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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 23, 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 23, 1993

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  • 1
    • Just Kickin' It

      Xscape
    • 1
    • 1
    • 7
      • 1
      • 1
      • 7
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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
  • 2
    • Anniversary

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 4
    • 2
    • 6
      • 4
      • 2
      • 6
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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
  • 3
    • Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown

      SWV
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
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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
  • 4
    • Hey Mr. D.J.

      Zhane
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
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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
    • Dreamlover

      Mariah Carey
    • 5
    • 2
    • 11
      • 5
      • 2
      • 11
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • Something In Your Eyes

      Bell Biv DeVoe
    • 6
    • 6
    • 12
      • 6
      • 6
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Can We Talk

      Tevin Campbell
    • 16
    • 7
    • 3
      • 16
      • 7
      • 3
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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
  • 8
    • Breathe Again

      Toni Braxton
    • 12
    • 8
    • 2
      • 12
      • 8
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Come Inside

      Intro
    • 9
    • 9
    • 9
      • 9
      • 9
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.Greene, C.Wike, N.Hodge

Producer(s):

N.Hodge

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • I Get Around

      2Pac
    • 8
    • 5
    • 18
      • 8
      • 5
      • 18
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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
  • 11
    • Another Sad Love Song

      Toni Braxton
    • 7
    • 2
    • 19
      • 7
      • 2
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • Gangsta Lean

      DRS
    • 32
    • 12
    • 3
      • 32
      • 12
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

C.Jackson, E.J.Turner, T.Carter

Producer(s):

C.Jackson

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • I'm In Luv

      Joe
    • 10
    • 10
    • 15
      • 10
      • 10
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dibbs, B.Allen, T.Denslow

Producer(s):

J.Dibbs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 14
    • If

      Janet Jackson
    • 11
    • 3
    • 15
      • 11
      • 3
      • 15
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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
  • 15
    • Shoop

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 29
    • 15
    • 4
      • 29
      • 15
      • 4
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • Pink Cashmere

      Prince
    • 18
    • 14
    • 6
      • 18
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

  • 17
    • Ruffneck

      MC Lyte
    • 17
    • 10
    • 17
      • 17
      • 10
      • 17
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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
  • 18
    • Laid Back Girl

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 15
    • 15
    • 13
      • 15
      • 15
      • 13
  • 19 NEW
  • NEW
    • Never Keeping Secrets

      Babyface
    • -
    • 19
    • 1
      • -
      • 19
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Sunday Morning

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 21
    • 20
    • 9
      • 21
      • 20
      • 9
  • 21
    • Lose Control/Girl U For Me

      Silk
    • 14
    • 4
    • 20
      • 14
      • 4
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray, G.Jenkins

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, R.Murray

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/EEG

  • 22
    • Something's Goin' On

      U.N.V.
    • 22
    • 3
    • 26
      • 22
      • 3
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

J.Powe, D.Peete, J.Clay

Producer(s):

J.Penn II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maverick/Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 23
    • Runaway Love

      En Vogue Featuring FMOB
    • 20
    • 20
    • 2
      • 20
      • 20
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster

Producer(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

  • 24
    • One Last Cry

      Brian McKnight
    • 23
    • 8
    • 21
      • 23
      • 8
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

B.McKnight, B.Barnes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 25
    • Voodoo

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 25
    • 25
    • 6
      • 25
      • 25
      • 6
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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

  • 26
    • For The Cool In You

      Babyface
    • 13
    • 10
    • 12
      • 13
      • 10
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

  • 27
    • Whoomp! (There It Is)

      Tag Team
    • 24
    • 1
    • 23
      • 24
      • 1
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

Tag Team

Producer(s):

Tag Team

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Life/Bellmark

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 28
    • Alright

      Kris Kross Featuring Supercat
    • 19
    • 8
    • 14
      • 19
      • 8
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, W.Maragh

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • Heaven Knows

      Luther Vandross
    • 26
    • 24
    • 10
      • 26
      • 24
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, R.Vertelney

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LV/Epic

  • 30
    • Never Should've Let You Go (From "Sister Act 2")

      Hi-Five
    • 42
    • 30
    • 3
      • 42
      • 30
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

E.F.White

Producer(s):

Joe, K.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Cry No More

      II D Extreme
    • 27
    • 6
    • 26
      • 27
      • 6
      • 26
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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

  • 32
    • All Thru The Night

      P.O.V. (Duet With Jade)
    • 37
    • 32
    • 9
      • 37
      • 32
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

H.Bell, L.DeVlugt, T.Shider

Producer(s):

H.bell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Baby I'm Yours

      Shai
    • 31
    • 19
    • 23
      • 31
      • 19
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

C.Martin, M.Gay

Producer(s):

C.Martin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gasoline Alley/MCA

  • 34
    • Foreplay

      RAab
    • 45
    • 34
    • 4
      • 45
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Raab, B.Dufae

Producer(s):

B.Dufae

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Lately

      Jodeci
    • 28
    • 1
    • 21
      • 28
      • 1
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

D.Swing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 36 NEW
  • NEW
    • Again

      Janet Jackson