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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT RAP SONGS
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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LAST WEEK
10
WEEKS ON CHART
I Cry
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
Gains in performance

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1
Flo Rida I Cry Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Cry
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
2
PSY Gangnam Style Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangnam Style
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Park, Y.Gun-Hyung
Producer(s):
PSY, Y.Gun-Hyung
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | SchoolBoy
3
Kendrick Lamar Swimming Pools (Drank) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Swimming Pools (Drank)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
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
4
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean Clique Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clique
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
50 Cent Featuring Eminem & Adam Levine My Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Life
50 Cent Featuring Eminem & Adam Levine
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Jackson, Jr., M.Mathers III, A.N.Levine, L. Griffin Jr., H.Rooney
Producer(s):
S1
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit/Shady/Aftermath
6
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
7
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
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
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
8
Pitbull Featuring TJR Don't Stop The Party Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Stop The Party
Pitbull Featuring TJR
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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
9
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail No Worries Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Worries
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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
10
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
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
Flo Rida Whistle Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Whistle
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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
12
A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar F**kin Problems Billboard Hot Rap Songs
F**kin Problems
A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.A.Mayers, N.J.Shebib, S.Garrett, A.Graham, T.Epps, K.L.Duckworth
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
13
2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West Birthday Song Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Birthday Song
2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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
14
2 Chainz I'm Different Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Different
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
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
15
2 Chainz Featuring Drake No Lie Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Lie
2 Chainz Featuring Drake
12  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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
16
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz Mercy Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Mercy
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
13  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
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
17
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne Ball Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ball
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne
18  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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
18
Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake Diced Pineapples Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Diced Pineapples
Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake
17  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
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
19
Future Turn On The Lights Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Turn On The Lights
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
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
20
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd Remember You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Remember You
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
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
21
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake Poetic Justice Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poetic Justice
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake
19  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Duckworth, E.Molina, A.Graham, J.S.Harris III, J.Jackson, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
S.Deville
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Top Dawg/Aftermath
22
Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz Young & Gettin' It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Young & Gettin' It
Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
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
23
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
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
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
24
Ludacris Featuring Kelly Rowland Representin' Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Representin'
Ludacris Featuring Kelly Rowland
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
25
Future Neva End Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Neva End
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, M.L.Williams, P.R.Slaughter
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
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