M.Aiello, A.Brown, T.Kelsie, G.Gray
Producer(s):
STREETRUNNER, R.Diaz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
20
Future Same Damn Time Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Same Damn Time
17  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Uwaezuoke, N.D.Wilburn
Producer(s):
Sonny Digital
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
21
Travis Porter Featuring Tyga Ayy Ladies Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ayy Ladies
Travis Porter Featuring Tyga
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Woods, H.Duncan, L.Mattox, M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, T.M.Roberts Jr.
Producer(s):
T.M.Roberts, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Porter House
22
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Trey Songz I Dont Really Care Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Dont Really Care
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Trey Songz
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Malphurs, T.A.Neverson, A.Crask, T.Taylor, A.Smith
Producer(s):
Skyy Stylez, T.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Brick Squad Monopoly
23
Meek Mill Featuring Drake Amen Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Amen
Meek Mill Featuring Drake
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
Rick Ross Featuring Usher Touch'N You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Touch'N You
Rick Ross Featuring Usher
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Rico Love, P.Medor, W.L.Roberts II
Producer(s):
Rico Love, P.Medor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
25
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Back In Time
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.C.Perez, U.Vargas, M.Kinchen, A.Trejo, S.Robinson, E.McDaniel
Producer(s):
M.Kinchen, DJ Big Syphe, DJ Buddha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
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