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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 8, 1987

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  • 1
    • The Pleasure Principle

      Janet Jackson
    • 3
    • 1
    • 12
      • 3
      • 1
      • 12
  • 2
    • I'm In Love

      Lillo Thomas
    • 4
    • 2
    • 12
      • 4
      • 2
      • 12
  • 3
    • Jam Tonight

      Freddie Jackson
    • 5
    • 3
    • 8
      • 5
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

F.Jackson, P.Laurence

Producer(s):

P.Laurence

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Jump Start

      Natalie Cole
    • 6
    • 4
    • 9
      • 6
      • 4
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calloway, V.Calloway

Producer(s):

R.Calloway, V.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Fake

      Alexander O'Neal
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

  • 6
    • Casanova

      Levert
    • 14
    • 6
    • 6
      • 14
      • 6
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calloway

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • I Really Didn't Mean It

      Luther Vandross
    • 8
    • 7
    • 9
      • 8
      • 7
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • One Heartbeat

      Smokey Robinson
    • 11
    • 8
    • 8
      • 11
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.LeGassick, B.Ray

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Tina Cherry

      Georgio
    • 9
    • 9
    • 11
      • 9
      • 9
      • 11
  • 10
    • Love Is A House

      Force M.D.'s
    • 19
    • 10
    • 6
      • 19
      • 10
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Lascelles, G.Gurd, G.Foster

Producer(s):

M.Lascelles, G.Gurd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Show Me The Way

      Regina Belle
    • 2
    • 2
    • 14
      • 2
      • 2
      • 14
  • 12
    • Thigh Ride

      Tawatha
    • 7
    • 7
    • 12
      • 7
      • 7
      • 12
  • 13
    • If You Were Mine

      Cheryl Lynn
    • 15
    • 13
    • 9
      • 15
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Sturken, Rogers, Smith, Grant

Producer(s):

C.Lynn, C.Sturken, E.Rogers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Let's Talk It Over

      Vaneese Thomas
    • 17
    • 14
    • 9
      • 17
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

V.Thomas, E.Poccia

Producer(s):

E.Poccia, V.Thomas, W.Warnecke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Holiday

      Kool & The Gang
    • 21
    • 15
    • 7
      • 21
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Williams, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang

Producer(s):

K.Baayan, I.B.M.C., Kool & The Gang

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Smooth Sailin' Tonight

      The Isley Brothers
    • 10
    • 3
    • 13
      • 10
      • 3
      • 13
  • 17
    • One Lover At A Time

      Atlantic Starr
    • 20
    • 17
    • 9
      • 20
      • 17
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Feldman, J.Scott

Producer(s):

D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis, J.lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Nighttime Lover

      The System
    • 25
    • 18
    • 7
      • 25
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Murphy, D.Frank

Producer(s):

The System

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Jammin' To The Bells

      Chuck Stanley
    • 22
    • 19
    • 8
      • 22
      • 19
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

V.Bell, F.Gordon

Producer(s):

V.Bell, R.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • I Love You Babe

      Babyface
    • 24
    • 20
    • 7
      • 24
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Love Power

      Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
    • 31
    • 21
    • 5
      • 31
      • 21
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 22
    • Cross My Broken Heart

      The Jets
    • 29
    • 22
    • 6
      • 29
      • 22
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.Bray, T.Pierce

Producer(s):

S.Bray, M.Verdick

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Lifetime Love

      Joyce Sims
    • 23
    • 23
    • 11
      • 23
      • 23
      • 11
  • 24
    • I'm Bad

      LL Cool J
    • 12
    • 4
    • 12
      • 12
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, B.Erving, D.L.Pierce, D.E.Simon

Producer(s):

D.Pierce, D.Simon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 25
    • I Feel Good All Over

      Stephanie Mills
    • 13
    • 1
    • 15
      • 13
      • 1
      • 15
  • 26
    • I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

      Whitney Houston
    • 18
    • 2
    • 13
      • 18
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

G.R.Merrill, S.A.Rubicam

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 27
    • Divas Need Love Too

      Klymaxx
    • 34
    • 27
    • 5
      • 34
      • 27
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cooper, V.Brantley, R.Timas

Producer(s):

B.Cooper, V.Brantley, R.Timas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Constellation/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Tear Jerker

      J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines
    • 28
    • 28
    • 11
      • 28
      • 28
      • 11
  • 29
    • I'm Not Gonna Let You Go

      Melba Moore
    • 26
    • 26
    • 8
      • 26
      • 26
      • 8
  • 30
    • Last Time

      Theresa
    • 35
    • 30
    • 7
      • 35
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.King, D.Foster, T.McElroy

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Circumstantial Evidence

      Shalamar
    • 36
    • 31
    • 8
      • 36
      • 31
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Tell It Like It Is

      Dimples
    • 37
    • 32
    • 5
      • 37
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.Diamond, G.Davis

Producer(s):

Dimples, D.wilson

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Making Love In The Rain

      Herb Alpert
    • 41
    • 33
    • 4
      • 41
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • How Soon We Forget

      Colonel Abrams
    • 45
    • 34
    • 4
      • 45
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Colonel Abrams, M.Freeman

Producer(s):

Colonel Abrams

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Just The Facts (Theme From Dragnet)

      Patti LaBelle
    • 39
    • 35