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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 14, 1993

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 14, 1993

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  • 1
    • Lately

      Jodeci
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

D.Swing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown

      SWV
    • 8
    • 2
    • 4
      • 8
      • 2
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.A.Morgan, J.Bettis, S.Porcaro, G.Parker, K.Ortiz, G.Gomez

Producer(s):

B.A.Morgan, G.Parker

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Check Yo Self

      Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX
    • 1
    • 1
    • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

O.Jackson, E.Fletcher, M.Glover, W.Robinson, C.Chase

Producer(s):

Ice Cube, DJ Pooh

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Lose Control/Girl U For Me

      Silk
    • 5
    • 4
    • 10
      • 5
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray, G.Jenkins

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/EEG

  • 5
    • Something's Goin' On

      U.N.V.
    • 3
    • 3
    • 16
      • 3
      • 3
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

J.Powe, D.Peete, J.Clay

Producer(s):

J.Penn II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maverick/Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 6
    • Whoomp! (There It Is)

      Tag Team
    • 4
    • 1
    • 13
      • 4
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Tag Team

Producer(s):

Tag Team

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Life/Bellmark

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 7
    • Another Sad Love Song

      Toni Braxton
    • 7
    • 7
    • 9
      • 7
      • 7
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Cry No More

      II D Extreme
    • 6
    • 6
    • 16
      • 6
      • 6
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

R.White, K.Jackson, D.Wiley

Producer(s):

R.White, K.Jackson, D.Wiley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gasoline Alley/MCA

  • 9
    • If I Had No Loot

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 9
    • 8
    • 10
      • 9
      • 8
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, J.Bautista, W.Harris

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • If

      Janet Jackson
    • 10
    • 10
    • 5
      • 10
      • 10
      • 5
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Slam

      Onyx
    • 12
    • 11
    • 12
      • 12
      • 11
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Scruggs, Taylor, Parker, Jones

Producer(s):

C.Parker, Jam Masters Jay

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Work/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 12
    • Weak

      SWV
    • 11
    • 1
    • 17
      • 11
      • 1
      • 17
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Whoot, There It Is

      95 South
    • 13
    • 7
    • 18
      • 13
      • 7
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

J.McGowan, N.Orange

Producer(s):

The Bass Mechanics

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wrap/Ichiban

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • Alright

      Kris Kross Featuring Supercat
    • 20
    • 14
    • 4
      • 20
      • 14
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, W.Maragh

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • Get It Up (From "Poetic Justice")

      TLC
    • 17
    • 15
    • 7
      • 17
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

D.Austin, Tim & Bob

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Epic Soundtrax/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • One Last Cry

      Brian McKnight
    • 19
    • 16
    • 11
      • 19
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight, B.Barnes, M.Barnes

Producer(s):

B.McKnight, B.Barnes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • That's The Way Love Goes

      Janet Jackson
    • 15
    • 1
    • 16
      • 15
      • 1
      • 16
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 18
    • Seems You're Much Too Busy

      Vertical Hold
    • 21
    • 17
    • 15
      • 21
      • 17
      • 15
  • 19
    • Knockin' Da Boots

      H-Town
    • 14
    • 1
    • 20
      • 14
      • 1
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

B.Burrell

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • I Get Around

      2Pac
    • 23
    • 20
    • 8
      • 23
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, D.Anderson, R.Troutman, L.Troutman, S.Murdock

Producer(s):

D.J.Daryl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Interscope/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Love No Limit

      Mary J. Blige
    • 18
    • 5
    • 16
      • 18
      • 5
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, K.Greene

Producer(s):

D.Hall

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 22
    • Ruffneck

      MC Lyte
    • 27
    • 22
    • 7
      • 27
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

MC Lyte, A.Davidson, M.Riley, Jr., W.Scott

Producer(s):

M.Riley, A.Davidson, W.Scott

Imprint/Promotion Label:

First Priority/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • One Woman

      Jade
    • 26
    • 16
    • 21
      • 26
      • 16
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

V.Benford, R.Spearman

Producer(s):

V.G.Benford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

  • 24
    • Show Me Love

      Robin S.
    • 16
    • 7
    • 17
      • 16
      • 7
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

A.George, F.C.McFarlane

Producer(s):

A.George, F.McFarlane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 25
    • abc-123

      Levert
    • 22
    • 5
    • 14
      • 22
      • 5
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas, T.Scott

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

  • 26
    • Let Me Be The One

      Intro
    • 24
    • 23
    • 11
      • 24
      • 23
      • 11
  • 27
    • Very Special

      Big Daddy Kane Feat. Spinderella, L. Williams & K. Anderson
    • 29
    • 27
    • 6
      • 29
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

W. Jeffrey, L. Peters

Producer(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cold Chillin'/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Lick U Up

      H-Town
    • 31
    • 28
    • 6
      • 31
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

B.Burrell

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • It's For You (From "The Meteor Man")

      Shanice
    • 32
    • 29
    • 5
      • 32
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Shanice, M.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland

Producer(s):

M.A.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Dre Day

      Dr. Dre
    • 25
    • 6
    • 14
      • 25
      • 6
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

A.R.Young, C.C.Broadus Jr., C.Wolfe

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 31
    • For The Cool In You

      Babyface
    • 62
    • 31
    • 2
      • 62
      • 31
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 32 NEW
  • NEW
    • Dreamlover

      Mariah Carey
    • -
    • 32
    • 1
      • -
      • 32
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, D.Hall

Producer(s):

M.Carey, D.Hall, W.Afanasieff

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 33
    • Baby I'm Yours

      Shai
    • 30
    • 29
    • 13
      • 30
      • 29
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

C.Martin, M.Gay

Producer(s):

C.Martin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gasoline Alley/MCA

  • 34
    • I'm In Luv

      Joe
    • 35
    • 34
    • 5
      • 35
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dibbs, B.Allen, T.Denslow

Producer(s):

J.Dibbs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Somebody Else Will

      The O'Jays
    • 33
    • 33
    • 5
      • 33
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 36
    • Insane In The Brain

      Cypress Hill
    • 36
    • 27
    • 6
      • 36
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

L.Freese, S.Reyes, L.Muggerud

Producer(s):

D.J.Muggs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 37
    • Run To You

      Whitney Houston
    • 37
    • 31
    • 8
      • 37
      • 31
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Rich, J.Friedman

Producer(s):

D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • The Bonnie And Clyde Theme

      Yo-Yo
    • 38
    • 38
    • 12
      • 38
      • 38
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Yo-Yo, O.Jackson, Pockets, Quincy D.III

Producer(s):

Pockets, Q.D.III, Ice Cube

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance