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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT RAP SONGS
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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
The Monster
Songwriter(s)
M.Mathers III, B.Fryzel, A.L.Kleinstub, M.Athanasiou, R.Fenty, J.D.Bellion, B.Rexha
Producer(s)
Frequency, Aalias
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
Gains in performance

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Eminem Featuring Rihanna The Monster Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Monster
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, B.Fryzel, A.L.Kleinstub, M.Athanasiou, R.Fenty, J.D.Bellion, B.Rexha
Producer(s):
Frequency, Aalias
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
2
Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha Timber Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Timber
Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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
3
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis White Walls Billboard Hot Rap Songs
White Walls
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring ScHoolboy Q & Hollis
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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
4
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
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake Holy Grail Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Holy Grail
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
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
6
YG Featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan My Hitta Billboard Hot Rap Songs
My Hitta
YG Featuring Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
7
Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean All Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All Me
Drake Featuring 2 Chainz & Big Sean
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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
8
Eminem Rap God Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Rap God
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
9
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu! Gas Pedal Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Gas Pedal
Sage The Gemini Featuring IamSu!
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
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
10
Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown Show Me Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Show Me
Kid Ink Featuring Chris Brown
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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
11
JAY-Z Tom Ford Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Tom Ford
11  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
Kanye West Bound 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bound 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, John Legend, C.Wilson, N.V.Whiteside, M.Y.Jones, S.Sandifer, M.G.Dean, E.Rutberg, B.Massey, R.Dukes, C.J.Pope, C.C.Young, R.Self
Producer(s):
K.West, C.J.Pope
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
13
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz HeadBand Billboard Hot Rap Songs
HeadBand
B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz
17  Last
13  Peak
19  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko Beware Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Beware
Big Sean Featuring Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
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
15
Drake The Language Billboard Hot Rap Songs
The Language
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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
16
Eminem Berzerk Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Berzerk
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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
17
J. Cole Featuring TLC Crooked Smile Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Crooked Smile
J. Cole Featuring TLC
18  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
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
18
Future Honest Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Honest
16  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
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
19
Sage The Gemini Red Nose Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Red Nose
15  Last
10  Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Woods
Producer(s):
Sage The Gemini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Black Money/EMPIRE
20
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz Bounce It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Bounce It
Juicy J Featuring Wale & Trey Songz
19  Last
18  Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
16
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
21
Eminem Survival Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Survival
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
22
Childish Gambino I. Crawl Billboard Hot Rap Songs
I. Crawl
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Glover, T.Hassan, K.Hassan, A.De Gasperis-Brigante
Producer(s):
C.Rich, D.Glover
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
23
Drake Featuring JAY-Z Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2
Drake Featuring JAY-Z
22  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
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
24
Lupe Fiasco Featuring Ed Sheeran Old School Love Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Old School Love
Lupe Fiasco Featuring Ed Sheeran
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Jaco, E.C.Sheeran, A.Cedar, G.P.Earley, J.Franks
Producer(s):
DJ Frank E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | 1st & 15th
25
Future Featuring Miley Cyrus & Mr Hudson Real And True Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Real And True
Future Featuring Miley Cyrus & Mr Hudson
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, M.Cyrus, B.Hudson-McIldowie
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
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