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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Whatever You Want
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2
Johnny Gill Wrap My Body Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrap My Body Tight
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
12
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3
Ralph Tresvant Stone Cold Gentleman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stone Cold Gentleman
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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4
Christopher Williams I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City")
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
5
Diana Ross & Al B. Sure! No Matter What You Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Matter What You Do
Diana Ross & Al B. Sure!
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
6
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Again
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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7
Marva Hicks Never Been In Love Before Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Been In Love Before
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Teddy Pendergrass It Should've Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Should've Been You
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
9
Riff My Heart Is Failing Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Is Failing Me
15
LAST WEEK
9
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11
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Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
11
Surface All I Want Is You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Want Is You
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
12
Phil Perry Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
13
The Boys Thanx 4 The Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanx 4 The Funk
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
The Whispers Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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15
Guy Let's Chill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Chill
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
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16
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa) Backyard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Backyard
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa)
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
17
B Angie B I Don't Want To Lose Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Monie Love Featuring True Image It's A Shame (My Sister) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's A Shame (My Sister)
Monie Love Featuring True Image
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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19
C+C Music Factory Here We Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
20
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Said Knock You Out
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
21
Gerald Alston Getting Back Into Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Back Into Love
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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22
LaRue Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Serious
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
23
Keith Sweat Your Love - Part 2 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love - Part 2
28
LAST WEEK
23
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5
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Gains in performance
24
Hi-Five I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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25
Bell Biv DeVoe She's Dope! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Dope!
31
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25
PEAK POSITION
7
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26
Jeffrey Osborne If My Brother's In Trouble Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If My Brother's In Trouble
27
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26
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
36
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27
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
28
Loose Ends Cheap Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cheap Talk
29
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28
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9
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29
Special Generation Spark Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spark Of Love
26
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26
PEAK POSITION
10
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30
Lalah Hathaway It's Somethin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Somethin'
37
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
32
The Dells A Heart Is A House For Love (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Heart Is A House For Love (From "The Five Heartbeats")
47
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
33
Tara Kemp Hold You Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold You Tight
20
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4
PEAK POSITION
14
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34
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
43
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34
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
35
Black Box Strike It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strike It Up
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
36
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
48
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
37
Sheila E. Sex Cymbal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Cymbal
32
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32
PEAK POSITION
8
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38
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
30
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1
PEAK POSITION
23
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55
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
40
Altitude Work It (Like A) 9 To 5 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Work It (Like A) 9 To 5
45
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40
PEAK POSITION
7
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41
Mariah Carey I Don't Wanna Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Cry
49
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41
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
42
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
39
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33
PEAK POSITION
15
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50
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
44
Alexander O'Neal All True Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All True Man
33
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
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45
Teena Marie Just Us Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Us Two
52
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45
PEAK POSITION
6
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61
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
47
Herb Alpert North On South St. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
North On South St.
40
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40
PEAK POSITION
8
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48
Sheena Easton What Comes Naturally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Comes Naturally
56
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
59
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
50
Harriet Temple Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temple Of Love
25
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14
PEAK POSITION
10
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51
Sydney Youngblood Ain't No Sunshine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Sunshine
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
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52
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
68
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Carmen Carter Featuring Microphone Mike Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
Carmen Carter Featuring Microphone Mike
58
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Daddy's Little Girl
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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56
DJ Quik Born And Raised In Compton Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born And Raised In Compton
79
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Run-D.M.C. Faces Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
60
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
5
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67
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Mariah Carey Someday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
35
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
60
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotionally Yours
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
61
The O'Jays Don't Let Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Me Down
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
62
The Winans Don't Leave Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Leave Me
77
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Jasmine Guy Another Like My Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Like My Lover
34
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Champaign Trials Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trials Of The Heart
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Nancy Wilson Do You Still Dream About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Dream About Me
69
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Mica Paris Contribution Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Contribution
42
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Jon Lucien Sweet Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Control
81
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Colin England I Got What You Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got What You Need
74
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport Dream Come True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dream Come True
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport
82
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
54
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
Gains in performance
72
Ice-T New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme) (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme) (From "New Jack City")
75
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Whodini Freaks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freaks
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
66
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Ruby Turner The Other Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Other Side
94
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Salt-N-Pepa Do You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want Me
65
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
72
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew Do The Bart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do The Bart
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Enigma Sadeness Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sadeness Part 1
71
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Shawn Christopher Another Sleepless Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Sleepless Night
57
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Sweet Obsession Elevator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
89
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Michel'le (Duet With Michael Holmes) If? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If?
Michel'le (Duet With Michael Holmes)
Gains in performance
83
Innocence Let's Push It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Push It
85
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Color Me Badd I Wanna Sex You Up (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Sex You Up (From "New Jack City")
Gains in performance
85
Yo-Yo Featuring Ice Cube You Can't Play With My Yo-Yo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Play With My Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo Featuring Ice Cube
Gains in performance
86
K.M.C. KRU She's My Cutie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's My Cutie
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
87
EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J Rampage Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rampage
EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J
Gains in performance
88
Michael McDonald All We Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Troop I Will Always Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Will Always Love You
86
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Marion Meadows Sleepless Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleepless Nights
Gains in performance
91
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)
83
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
80
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
93
The Genius Come Do Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Do Me
Gains in performance
94
Kwame & A New Beginning Oneovdabigboiz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
95
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Londonbeat I've Been Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Been Thinking About You
Gains in performance
96
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
70
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Father M.C. Lisa Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lisa Baby
92
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Big Daddy Kane Featuring Barry White All Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of Me
Big Daddy Kane Featuring Barry White
53
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Too $hort Short But Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Short But Funky
78
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Poison Clan Dance All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance All Night
63
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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