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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
11
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
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
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
5
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
33  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
6
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
6
PEAK POSITION
8
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
7
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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
8
Drake Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wu-Tang Forever
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
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
9
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
11
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
11  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
12
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
10  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Woods
Producer(s):
Sage The Gemini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Black Money/EMPIRE
13
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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
14
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
15  Last
13  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
15
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
15
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross U.O.E.N.O. Billboard Hot Rap Songs
U.O.E.N.O.
Rocko Featuring Future & Rick Ross
13  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
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
16
Future Honest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Honest
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
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
17
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell Feds Watching Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Feds Watching
2 Chainz Featuring Pharrell
12  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
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
Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown Show Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Show Me
Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.T.Collins, D.I.McFarlane, C.Jones, J.P.Felton, C.M.Brown, A.George, C.McFarlane
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
19
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz Bounce It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce It
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
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
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis White Walls Billboard Hot Rap Songs
White Walls
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis, Q.M.Hanley, H.Wear
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA/Warner Bros. | Macklemore
21
The FiNATTiCZ Don't Drop That Thun Thun! Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Don't Drop That Thun Thun!
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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
22
Yo Gotti Featuring Jeezy & YG Act Right Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Act Right
Yo Gotti Featuring Jeezy & YG
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
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
23
Young Dro FDB Billboard Hot Rap Songs
FDB
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hart, M.Roberts, S.S.Bolden
Producer(s):
FKi 1st
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
24
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit Billboard Hot Rap Songs
F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit
Jay Z Featuring Rick Ross
25  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
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
25
French Montana Ain't Worried About Nothin Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ain't Worried About Nothin
24  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
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
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