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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Songwriter(s)
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s)
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
Gains in performance

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
2
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
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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
3
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future Love Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Me
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., A.Graham, N.D.Wilburn, M.L.Williams, A.Hogan
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It, A+
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Flo Rida I Cry Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Cry
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
Kendrick Lamar Swimming Pools (Drank) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Swimming Pools (Drank)
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Duckworth, T.Williams, N.Seetharam
Producer(s):
T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Top Dawg/Aftermath
6
Pitbull Featuring TJR Don't Stop The Party Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Stop The Party
Pitbull Featuring TJR
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
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
7
2 Chainz I'm Different Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Different
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, D.I.McFarlane
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
8
PSY Gangnam Style Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangnam Style
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
9
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean Clique Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clique
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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
10
Trinidad James All Gold Everything Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Gold Everything
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.J.Williams
Producer(s):
D.Gallaspy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Think It's A Game/Def Jam
11
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail No Worries Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Worries
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake Poetic Justice Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poetic Justice
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake
13  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
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
13
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne Ball Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ball
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne
14  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
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
14
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
11  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

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
15
Tyga Featuring Rick Ross Dope Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dope
Tyga Featuring Rick Ross
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, W.L.Roberts II, T.M.Roberts Jr., J.Jackson, C.C.Broadus Jr., C.Wolfe, A.Young
Producer(s):
T.M.Roberts, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
16
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd Remember You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Remember You
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
16  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
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
17
Future Neva End Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Neva End
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
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
18
Chief Keef Love Sosa Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Sosa
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Cozart, T.Pittman
Producer(s):
Young Chop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Glory Boyz
19
Big Sean Guap Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Guap
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Anderson, D.M.Weir II, T.Pittman, A.Izquierdo, D.Camper. Jr., K.O.West, A.Martin, R.Kinelski, N.Goldstein
Producer(s):
KeY Wane, Young Chop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
20
Lupe Fiasco & Guy Sebastian Battle Scars Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Battle Scars
Lupe Fiasco & Guy Sebastian
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Jaco, G.Sebastian, D.R.Harris
Producer(s):
Pro J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | 1st & 15th
21
Kid Ink Featuring Meek Mill & Wale Bad Ass Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad Ass
Kid Ink Featuring Meek Mill & Wale
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.T.Collins, D.Montgomery, R.R.Williams, O.Akintimehin
Producer(s):
Devin Cruise
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
22
A$AP Rocky Featuring Skrillex Wild For The Night Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wild For The Night
A$AP Rocky Featuring Skrillex
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.A.Mayers, S.J.Moore, M.Dalmoro, D.Lebouvier, T.Parent, N.Vadon, J.Pradeyrol
Producer(s):
Skrillex
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
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
23  Last
19  Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Kendrick Lamar Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Duckworth, M.A.Spears, Braun, Vindahl, L.Lykke, Schmidt
Producer(s):
Sounwave
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Top Dawg/Aftermath
25
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel This Moment
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.C.Perez, C.Perez, N.Atweh, C.Kreviazuk, A.D.Messinger, N.Lambroza, U.Vargas, C.Aguilera, P.Waaktaar-Savoy, M.Harket, M.Furuholmen
Producer(s):
A.D.Messinger, N.Atweh, Sir Nolan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
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