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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Howard Hewett Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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11
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3
Johnny Gill Rub You The Right Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rub You The Right Way
3
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3
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9
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Gains in performance
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Freddie Jackson All Over You (From "Def By Temptation") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Over You (From "Def By Temptation")
4
LAST WEEK
4
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11
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5
En Vogue Hold On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
6
Soul II Soul Get A Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get A Life
9
LAST WEEK
6
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7
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Gains in performance
7
Janet Jackson Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
7
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6
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Gains in performance
8
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Nite Out
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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9
Whistle Always And Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always And Forever
14
LAST WEEK
9
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10
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Gains in performance
10
Good Girls Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
13
LAST WEEK
10
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12
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11
Tony Toni Tone The Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
19
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
12
Digital Underground The Humpty Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Humpty Dance
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
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13
Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
23
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
14
After 7 Ready Or Not Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ready Or Not
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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15
Regina Belle What Goes Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Goes Around
5
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3
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12
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16
Today Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party")
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
17
Body Footsteps In The Dark Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Footsteps In The Dark
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
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18
Michael Cooper My Baby's House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Baby's House
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
19
The Winans It's Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Time
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
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By All Means Do You Remember Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember
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10
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21
Angela Winbush No More Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No More Tears
12
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12
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12
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22
Melba Moore & Friends Lift Every Voice And Sing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lift Every Voice And Sing
Melba Moore & Friends
31
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
23
Public Enemy 911 Is A Joke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
911 Is A Joke
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
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24
Sybil (With Salt-N-Pepa) Crazy 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy 4 U
Sybil (With Salt-N-Pepa)
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
25
The Jamaica Boys Shake It Up! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake It Up!
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
26
Jane Child Don't Wanna Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Fall In Love
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
27
M.C. Hammer U Can't Touch This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Can't Touch This
38
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
28
Perfect Gentlemen Ooh La La (I Can't Get Over You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooh La La (I Can't Get Over You)
45
LAST WEEK
28
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4
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Gains in performance
29
Calloway Sir Lancelot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sir Lancelot
42
LAST WEEK
29
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7
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Gains in performance
30
The Family Stand Ghetto Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghetto Heaven
44
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
31
Phalon Rising To The Top Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising To The Top
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
32
Randy & The Gypsys Love You Honey Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Honey
Randy & The Gypsys
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
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33
Grayson Hugh & Betty Wright How 'Bout Us (From "True Love") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How 'Bout Us (From "True Love")
Grayson Hugh & Betty Wright
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
34
Klymaxx Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Love
48
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
35
Babyface Whip Appeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whip Appeal
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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36
Kid 'N Play Fun House (From "House Party") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun House (From "House Party")
27
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27
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9
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37
Ruby Turner Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paradise
50
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37
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
38
Troop Spread My Wings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spread My Wings
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PEAK POSITION
16
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39
Barry White I Wanna Do It Good To Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Do It Good To Ya
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49
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Gains in performance
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Troop All I Do Is Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Do Is Think Of You
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PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
42
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Juicy Gotcha Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juicy Gotcha Crazy
43
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
11
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Michel'le Nicety Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
56
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3
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Gains in performance
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Lisa Stansfield All Around The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Around The World
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PEAK POSITION
16
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45
Domino Theory Radio Driver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Radio Driver
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The Newtrons My Heart Beats For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Beats For You
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46
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6
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Something Special I Wonder Who She's Loving Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Loving
57
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
48
Milira Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
60
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
49
Rob Base Get Up And Have A Good Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up And Have A Good Time
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LAST WEEK
28
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9
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50
She Featuring Kim Waters Hello Stranger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hello Stranger
She Featuring Kim Waters
65
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50
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
51
Grover Washington, Jr. Featuring Phyllis Hyman Sacred Kind Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sacred Kind Of Love
Grover Washington, Jr. Featuring Phyllis Hyman
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LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
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52
Hi Tek 3 Featuring Ya Kid K Spin That Wheel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spin That Wheel
Hi Tek 3 Featuring Ya Kid K
75
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
53
Miles Jaye Irresistible Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Irresistible
73
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
54
Partners In Kryme Turtle Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turtle Power
91
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
55
Newkirk Sweat You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweat You
63
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Ashford & Simpson Hungry For Me Again (From "Def By Temptation") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hungry For Me Again (From "Def By Temptation")
71
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
57
Lenny Williams Here's A Ticket Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here's A Ticket
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
10
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64
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
5
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59
Paul Jackson, Jr. Make It Last Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Last Forever
72
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Patti Austin Through The Test Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through The Test Of Time
68
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
5
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78
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
62
Smokey Robinson Everything You Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything You Touch
34
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Madonna Vogue Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Vogue
67
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
The Black Flames Watching You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watching You
77
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Lisa Stansfield You Can't Deny It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Deny It
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
66
Salt-N-Pepa Expression Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Expression
69
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Earth, Wind & Fire For The Love Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For The Love Of You
Gains in performance
68
Miki Howard Until You Come Back To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Until You Come Back To Me
Gains in performance
69
The Gap Band We Can Make It Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Can Make It Alright
90
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Jermaine Jackson I'd Like To Get To Know You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Like To Get To Know You
87
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
LL Cool J Jingling Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jingling Baby
62
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Quincy Jones The Secret Garden Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Secret Garden
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Dianne Reeves Come In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
74
The Temptations Soul To Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul To Soul
46
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Tamika Patton Number One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Number One
76
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Beats International Dub Be Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dub Be Good To Me
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Starpoint I Want You -- You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You -- You Want Me
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Def Con 4 Say U Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say U Love Me
52
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Louie Louie Sittin' In The Lap Of Luxury Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sittin' In The Lap Of Luxury
81
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tokyo Blue
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Special Ed I'm The Magnificent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The Magnificent
83
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Richard Rogers Can't Stop Loving You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop Loving You
86
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
The Chimes I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Gains in performance
84
Meli'sa Morgan Can You Give Me What I Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Give Me What I Want
Gains in performance
85
Kashif Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Tashan Black Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Man
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Miki Howard Love Under New Management Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Under New Management
66
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Full Force Kiss Those Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Those Lips
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
89
The O'Jays Friend Of A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friend Of A Friend
58
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Midnight Star Do It (One More Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It (One More Time)
Gains in performance
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Randy Crawford I Don't Feel Much Like Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Feel Much Like Crying
Gains in performance
93
Shades Of Lace Why It Gotta Be Like That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why It Gotta Be Like That
54
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Big Lady K Ffun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
92
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Sir Mix-A-Lot My Hooptie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Hooptie
Gains in performance
96
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Too Far
70
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
97
The D.O.C. The Formula Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Formula
89
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Redhead Kingpin & The F.B.I. We Rock The Mic Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Rock The Mic Right
95
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Stephanie Mills Comfort Of A Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Comfort Of A Man
88
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Love's On The Run Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
82
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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