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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
12
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
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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
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
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
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
3
Eminem Berzerk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Berzerk
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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
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Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean All Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Me
Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, A.Palman, S.M.Anderson, T.Epps, D.M.Weir II, L.Willemetz, J.Charles, M.Yvain
Producer(s):
KeY Wane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
5
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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
34  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
7
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert Same Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Same Love
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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
8
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko Beware Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beware
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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
9
Drake The Language Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Language
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, A.Palman, M.J.Samuels, A.Ritter, A.Hernandez, B.Williams, N.C.Fisher
Producer(s):
Boi-1da
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
10
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
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
11
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
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
12
Drake Furthest Thing Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Furthest Thing
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, A.Palman, N.J.Shebib, M.Thomas, A.Accleston
Producer(s):
40, M.Thomas, Jake One
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
13
J. Cole Featuring Miguel Power Trip Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Power Trip
J. Cole Featuring Miguel
11  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Cole, H.Laws
Producer(s):
J.L.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
14
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
10  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
15
Drake Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Wu-Tang Forever
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16
Drake Too Much Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Too Much
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, S.Sisay, P. Jefferies, E.Haynie
Producer(s):
Nineteen85, Sampha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
17
Drake Featuring JAY-Z Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2
Drake Featuring JAY-Z
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, S.C.Carter, A.Palman, M.J.Samuels, N.C.Fisher, M.Burnett, J.Evans, A.E.Proctor, D.D.Coles, R.F.Diggs, G.E.Grice, L.J.Hawkes, Hayes, J.S.Hunter, R.T.Jones, Porter, C.Smith, C.Woods
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, J.Evans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Drake Featuring Jhene Aiko From Time Billboard Hot Rap Songs
From Time
Drake Featuring Jhene Aiko
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, J.A.E. Chilombo, N.J.Shebib, J.Beck
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
19
Future Honest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Honest
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
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
20
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
12  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
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
21
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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
22
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
14  Last
13  Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
16
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
23
Drake Tuscan Leather Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tuscan Leather
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, A.Palman, N.J.Shebib, D.W.Foster, L.T.Jenner, W.S.McGlone, L.Parker
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
24
Drake Come Thru Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Come Thru
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, A.Palman, N.J.Shebib, N.Campbell
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
25
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
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
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
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