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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The Rain
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Levert (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
10
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3
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou All Cried Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Cried Out
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou
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3
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4
Janet Jackson When I Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Think Of You
6
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4
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7
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Gains in performance
5
Gwen Guthrie Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
2
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1
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13
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6
Cameo Word Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Word Up
8
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6
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6
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Gains in performance
7
Ashford & Simpson Count Your Blessings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Your Blessings
11
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7
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8
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Gains in performance
8
Run-D.M.C. Walk This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk This Way
9
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8
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8
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9
New Edition Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")
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5
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Gains in performance
10
El DeBarge Love Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always
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8
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Gains in performance
11
Midnight Star The Midas Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Midas Touch
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11
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8
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Gains in performance
12
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
5
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1
PEAK POSITION
11
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13
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing On The Ceiling
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6
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10
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14
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
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7
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Gains in performance
15
Whodini One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love
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10
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16
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly I Wanna Be With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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Gains in performance
18
Five Star Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Another Minute
28
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18
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
19
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
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11
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18
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9
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21
Krystol Passion From A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion From A Woman
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21
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
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Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
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15
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Tina Turner Typical Male Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Typical Male
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4
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Gains in performance
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Meli'sa Morgan Fool's Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fool's Paradise
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10
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Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me The Reason
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3
PEAK POSITION
13
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26
Doug E. Fresh All The Way To Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way To Heaven
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19
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9
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27
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
33
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27
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6
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Gains in performance
28
Prince And The Revolution Anotherloverholenyohead Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anotherloverholenyohead
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29
George Benson Kisses In The Moonlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses In The Moonlight
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7
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Gains in performance
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James Ingram Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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8
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Rebbie Jackson Reaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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32
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5
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Gains in performance
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Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
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16
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34
Kenny G What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
43
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34
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4
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Force M.D.'s One Plus One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Plus One
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5
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Club Nouveau Jealousy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
49
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3
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Loose Ends Stay A Little While, Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay A Little While, Child
39
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37
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7
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Gains in performance
38
Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) A Little Bit More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit More
Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
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38
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3
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Gains in performance
39
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Heaven In Your Arms Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven In Your Arms
45
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39
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
40
Patti LaBelle Oh, People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, People
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11
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The Jets Private Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Number
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12
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Phyllis Hyman Old Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Friend
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4
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Chaka Khan Love Of A Lifetime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of A Lifetime
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11
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Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
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PEAK POSITION
18
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Full Force Temporary Love Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temporary Love Thing
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14
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46
Yarbrough & Peoples Wrapped Around Your Finger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrapped Around Your Finger
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7
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Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
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3
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Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
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2
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Genobia Jeter All Of My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of My Love
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4
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Gains in performance
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Hanson & Davis Hungry For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hungry For Your Love
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3
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Gains in performance
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Al Jarreau L Is For Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L Is For Lover
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52
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4
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Gains in performance
53
James 'D-Train' Williams You Are Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are Everything
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53
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5
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54
Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring Friends And Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends And Lovers
Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring
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54
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5
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55
Nu Shooz Point Of No Return Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Point Of No Return
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36
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11
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56
Beau Williams There's Just Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Just Something About You
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3
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Gains in performance
57
The S.O.S. Band Borrowed Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Borrowed Love
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14
PEAK POSITION
12
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58
L.A. Dream Team Nursery Rhyme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nursery Rhyme
51
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50
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8
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59
Rodney Franklin Look What's Showing Through Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look What's Showing Through
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5
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60
Rene & Angela No How, No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No How, No Way
79
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60
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
61
O.C. Smith What'cha Gonna Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What'cha Gonna Do
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53
PEAK POSITION
13
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
63
Skipworth & Turner Can't Give Her Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Give Her Up
68
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63
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
64
Rappin' Duke Duke Is Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Duke Is Back
47
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47
PEAK POSITION
6
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65
Stacey Q Two Of Hearts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two Of Hearts
70
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65
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
66
Billy Griffin Believe It Or Not Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Believe It Or Not
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66
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
67
William Bell Headline News Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headline News
67
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67
PEAK POSITION
5
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68
Klymaxx Man Size Love (From 'running Scared') Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Man Size Love (From 'running Scared')
60
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43
PEAK POSITION
10
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69
Lenny Williams Ten Ways Of Loving You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ten Ways Of Loving You
69
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69
PEAK POSITION
3
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70
General Kane Crack Killed Applejack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crack Killed Applejack
Gains in performance
74
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71
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
72
Jeffrey Osborne You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
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2
PEAK POSITION
18
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73
Melba Moore & Kashif Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)
Melba Moore & Kashif
40
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5
PEAK POSITION
14
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74
Jean Carne Flame Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flame Of Love
Gains in performance
75
52nd Street You're My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're My Last Chance
Gains in performance
76
George Duke Broken Glass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Broken Glass
81
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76
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
77
Dazz Band Wild And Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild And Free
Gains in performance
78
Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
Gains in performance
79
Michael McDonald Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared)
46
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17
PEAK POSITION
13
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80
Shirley Jones Last Night I Needed Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Night I Needed Somebody
Gains in performance
81
The Givens Family Holding On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
84
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
82
The Main Ingredient Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
4
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83
Miss Thang Thunder And Lightning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thunder And Lightning
Gains in performance
84
Trinere How Can We Be Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can We Be Wrong
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69
PEAK POSITION
8
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85
Ruby Turner featuring Jonathan Butler If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
Ruby Turner featuring Jonathan Butler
Gains in performance
86
Ca$hflow Reach Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Reach Out
Gains in performance
87
Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
Gains in performance
88
The TMP Band Ring Ring Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring
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49
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
89
O'Chi Brown 100% Pure Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100% Pure Pain
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
4
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90
Kenny & Johnny The Whitehead Brothers Stylin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stylin'
Kenny & Johnny The Whitehead Brothers
Gains in performance
91
Movies Juke Box Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juke Box
Gains in performance
92
The Controllers Distant Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Distant Lover
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LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
12
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93
Michael Sembello Wonder Where You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wonder Where You Are
85
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
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94
Fat Boys In The House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The House
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51
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9
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95
Trouble Funk Good To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good To Go
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LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
9
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96
Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
14
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97
Junior Not Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not Tonight
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LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
8
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98
Mary Jane Girls Walk Like A Man (From "A Fine Mess") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk Like A Man (From "A Fine Mess")
92
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
8
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99
Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
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30
PEAK POSITION
18
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100
Deniece Williams Wiser And Weaker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wiser And Weaker
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60
PEAK POSITION
10
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