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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
10
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

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Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake Holy Grail Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holy Grail
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
20  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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
32  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
5
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
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
6
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
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
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
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
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
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
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
9
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
10
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
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
11
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
12
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell Feds Watching Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feds Watching
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell
14  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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
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
12  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
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
14
Mike WiLL Made-It Featuring Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J 23 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
23
Mike WiLL Made-It Featuring Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.L.Williams, P.R.Slaughter, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, C.J.Thomaz, J.M.Houston, M.Cyrus
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It, P-Nasty
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Eardrumma
15
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
13  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
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
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
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
17
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna Bad Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bad
Wale Featuring Tiara Thomas Or Rihanna
15  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Akintimehin, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas, K.Camp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Maybach
18
Future Honest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Honest
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, L.T.Wayne, G.R.Hill
Producer(s):
Metro Boomin, DJ Spinz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
19
The FiNATTiCZ Don't Drop That Thun Thun! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Drop That Thun Thun!
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
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
20
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
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
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
21
Drake Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wu-Tang Forever
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Baldursson, A.Graham, A.Palman, N.J.Shebib, J.Rose, D.D.Coles, R.F.Diggs, L.J.Hawkes, J.S.Hunter, C.Woods, M.Bjoerklund, J. Koduletsch
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz Bounce It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce It
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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
23
2 Chainz Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne I Do It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Do It
2 Chainz Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Epps, A.Graham, D.Carter, Jr., D.Richardson, T.W.Pentz, G.Arillo, O.Redding
Producer(s):
D Rich, Wonder Arillo, Diplo, Sean C.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
24
French Montana Ain't Worried About Nothin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Worried About Nothin
20  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
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
25
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit Billboard Hot Rap Songs
F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross
21  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
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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