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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 21, 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 October 21, 1989

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  • 1
    • Miss You Much

      Janet Jackson
    • 1
    • 1
    • 8
      • 1
      • 1
      • 8
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Baby Come To Me

      Regina Belle
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

N.M.Walden, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Don't Make Me Over

      Sybil
    • 3
    • 2
    • 13
      • 3
      • 2
      • 13
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • Talk To Myself

      Christopher Williams
    • 5
    • 4
    • 13
      • 5
      • 4
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.Gatling, A.Stewart

Producer(s):

T.Gatling, A.Stewart

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Reprise

  • 5
    • Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)

      Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler)
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 6
    • Partyman

      Prince
    • 7
    • 6
    • 8
      • 7
      • 6
      • 8
  • 7
    • You Are My Everything

      Surface
    • 10
    • 7
    • 8
      • 10
      • 7
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Conley, E.Collins, D.Culler, D.Townsend

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Rock Wit'cha

      Bobby Brown
    • 8
    • 8
    • 8
      • 8
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • All My Love

      Peabo Bryson
    • 6
    • 6
    • 12
      • 6
      • 6
      • 12
  • 10
    • Bust A Move

      Young M.C.
    • 9
    • 9
    • 12
      • 9
      • 9
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young, M.Dike, M.Ross

Producer(s):

M.ross, M.Dike

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Delicious Vinyl/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 11
    • Smooth Operator

      Big Daddy Kane
    • 11
    • 11
    • 9
      • 11
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hardy

Producer(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cold Chillin'/Reprise

  • 12
    • State Of Attraction

      Rhonda Clark
    • 15
    • 12
    • 10
      • 15
      • 12
      • 10
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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

  • 13
    • I Go To Work

      Kool Moe Dee
    • 13
    • 13
    • 9
      • 13
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Dee

Producer(s):

K.M.Dee, LaVaba, P.Harris, Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 14
    • I'm 'N' Danger

      Mother's Finest
    • 17
    • 14
    • 10
      • 17
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Giles, Kennedy, D.Murdock

Producer(s):

A.Giles, D.Murdock, B.Osborne

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Don't Take It Personal

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 19
    • 15
    • 8
      • 19
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Conley, D.Culler, D.Townsend

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • All I Want From You

      The Temptations
    • 18
    • 16
    • 10
      • 18
      • 16
      • 10
  • 17
    • Everything

      Jody Watley
    • 21
    • 17
    • 7
      • 21
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

G.Cole, J.N.Howard

Producer(s):

A.Cymone

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • (Don't U Know) I Love U

      Chuckii Booker
    • 26
    • 18
    • 7
      • 26
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Booker

Producer(s):

C.Booker, Big Dog Prod.

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • I Wanna Come Back

      James Ingram
    • 22
    • 19
    • 10
      • 22
      • 19
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Everytime I Try To Say Goodbye

      Cheryl Lynn
    • 25
    • 20
    • 8
      • 25
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Sturken, E.Rogers, P.Barry

Producer(s):

C.Sturken, E.Rogers, C.Lynn

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Girl I'm Gonna Miss You

      Milli Vanilli
    • 20
    • 20
    • 9
      • 20
      • 20
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Farian, Kawohl, Bischof-Fallenstein

Producer(s):

F.Farian

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • Home

      Stephanie Mills
    • 28
    • 22
    • 5
      • 28
      • 22
      • 5
  • 23
    • New Jack Swing

      Wreckx-N-Effect
    • 27
    • 23
    • 8
      • 27
      • 23
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Riley, Jr., A.Davidson, B.Mitchell

Producer(s):

M.Riley, Wrecks-N-Effect

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sound Of New York/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • I'm Still Missing Your Love

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 31
    • 24
    • 7
      • 31
      • 24
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Williams, K.L.Patterson

Producer(s):

C.Williams

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Celebrate New Life

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 29
    • 25
    • 9
      • 29
      • 25
      • 9
  • 26
    • Somebody For Me

      Heavy D & The Boyz
    • 32
    • 26
    • 6
      • 32
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Heavy D, E.Ferrell, N.Hodge

Producer(s):

DJ Eddie F., Nevelle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Smilin'

      Levert
    • 16
    • 16
    • 10
      • 16
      • 16
      • 10
  • 28
    • Can't Get Over You

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 14
    • 1
    • 12
      • 14
      • 1
      • 12
  • 29
    • Personality

      Kashif
    • 34
    • 29
    • 6
      • 34
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

N.Mundy, Gomez

Producer(s):

Kashif, N.Mundy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Ooh Baby Baby

      Zapp
    • 36
    • 30
    • 6
      • 36
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

W.Moore, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • It's Funky Enough

      The D.O.C.
    • 12
    • 12
    • 9
      • 12
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Atlantic

  • 32
    • Just Call My Name

      Alyson Williams
    • 41
    • 32
    • 4
      • 41
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.Miller, P.Ingram, K.Curry

Producer(s):

D.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

OBR/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Say No Go

      De La Soul
    • 40
    • 33
    • 6
      • 40
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

P.Huston, K.Mercer, D.J.Jolicoeur, V.Mason, D.Hall, J.Oates

Producer(s):

P.Huston

  • 34
    • Me So Horny

      The 2 Live Crew
    • 39
    • 34
    • 7
      • 39
      • 34
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.Skyywalker, The 2 Live Crew

Producer(s):

L.Skyywalker, The 2 Live Crew

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35
    • Cold Fresh Groove

      Chill
    • 42
    • 35
    • 9
      • 42
      • 35
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Irara, R.Thompson, H.Thompson, R.Vann

Producer(s):

H.Thompson, P.Irara, R.thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

  • 36
    • Ain't Nuthin' In The World

      Miki Howard
    • 50
    • 36
    • 4
      • 50
      • 36
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey

Producer(s):

J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • It's The Real Thing

      Angela Winbush
    • 48
    • 37
    • 3
      • 48
      • 37
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

A.Winbush

Producer(s):

A.Winbush

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Slow Down

      Karyn White
    • 47
    • 38
    • 7
      • 47
      • 38
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.White, S.Harvey, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

S.Harvey

Gains In Performance

  • 39
    • Knockin' On Heaven's Door

      Randy Crawford
    • 52
    • 39
    • 5
      • 52
      • 39
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.Dylan

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell