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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 3, 1990

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 November 3, 1990

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  • 1
    • So You Like What You See

      Samuelle
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster, Samuelle

Producer(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster

  • 2
    • Merry Go Round

      Keith Sweat
    • 2
    • 2
    • 10
      • 2
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, B.Douglas

Producer(s):

K.Sweat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

  • 3
    • Love Takes Time

      Mariah Carey
    • 5
    • 3
    • 8
      • 5
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, B.Margulies

Producer(s):

W.Afanasieff

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?

      Bell Biv DeVoe
    • 6
    • 4
    • 7
      • 6
      • 4
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Hooks, Sadler, Shocklee, Durant, Stewart

Producer(s):

Shocklee, Sadler

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Livin' In The Light

      Caron Wheeler
    • 10
    • 5
    • 9
      • 10
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wheeler, P.Hall

Producer(s):

Afrika Baby Bam

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Ice Ice Baby

      Vanilla Ice
    • 8
    • 6
    • 8
      • 8
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Van Winkle, Earthquake, David Bowie, B.H.May, F. Mercury, R.Taylor, J.Deacon

Producer(s):

Vanilla Ice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SBK/EMI

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Pray

      M.C. Hammer
    • 11
    • 7
    • 7
      • 11
      • 7
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Prince, Hammer

Producer(s):

Hammer

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Missunderstanding

      Al B. Sure!
    • 17
    • 8
    • 6
      • 17
      • 8
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Al B.Sure!, DJ Eddie F., Nevelle

Producer(s):

DJ Eddie F., Nevelle

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Slow Motion

      Gerald Alston
    • 15
    • 9
    • 9
      • 15
      • 9
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.Sheppard, A.Smith

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard, J.Varner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Taj/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Black Cat

      Janet Jackson
    • 12
    • 10
    • 8
      • 12
      • 10
      • 8
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Here's Looking At You

      Teena Marie
    • 14
    • 11
    • 9
      • 14
      • 11
      • 9
  • 12
    • Knockin' Boots

      Candyman
    • 19
    • 12
    • 8
      • 19
      • 12
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Candyman, W.J.Clarke, B.Wright, E.Hamilton, R.Wylie, A.Hamilton

Producer(s):

Candyman

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Giving You The Benefit

      Pebbles
    • 3
    • 1
    • 12
      • 3
      • 1
      • 12
  • 14
    • That's My Attitude

      Troop
    • 16
    • 14
    • 10
      • 16
      • 14
      • 10
  • 15
    • Harlem Blues

      Cynda Williams
    • 20
    • 15
    • 8
      • 20
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

W.C.Handy, R.Jones

Producer(s):

R.Jones

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • The Boomin' System

      LL Cool J
    • 9
    • 6
    • 12
      • 9
      • 6
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, M.Williams

Producer(s):

M.Marl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 17
    • Close To You

      Maxi Priest
    • 7
    • 2
    • 16
      • 7
      • 2
      • 16
  • 18
    • Fairweather Friend

      Johnny Gill
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
  • 19
    • I Got The Feeling

      Today
    • 21
    • 19
    • 9
      • 21
      • 19
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Dr.Freeze

Producer(s):

Dr. Freeze

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • I Just Can't Handle It

      Hi-Five
    • 24
    • 20
    • 9
      • 24
      • 20
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, B.Bell

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Soul Inspiration

      Anita Baker
    • 22
    • 21
    • 7
      • 22
      • 21
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

T.Britten, G.Lyle

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • My Heart Your Heart

      The Whispers
    • 26
    • 22
    • 5
      • 26
      • 22
      • 5
  • 23
    • I'm Your Baby Tonight

      Whitney Houston
    • 36
    • 23
    • 3
      • 36
      • 23
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Listen Up (From "Listen Up - The Lives Of Quincy Jones")

      Listen Up
    • 25
    • 24
    • 6
      • 25
      • 24
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Baker, Mardin, Karisma, Garrett, Titus, Medina

Producer(s):

Baker, Mardin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Round And Round

      Tevin Campbell
    • 31
    • 25
    • 5
      • 31
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Rope A Dope Style

      Levert
    • 29
    • 26
    • 5
      • 29
      • 26
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

M.Gordon, G.Levert

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Try Me

      Jasmine Guy
    • 27
    • 27
    • 6
      • 27
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Save Your Love

      Tracie Spencer
    • 13
    • 7
    • 12
      • 13
      • 7
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Price, Holden, J.S.Harris III

Producer(s):

S.Barri, T.Peluso, K.Harris

  • 29
    • The Mission

      Special Ed
    • 34
    • 29
    • 7
      • 34
      • 29
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Special Ed, H.Tee

Producer(s):

H.Tee

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • I Look Good

      Bernadette Cooper
    • 35
    • 30
    • 7
      • 35
      • 30
      • 7
  • 31
    • I L-O-V-E U

      Take 6
    • 37
    • 31
    • 6
      • 37
      • 31
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Warren, M.Kibble

Producer(s):

M.Warren

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • I Wanna Get With U

      Guy
    • 39
    • 32
    • 3
      • 39
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, A.R.Hall, A.Davidson

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • It Never Rains (In Southern California)

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 40
    • 33
    • 4
      • 40
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, T.Christian

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Sensitivity

      Ralph Tresvant
    • 51
    • 34
    • 2
      • 51
      • 34
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35
    • Nothing But A Party

      Basic Black
    • 41
    • 35
    • 6