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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
11
WEEKS AT NO. 1
21
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

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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
21  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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 Mary Lambert Same Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Same Love
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis, M.Lambert
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA/Warner Bros. | Macklemore/Sub Pop
3
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
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
4
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
5
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas, K.Camp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
6
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross U.O.E.N.O. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U.O.E.N.O.
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
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
7
Kendrick Lamar Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
10  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
26
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
8
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel This Moment
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
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
9
Lil Wayne Featuring 2 Chainz Rich As F**k Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rich As F**k
Lil Wayne Featuring 2 Chainz
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
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
11
Drake Started From The Bottom Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Started From The Bottom
11  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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
12
Rich Gang Featuring Lil Wayne, Birdman, Future, Mack Maine, Nicki Minaj Tapout Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tapout
Rich Gang Featuring Lil Wayne, Birdman, Future, Mack Maine, Nicki Minaj
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., B.Williams, J.A.Preyan, O.T.Maraj, N.D.Wilburn, N.C.Fisher
Producer(s):
Detail
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
13
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future Love Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Me
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
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
14
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
16  Last
14  Peak
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
19
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
15
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
18  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
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
16
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, M.Smith, K.Lewis, P.Whitfield
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
17
2 Chainz & Wiz Khalifa We Own It (Fast & Furious) Billboard Hot Rap Songs
We Own It (Fast & Furious)
2 Chainz & Wiz Khalifa
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, C.J.Thomaz, A.Schwartz, J.Khajadourian, B.S.Isaac
Producer(s):
The Futuristics
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
18
Major Lazer Featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic Bubble Butt Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bubble Butt
Major Lazer Featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.W.Pentz, D.Taylor, Bruno Mars, M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, Mystic
Producer(s):
Major Lazer, V.Khan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Mad Decent/Secretly Canadian
19
PSY Gentleman Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gentleman
20  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Park, Y.Gun-Hyung
Producer(s):
PSY
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Silent/SchoolBoy
20
French Montana Ain't Worried About Nothin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Worried About Nothin
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Rico Love, E.Hood, E.Goudy II, K.Kharbouch
Producer(s):
Rico Love, Earl And E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Coke Boys/Bad Boy
21
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Wayne High School Billboard Hot Rap Songs
High School
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Wayne
21  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
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
22
Kanye West Black Skinhead Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Black Skinhead
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, G. de Homem-Christo, T.Bangalter, M.Y.Jones, C.C.Young, E.Rutberg, W.Jaco, S.Sandifer, M.G.Dean, D.Watkins
Producer(s):
K.West, G. de Homem-Christo, T.Bangalter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
23
Kanye West New Slaves Billboard Hot Rap Songs
New Slaves
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, Frank Ocean, C.C.Young, G.Presser, A.Adamis, B.Bronfman, M.Y.Jones, C.Smith, E.Rutberg, S.Sandifer, L.Johnson, M.G.Dean
Producer(s):
K.West, B.Bronfman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
24
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko Beware Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beware
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Anderson, D.M.Weir II, A.Izquierdo, J.A.E. Chilombo, D.Carter, Jr., D.Lambert, B.Potter, M.G.Dean
Producer(s):
KeY Wane, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
25
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz Bounce It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce It
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Houston, O.Akintimehin, L.Gottwald, J.K.Hindlin, E.Lowery, H.R.Walter
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Baby E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Kemosabe
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