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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
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

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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
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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
2 Chainz Featuring Drake No Lie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Lie
2 Chainz Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
3
Wiz Khalifa Work Hard, Play Hard Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Work Hard, Play Hard
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Ca$h Out Cashin' Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cashin' Out
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.M.H.Gibson
Producer(s):
DJ Spinz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Bases Loaded
5
J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott Nobody's Perfect Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Nobody's Perfect
J. Cole Featuring Missy Elliott
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
6
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
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
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
7
Meek Mill Featuring Drake Amen Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Amen
Meek Mill Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.R.Williams, J.P.Felton, A.Graham, D.M.Weir II, L.Abrams, M.H.McDonald
Producer(s):
KeY Wane, Jahlil Beats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
8
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
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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
9
Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo Leave You Alone Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Leave You Alone
Young Jeezy Featuring Ne-Yo
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
Kirko Bangz Drank In My Cup Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Drank In My Cup
10  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
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
11
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne The Motto Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Motto
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
11  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
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
12
Driicky Graham Snap Backs & Tattoos Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Snap Backs & Tattoos
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Cooper, N.Graham, C.Ward, A.Redman
Producer(s):
HITMAKA, Arch The Boss
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Nu World Era
13
French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne Pop That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pop That
French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Kharbouch, W.L.Roberts II, A.Graham, D.Carter, Jr., A.L.Norris, L.R.Campbell, H.W.Casey, R.Finch
Producer(s):
LEE ON THE BEATS
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Coke Boys/Bad Boy
14
Flo Rida Whistle Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whistle
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, B.S.Isaac, A.C.Mobley, J.Franks, D.E.Glass, M.Killian
Producer(s):
D.Glass, DJ Frank E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
15
Rick Ross Featuring Usher Touch'N You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Touch'N You
Rick Ross Featuring Usher
21  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
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
16
Chris Brown Featuring Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa Till I Die Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Till I Die
Chris Brown Featuring Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, F.N.Hills, M.Araica, S.M.Anderson, C.J.Thomaz
Producer(s):
Danja
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
Lil Wayne Featuring Big Sean My Homies Still Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Homies Still
Lil Wayne Featuring Big Sean
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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
18
Flo Rida Featuring Sia Wild Ones Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wild Ones
Flo Rida Featuring Sia
19  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
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
19
Future Turn On The Lights Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn On The Lights
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
20
Chief Keef Featuring Lil Reese I Don't Like Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Don't Like
Chief Keef Featuring Lil Reese
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Cozart, T.Taylor, T.Pittman
Producer(s):
Young Chop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | God Is Good/Glory Boyz
21
Nicki Minaj Featuring 2 Chainz Beez In The Trap Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beez In The Trap
Nicki Minaj Featuring 2 Chainz
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, M.Jordan, T.Epps
Producer(s):
Ke-Noe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Tyga Featuring Lil Wayne Faded Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Faded
Tyga Featuring Lil Wayne
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
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
23
DJ Khaled Featuring Kanye West & Rick Ross I Wish You Would Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Wish You Would
DJ Khaled Featuring Kanye West & Rick Ross
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne HYFR (Hell Ya F*****g Right) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HYFR (Hell Ya F*****g Right)
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
24  Last
17  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
14
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
25
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Nicki Minaj, Tyga & Flo Rida Get Low Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Get Low
Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Nicki Minaj, Tyga & Flo Rida
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Malphurs, H.Miller, B.S.Isaac, O.T.Maraj, M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, T.Dillard
Producer(s):
DJ Speedy, B.Isaac
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Brick Squad Monopoly
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