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Hot Rap Songs (formerly known as Hot Rap Tracks and Hot Rap Singles) is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. It lists the 25 most popular hip-hop/rap songs, calculated weekly by airplay on rhythmic and urban radio stations and sales in hip hop-focused or exclusive markets. Streaming data and digital downloads were added to the methodology of determining chart rankings in 2012.From 1989 through 2001, it was based on how much the single sold in that given week. The song with the most weeks at number one is "Old Town Road", with a total of 19 weeks.
Note: Above chart only considers songs that charted in 2004 or later
|20||"Old Town Road"||Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus||2019|
|18||"Hot Boyz"||Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott featuring Lil' Mo, Nas, Eve and Q-Tip||1999-2000|
|"Lollipop"||Lil Wayne featuring Static Major||2008|
|"Fancy"||Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX||2014|
|17||"Mood"||24kGoldn featuring Iann Dior||2020-2021|
|15||"Best I Ever Had"||Drake||2009|
|"Thrift Shop"||Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz||2013|
|"Timber"||Pitbull featuring Kesha||2014|
|"See You Again"||Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth||2015|
|"Rockstar"||Post Malone featuring 21 Savage||2017|
|14||"Flava in Ya Ear"||Craig Mack||1994|
|"The Motto"||Drake featuring Lil Wayne||2012|
|"Can't Hold Us"||Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton||2013|
Faheem Rasheed Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and streamer. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in 2005. In 2007, T-Pain released his second album, Epiphany, which reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. His third album, Thr33 Ringz, was released in 2008. The albums included a string of hit singles, including "I'm Sprung", "I'm 'n Luv ", "Buy U a Drank ", "Bartender", "Can't Believe It", and "5 O'Clock". T-Pain has earned two Grammy Awards, alongside artists Kanye West and Jamie Foxx respectively.
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