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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 4, 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 September 4, 1993

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  • 1
    • Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown

      SWV
    • 1
    • 1
    • 7
      • 1
      • 1
      • 7
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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
  • 2
    • Another Sad Love Song

      Toni Braxton
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • If

      Janet Jackson
    • 4
    • 3
    • 8
      • 4
      • 3
      • 8
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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: Gold
  • 4
    • Dreamlover

      Mariah Carey
    • 12
    • 4
    • 4
      • 12
      • 4
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, D.Hall

Producer(s):

M.Carey, D.Hall, W.Afanasieff

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • Lately

      Jodeci
    • 3
    • 1
    • 14
      • 3
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

D.Swing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • Lose Control/Girl U For Me

      Silk
    • 5
    • 4
    • 13
      • 5
      • 4
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray, G.Jenkins

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/EEG

  • 7
    • I Get Around

      2Pac
    • 7
    • 7
    • 11
      • 7
      • 7
      • 11
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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
  • 8
    • One Last Cry

      Brian McKnight
    • 13
    • 8
    • 14
      • 13
      • 8
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight, B.M.Barnes, M.Barnes

Producer(s):

B.McKnight, B.Barnes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Alright

      Kris Kross Featuring Supercat
    • 11
    • 9
    • 7
      • 11
      • 9
      • 7
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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
  • 10
    • Check Yo Self

      Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX
    • 6
    • 1
    • 7
      • 6
      • 1
      • 7
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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
  • 11
    • Something's Goin' On

      U.N.V.
    • 10
    • 3
    • 19
      • 10
      • 3
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

J.Powe, D.Peete, J.Clay

Producer(s):

J.Penn II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maverick/Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 12
    • Whoomp! (There It Is)

      Tag Team
    • 9
    • 1
    • 16
      • 9
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

Tag Team

Producer(s):

Tag Team

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Life/Bellmark

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 13
    • Hey Mr. D.J.

      Zhane
    • 16
    • 13
    • 4
      • 16
      • 13
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Gist, Brown, Criss, Zhane, Bahr, Ware, Grey

Producer(s):

Naughty By Nature

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Flavor Unit/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • For The Cool In You

      Babyface
    • 18
    • 14
    • 5
      • 18
      • 14
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • If I Had No Loot

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 8
    • 8
    • 13
      • 8
      • 8
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, J.Bautista, W.Harris

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • Ruffneck

      MC Lyte
    • 15
    • 15
    • 10
      • 15
      • 15
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Cry No More

      II D Extreme
    • 14
    • 6
    • 19
      • 14
      • 6
      • 19
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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

  • 18
    • It's For You (From "The Meteor Man")

      Shanice
    • 19
    • 18
    • 8
      • 19
      • 18
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Shanice, M.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland

Producer(s):

M.A.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Get It Up (From "Poetic Justice")

      TLC
    • 17
    • 15
    • 10
      • 17
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

D.Austin, Tim & Bob

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Epic Soundtrax/Epic

  • 20
    • Baby I'm Yours

      Shai
    • 27
    • 20
    • 16
      • 27
      • 20
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

C.Martin, M.Gay

Producer(s):

C.Martin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gasoline Alley/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Lick U Up

      H-Town
    • 23
    • 21
    • 9
      • 23
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

B.Burrell

  • 22
    • I'm In Luv

      Joe
    • 24
    • 22
    • 8
      • 24
      • 22
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dibbs, B.Allen, T.Denslow

Producer(s):

J.Dibbs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 23
    • Something In Your Eyes

      Bell Biv DeVoe
    • 32
    • 23
    • 5
      • 32
      • 23
      • 5
  • 24
    • Whoot, There It Is

      95 South
    • 20
    • 7
    • 21
      • 20
      • 7
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

J.McGowan, N.Orange

Producer(s):

The Bass Mechanics

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wrap/Ichiban

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 25
    • That's The Way Love Goes

      Janet Jackson
    • 26
    • 1
    • 19
      • 26
      • 1
      • 19
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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
  • 26
    • Weak

      SWV
    • 21
    • 1
    • 20
      • 21
      • 1
      • 20
RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 27
    • Very Special

      Big Daddy Kane Feat. Spinderella, L. Williams & K. Anderson
    • 25
    • 24
    • 9
      • 25
      • 24
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

W. Jeffrey, L. Peters

Producer(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cold Chillin'/Reprise

  • 28
    • Somebody Else Will

      The O'Jays
    • 29
    • 28
    • 8
      • 29
      • 28
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Laid Back Girl

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 34
    • 29
    • 6
      • 34
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

F.Beverly

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Slam

      Onyx
    • 22
    • 11
    • 15
      • 22
      • 11
      • 15
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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
  • 31
    • Boom! Shake The Room

      Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
    • 39
    • 31
    • 5
      • 39
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Smith, Haggard, Williams, Mayberry, Webster, Pierce, Napier, Morris

Producer(s):

Mr. Lee

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 32
    • Love No Limit

      Mary J. Blige
    • 28
    • 5
    • 19
      • 28
      • 5
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, K.Greene

Producer(s):

D.Hall

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 33
    • Knockin' Da Boots

      H-Town
    • 31
    • 1
    • 23
      • 31
      • 1
      • 23
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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
  • 34
    • One Woman

      Jade
    • 30
    • 16
    • 24
      • 30
      • 16
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

V.Benford, R.Spearman

Producer(s):

V.G.Benford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

  • 35
    • Show Me Love

      Robin S.
    • 38
    • 7
    • 20
      • 38
      • 7
      • 20
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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
  • 36
    • Let Me Be The One

      Intro
    • 35
    • 23
    • 14 <