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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It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
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Mariah Carey Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
3
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2
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9
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Gains in performance
3
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
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3
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11
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Gains in performance
4
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
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4
PEAK POSITION
14
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5
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
11
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
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5
PEAK POSITION
14
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7
Karyn White Romantic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Romantic
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1
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11
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8
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) Housecall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Housecall
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest)
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8
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10
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Gains in performance
9
Damian Dame Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Down To It
14
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9
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9
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Gains in performance
10
Jennifer Holliday I'm On Your Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm On Your Side
10
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13
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11
Stevie Wonder Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever")
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11
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
12
The Rude Boys Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
15
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12
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
13
Guy D-O-G Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D-O-G Me Out
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8
PEAK POSITION
12
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14
The S.O.S. Band Sometimes I Wonder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes I Wonder
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14
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
15
BeBe & CeCe Winans I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
18
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Playing Tricks On Me
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PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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Patti LaBelle Feels Like Another One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Like Another One
21
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
18
Lisa Fischer Save Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gene Rice You're A Victim Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're A Victim
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PEAK POSITION
10
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Barry White Put Me In Your Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put Me In Your Mix
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6
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Gains in performance
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Queen Latifah Fly Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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9
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Gains in performance
22
Vanessa Williams Running Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Running Back To You
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PEAK POSITION
13
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Chris Walker Giving You All My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You All My Love
25
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
24
Peabo Bryson Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
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6
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Gains in performance
25
MC Lyte When In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When In Love
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25
PEAK POSITION
6
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26
The Sounds Of Blackness The Pressure Pt. 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pressure Pt. 1
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26
PEAK POSITION
7
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27
Marc Nelson I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
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26
PEAK POSITION
9
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28
Gerald Levert Private Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Line
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3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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7
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30
Tony Toni Tone House Party II (I Don't Know What You Come To Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
House Party II (I Don't Know What You Come To Do)
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30
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
31
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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32
Kid 'N Play Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody
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7
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33
Eric Gable Can't Wait To Get You Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait To Get You Home
42
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33
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
48
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34
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
35
Public Enemy Can't Truss It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Truss It
51
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35
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
36
Heavy D & The Boyz Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
45
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36
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge After The Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Dance
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge
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37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Phil Perry Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever
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7
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6
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14
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Nice & Smooth Hip Hop Junkies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hip Hop Junkies
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40
PEAK POSITION
6
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Diana Ross When You Tell Me That You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Tell Me That You Love Me
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Atlantic Starr Love Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Crazy
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42
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
43
The Escoffery's Look Who's Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look Who's Loving Me
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43
PEAK POSITION
6
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44
Lonnie Gordon Gonna Catch You (From "Cool As Ice") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Catch You (From "Cool As Ice")
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PEAK POSITION
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Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
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Phyllis Hyman Living In Confusion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In Confusion
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3
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Gains in performance
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M.C. Breed & D.F.C. Ain't No Future In Yo' Fronting Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Future In Yo' Fronting
M.C. Breed & D.F.C.
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47
PEAK POSITION
6
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Roberta Flack With Maxi Priest Set The Night To Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Set The Night To Music
Roberta Flack With Maxi Priest
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4
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Gains in performance
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Smokey Robinson Double Good Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Double Good Everything
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PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
50
Ready For The World Can He Do It (Like This, Can He Do It Like That) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can He Do It (Like This, Can He Do It Like That)
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50
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
51
Jermaine Jackson You Said, You Said Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Said, You Said
72
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51
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
52
F.S. Effect Featuring Christopher Williams I Wanna B Ure Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna B Ure Lover
F.S. Effect Featuring Christopher Williams
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LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
53
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport Never Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Stop
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport
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3
PEAK POSITION
18
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56
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54
PEAK POSITION
7
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Aretha Franklin Someone Else's Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone Else's Eyes
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55
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
56
Salt-N-Pepa Let's Talk About Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk About Sex
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51
PEAK POSITION
8
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57
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Ain't No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
58
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
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5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Shanice I Love Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love Your Smile
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
60
Johnny Gill I'm Still Waiting (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Still Waiting (From "New Jack City")
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27
PEAK POSITION
10
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61
Riff Everytime My Heart Beats Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everytime My Heart Beats
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61
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
62
Frankie Knuckles The Whistle Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Whistle Song
67
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62
PEAK POSITION
3
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63
Another Bad Creation Jealous Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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25
PEAK POSITION
12
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64
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
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1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Shirley Murdock Stay With Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay With Me Tonight
74
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Hi-Five Just Another Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Girlfriend
78
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Where Were You When I Needed You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Were You When I Needed You
73
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
68
Chris Bender That's Not The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's Not The Way
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Crystal Waters Makin' Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Makin' Happy
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LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Tam Tam Do It Tam Tam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It Tam Tam
70
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70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
The 2 Live Crew Pop That Coochie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pop That Coochie
85
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Vesta Do Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Ya
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LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Cherrelle Never In My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never In My Life
81
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
David Peaston String Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
76
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74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
75
A Tribe Called Quest Check The Rhime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Check The Rhime
82
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Roger (Everybody) Get Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Everybody) Get Up
Gains in performance
77
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
57
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
78
P.M. Dawn Set Adrift On Memory Bliss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
Gains in performance
79
Tevin Campbell Tell Me What You Want Me To Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me What You Want Me To Do
Gains in performance
80
Surface You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
50
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
11
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81
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
58
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
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82
The Rhythm I'll Do Anything For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do Anything For You
86
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway Good Vibrations Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Vibrations
Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway
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LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
84
B Angie B Sweet Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Thang
Gains in performance
85
Tim Owens I'm Hooked Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Hooked
Gains in performance
86
Nia Peeples Street Of Dreams Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Street Of Dreams
Gains in performance
87
Donna Summer When Love Cries Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Love Cries
33
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Digital Underground Kiss You Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss You Back
Gains in performance
89
The Honeys How Low (Can You Go) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Low (Can You Go)
96
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Special Generation You Are Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are Everything
90
LAST WEEK
90
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
91
PC Quest After The Summer's Gone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Summer's Gone
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
92
UMC's Blue Cheese Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blue Cheese
95
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Carl King I'm Gonna Be The 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Be The 1
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
95
Yours Truly, Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
96
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
84
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
87
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Young M.C. Keep It In Your Pants Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It In Your Pants
75
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Levert Give A Little Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give A Little Love
79
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Yo-Yo Ain't Nobody Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Better
77
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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