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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 26, 1988

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 November 26, 1988

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  • 1
    • Thanks For My Child

      Cheryl Pepsii Riley
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Giving You The Best That I Got

      Anita Baker
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Baker, S.Scarborough, R.Holland

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 3
    • Hey Lover

      Freddie Jackson
    • 4
    • 3
    • 9
      • 4
      • 3
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.Moore, K.Washington

Producer(s):

P.Laurence, D.Shephard

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • You Make Me Work

      Cameo
    • 9
    • 4
    • 8
      • 9
      • 4
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Dial My Heart

      The Boys
    • 12
    • 5
    • 10
      • 12
      • 5
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • I Missed

      Surface
    • 13
    • 6
    • 10
      • 13
      • 6
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Conley, B.Jackson, E.Collins

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Everything I Miss At Home

      Cherrelle
    • 14
    • 7
    • 8
      • 14
      • 7
      • 8
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Gonna Get Over You

      Sweet Obsession
    • 8
    • 8
    • 12
      • 8
      • 8
      • 12
  • 9
    • My Heart

      Troop
    • 10
    • 9
    • 11
      • 10
      • 9
      • 11
  • 10
    • My Eyes Don't Cry

      Stevie Wonder
    • 6
    • 6
    • 10
      • 6
      • 6
      • 10
  • 11
    • Tumblin' Down

      Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers
    • 15
    • 11
    • 8
      • 15
      • 11
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Z.Marley, T.Downie

Producer(s):

C.Frantz, T.weymouth

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • There's One Born Every Minute

      Jonathan Butler
    • 16
    • 12
    • 9
      • 16
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Butler, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Rescue Me

      Al B. Sure!
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
  • 14
    • Any Love

      Luther Vandross
    • 5
    • 1
    • 11
      • 5
      • 1
      • 11
  • 15
    • Mr. Bachelor

      Loose Ends
    • 19
    • 15
    • 8
      • 19
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.McIntosh, S.Nichol, Eugene

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli, S.Nichol, C.McIntosh

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Call The Law

      The Reddings
    • 17
    • 16
    • 11
      • 17
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Reddings, Autofrat

Producer(s):

Reddings

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/PolyGram

  • 17
    • Oasis

      Roberta Flack
    • 23
    • 17
    • 6
      • 23
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Miller, M.Stevens

Producer(s):

M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Sweet, Sweet Love

      Vesta
    • 24
    • 18
    • 9
      • 24
      • 18
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Z.Giles, Vesta, B.Osborne

Producer(s):

A.Z.Giles

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • I'm Your Pusher

      Ice-T
    • 21
    • 19
    • 7
      • 21
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Ice-T, Afrika Islam, C.Mayfield

Producer(s):

Ice-T, Afrika Islam

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Don't Rock The Boat

      Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini
    • 7
    • 3
    • 13
      • 7
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

B.Simmons

Producer(s):

Midnight Star

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Capitol

  • 21
    • I'm The One Who Loves You

      By All Means
    • 26
    • 21
    • 8
      • 26
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Sheppard, T.Carter, J.Varner

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • My Girly

      Ready For The World
    • 11
    • 6
    • 13
      • 11
      • 6
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.Riley, Jr., G.A.Valentine

Producer(s):

Ready For The World

  • 23
    • I Wish U Heaven

      Prince
    • 27
    • 23
    • 7
      • 27
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Him Or Me

      Today
    • 28
    • 24
    • 7
      • 28
      • 24
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

G.Griffin, W.Adams, L.Singletary, L.Drakeford, L.McClain

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Get Up Everybody (Get Up)

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 32
    • 25
    • 5
      • 32
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

H.Luv Bug, The Invincibles

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Say You Will

      Starpoint
    • 30
    • 26
    • 6
      • 30
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Bendich, Claytoven

Producer(s):

L.Job

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 27
    • I Just Wanna Stop

      Angela Bofill
    • 33
    • 27
    • 6
      • 33
      • 27
      • 6
  • 28
    • Smooth Criminal

      Michael Jackson
    • 35
    • 28
    • 3
      • 35
      • 28
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 29
    • The Lover In Me

      Sheena Easton
    • 34
    • 29
    • 5
      • 34
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • All Or Nothing

      Rene Moore
    • 39
    • 30
    • 5
      • 39
      • 30
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore

Producer(s):

R.Moore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Break 4 Love

      Raze
    • 37
    • 31
    • 6
      • 37
      • 31
      • 6
  • 32
    • Pull Over

      Levert
    • 48
    • 32
    • 3
      • 48
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Kissing A Fool

      George Michael
    • 40
    • 33
    • 6
      • 40
      • 33
      • 6
  • 34
    • The Way You Love Me

      Karyn White
    • 22
    • 1
    • 15
      • 22
      • 1
      • 15
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35
    • Don't Stop Your Love

      Keith Sweat
    • 46
    • 35
    • 4
      • 46
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat

Producer(s):

K.Sweat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Heaven On Earth

      Donna Allen
    • 42
    • 36
    • 5
      • 42
      • 36
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Lord

Producer(s):

P.Lord, V.J.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Oceana/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Get Here

      Brenda Russell
    • 38
    • 37
    • 10
      • 38
      • 37
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Russell

Producer(s):

A.Fischer, B.Russell, P.Ekberg