The Juice Presents Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years
The Juice Presents Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years

Chart Article

The Top Hip-Hop R&B Of the past 25 years

In honor of the incomparable artists that have helped bring urban music to the masses over the last three decades -- and also to toast the success of our recently launched music column

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    Tevin Campbell

    Introduced to the music world by super-producer Quincy Jones in 1990,
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    Text by Gary Trust, Keith Caulfield and Rauly Ramirez


    *Prior to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart implementation in December 1992 of monitored radio airplay by Nielsen BDS and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums incorporation of point-of-purchase sales data from Nielsen SoundScan, titles on those lists had shorter reigns at No. 1 and shorter chart lives. To ensure equitable representation from all 25 years, earlier time frames were each weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years and the turnover rates that have occurred since the advent of Nielsen Music data.

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