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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
6
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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
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
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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
28  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
4
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
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
5
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
6
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
46  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
7
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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
8
The FiNATTiCZ Don't Drop That Thun Thun! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Drop That Thun Thun!
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
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
9
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
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
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
10
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas, K.Camp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
11
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
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
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
12
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko Beware Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beware
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
23  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
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
13
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Woods
Producer(s):
Sage The Gemini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Black Money/EMPIRE
14
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
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
15
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
15  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16
French Montana Ain't Worried About Nothin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Worried About Nothin
14  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

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
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell Feds Watching Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feds Watching
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
P.L.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
18
Kendrick Lamar Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
16  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
33
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
19
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera Feel This Moment Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feel This Moment
Pitbull Featuring Christina Aguilera
17  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
30
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
20
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
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
21
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
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
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
22
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
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
23
Wale Featuring Sam Dew LoveHate Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
LoveHate Thing
Wale Featuring Sam Dew
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, S.Dew, S.Williams, E.Price
Producer(s):
S.Dew, Stokley, Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
24
Major Lazer Featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic Bubble Butt Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bubble Butt
Major Lazer Featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic
13  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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
Yo Gotti Featuring Jeezy & YG Act Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Act Right
Yo Gotti Featuring Jeezy & YG
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mims, P.Y.Rodriguez, J.W.Jenkins, K.D.R.Jackson, C.Wallace, O.S.Harvey,Jr., R.Troutman
Producer(s):
P Lo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
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