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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 16, 1989

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 September 16, 1989

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  • 1
    • Remember (The First Time)

      Eric Gable
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

L.Coward

Producer(s):

D.Shepherd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Let Go

      Sharon Bryant
    • 4
    • 2
    • 13
      • 4
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

D.Duncan

Producer(s):

D.Duncan, S.Bryant

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

  • 3
    • Put Your Mouth On Me

      Eddie Murphy
    • 6
    • 3
    • 8
      • 6
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

E.Murphy, N.M.Walden, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Taste Of Your Love

      E.U.
    • 5
    • 4
    • 12
      • 5
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.Ennis, H.Lloyd,Jr.

Producer(s):

M.Ennis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Can't Get Over You

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 9
    • 5
    • 7
      • 9
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

F.Beverly

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing")

      Teddy Riley Featuring Guy
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
  • 7
    • I Do

      Natalie Cole (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
    • 8
    • 7
    • 11
      • 8
      • 7
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

F.Wildhorn

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 8
    • Spend The Night (Ce Soir)

      The Isley Brothers
    • 3
    • 3
    • 13
      • 3
      • 3
      • 13
  • 9
    • Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)

      Soul II Soul Featuring Caron Wheeler
    • 11
    • 9
    • 6
      • 11
      • 9
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Don't Make Me Over

      Sybil
    • 12
    • 10
    • 8
      • 12
      • 10
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, H.David

Producer(s):

J.Bratton, D.Drewry

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Heat Of The Moment

      After 7
    • 13
    • 11
    • 9
      • 13
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Sweet Talk

      D'atra Hicks
    • 14
    • 12
    • 9
      • 14
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Brown, S.Cullo

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • 2300 Jackson Street

      The Jacksons
    • 17
    • 13
    • 8
      • 17
      • 13
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Jackson, T.Jackson, R.Jackson, G.Griffin

Producer(s):

The Jacksons, Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • If You Asked Me To (From "Licence To Kill")

      Patti LaBelle
    • 10
    • 10
    • 12
      • 10
      • 10
      • 12
  • 15
    • It's No Crime

      Babyface
    • 7
    • 1
    • 12
      • 7
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Epic

  • 16
    • Baby Come To Me

      Regina Belle
    • 23
    • 16
    • 6
      • 23
      • 16
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

N.M.Walden, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Babies Having Babies

      Terry Tate
    • 20
    • 17
    • 11
      • 20
      • 17
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.Tate, P.Kyser, R.Youngblood

Producer(s):

P.Kyser

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Out Of My Mind

      The O'Jays
    • 19
    • 18
    • 9
      • 19
      • 18
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 19
    • Miss You Much

      Janet Jackson
    • 33
    • 19
    • 3
      • 33
      • 19
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • Talk To Myself

      Christopher Williams
    • 26
    • 20
    • 8
      • 26
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.Gatling, A.Stewart

Producer(s):

T.Gatling, A.Stewart

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Spend The Night

      Guy
    • 15
    • 15
    • 13
      • 15
      • 15
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, G.Griffin, A.R.Hall

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 22
    • Just What I Like

      Michael Cooper
    • 25
    • 22
    • 9
      • 25
      • 22
      • 9
  • 23
    • All My Love

      Peabo Bryson
    • 28
    • 23
    • 7
      • 28
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.P.Bryson

Producer(s):

P.Bryson, D.W.Watkins, Sir Gant

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • It's Funky Enough

      The D.O.C.
    • 32
    • 24
    • 4
      • 32
      • 24
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

The D.O.C., L.F.Sylvers III

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Atlantic

  • 25
    • Bust A Move

      Young M.C.
    • 31
    • 25
    • 7
      • 31
      • 25
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young, M.Dike, M.Ross

Producer(s):

M.ross, M.Dike

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Delicious Vinyl/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 26
    • So Wat Cha Sayin'

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

Erick, Parrish, EPMD

Producer(s):

Erick, Parish, EPMD

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fresh/Sleeping Bag

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • II Hype

      Entouch
    • 21
    • 18
    • 11
      • 21
      • 18
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

E.McCaine, Free

Producer(s):

Free, McCaine

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

  • 28
    • Just Git It Together

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
    • 16
    • 16
    • 10
      • 16
      • 16
      • 10
  • 29
    • Smilin'

      Levert
    • 35
    • 29
    • 5
      • 35
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Breathe Life Into Me

      Mica Paris
    • 38
    • 30
    • 6
      • 38
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Leeson, P.Vale

Producer(s):

L'Equipe

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Fun

      Grady Harrell
    • 37
    • 31
    • 8
      • 37
      • 31
      • 8
  • 32
    • All I Want From You

      The Temptations
    • 40
    • 32
    • 5
      • 40
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.Sheppard, A.Smith

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Smooth Operator

      Big Daddy Kane
    • 41
    • 33
    • 4
      • 41
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hardy

Producer(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cold Chillin'/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • I'm 'N' Danger

      Mother's Finest
    • 43
    • 34
    • 5
      • 43
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.Giles, Kennedy, D.Murdock

Producer(s):

A.Giles, D.Murdock, B.Osborne

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • You Are My Everything

      Surface
    • 46
    • 35
    • 3
      • 46
      • 35