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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of May 1, 1993

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Peak Pos.
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  • 1
    • Freak Me

      Silk
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Knockin' Da Boots

      H-Town
    • 5
    • 2
    • 5
      • 5
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.Conner, D.K.Conner, D.L.Jackson, B.P.Burrell Sr., R.Troutman

Producer(s):

B.Burrell

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • I'm So Into You

      SWV
    • 2
    • 2
    • 16
      • 2
      • 2
      • 16
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Nuthin' But A "G" Thang

      Dr. Dre
    • 3
    • 1
    • 15
      • 3
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

C.C.Broadus Jr.

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • I Have Nothing

      Whitney Houston
    • 4
    • 4
    • 10
      • 4
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.W.Foster, L.T.Jenner

Producer(s):

D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 6
    • So Alone

      Men At Large
    • 6
    • 5
    • 24
      • 6
      • 5
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas, J.Little, E.Banks

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

  • 7
    • It Was A Good Day

      Ice Cube
    • 7
    • 7
    • 10
      • 7
      • 7
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

O.Jackson, Isley Brothers, C.H.Jasper, A.Goodman, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

DJ Pooh

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8 NEW
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    • That's The Way Love Goes

      Janet Jackson
    • -
    • 8
    • 1
      • -
      • 8
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Down With The King

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 12
    • 9
    • 7
      • 12
      • 9
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, McDaniels, Phillips, Penn, Rado, Ragni, McDermott

Producer(s):

P.Rock

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Comforter

      Shai
    • 8
    • 4
    • 15
      • 8
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

C.Martin, M.Gay, D.Van Rensalier

Producer(s):

C.Martin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gasoline Alley/MCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Kiss Of Life

      Sade
    • 14
    • 11
    • 11
      • 14
      • 11
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, S.C.Matthewman, A.P.Hale, P.S.Denman

Producer(s):

Sade

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • If I Could

      Regina Belle
    • 19
    • 12
    • 10
      • 19
      • 12
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Miller, K.Hirsch, M.Sharron

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Good Ol' Days

      Levert
    • 18
    • 13
    • 11
      • 18
      • 13
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Don't Walk Away

      Jade
    • 9
    • 2
    • 25
      • 9
      • 2
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

V.G.Benford, R.Spearman

Producer(s):

V.G.Benford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • Sweet On U

      Lo-Key?
    • 13
    • 13
    • 12
      • 13
      • 13
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

L.Alexander, T.Tolbert

Producer(s):

L.Alexander, Prof. T.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

  • 16
    • Hip Hop Hooray

      Naughty By Nature
    • 11
    • 1
    • 15
      • 11
      • 1
      • 15
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 17
    • Who Is It

      Michael Jackson
    • 21
    • 17
    • 4
      • 21
      • 17
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

M.Jackson, B.Bottrell

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Ditty

      Paperboy
    • 17
    • 17
    • 14
      • 17
      • 17
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Ferguson, S.Clark, Johnson, Troutman

Producer(s):

Rhythm D.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Next Plateau/FFRR/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • Honey Dip

      Portrait
    • 20
    • 18
    • 10
      • 20
      • 18
      • 10
  • 20
    • Dedicated

      R. Kelly & Public Announcement
    • 16
    • 9
    • 15
      • 16
      • 9
      • 15
  • 21
    • Informer

      Snow
    • 10
    • 10
    • 19
      • 10
      • 10
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

D.K.O'Brien, S.L.Moltke, E.D.Leary

Producer(s):

M.C.Shan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 22
    • It's Alright

      Chante Moore
    • 24
    • 22
    • 12
      • 24
      • 22
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.Moore, V.Benford

Producer(s):

V.G.Benford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Silas/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Sweet Thing

      Mary J. Blige
    • 15
    • 11
    • 12
      • 15
      • 11
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.Khan, T.Maiden

Producer(s):

M.Morales, M.C.Rooney

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 24
    • Weak

      SWV
    • 33
    • 24
    • 2
      • 33
      • 24
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

B.A.Morgan

Producer(s):

B.A.Morgan

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 25
    • Can He Love U Like This

      After 7
    • 22
    • 22
    • 12
      • 22
      • 22
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, A.Reid

Producer(s):

D.Simmons, Kayo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 26
    • Every Little Thing U Do

      Christopher Williams
    • 26
    • 26
    • 7
      • 26
      • 26
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Williams, 3 Boys From Newark

Producer(s):

3 Boys From Newark

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Mr. Wendal

      Arrested Development
    • 25
    • 6
    • 20
      • 25
      • 6
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

Arrested Development

Producer(s):

Speech

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chrysalis/EMI

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • I'm Every Woman (From "The Bodyguard")

      Whitney Houston
    • 23
    • 5
    • 17
      • 23
      • 5
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden, D.Cole, R.Clivilles

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • That's The Way Love Is

      Bobby Brown
    • 34
    • 29
    • 3
      • 34
      • 29
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, D.Shipp, A.Davidson, B.Brown

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • I Can't Stand The Pain

      Lorenzo
    • 31
    • 29
    • 10
      • 31
      • 29
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Anderson, S.Carswell

Producer(s):

F.Scott, J.Jefferson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Alpha International/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Typical Reasons (Swing My Way)

      Prince Markie Dee And The Soul Convention
    • 32
    • 31
    • 10
      • 32
      • 31
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Johnson, Morales, Rooney, Calhoun

Producer(s):

Morales, Rooney

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Soul Convention/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Love Thang

      Intro
    • 28
    • 28
    • 14
      • 28
      • 28
      • 14
  • 33
    • Dazzey Duks

      Duice
    • 30
    • 30
    • 23
      • 30
      • 30
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

L.A.Sno, Creo-D, Bambatta, Robie, Baker, Allen, Miller

Producer(s):

Paragon Productions

Imprint/Promotion Label:

TMR/Bellmark

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 34
    • Love Don't Love You

      En Vogue
    • 35
    • 31
    • 6
      • 35
      • 31
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster

Producer(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Tellin' Me Stories

      Big Bub
    • 29
    • 29
    • 13
      • 29
      • 29
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

H.Middleton, L.Drakeford

Producer(s):

Down Low Productions

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG