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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George Michael One More Try Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One More Try
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Prince Alphabet St. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alphabet St.
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Sade Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paradise
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James Brown I'm Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Real
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7
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Tony Toni Tone Little Walter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Little Walter
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Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew Keep Risin' To The Top Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Risin' To The Top
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
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Michael Jackson Dirty Diana Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Diana
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9
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9
Gregory Abbott I'll Prove It To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Prove It To You
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D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Parents Just Don't Understand Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Parents Just Don't Understand
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Jody Watley Most Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Most Of All
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Johnny Kemp Just Got Paid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Got Paid
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Run-D.M.C. Run's House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Run's House
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9
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The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers Roses Are Red Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roses Are Red
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
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Daryl Hall John Oates Everything Your Heart Desires Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything Your Heart Desires
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Vanessa Williams The Right Stuff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Right Stuff
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The Deele Shoot 'Em Up Movies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shoot 'Em Up Movies
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7
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Gains in performance
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Nu Shooz Should I Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Should I Say Yes
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9
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Gains in performance
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Stacy Lattisaw Let Me Take You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Take You Down
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Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) I Can't Complain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Complain
Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
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New Edition If It Isn't Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If It Isn't Love
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4
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Gains in performance
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EPMD You Gots To Chill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Gots To Chill
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Terence Trent D'Arby Sign Your Name Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign Your Name
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Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Cruel
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J.J. Fad Supersonic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Supersonic
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Gains in performance
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Paula Abdul Knocked Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knocked Out
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Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get It
Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson
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The Jets Make It Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Real
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Troop Mamacita Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mamacita
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Guy Groove Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Me
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The Right Choice Tired Of Being Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tired Of Being Alone
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Tracie Spencer Symptoms Of True Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Symptoms Of True Love
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Club Nouveau It's A Cold, Cold World! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's A Cold, Cold World!
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Al B. Sure! Off On Your Own (Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Off On Your Own (Girl)
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
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Betty Wright No Pain, No Gain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Pain, No Gain
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Billy Ocean The Colour Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Colour Of Love
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R.J.'S Latest Arrival Off The Hook (With Your Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Off The Hook (With Your Love)
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Teena Marie Work It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Alexander O'Neal The Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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By All Means I Surrender To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Surrender To Your Love
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Narada Divine Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Divine Emotions
Narada
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Tony Terry Forever Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever Yours
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Morris Day Daydreaming Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Daydreaming
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Dianne Reeves Better Days Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Days
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Millie Jackson Something You Can Feel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something You Can Feel
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Tyka Nelson Marc Anthony's Tune Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Marc Anthony's Tune
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Gladys Knight And The Pips It's Gonna Take All Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Gonna Take All Our Love
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Keith Sweat Something Just Ain't Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something Just Ain't Right
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The System Coming To America Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Coming To America
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4
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Gains in performance
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Gregory Hines That Girl Wants To Dance With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That Girl Wants To Dance With Me
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3
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The 2 Live Crew Move Somethin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Move Somethin'
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Pebbles Mercedes Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercedes Boy
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Full Force Your Love Is So Def Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love Is So Def
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3
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Gains in performance
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Rick James Featuring Roxanne Shante Loosey's Rap Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Loosey's Rap
Rick James Featuring Roxanne Shante
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Gains in performance
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Ta Mara & The Seen Blueberry Gossip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blueberry Gossip
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Al B. Sure! Nite And Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nite And Day
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Will Downing Sending Out An S.O.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sending Out An S.O.S.
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5
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Michael Cooper Dinner For Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dinner For Two
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Herbie Hancock Vibe Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Vibe Alive
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Suave Shake Your Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Your Body
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2
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Gains in performance
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Gains in performance
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Brenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito Piano In The Dark Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Piano In The Dark
Brenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito
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The Brothers Johnson Kick It To The Curb Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kick It To The Curb
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Jesse Johnson Love Struck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Struck
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Loose Ends Watching You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watching You
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
69
Rainy Davis Indian Giver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Indian Giver
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2
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Gains in performance
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Dynasty Tell Me (Do U Want My Love)? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me (Do U Want My Love)?
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Stetsasonic Sally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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3
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Gains in performance
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Taylor Dayne I'll Always Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Always Love You
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72
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
73
Lonzo And World Class Wreckin Kru Turn Off The Lights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn Off The Lights
Lonzo And World Class Wreckin Kru
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25
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74
Leata Galloway With Every Beat Of My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With Every Beat Of My Heart
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74
PEAK POSITION
4
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75
The Pointer Sisters I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
76
Siedah Garrett K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
K.I.S.S.I.N.G.
Gains in performance
77
Ice-T Colors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Colors
Gains in performance
78
Jesse Johnson Every Shade Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Shade Of Love
Gains in performance
79
Howard Hewett Once, Twice, Three Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once, Twice, Three Times
Gains in performance
80
da'Krash Trapped In Phases Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trapped In Phases
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80
PEAK POSITION
3
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81
Anita Pointer More Than A Memory Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than A Memory
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
82
Burrell I'll Wait For You (Take Your Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Wait For You (Take Your Time)
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82
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2
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83
Steve Winwood Roll With It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roll With It
Gains in performance
84
Theresa What Cha Gonna Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Cha Gonna Do
93
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
85
E.U. Da'Butt (From The Film "School Daze") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Da'Butt (From The Film "School Daze")
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18
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86
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine 1-2-3 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
1-2-3
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
Gains in performance
87
Rebbie Jackson R U Tuff Enuff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
R U Tuff Enuff
Gains in performance
88
Shanice Wilson The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
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LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
12
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89
The Rays Be Alone Tonight (From The Film "School Daze") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Alone Tonight (From The Film "School Daze")
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83
PEAK POSITION
5
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90
Biz Markie Vapors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
91
Natalie Cole When I Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Fall In Love
Gains in performance
92
Jean Carne Ain't No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Way
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LAST WEEK
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13
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93
Nicole Jam Packed (At The Wall) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam Packed (At The Wall)
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93
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2
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94
Angela Winbush C'est Toi (It's You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
C'est Toi (It's You)
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LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
9
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95
Julio Iglesias Featuring Stevie Wonder My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love
Julio Iglesias Featuring Stevie Wonder
Gains in performance
96
Joyce Sims Featuring Jimmy Castor Love Makes A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes A Woman
Joyce Sims Featuring Jimmy Castor
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11
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PEAK POSITION
4
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98
Jermaine Stewart Say It Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say It Again
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PEAK POSITION
14
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The Temptations Do You Wanna Go With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Wanna Go With Me
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PEAK POSITION
10
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Randy Hall Slow Starter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Starter
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12
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