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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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LAST WEEK
16
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
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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
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
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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
YG Featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan My Hitta Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Hitta
YG Featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.D.R.Jackson, D.I.McFarlane, J.W.Jenkins, D.D.Lamar, C.C.Broadus Jr., A.Johnson, C.Lawson, C.Miller
Producer(s):
Mustard, M.Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Pushaz Ink/CTE
4
Eminem Rap God Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rap God
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, B.J.Zayas, Jr., M.Delgiorno, S.Hacker, D.L.Davis, L.Walters, D.M.Birks, J.M.Burns, J.Lee, F.Shaheed, K.Nazel
Producer(s):
DVLP, Filthy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
5
Eminem Berzerk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Berzerk
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
6
Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha Timber Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Timber
Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.C.Perez, K.Sebert, L.Gottwald, Priscilla Renea, J.Sanderson, B.S.Isaac, H.R.Walter, L.Oskar, K.Oskar, G.Errico
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Sermstyle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
7
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
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
8
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
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
9
Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean All Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Me
Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
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
10
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
38  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Macklemore
11
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko Beware Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beware
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis White Walls Billboard Hot Rap Songs
White Walls
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
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
13
Future Honest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Honest
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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
14
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
15  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
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
15
Rich Homie Quan Type Of Way Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Type Of Way
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
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
16
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
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
Eminem Survival Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Survival
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, K.Adbdul-Rahman, E.Alcock, L.Rodrigues, P.C.Injeti, M.Strange
Producer(s):
DJ Khalil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
18
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz Bounce It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce It
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz
19  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
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
19
Drake Featuring JAY-Z Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2
Drake Featuring JAY-Z
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
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
20
Travie McCoy Featuring Jason Mraz Rough Water Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rough Water
Travie McCoy Featuring Jason Mraz
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Levin, D.Omelio, A.Malik, T.McCoy
Producer(s):
benny blanco, ROBOPOP
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
21
ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kendrick Lamar Collard Greens Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Collard Greens
ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Q.M.Hanley, K.L.Duckworth, R.Riera, A.Morgan
Producer(s):
THC, G.Bunn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Top Dawg
22
DJ Khaled Featuring Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & Future I Wanna Be With You Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I Wanna Be With You
DJ Khaled Featuring Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & Future
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.M.Khaled, O.T.Maraj, N.D.Wilburn, W.L.Roberts II, A.L.Norris
Producer(s):
LEE ON THE BEATS, DJ Khaled
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
23
Drake The Language Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Language
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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
24
Drake Featuring Jhene Aiko From Time Billboard Hot Rap Songs
From Time
Drake Featuring Jhene Aiko
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
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
25
Young Dro FDB Billboard Hot Rap Songs
FDB
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Hart, M.Roberts, S.S.Bolden
Producer(s):
FKi 1st
Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
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