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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 5, 1987

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 5, 1987

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  • 1
    • Love Is A House

      Force M.D.'s
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
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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

  • 2
    • I Just Can't Stop Loving You

      Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett
    • 4
    • 2
    • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Casanova

      Levert
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
  • 4
    • One Heartbeat

      Smokey Robinson
    • 3
    • 3
    • 12
      • 3
      • 3
      • 12
  • 5
    • Love Power

      Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
    • 6
    • 5
    • 9
      • 6
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • I Need Love

      LL Cool J
    • 14
    • 6
    • 5
      • 14
      • 6
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

LL Cool J, L.A.Posse

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Making Love In The Rain

      Herb Alpert
    • 13
    • 7
    • 8
      • 13
      • 7
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Didn't We Almost Have It All

      Whitney Houston
    • 19
    • 8
    • 6
      • 19
      • 8
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Nighttime Lover

      The System
    • 7
    • 7
    • 11
      • 7
      • 7
      • 11
  • 10
    • No One In The World

      Anita Baker
    • 18
    • 10
    • 7
      • 18
      • 10
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • How Soon We Forget

      Colonel Abrams
    • 16
    • 11
    • 8
      • 16
      • 11
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Colonel Abrams, M.Freeman

Producer(s):

Colonel Abrams

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Lost In Emotion

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
    • 25
    • 12
    • 6
      • 25
      • 12
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • I Love You Babe

      Babyface
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

  • 14
    • Divas Need Love Too

      Klymaxx
    • 15
    • 14
    • 9
      • 15
      • 14
      • 9
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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

  • 15
    • (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me

      Stephanie Mills
    • 26
    • 15
    • 5
      • 26
      • 15
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

T.Allen, P.Laurence

Producer(s):

P.Laurence

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Wipeout

      Fat Boys & The Beach Boys
    • 21
    • 16
    • 6
      • 21
      • 16
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

The Surfaris

Producer(s):

A.Cabrera, T.Moran

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tin Pan Apple/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Jump Start

      Natalie Cole
    • 5
    • 2
    • 13
      • 5
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calloway, V.Calloway

Producer(s):

R.Calloway, V.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 18
    • Last Time

      Theresa
    • 20
    • 18
    • 11
      • 20
      • 18
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.King, D.Foster, T.McElroy

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

  • 19
    • Givin' You Back The Love

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 22
    • 19
    • 9
      • 22
      • 19
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

E.J.Isley, C.H.Jasper, M.Isley

Producer(s):

E.Isley, C.Jasper, M.Isley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CBS Associated/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Cross My Broken Heart

      The Jets
    • 11
    • 11
    • 10
      • 11
      • 11
      • 10
  • 21
    • U Got The Look

      Prince
    • 27
    • 21
    • 6
      • 27
      • 21
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Tell It Like It Is

      Dimples
    • 23
    • 22
    • 9
      • 23
      • 22
      • 9
  • 23
    • Holiday

      Kool & The Gang
    • 9
    • 9
    • 11
      • 9
      • 9
      • 11
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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

  • 24
    • Tina Cherry

      Georgio
    • 12
    • 5
    • 15
      • 12
      • 5
      • 15
  • 25
    • Just That Type Of Girl

      Madame X
    • 34
    • 25
    • 6
      • 34
      • 25
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cooper, C. Mims, J.Bokowski

Producer(s):

B.Cooper

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Tramp

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 31
    • 26
    • 8
      • 31
      • 26
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Fulsom, McCracklin

Producer(s):

Hurby Luv Bug

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Just Call

      Sherrick
    • 30
    • 27
    • 7
      • 30
      • 27
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Sherrick, R.Hawkins,Jr.

Producer(s):

Sherrick, M.Stokes

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • One Lover At A Time

      Atlantic Starr
    • 10
    • 10
    • 13
      • 10
      • 10
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Feldman, J.Scott

Producer(s):

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

  • 29
    • Helplessly In Love

      New Edition
    • 29
    • 29
    • 6
      • 29
      • 29
      • 6
  • 30
    • Lately

      Surface
    • 42
    • 30
    • 5
      • 42
      • 30
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.Jackson, D.Townsend, D.Conley

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

  • 31
    • We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)

      Glenn Jones
    • 37
    • 31
    • 6
      • 37
      • 31
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T.Allen, G.Jones

Producer(s):

T.Allen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Cinderfella Dana Dane

      Dana Dane
    • 40
    • 32
    • 5
      • 40
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.McCleese, H.E.Azor

Producer(s):

H.Azor

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Let's Talk It Over

      Vaneese Thomas
    • 17
    • 10
    • 13
      • 17
      • 10
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

V.Thomas, E.Poccia

Producer(s):

E.Poccia, V.Thomas, W.Warnecke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

  • 34
    • Bullseye

      Lakeside
    • 38
    • 34
    • 7
      • 38
      • 34
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.Nolan

Producer(s):

S.Shockley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

  • 35
    • Girl Pulled The Dog

      General Kane
    • 39
    • 35
    • 9
      • 39
      • 35
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.McDowell, N.Whitfield,Jr., M.Whitfield

Producer(s):

M.mcdowell, C.Nolan