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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Closer Than Friends
Gains in performance
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LeVert Feat. Heavy D Just Coolin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Coolin'
LeVert Feat. Heavy D
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
8
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3
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl You Know It's True
3
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3
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
The Boys Lucky Charm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lucky Charm
6
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4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
5
Donna Allen Joy And Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joy And Pain
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
6
Freddie Jackson You And I Got A Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And I Got A Thang
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")
James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle
12
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7
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9
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Gains in performance
8
Jonathan Butler More Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than Friends
11
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8
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
9
Today Girl I Got My Eyes On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl I Got My Eyes On You
13
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9
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
10
Paula Abdul Straight Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Up
2
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2
PEAK POSITION
11
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11
Ashford & Simpson I'll Be There For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be There For You
17
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11
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
12
Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
5
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1
PEAK POSITION
13
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13
Barkays Struck By You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Struck By You
Barkays
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
14
Sweet Obsession Being In Love Ain't Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Being In Love Ain't Easy
10
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10
PEAK POSITION
13
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15
Vesta 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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15
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
16
El DeBarge Real Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Love
24
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16
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
17
Cherrelle Affair Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
25
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17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Kenny G We've Saved The Best For Last Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We've Saved The Best For Last
27
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18
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
19
Karyn White Love Saw It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Saw It
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19
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
20
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
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3
PEAK POSITION
15
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21
Cameo Skin I'm In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skin I'm In
9
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5
PEAK POSITION
14
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22
Ten City That's The Way Love Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way Love Is
31
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22
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
23
Bobby Brown Every Little Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Little Step
30
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23
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
24
Alyson Williams Sleep Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
35
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24
PEAK POSITION
5
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25
Vanessa Williams Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
15
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1
PEAK POSITION
17
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26
Five Star Another Weekend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Weekend
29
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26
PEAK POSITION
7
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27
Kid 'N Play Rollin' With Kid 'N Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rollin' With Kid 'N Play
38
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27
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
28
Dino 24/7 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
24/7
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28
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
29
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Me, Myself And I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Me, Myself And I
18
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18
PEAK POSITION
9
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30
Christopher Max More Than Physical Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than Physical
40
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
31
Tracie Spencer Imagine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
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31
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
37
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
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Loose Ends Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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33
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
34
Radiant Something's Got A Hold On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something's Got A Hold On Me
44
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34
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
35
New Edition Crucial Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
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35
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
36
Boy George Don't Take My Mind On A Trip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Take My Mind On A Trip
54
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36
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
37
Skyy Start Of A Romance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Start Of A Romance
51
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37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Slick Rick Teenage Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenage Love
21
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16
PEAK POSITION
14
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39
Stevie Wonder With Each Beat Of My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With Each Beat Of My Heart
28
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28
PEAK POSITION
8
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19
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12
PEAK POSITION
17
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41
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
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2
PEAK POSITION
18
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42
Z'Looke Lovesick Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovesick
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42
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
43
Jody Watley Real Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Love
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43
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
44
Johnny Kemp Birthday Suit (From "Sing") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Birthday Suit (From "Sing")
56
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44
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
45
Lateasha Move On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Move On You
48
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45
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
46
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson) This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
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2
PEAK POSITION
18
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47
Guy Teddy's Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teddy's Jam
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5
PEAK POSITION
15
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48
Midnight Star Snake In The Grass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snake In The Grass
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10
PEAK POSITION
13
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49
Rene Moore Never Say Goodbye To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Goodbye To Love
62
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49
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
50
Gerald Alston You Laid Your Love On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Laid Your Love On Me
63
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50
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
51
Jeffrey Osborne All Because Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Because Of You
58
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51
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
52
Wendy And Lisa Are You My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You My Baby
67
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52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Guy I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like
71
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53
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
54
Lia True Obsession Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
True Obsession
68
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54
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
55
Sheena Easton Days Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Days Like This
66
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55
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
56
Al B. Sure! If I'm Not Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I'm Not Your Lover
74
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Karyn White Superwoman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superwoman
42
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1
PEAK POSITION
18
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58
Chaka Khan Baby Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Me
72
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58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock Get On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get On The Dance Floor
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11
PEAK POSITION
15
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60
Betty Wright From Pain To Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
From Pain To Joy
43
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39
PEAK POSITION
9
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61
The Pasadenas Tribute (Right On) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tribute (Right On)
73
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61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Too $hort Life Is. . .Too Short Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Life Is. . .Too Short
77
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62
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
63
Grady Harrell Sticks And Stones Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sticks And Stones
69
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63
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
85
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64
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
65
Jamm You And Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
7
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66
Blue Magic Romeo And Juliet Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Romeo And Juliet
78
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Cash Money & Marvelous Find An Ugly Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Find An Ugly Woman
49
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40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Troop Still In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love
39
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19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Simply Red It's Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Only Love
81
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
E.U. Buck Wild Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Buck Wild
94
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Alexander O'Neal (What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me
75
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71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Deon Estus With George Michael Heaven Help Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven Help Me
Deon Estus With George Michael
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
73
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Won't Talk To Me
53
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
74
The Gap Band I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
46
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Stetsasonic (Featuring Force M.D.'s) Float On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Float On
Stetsasonic (Featuring Force M.D.'s)
80
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Def Jef Give It Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give It Here
87
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Ice-T High Rollers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
High Rollers
79
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Information Society Walking Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
79
New Edition Can You Stand The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stand The Rain
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
80
M.C. Hammer Turn This Mutha Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn This Mutha Out
93
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Starpoint Tough Act To Follow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tough Act To Follow
84
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Nu Girls Can We Talk About It? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Talk About It?
90
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Eazy-E We Want Eazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Want Eazy
70
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Atension Let Me Push It To Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Push It To Ya
97
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Gerald Albright In The Mood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Mood
96
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Big Daddy Kane I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
86
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Tone-Loc Funky Cold Medina Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Cold Medina
Gains in performance
88
Paul Laurence Make My Baby Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make My Baby Happy
95
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Will Clayton Never Too Late Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Too Late
55
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Najee Najee's Nasty Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Najee's Nasty Groove
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Marcus Lewis The Club Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Roberta Flack Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes)
Gains in performance
93
Salt-N-Pepa Twist And Shout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twist And Shout
61
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Ann G. If She Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If She Knew
Gains in performance
95
By All Means You Decided To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Decided To Go
Gains in performance
96
L'Trimm Cuttie Pie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cuttie Pie
89
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Aleese Simmons I Want To Be Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Lover
82
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
76
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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99
Sandee Notice Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Notice Me
83
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
7
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52
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
10
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