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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Superwoman
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Levert Pull Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pull Over
2
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2
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
8
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3
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8
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Gains in performance
4
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
3
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3
PEAK POSITION
14
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5
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In Me
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
6
Z'Looke Can U Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Read My Lips
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
13
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8
Chaka Khan It's My Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Party
13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
9
Keith Sweat Don't Stop Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop Your Love
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
10
Vesta Sweet, Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet, Sweet Love
5
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4
PEAK POSITION
16
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11
New Edition Can You Stand The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stand The Rain
19
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11
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
12
Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Criminal
4
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2
PEAK POSITION
10
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13
Gerald Alston Take Me Where You Want To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Where You Want To
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
14
Tony Toni Tone Baby Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
18
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14
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
15
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
16
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Won't Talk To Me
23
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
17
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson) This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
18
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
9
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1
PEAK POSITION
15
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20
Robert Brookins (Duet With Stephanie Mills) Where Is The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Is The Love
Robert Brookins (Duet With Stephanie Mills)
22
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20
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
21
Aleese Simmons I Want To Be Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Lover
24
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21
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
22
Angela Bofill I Just Wanna Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Stop
12
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11
PEAK POSITION
13
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23
Guy Teddy's Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teddy's Jam
28
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23
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
24
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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25
Al B. Sure! Killing Me Softly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Killing Me Softly
32
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25
PEAK POSITION
7
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26
Vanessa Williams Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
26
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26
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
27
Samantha Fox I Wanna Have Some Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Have Some Fun
29
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27
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
28
Cherrelle Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
14
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1
PEAK POSITION
15
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29
Sade Turn My Back On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn My Back On You
33
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29
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
30
Evelyn "Champagne" King Kisses Don't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses Don't Lie
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
31
Rene Moore All Or Nothing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Or Nothing
16
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15
PEAK POSITION
12
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32
Cameo Skin I'm In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skin I'm In
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
33
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock Get On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get On The Dance Floor
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
34
Deniece Williams This Is As Good As It Gets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is As Good As It Gets
39
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34
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
35
Jocelyn Brown R-U-Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
R-U-Lonely
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
8
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36
Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
49
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
37
Sweet Tee On The Smooth Tip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The Smooth Tip
36
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36
PEAK POSITION
8
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41
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38
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
39
New Kids On The Block You Got It (The Right Stuff) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It (The Right Stuff)
43
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39
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
40
Midnight Star Snake In The Grass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snake In The Grass
47
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40
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
41
Salt-N-Pepa Get Up Everybody (Get Up) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up Everybody (Get Up)
25
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14
PEAK POSITION
12
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42
Donna Allen Heaven On Earth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven On Earth
31
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19
PEAK POSITION
12
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43
The Gap Band I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
48
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43
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
44
Earth, Wind & Fire Turn On (The Beat Box) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn On (The Beat Box)
30
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26
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9
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45
Troop Still In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love
53
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45
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
46
Johnny Kemp One Thing Led To Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Thing Led To Another
54
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46
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
47
Georgio I Don't Want 2 Be Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want 2 Be Alone
58
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47
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
48
George Benson Twice The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twice The Love
61
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48
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
49
Slick Rick Teenage Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenage Love
67
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49
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
50
Jeffrey Osborne Can't Go Back On A Promise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Go Back On A Promise
35
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28
PEAK POSITION
12
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51
Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Fun
Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson
50
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50
PEAK POSITION
8
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52
Sir Mix-A-Lot Posse On Broadway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Posse On Broadway
56
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44
PEAK POSITION
10
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53
Kid 'N Play Gittin' Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gittin' Funky
62
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
8
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54
Sweet Obsession Being In Love Ain't Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Being In Love Ain't Easy
72
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
55
Channel 2 In Debt To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Debt To You
60
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
9
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56
Average White Band The Spirit Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Spirit Of Love
71
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
57
Teddy Pendergrass Love Is The Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is The Power
59
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Kenny G Silhouette Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Silhouette
46
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
11
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59
Ca$hflow Love Education Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Education
64
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
7
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60
M.C. Hammer Pump It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump It Up
74
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
61
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Thanks For My Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For My Child
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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62
Raze Break 4 Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break 4 Love
57
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24
PEAK POSITION
13
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63
Anita Baker Giving You The Best That I Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You The Best That I Got
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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64
Ray, Goodman & Brown Where Did You Get That Body...Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did You Get That Body...Baby?
75
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
65
Michael Rogers I Like It Like That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like It Like That
69
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Paula Abdul Straight Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Up
88
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Starpoint Say You Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You Will
45
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Melba Moore Love And Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love And Kisses
70
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Marcus Lewis The Club Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
83
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Robbie Nevil Back On Holiday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back On Holiday
80
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
The 7A3 Coolin' In Cali Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Coolin' In Cali
68
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Eazy-E We Want Eazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Want Eazy
82
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Freddie Jackson Hey Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Gerald Albright Feeling Inside Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feeling Inside
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Four Tops (Duet With Aretha Franklin) If Ever A Love There Was Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Ever A Love There Was
Four Tops (Duet With Aretha Franklin)
51
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
77
R.J.'S Latest Arrival What Becomes Of A Broken Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Becomes Of A Broken Heart
85
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Shock-A-Ra Love Is Rising Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Rising
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Tyrone Davis Flashin' Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flashin' Back
87
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Bobby Brown My Prerogative Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Prerogative
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl You Know It's True
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
82
Stetsasonic Talkin' All That Jazz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talkin' All That Jazz
65
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
83
New Choice Funny Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funny Feeling
89
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Ice-T I'm Your Pusher Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Pusher
73
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Howard Huntsberry Married Men Get Lonely Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Married Men Get Lonely Too
91
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Surface I Missed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Missed
52
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
78
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Kirby Coleman Hey Ton'i Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Ton'i
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
90
The Boyz From Detroit (I've Got) Female Trouble Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I've Got) Female Trouble
90
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
91
George Howard One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
92
Karyn White The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
93
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers That's The Way I Look At Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way I Look At Love
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
Gains in performance
94
The Dells Thought Of You Just A Little Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thought Of You Just A Little Too Much
Gains in performance
95
Luther Vandross Any Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Jonathan Butler There's One Born Every Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's One Born Every Minute
86
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Loose Ends Mr. Bachelor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Bachelor
92
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Funk Deluxe I Surrender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Surrender
96
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Cameo You Make Me Work Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Make Me Work
66
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Was (Not Was) Spy In The House Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spy In The House Of Love
98
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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