22 Rap Songs that Debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

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Drake does it again! The G.O.A.T. rap star recently added to his long list of accomplishments when his collab with J. Cole, "First Person Shooter " debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is now tied with Michael Jackson as the male solo artist with the most chart-toppers on the Billboard singles chart. He is also the artist with the most songs to have debuted at No. 1. "First Person Shooter" is the second Drake song that debuted at No. 1 in 2013. Drake's "Slime You Out" with SZA also debuted at No. 1 earlier this year.

In the history of the Billboard Hot 100, there have been 22 hip-hop songs that have debuted at No. 1 on the chart. These songs represent some of the biggest hits in hip-hop history. This significant achievement is a testament to not only how dope the songs are, but also the popularity of the artists (and producers) and behind them. Once a rare feat, debuting in the top spot has become more and more frequent over the last few years. There were 15 songs released since 2017 alone that spent their first week on Billboard’s singles chart in the No. 1 position. Drake has dropped several first-week-chart-toppers and so has Travis Scott. Here’s a look at all of the hip-hop hits that have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

22. “First Person Shooter” - Drake featuring J. Cole

21. "Slime You Out" - Drake featuring SZA

20. “Super Freaky Girl” by Nicki Minaj

19. "Jimmy Cooks" by Drake featuring 21 Savage

18. “Wait For U” - Future featuring Drake & Tems

17. “First Class” - Jack Harlow

16. "Way 2 Sexy" - Drake featuring Future and Young Thug

15. "Rapstar" - Polo G

14. "What's Next" - Drake

13. “Franchise” - Travis Scott featuring Young Thug and MIA

12. “WAP” - Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion

11. “Trollz” - 6ix9ine & Nicki Minaj

10. “The Scotts” by Travis Scott & Kid Cudi

9. “Toosie Slide” - Drake

8. “Highest In The Room” - Travis Scott

7. “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

6. “Nice for What” - Drake

5. “God’s Plan” - Drake

4. “I’m The One” - DJ Khaled featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne

3. “Not Afraid” - Eminem

2. “Doo Wop (That Thing)” - Lauryn Hill

1. “I’ll Be Missing You” - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112

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