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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 9, 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 October 9, 1993

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  • 1
    • Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown

      SWV
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Just Kickin' It

      Xscape
    • 5
    • 2
    • 5
      • 5
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, M.L.Seal, Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Dreamlover

      Mariah Carey
    • 2
    • 2
    • 9
      • 2
      • 2
      • 9
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Hey Mr. D.J.

      Zhane
    • 3
    • 3
    • 9
      • 3
      • 3
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Naughty By Nature

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Flavor Unit/Epic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • Anniversary

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 6
    • 5
    • 4
      • 6
      • 5
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, C.Wheeler

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • Something In Your Eyes

      Bell Biv DeVoe
    • 9
    • 6
    • 10
      • 9
      • 6
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • If

      Janet Jackson
    • 8
    • 3
    • 13
      • 8
      • 3
      • 13
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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
  • 8
    • Another Sad Love Song

      Toni Braxton
    • 4
    • 2
    • 17
      • 4
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • I Get Around

      2Pac
    • 7
    • 5
    • 16
      • 7
      • 5
      • 16
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • For The Cool In You

      Babyface
    • 12
    • 10
    • 10
      • 12
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Ruffneck

      MC Lyte
    • 11
    • 10
    • 15
      • 11
      • 10
      • 15
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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
  • 12
    • Lose Control/Girl U For Me

      Silk
    • 13
    • 4
    • 18
      • 13
      • 4
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray, G.Jenkins

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/EEG

  • 13
    • Come Inside

      Intro
    • 21
    • 13
    • 7
      • 21
      • 13
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.Greene, C.Wike, N.Hodge

Producer(s):

N.Hodge

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Alright

      Kris Kross Featuring Supercat
    • 16
    • 8
    • 12
      • 16
      • 8
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, W.Maragh

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • One Last Cry

      Brian McKnight
    • 15
    • 8
    • 19
      • 15
      • 8
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight, B.Barnes, M.Barnes

Producer(s):

B.McKnight, B.Barnes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 16
    • I'm In Luv

      Joe
    • 10
    • 10
    • 13
      • 10
      • 10
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dibbs, B.Allen, T.Denslow

Producer(s):

J.Dibbs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 17
    • Laid Back Girl

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 18
    • 17
    • 11
      • 18
      • 17
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

F.Beverly

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Pink Cashmere

      Prince
    • 14
    • 14
    • 4
      • 14
      • 14
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

  • 19
    • Something's Goin' On

      U.N.V.
    • 17
    • 3
    • 24
      • 17
      • 3
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

J.Powe, D.Peete, J.Clay

Producer(s):

J.Penn II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maverick/Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 20
    • Sunday Morning

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 25
    • 20
    • 7
      • 25
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.White, S.Reynolds, A.Willis

Producer(s):

M.White

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • It's For You (From "The Meteor Man")

      Shanice
    • 20
    • 14
    • 13
      • 20
      • 14
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Shanice, M.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland

Producer(s):

M.A.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland

  • 22
    • Cry No More

      II D Extreme
    • 22
    • 6
    • 24
      • 22
      • 6
      • 24
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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

  • 23
    • Whoomp! (There It Is)

      Tag Team
    • 23
    • 1
    • 21
      • 23
      • 1
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

Tag Team

Producer(s):

Tag Team

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Life/Bellmark

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 24
    • Heaven Knows

      Luther Vandross
    • 27
    • 24
    • 8
      • 27
      • 24
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, R.Vertelney

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LV/Epic

  • 25
    • Lately

      Jodeci
    • 19
    • 1
    • 19
      • 19
      • 1
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

D.Swing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Voodoo

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 33
    • 26
    • 4
      • 33
      • 26
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

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    • Can We Talk

      Tevin Campbell
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Baby I'm Yours

      Shai
    • 24
    • 19
    • 21
      • 24
      • 19
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

C.Martin, M.Gay

Producer(s):

C.Martin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gasoline Alley/MCA

  • 29
    • Boom! Shake The Room

      Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
    • 28
    • 21
    • 10
      • 28
      • 21
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Mr. Lee

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 30
    • Check Yo Self

      Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX
    • 26
    • 1
    • 12
      • 26
      • 1
      • 12
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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
  • 31
    • Love No Limit

      Mary J. Blige
    • 32
    • 5
    • 24
      • 32
      • 5
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, K.Greene

Producer(s):

D.Hall

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 32
    • Mega Medley

      Zapp & Roger
    • 30
    • 30
    • 10
      • 30
      • 30
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Troutman, L.Troutman, N.Whitfield, B.Strong

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

  • 33
    • Breakadawn

      De La Soul
    • 31
    • 30
    • 5
      • 31
      • 30
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Mercer, Jolicouer, Mason, Houston, S.H.Morris, Greene

Producer(s):

De La Soul, Prince Paul

  • 34
    • Let Me Ride

      Dr. Dre
    • 39
    • 34
    • 3
      • 39
      • 34
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • That's The Way Love Goes

      Janet Jackson
    • 29
    • 1
    • 24
      • 29
      • 1
      • 24
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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
  • 36
    • I Got You

      Johnny Gill
    • 35
    • 35
    • 9
      • 35
      • 35
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

N.Morris, S.Stockman, W.Morris

Producer(s):

N.Morris, S.Stockman, W.Morris

  • 37
    • All Thru The Night

      P.O.V. (Duet With Jade)
    • 46
    • 37
    • 7
      • 46
      • 37
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

H.Bell, L.DeVlugt, T.Shider

Producer(s):

H.bell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Shoop

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 99
    • 38
    • 2
      • 99
      • 38
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Sparks, James, Denton, Roberts, Turner

Producer(s):

M.Sparks, C.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Next Plateau/London-Sire/UMe

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 39
    • Coming Home To Love

      Coming Of Age
    • 50
    • 39
    • 6
      • 50
      • 39
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Jones, A.Willis, S.Stein

Producer(s):

Kashif

Gains In Performance

  • 40
    • Get It Up (From "Poetic Justice")

      TLC
    • 43
    • 15
    • 15