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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Gangnam Style
Songwriter(s)
J.S.Park, Y.Gun-Hyung
Producer(s)
PSY, Y.Gun-Hyung
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | SchoolBoy
Gains in performance

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1
PSY Gangnam Style Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangnam Style
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Park, Y.Gun-Hyung
Producer(s):
PSY, Y.Gun-Hyung
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | SchoolBoy
2
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean Clique Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clique
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.A.Hollis, Jr., S.M.Anderson, K.O.West, S.C.Carter, J.E.Fauntleroy II
Producer(s):
Hit-Boy, K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
3
Flo Rida Whistle Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whistle
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Flo Rida I Cry Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Cry
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, A.Schwartz, J.Khajadourian, R.Judrin, P.Melki, B.G.Russell, S.M.Cutler, J.Hull, M.Caren
Producer(s):
The Futuristics, SoFly & Nius, P.Baumer, M.Hoogstraten
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
5
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz Mercy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mercy
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
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
6
French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne Pop That Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pop That
French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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
7
2 Chainz Featuring Drake No Lie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Lie
2 Chainz Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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
8
Juicy J Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Bandz A Make Her Dance Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bandz A Make Her Dance
Juicy J Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.L.Williams, J.M.Houston, D.Carter, Jr., T.Epps, J.Garner
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It, J-Bo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Kemosabe
9
2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West Birthday Song Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Birthday Song
2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, K.O.West, S.C.Uwaezuoke, B.Whitfield, S.Taft, M.G.Dean
Producer(s):
Sonny Digital, K.West, B Wheezy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
10
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne Ball Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ball
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., Rico Love, E.Hood, E.Goudy II, D.Carter, Jr., O.Hall, P.Price
Producer(s):
Rico Love, Earl And E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Grand Hustle
11
Future Turn On The Lights Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn On The Lights
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
Kendrick Lamar Swimming Pools (Drank) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Swimming Pools (Drank)
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Duckworth, T.Williams, N.Seetharam
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Top Dawg/Aftermath
13
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail No Worries Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Worries
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., N.C.Fisher, B.Williams, J.A.Preyan, R.Diaz
Producer(s):
Detail
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Wiz Khalifa Work Hard, Play Hard Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Work Hard, Play Hard
12  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
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
15
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
16
Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake Diced Pineapples Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Diced Pineapples
Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.L.Roberts II, C.E.McCormick, O.Akintimehin, A.Graham
Producer(s):
Cardiak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
17
DJ Drama Featuring 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Jeremih My Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Moment
DJ Drama Featuring 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Jeremih
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, R.R.Williams, J.P.Felton, T.Williams
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Aphilliates
18
Ca$h Out Cashin' Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cashin' Out
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.M.H.Gibson
Producer(s):
DJ Spinz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Bases Loaded
19
Pitbull Featuring TJR Don't Stop The Party Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Stop The Party
Pitbull Featuring TJR
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.C.Perez, T.J.Rozdilsky, J.C.Garcia, J.Martinez Gomez, W.Lyn, F.Hibbert
Producer(s):
TJR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
20
Game Featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne Celebration Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Celebration
Game Featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Taylor, C.M.Brown, M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, D.Carter, Jr., C.J.Thomaz, J.King, S.Saint-Jean
Producer(s):
Sap
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rezervoir/DGC
21
Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz Young & Gettin' It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Young & Gettin' It
Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.R.Williams, O.J.Tucker, K.J.Randle, V.Robinson
Producer(s):
Jahlil Beats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
22
2 Chainz I'm Different Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Different
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, D.I.McFarlane
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
23
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd Remember You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Remember You
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Thomaz, A.Tesfaye, Ilangelo, A.Balshe, J.Douglass, E.Lumpkin
Producer(s):
Illangelo, Dpat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Rostrum/Atlantic
24
Tyga Featuring 2 Chainz Do My Dance Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Do My Dance
Tyga Featuring 2 Chainz
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, T.Epps, D.L.Doman
Producer(s):
d.a. doman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
25
Ludacris Featuring Kelly Rowland Representin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Representin'
Ludacris Featuring Kelly Rowland
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, J.G.Scheffer, Rico Love, F.Romano, M.J.Mule, I.DeBoni
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Rico Love
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
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