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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 10, 1991

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 August 10, 1991

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  • 1
    • I Can't Wait Another Minute

      Hi-Five
    • 2
    • 1
    • 12
      • 2
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

E.F.White

Producer(s):

E.F.White

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Summertime

      D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Taylor, R.Mickens, R.Bell, G.Brown, R.Westerfield, D.R.Thomas

Producer(s):

Hula, K.Fingers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Optimistic

      The Sounds Of Blackness
    • 4
    • 3
    • 12
      • 4
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

G.D.Hines, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, G.D.Hines

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

  • 4
    • Can You Stop The Rain

      Peabo Bryson
    • 5
    • 4
    • 12
      • 5
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

W.Afanasieff, J.Bettis

Producer(s):

W.Afanasieff

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Men

      Gladys Knight
    • 8
    • 5
    • 10
      • 8
      • 5
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

G.Knight, A.Z.Giles, C. Mims

Producer(s):

A.Z.Giles

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Let The Beat Hit 'Em

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
    • 10
    • 6
    • 8
      • 10
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Cole, R.Clivilles, A.Friedman, D.Ramos

Producer(s):

D.Cole, R.Clivilles

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")

      Stevie Wonder
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
  • 8
    • In Your Eyes

      Shirley Murdock
    • 9
    • 8
    • 11
      • 9
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

S.Murdock, D.DeGroat

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Addictive Love

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 11
    • 9
    • 9
      • 11
      • 9
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.Thomas, B.Winans, C.Winans

Producer(s):

K.Thomas

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Special

      Vesta
    • 12
    • 10
    • 9
      • 12
      • 10
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Vesta, A.Z.Giles

Producer(s):

A.Z.Giles

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Now That We Found Love

      Heavy D & The Boyz
    • 13
    • 11
    • 9
      • 13
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gamble, L.A.Huff, Heavy D

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • For The Love Of Money/Living For The City (Medley)

      Troop/LeVert Featuring Queen Latifah
    • 14
    • 12
    • 9
      • 14
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Gamble, D.Huff, A.Jackson, S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

E.Jay, V.G.Benford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

  • 13
    • If You're Serious

      Riff
    • 16
    • 13
    • 9
      • 16
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Reswick, S.Werfel

Producer(s):

D.Lambert, S.Werfel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SBK/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Everyday People

      Aretha Franklin
    • 18
    • 14
    • 8
      • 18
      • 14
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats")

      After 7
    • 7
    • 7
    • 12
      • 7
      • 7
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Johnson, K.Lewis

Producer(s):

J.Johnson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 16
    • Unforgettable

      Natalie Cole
    • 21
    • 16
    • 7
      • 21
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

I.Gordon

Producer(s):

D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Straight Down To Business

      Ready For The World
    • 15
    • 15
    • 12
      • 15
      • 15
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.Riley, Jr., G.A.Valentine

Producer(s):

Ready For The World

  • 18
    • So Much Love

      B Angie B
    • 23
    • 18
    • 7
      • 23
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

F.C.Pilate II

Producer(s):

F.Pilate II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bust It/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Baby I'm Ready

      Levert
    • 6
    • 1
    • 16
      • 6
      • 1
      • 16
  • 20
    • Tonite

      DJ Quik
    • 24
    • 20
    • 7
      • 24
      • 20
      • 7
  • 21
    • Always

      Pebbles
    • 22
    • 21
    • 8
      • 22
      • 21
      • 8
  • 22
    • Are You Still In Love With Me

      Keith Washington
    • 25
    • 22
    • 6
      • 25
      • 22
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Washington, B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 23
    • Don't Wanna Change The World

      Phyllis Hyman
    • 34
    • 23
    • 6
      • 34
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Rosen, K.Manno, D.Darlington

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Zoo

  • 24
    • Never Stop

      The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport
    • 33
    • 24
    • 7
      • 33
      • 24
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Kincaid

Producer(s):

The Brand New Heavies

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Don't Want To Be A Fool

      Luther Vandross
    • 30
    • 25
    • 5
      • 30
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • 6 Minutes Of Pleasure

      LL Cool J
    • 28
    • 26
    • 8
      • 28
      • 26
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Williams, J.T.Smith

Producer(s):

M.Marl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 27
    • Summer Breeze

      Nicki Richards
    • 36
    • 27
    • 7
      • 36
      • 27
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Seals, Crofts

Producer(s):

Ronin Inc.

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Why Can't You Come Home

      Ex-Girlfriend
    • 37
    • 28
    • 6
      • 37
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Just Ask Me To (From "Boyz N The Hood")

      Tevin Campbell
    • 38
    • 29
    • 5
      • 38
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Al B.Sure!, K.West, C.Rock

Producer(s):

Al B.Sure!, K.West

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Motownphilly

      Boyz II Men
    • 17
    • 4
    • 17
      • 17
      • 4
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin, M.Bivins, N.Morris, S.Stockman

Producer(s):

Not Listed

  • 31
    • It Ain't Over 'til It's Over

      Lenny Kravitz
    • 39
    • 31
    • 6
      • 39
      • 31
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

L.Kravitz

Producer(s):

L.Kravitz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • I'm A Good Woman Looking For A Good Man

      Sweet Obsession
    • 32
    • 32
    • 8
      • 32
      • 32
      • 8
  • 33
    • Turn It Up

      Oaktown's 3.5.7
    • 42
    • 33
    • 5
      • 42
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Earley, M.P.Kelly, D.Johnican

Producer(s):

J.Earley, M.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bust It/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Pop Goes The Weasel

      3rd Bass
    • 26
    • 26
    • 11
      • 26
      • 26
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Berrin, P.Nash, J.Dajani, J.Gamble

Producer(s):

D.Ross, J.Gamble, G.Dajani

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35
    • Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . .

      C+C Music Factory
    • 43
    • 35
    • 6
      • 43
      • 35
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Clivilles, F.B.Williams

Producer(s):

D.Cole, R.Clivilles

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 36
    • My Name Is Not Susan

      Whitney Houston
    • 48
    • 36
    • 3
      • 48
      • 36
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

E.F.White

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • I Adore Mi Amor

      Color Me Badd
    • 49
    • 37
    • 3
      • 49
      • 37
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Color Me Badd, H.Lee

Producer(s):

R.Bayyan, H.Lee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • Long Hot Summer Night

      JT Taylor
    • 45
    • 38
    • 4
      • 45
      • 38
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Taylor, S.Law, K.Anderson

Producer(s):

The Funky Ginger, Dr. Ross