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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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Can't Hold Us
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
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 Ray Dalton Can't Hold Us Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Hold Us
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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
2
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
3
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel This Moment
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Drake Started From The Bottom Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Started From The Bottom
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
6
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future Love Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Me
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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
7
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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
8
PSY Gentleman Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gentleman
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Park, Y.Gun-Hyung
Producer(s):
PSY
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Silent/SchoolBoy
9
Ace Hood Featuring Future & Rick Ross Bugatti Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bugatti
Ace Hood Featuring Future & Rick Ross
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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
10
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
10  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
Lil Wayne Featuring 2 Chainz Rich As F**k Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rich As F**k
Lil Wayne Featuring 2 Chainz
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., T.Epps, T.Williams, N.Seetharam
Producer(s):
T-Minus, Nikhil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
12
Kendrick Lamar Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
14  Last
12  Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
18
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
13
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross U.O.E.N.O. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U.O.E.N.O.
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Hill Jr., N.D.Wilburn, W.L.Roberts II, M.A.Randle
Producer(s):
Childish Major
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rocky Road | A-1
14
DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne No New Friends (SFTB Remix) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
No New Friends (SFTB Remix)
DJ Khaled Featuring Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.M.Khaled, A.Graham, W.L.Roberts II, D.Carter, Jr., M.J.Samuels, N.J.Shebib
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
15
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake Poetic Justice Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Poetic Justice
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake
12  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16
B.o.B Featuring T.I. & Juicy J We Still In This B**** Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Still In This B****
B.o.B Featuring T.I. & Juicy J
15  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Simmons, Jr., M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks, C.J.Harris, Jr., J.M.Houston
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It, MYGUYMARS
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
17
Future Featuring Lil Wayne Karate Chop (Remix) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Karate Chop (Remix)
Future Featuring Lil Wayne
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, R.Buice, L.T.Wayne, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
METRO
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
18
A$AP Rocky Featuring Skrillex Wild For The Night Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wild For The Night
A$AP Rocky Featuring Skrillex
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
19
Tyga Featuring Cedric Gervais, Wiz Khalifa & Mally Mall Molly Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Molly
Tyga Featuring Cedric Gervais, Wiz Khalifa & Mally Mall
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, C.J.Thomaz, J.Jackson, J.Rashid, D.Mapp, C.DePasquale, C.Cid
Producer(s):
Dez Dynamic, Mallly Mall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
20
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Wayne High School Billboard Hot Rap Songs
High School
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Wayne
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.T.Maraj, D.Carter, Jr., M.J.Samuels, T.Williams
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, T-Minus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
21
Young Jeezy Featuring 2 Chainz R.I.P. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
R.I.P.
Young Jeezy Featuring 2 Chainz
22  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
22
Fabolous Featuring Chris Brown Ready Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ready
Fabolous Featuring Chris Brown
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Jackson, A.Harr, J.Jackson, A.Davidson, S.Davidson, K.Cossom, C.M.Brown
Producer(s):
The Runners, The Monarch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
23
Hustle Gang Featuring T.I., B.o.B, Kendrick Lamar & Kris Stephens Memories Back Then Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Memories Back Then
Hustle Gang Featuring T.I., B.o.B, Kendrick Lamar & Kris Stephens
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Simmons, Jr., K.L.Duckworth, C.J.Harris, Jr., V.M.McCants, M.Jordan
Producer(s):
Ke-Noe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Hustle Gang/Grand Hustle
24
French Montana Featuring Nicki Minaj Freaks Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Freaks
French Montana Featuring Nicki Minaj
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Kharbouch, O.T.Maraj, Rico Love, D.L.Davis, Q.Riley, E.Bonner, L.F.Dunbar, J.C.Taylor, L.O.Willis
Producer(s):
Rico Love, Earl And E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Coke Boys/Bad Boy
25
Juicy J Featuring Big Sean & Young Jeezy Show Out Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Show Out
Juicy J Featuring Big Sean & Young Jeezy
25  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Houston, J.W.Jenkins, S.M.Anderson
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Kemosabe
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