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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
21
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

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
2
Drake Started From The Bottom Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Started From The Bottom
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, W.M.Coleman, N.J.Shebib, B.Sanfilippo
Producer(s):
M.Zombie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future Love Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Me
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
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
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
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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
5
PSY Gangnam Style Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gangnam Style
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
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
6
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel This Moment
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
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
7
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake Poetic Justice Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poetic Justice
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake
11  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
18
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
8
Trinidad James All Gold Everything Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Gold Everything
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
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
9
Kendrick Lamar Swimming Pools (Drank) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Swimming Pools (Drank)
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
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
10
2 Chainz I'm Different Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I'm Different
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
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
11
Future Neva End Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Neva End
13  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
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
12
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail No Worries Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No Worries
Lil Wayne Featuring Detail
12  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
23
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
13
Young Jeezy Featuring 2 Chainz R.I.P. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
R.I.P.
Young Jeezy Featuring 2 Chainz
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Jenkins, D.I.McFarlane, T.Epps, W.DeVaughn, A.Young, E.Wright, L.J.Patterson, O.Jackson, G.Webster, A.Noland, L.Bonner, R.Middlebrooks, W.Morrison, M.Jones, M.R.Pierce, N.Napier, R.Parker, S.Arrington, C.C.Carter, W.Hankerson
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
14
Ace Hood Featuring Future & Rick Ross Bugatti Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bugatti
Ace Hood Featuring Future & Rick Ross
19  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.McColister, W.L.Roberts II, M.L.Williams, N.D.Wilburn
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
15
Pitbull Featuring TJR Don't Stop The Party Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Stop The Party
Pitbull Featuring TJR
14  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
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
16
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
17  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
27
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
17
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas, K.Camp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
18
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean Clique Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Clique
Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
16  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
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
19
Lupe Fiasco & Guy Sebastian Battle Scars Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Battle Scars
Lupe Fiasco & Guy Sebastian
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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
20
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne Ball Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ball
T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne
18  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

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
21
Chief Keef Love Sosa Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Sosa
20  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Cozart, T.Pittman
Producer(s):
Young Chop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Glory Boyz
22
Tyga Featuring Rick Ross Dope Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Dope
Tyga Featuring Rick Ross
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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
23
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
24
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton Can't Hold Us Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Hold Us
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
25
Big Sean Guap Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Guap
24  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
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
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