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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 6, 1988

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  • 1
    • Off On Your Own (Girl)

      Al B. Sure!
    • 3
    • 1
    • 9
      • 3
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Al B.Sure!, K.West

Producer(s):

K.West

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Sign Your Name

      Terence Trent D'Arby
    • 2
    • 2
    • 11
      • 2
      • 2
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.T.D'Arby

Producer(s):

M.Ware, T.T.D'Arby

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Mamacita

      Troop
    • 5
    • 3
    • 11
      • 5
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon, E.Levert,Sr.

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Groove Me

      Guy
    • 6
    • 4
    • 12
      • 6
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Loosey's Rap

      Rick James Featuring Roxanne Shante
    • 7
    • 5
    • 8
      • 7
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Don't Be Cruel

      Bobby Brown
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
  • 7
    • Off The Hook (With Your Love)

      R.J.'S Latest Arrival
    • 9
    • 7
    • 11
      • 9
      • 7
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.J.Rice, De.De.Leitta

Producer(s):

R.J.Rice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • If It Isn't Love

      New Edition
    • 4
    • 2
    • 10
      • 4
      • 2
      • 10
  • 9
    • Watching You

      Loose Ends
    • 15
    • 9
    • 7
      • 15
      • 9
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

McIntosh, Eugene, Nichol

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Work It

      Teena Marie
    • 13
    • 10
    • 11
      • 13
      • 10
      • 11
  • 11
    • The Colour Of Love

      Billy Ocean
    • 10
    • 10
    • 10
      • 10
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond, B.Ocean, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

  • 12
    • Nice 'N' Slow

      Freddie Jackson
    • 19
    • 12
    • 5
      • 19
      • 12
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Make It Last Forever

      Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee)
    • 18
    • 13
    • 6
      • 18
      • 13
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed, K.Sweat, E.T.Riley

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Husband

      Shirley Murdock
    • 17
    • 14
    • 8
      • 17
      • 14
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.Beck, L.Troutman

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Knocked Out

      Paula Abdul
    • 8
    • 8
    • 12
      • 8
      • 8
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 16
    • That Girl Wants To Dance With Me

      Gregory Hines
    • 20
    • 16
    • 9
      • 20
      • 16
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, J.Anderson

Producer(s):

L.Vandross

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Love Will Save The Day

      Whitney Houston
    • 22
    • 17
    • 6
      • 22
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Toni C.

Producer(s):

J.Benitez

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Symptoms Of True Love

      Tracie Spencer
    • 11
    • 11
    • 13
      • 11
      • 11
      • 13
  • 19
    • Shake Your Thang

      Salt-N-Pepa Featuring E.U.
    • 27
    • 19
    • 5
      • 27
      • 19
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

O.Isley, R.Isley

Producer(s):

H.Luv Bug

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • K.I.S.S.I.N.G.

      Siedah Garrett
    • 26
    • 20
    • 7
      • 26
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Merino, G.Babylon

Producer(s):

R.temperton, D.Rudolph

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Forever Yours

      Tony Terry
    • 16
    • 16
    • 11
      • 16
      • 16
      • 11
  • 22
    • Shake Your Body

      Suave
    • 24
    • 22
    • 8
      • 24
      • 22
      • 8
  • 23
    • It Takes Two

      Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
    • 21
    • 17
    • 12
      • 21
      • 17
      • 12
  • 24
    • The Right Stuff

      Vanessa Williams
    • 12
    • 4
    • 12
      • 12
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

R.Salas, K.Jones

Producer(s):

R.Salas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

  • 25
    • Sally

      Stetsasonic
    • 25
    • 25
    • 9
      • 25
      • 25
      • 9
  • 26
    • Monkey

      George Michael
    • 34
    • 26
    • 5
      • 34
      • 26
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

G.Michael

Producer(s):

G.Michael, Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • In Your Eyes

      James 'D-Train' Williams
    • 29
    • 27
    • 6
      • 29
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

H.Eaves IV, J.Williams, H.Eaves III

Producer(s):

H.Eaves III, J.Williams

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Roses Are Red

      The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
    • 14
    • 1
    • 13
      • 14
      • 1
      • 13
  • 29
    • Mary, Mary

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 32
    • 29
    • 5
      • 32
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.Nesmith

Producer(s):

Run-D.M.C., R.Rubin

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Every Shade Of Love

      Jesse Johnson
    • 31
    • 30
    • 7
      • 31
      • 30
      • 7
  • 31
    • Another Part Of Me

      Michael Jackson
    • 39
    • 31
    • 4
      • 39
      • 31
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Once, Twice, Three Times

      Howard Hewett
    • 33
    • 32
    • 7
      • 33
      • 32
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

H.Hewett, K.Aubrey

Producer(s):

H.Hewett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Roll With It

      Steve Winwood
    • 30
    • 30
    • 7
      • 30
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Winwood, W.Jennings

Producer(s):

S.Winwood, T.Lord-Alge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 34
    • Follow The Leader

      Eric B. & Rakim
    • 40
    • 34
    • 4
      • 40
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

E.Barrier, W.Griffin

Producer(s):

Eric B. & Rakim

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uni/MCA

  • 35
    • I'll Always Love You

      Taylor Dayne
    • 35
    • 35
    • 8
      • 35
      • 35
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.George

Producer(s):

R.Wake

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista