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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B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?
Gains in performance
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2
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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3
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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5
Caron Wheeler Livin' In The Light Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Light
3
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3
PEAK POSITION
11
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6
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
6
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6
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
7
Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
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8
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
9
Cynda Williams Harlem Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Harlem Blues
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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10
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
11
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
12
Today I Got The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feeling
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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13
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
14
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
15
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
16
Anita Baker Soul Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Inspiration
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
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17
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
18
Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Ice Baby
8
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6
PEAK POSITION
10
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19
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
21
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19
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
20
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
28
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20
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
21
Listen Up Listen Up (From "Listen Up - The Lives Of Quincy Jones") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Listen Up (From "Listen Up - The Lives Of Quincy Jones")
20
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20
PEAK POSITION
8
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22
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
29
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22
PEAK POSITION
4
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23
Samuelle So You Like What You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So You Like What You See
9
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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24
Take 6 I L-O-V-E U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I L-O-V-E U
26
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24
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
25
Keith Sweat Merry Go Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Merry Go Round
7
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2
PEAK POSITION
12
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26
Special Ed The Mission Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Mission
25
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25
PEAK POSITION
9
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27
Too $hort The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Ghetto
37
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27
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
28
E.U. I Confess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Confess
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
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29
Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
30
Basic Black Nothing But A Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing But A Party
33
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30
PEAK POSITION
8
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31
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
40
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31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Geoff McBride No Sweeter Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Sweeter Love
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
33
Janet Jackson Black Cat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Cat
17
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10
PEAK POSITION
10
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34
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
44
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34
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
35
Stevie Wonder Keep Our Love Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Our Love Alive
43
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
36
After 7 My Only Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Only Woman
42
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36
PEAK POSITION
6
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37
The Boys Thing Called Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing Called Love
45
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37
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
38
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
50
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38
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
39
Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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40
Grady Harrell Don't Turn Your Back On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Turn Your Back On Me
48
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40
PEAK POSITION
6
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41
Johnny Gill Fairweather Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairweather Friend
35
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2
PEAK POSITION
13
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42
Prince New Power Generation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Power Generation
52
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
43
LL Cool J The Boomin' System Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Boomin' System
31
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6
PEAK POSITION
14
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44
The Time Chocolate Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chocolate
49
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44
PEAK POSITION
5
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45
Carl Anderson My Love Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Will
47
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45
PEAK POSITION
6
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46
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
66
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46
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
47
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
57
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
48
Terry Steele Prisoner Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Prisoner Of Love
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
7
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49
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
67
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
65
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50
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
51
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
71
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
52
The Winans When You Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Cry
59
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
53
Pebbles Giving You The Benefit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You The Benefit
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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54
Deee-Lite Groove Is In The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Is In The Heart
63
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
55
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew Mama Juanita Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Juanita
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew
56
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55
PEAK POSITION
4
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55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
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57
Najee Cruise Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cruise Control
62
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Teena Marie Here's Looking At You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here's Looking At You
23
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
59
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
70
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Troop That's My Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's My Attitude
27
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
69
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 Miles And Runnin'
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Monie Love Monie In The Middle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Monie In The Middle
73
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
James Ingram I Don't Have The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Have The Heart
58
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Robbie Mychals Featuring Lori Fulton Do For You, Do For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do For You, Do For Me
Robbie Mychals Featuring Lori Fulton
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Jeff Redd What Goes Around, Comes Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Goes Around, Comes Around
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Dino Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gentle
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
68
Force M.D.'s Somebody's Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Crying
82
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Bernadette Cooper I Look Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Sydney Youngblood I'd Rather Go Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Go Blind
64
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
72
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Big Daddy Kane Cause I Can Do It Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cause I Can Do It Right
80
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Black Box Everybody Everybody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Everybody
61
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Ten City Whatever Makes You Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever Makes You Happy
81
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Tony Toni Tone Feels Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Good
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Howard Hewett Let Me Show You How To Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You How To Fall In Love
90
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Kim Waters & Isaac Hayes Just Be My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Be My Lady
Kim Waters & Isaac Hayes
85
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Lalah Hathaway Baby Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Cry
Gains in performance
79
Kipper Jones Poor Elaine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poor Elaine
86
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Jonathan Butler Sing Me Your Love Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sing Me Your Love Song
91
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Never Do (Without You)
Gains in performance
82
Thelma Houston Out Of My Hands Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Out Of My Hands
84
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Tashan Think About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think About You
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
84
The Jets Special Kinda Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special Kinda Love
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
87
Black Box I Don't Know Anybody Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Know Anybody Else
Gains in performance
88
C+C Music Factory Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
Gains in performance
89
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
Gains in performance
90
Quincy Jones Featuring Siedah Garrett I Don't Go For That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Go For That
Quincy Jones Featuring Siedah Garrett
79
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Lalah Hathaway Heaven Knows Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven Knows
76
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Angela Winbush Please Bring Your Love Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Bring Your Love Back
77
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Tre Let Me Feel Your Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Feel Your Body
Gains in performance
94
Milira Go Outside In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go Outside In The Rain
78
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Sybil Make It Easy On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Easy On Me
Gains in performance
96
Kool Skool You Can't Buy My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Buy My Love
88
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Homework Special Kind Of Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special Kind Of Lady
75
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Tracie Spencer Save Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Your Love
54
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Snap! Ooops Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooops Up
60
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Miki Howard Come Home To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Home To Me
89
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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