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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
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LAST WEEK
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Panda
Songwriter(s)
S.R.Selby, III, A.Khan
Producer(s)
Menace
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
Gains in performance

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Desiigner Panda Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Panda
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.R.Selby, III, A.Khan
Producer(s):
Menace
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
2
G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha Me, Myself & I Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Me, Myself & I
G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Gillum, M.Keenan, C.R.Andersson, Lauren Christy, T.Barnes, B.Kohn, P.Kelleher, B.Rexha
Producer(s):
M.Keenan, C.R.Andersson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
3
Drake Featuring The Throne Pop Style Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pop Style
Drake Featuring The Throne
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, R.Thomas, Jr., A.Feeny, M.J.Samuels, K.O.West, S.C.Carter
Producer(s):
S.Thomas, Frank Dukes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Kevin Gates 2 Phones Billboard Hot Rap Songs
2 Phones
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.J.Gilyard, B.T.Hazzard, R.Witherspoon Jr.
Producer(s):
Mad Max
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bread Winners' Association
5
Drake & Future Jumpman Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jumpman
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, L.T.Wayne, A.Graham
Producer(s):
Metro Boomin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
6
Future Featuring The Weeknd Low Life Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Low Life
Future Featuring The Weeknd
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.D.Wilburn, A.Tesfaye, B.Diehl, M.McKinney, J.Quenneville
Producer(s):
Ben Billion$, DaHeala, The Weeknd, Metro Boomin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
7
Yo Gotti Featuring Nicki Minaj Down In The DM Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Down In The DM
Yo Gotti Featuring Nicki Minaj
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mims, K.M.Khaled, B.Diehl, I.Lewis, O.T.Maraj
Producer(s):
Ben Billion$, Schife
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
8
Kanye West Famous Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Famous
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, C.C.Young, K.Muchita, N.Goldstein, A.Dawson, M.G.Dean, C.J.Bennett, K.Dean, E.Brown, R.Birchard, P.Reynolds, J.Webb, W. Riley, L.E.Bacalov, E.Vita, S.Bardotti, G.Scalamogna
Producer(s):
K.West, Havoc, N.Goldstein, Charlie Heat, A.Dawson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
9
Kanye West Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, S.R.S.Mescudi, R.Rubin, M.G.Dean, N.Goldstein, L.T.Wayne, C.C.Young, A.Ritter, J.C.Potter, S.Z.Griesemer, C.J.Bennett, T.L.Barrett
Producer(s):
K.West, M.G.Dean, R.Rubin, Metro Boomin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
10
Drake Summer Sixteen Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Summer Sixteen
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Samuels, N.J.Shebib, K.Gomringer, A.Graham
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
11
Kanye West Pt. 2 Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Pt. 2
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, R.Rubin, C.C.Young, S.R.Selby, III, A.Khan, C.Shaw, P.Reynolds, T.L.Barrett
Producer(s):
K.West, Menace, R.Rubin, Plain Pat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
12
O.T. Genasis Featuring Young Dolph Cut It Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Cut It
O.T. Genasis Featuring Young Dolph
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Flores, M.D.Edmonds II, A.Thornton, Jr.
Producer(s):
ITrez Beats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Fyst Lyfe/The Conglomerate
13
Kevin Gates Really Really Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Really Really
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.J.Gilyard, J.Troth, A.Goose, W.Lobban-Bean
Producer(s):
J.Troth, A.Goose, Cook Classics
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bread Winners' Association
14
Kid Ink Featuring Fetty Wap Promise Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Promise
Kid Ink Featuring Fetty Wap
11  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.T.Collins, D.I.McFarlane, N.Audino, L.Hughes, W.J.Maxwell II
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
15
Iggy Azalea Team Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Team
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.A.Kelly, M.Barrow, B.Salaam-Bailey, B.Rexha, Lauren Christy, A.Palmer, M.J.Fonseca, R.A.Avilez, L.Harden, D.Carter, Jr., Juvenile, B.O.Thomas
Producer(s):
Chordz, Fuego, Omega
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
16
Kanye West Ultralight Beam Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Ultralight Beam
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, M.G.Dean, K.Price, T.Nash, N.Segal, K.Franklin, K.Dean, C.J.Bennett, N.Goldstein, J.C.Potter, S.Z.Griesemer, C.C.Young, D.Watkins
Producer(s):
K.West, M.G.Dean, R.Rubin, D.Watkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
17
Kanye West Waves Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Waves
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, C.M.Brown, S.R.S.Mescudi, C.C.Young, T.Williams, E.Rutberg, R.Birchard, D.Watkins, M.G.Dean, C.J.Bennett, L.T.Wayne, E.Brown, F.Bratwaithe, R.Diggs, K.Ferguson, T.Livingston, D.MAson, J.Whipper
Producer(s):
K.West, Charlie Heat, Hudson Mohawke, Metro Boomin, M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
18
Belly Featuring The Weeknd Might Not Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Might Not
Belly Featuring The Weeknd
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Balshe, A.Tesfaye, B.Diehl
Producer(s):
Ben Billion$
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | CP/Belly Is Dead
19
Young Thug Best Friend Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Best Friend
10  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.L.Williams, R.Harrell, B.Balogun, S.McNichol, R.Robinson, K.O.Asugha
Producer(s):
Ricky Racks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | 300
20
Fat Joe, Remy Ma & Jay Z Featuring French Montana & Infared All The Way Up Billboard Hot Rap Songs
All The Way Up
Fat Joe, Remy Ma & Jay Z Featuring French Montana & Infared
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, R.K.Mackie Smith, S.Green, E.Davadi, M.A.Valenzano, A.C.Lyons
Producer(s):
Edclusive
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Terror Squad/RNG
21
DJ Luke Nasty Might Be Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Might Be
15  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Davis
Producer(s):
DJ Luke Nasty
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Othaz
22
Kanye West FML Billboard Hot Rap Songs
FML
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, A.Tesfaye, C.C.Young, M.G.Dean, A.Dawson, N.Goldstein, L.T.Wayne, E.Brown, C.Boggs, D.Jenkins, K.R.Mills, M.Byrd, R.Birchard, Travis Scott, L.Cassidy, V.Cassidy, P.Wiggin
Producer(s):
K.West, Mitus, Metro Boomin, N.Goldstein, M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
23
Fetty Wap Jimmy Choo Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Jimmy Choo
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.J.Maxwell II, K.M.Erondu
Producer(s):
KE On The Track
Imprint/Promotion Label:
300 | RGF
24
Ty Dolla $ign Featuring E-40 Saved Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Saved
Ty Dolla $ign Featuring E-40
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.W.Griffin Jr, E.T.Stevens, D.I.McFarlane, N.Audino, K.Rohaim, L.Hughes, G.Proby, R.Brackins
Producer(s):
Mustard, Twice As Nice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Kanye West Real Friends Billboard Hot Rap Songs
Real Friends
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, M.J.Samuels, A.Feeny, K.Muchita, D.King, C.C.Young, G.Proby, T.W.Griffin Jr, M.G.Dean, N.Goldstein, R.Thomas, Jr., J.Hutchins, L.Smith
Producer(s):
K.West, Boi-1da, Frank Dukes, Havoc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
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