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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
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Holy Grail
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Songwriter(s)
S.C.Carter, J.Timberlake, T.Nash, T.V.Mosley, J.Harmon, E.D.Wilson, K.Cobain, D.Grohl, K.Novoselic
Producer(s)
T.Nash, Timbaland, JRoc
Imprint/Promotion Label
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
Gains in performance

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Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake Holy Grail Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holy Grail
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, J.Timberlake, T.Nash, T.V.Mosley, J.Harmon, E.D.Wilson, K.Cobain, D.Grohl, K.Novoselic
Producer(s):
T.Nash, Timbaland, JRoc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
2
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert Same Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Same Love
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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
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
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
4
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
5
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
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
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas, K.Camp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
8
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Woods, S.A.Williams
Producer(s):
Sage The Gemini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Black Money/EMPIRE
9
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
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
10
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
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
The FiNATTiCZ Don't Drop That Thun Thun! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Drop That Thun Thun!
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Dunn, A.Brown, M.Abdul-Rahman, T.Williams
Producer(s):
T.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The FiNATTiCZ/Knockout
12
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Woods
Producer(s):
Sage The Gemini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Black Money/EMPIRE
13
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
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
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
14
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel This Moment
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera
15  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
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
15
Lil Wayne Featuring 2 Chainz Rich As F**k Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rich As F**k
Lil Wayne Featuring 2 Chainz
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
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
16
French Montana Ain't Worried About Nothin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Worried About Nothin
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
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
17
Kendrick Lamar Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
16  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

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
18
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Simmons, Jr., D.I.McFarlane, T.Epps, C.Montgomery III, S.Cox, T.W.Griffin Jr, M.Adams
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | RebelRock/Grand Hustle
19
Drake Started From The Bottom Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Started From The Bottom
18  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
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
20
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future Love Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Love Me
Lil Wayne Featuring Drake & Future
20  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
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
21
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell Feds Watching Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feds Watching
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell
23  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
P.L.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
22
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, T.V.Mosley, J.Harmon
Producer(s):
Timbaland, JRoc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
23
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Lamar, L.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
L.Carter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Rich Homiez/Think It's A Game/Gold Gang
24
Major Lazer Featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic Bubble Butt Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bubble Butt
Major Lazer Featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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
25
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit Billboard Hot Rap Songs
F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, M.J.Samuels, A.Hernandez, W.L.Roberts II
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, Vinylz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
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