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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 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
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
Eminem Berzerk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Berzerk
Last
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Weeks
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, W.Squier, A.K.Horovitz, A.N.Yauch, R.Rubin, J.Modeliste, A.Neville, C.Neville, V.Brown, A.Criss, K.Gist
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
3
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert Same Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Same Love
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
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
4
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
31  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
5
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Woods, S.A.Williams
Producer(s):
Sage The Gemini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Black Money/EMPIRE
6
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
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
7
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko Beware Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beware
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
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
8
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
9
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
10
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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
11
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
12  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
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
12
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross U.O.E.N.O. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U.O.E.N.O.
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross
11  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
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
13
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
13  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
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
14
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell Feds Watching Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feds Watching
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell
15  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
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
15
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
14  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas, K.Camp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
16
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
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
18
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
17
The FiNATTiCZ Don't Drop That Thun Thun! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Drop That Thun Thun!
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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
18
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
19
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz Bounce It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce It
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
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
20
French Montana Ain't Worried About Nothin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Worried About Nothin
19  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
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
21
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit Billboard Hot Rap Songs
F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
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
22
Kendrick Lamar Featuring MC Eiht m.A.A.d City Billboard Hot Rap Songs
m.A.A.d City
Kendrick Lamar Featuring MC Eiht
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Duckworth, M.A.Spears, R.Riera, A.Morgan, A.Taylor
Producer(s):
Sounwave, THC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Top Dawg/Aftermath
23
Migos Versace Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Versace
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Q.K.Marshall, K.K.Ball, K.Cephus, X.L.Dotson
Producer(s):
Zaytoven
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Quality Control
24
Yo Gotti Featuring Jeezy & YG Act Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Act Right
Yo Gotti Featuring Jeezy & YG
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
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
25
Flo Rida Featuring Pitbull Can't Believe It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Can't Believe It
Flo Rida Featuring Pitbull
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, M.Caren, B.S.Isaac, W.Lobban-Bean, A.Williams, L.Ciampi
Producer(s):
Cook Classics, M.Caren
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
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