HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS
This week's most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music 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.
The week of
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Your Smile
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Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal Saturday Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Saturday Love
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
3
Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Have You Done For Me Lately
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
4
Whitney Houston How Will I Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Will I Know
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1
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12
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5
Force M.D.'s Tender Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Love
4
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4
PEAK POSITION
13
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6
New Edition A Little Bit Of Love  (Is All It Takes) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
7
Meli'sa Morgan Do Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Baby
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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8
Zapp Computer Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Computer Love
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8
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10
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25
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9
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
10
The Gap Band Going In Circles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Going In Circles
16
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10
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
11
Smokey Robinson Hold On To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On To Your Love
11
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11
PEAK POSITION
8
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12
Aretha Franklin Another Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Night
14
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12
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8
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Gains in performance
13
Isley, Jasper, Isley Insatiable Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insatiable Woman
13
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13
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9
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Gains in performance
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14
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5
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19
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7
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17
Juicy Sugar Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Free
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17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Billy Ocean When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
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6
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15
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19
Nu Shooz I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
31
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19
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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20
PEAK POSITION
8
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Dana Dane Nightmares Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightmares
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21
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13
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22
James Brown Living In America Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In America
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10
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12
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Bernard Wright After You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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Gains in performance
24
Stevie Wonder Overjoyed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Overjoyed
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4
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Gains in performance
25
Atlantic Starr Secret Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lovers
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4
PEAK POSITION
18
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26
Tramaine In The Morning Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Morning Time
29
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26
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7
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Gains in performance
27
Morris Day The Color Of Success Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Color Of Success
15
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15
PEAK POSITION
13
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28
Jermaine Jackson I Think It's Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Think It's Love
35
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28
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
29
Five Star Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
17
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2
PEAK POSITION
17
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30
The Jets Crush On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crush On You
42
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30
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
31
Ca$hflow Party Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party Freak
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4
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Gains in performance
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33
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6
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34
Stephanie Mills I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
56
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34
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
35
Val Young If You Should Ever Be Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Should Ever Be Lonely
49
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
36
ET (Eddie Townes) Best Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Best Friends
50
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
37
Whistle (Nothing Serious) Just Buggin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Nothing Serious) Just Buggin'
53
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Jocelyn Brown Love's Gonna Get You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Gonna Get You
38
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38
PEAK POSITION
8
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39
Sade The Sweetest Taboo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Taboo
26
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
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40
Freddie Jackson He'll Never Love You (Like I Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)
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8
PEAK POSITION
15
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41
Princess After The Love Has Gone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Love Has Gone
41
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41
PEAK POSITION
8
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42
Patti Austin The Heat Of Heat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Heat Of Heat
66
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42
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
43
Dionne & Friends That's What Friends Are For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Friends Are For
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1
PEAK POSITION
18
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44
Falco Rock Me Amadeus Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Me Amadeus
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44
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
45
Colonel Abrams I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
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45
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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19
PEAK POSITION
14
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47
Starpoint Restless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Restless
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47
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
48
Full Force Unselfish Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unselfish Lover
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48
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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30
PEAK POSITION
7
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50
Ebo I'd Rather Be By Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be By Myself
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37
PEAK POSITION
13
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51
Jimmy G & The Tackheads Break My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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48
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8
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52
Trinere I'll Be All You Ever Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be All You Ever Need
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52
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
53
Wally Badarou Chief Inspector Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chief Inspector
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53
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
54
Kashif Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart)
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36
PEAK POSITION
7
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61
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55
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
45
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Jellybean Sidewalk Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sidewalk Talk
51
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51
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
59
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Loves On Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Loves On Fire
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
83
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
60
Paul Laurence You Hooked Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Hooked Me
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
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61
Jaki Graham Could It Be I'm Falling In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
68
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61
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
62
Freddie Jackson Love Is Just A Touch Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Just A Touch Away
Gains in performance
63
Eddie Murphy How Could It Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Could It Be
64
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Connie Funky Little Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Little Beat
47
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41
PEAK POSITION
14
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65
Phyllis Nelson I Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like You
65
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65
PEAK POSITION
13
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66
LL Cool J Rock The Bells Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock The Bells
80
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
68
Jermaine Stewart We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
71
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
69
Vanity Under The Influence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Under The Influence
Gains in performance
70
M.C.Chill Bust This Rhyme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bust This Rhyme
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Your Heart Isn't In It
82
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Mavis Staples Show Me How It Works Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me How It Works
90
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
The Pointer Sisters Twist My Arm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
84
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Nicole Don't You Want My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Want My Love
79
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Andre Cymone Satisfaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Satisfaction
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Ready For The World Slide Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
77
The Temptations Touch Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
81
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force Can You Feel The Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Feel The Beat
Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
96
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
19
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Gains in performance
79
Michael Henderson Do It To Me Good (Tonight) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It To Me Good (Tonight)
Gains in performance
80
UTFO Fairytale Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairytale Lover
43
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Arnie's Love Natural High Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Natural High
Gains in performance
83
Conway Brothers Raise The Roof Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Raise The Roof
Gains in performance
84
The Stylistics Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
87
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Bobby Mardis Keep On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Petite So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Fine
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LaToya Jackson He's A Pretender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He's A Pretender
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Total Contrast The River Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
89
Dr.Jeckyll & Mr.Hyde Freshest Rhymes In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freshest Rhymes In The World
89
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
90
The B.B. And Q. Band On The Shelf Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
91
Run-D.M.C. Can You Rock It Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Rock It Like This
39
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
92
LL Cool J I Can't Live Without My Radio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live Without My Radio
46
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Luther Vandross If Only For One Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only For One Night
77
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Nona Hendryx I Need Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Love
74
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Stephanie Mills Stand Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
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96
Jennifer Holliday No Frills Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Frills Love
54
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Stevie Wonder Go Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Lionel Richie Say You, Say Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You, Say Me
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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93
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
14
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100
Ready For The World Digital Display Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Digital Display
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LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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