HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS
This week's most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for the first time.
The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
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Can We Talk
Play
2
Jodeci Cry For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cry For You
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
DRS Gangsta Lean Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gangsta Lean
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Babyface Never Keeping Secrets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Keeping Secrets
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathe Again
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Domino Getto Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getto Jam
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Snoop Dogg What's My Name? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's My Name?
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Color Me Badd Time And Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Time And Chance
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Kickin' It
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
12
R. Kelly Sex Me (Parts I & II) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Me (Parts I & II)
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Hi-Five Never Should've Let You Go (From "Sister Act 2") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Should've Let You Go (From "Sister Act 2")
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
14
2Pac Keep Ya Head Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Ya Head Up
14
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Queen Latifah U.N.I.T.Y. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U.N.I.T.Y.
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Jade Looking For Mr. Do Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For Mr. Do Right
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Boyz II Men Let It Snow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let It Snow
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Xscape Understanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Understanding
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Intro Come Inside Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Inside
18
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Zapp & Roger Slow And Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow And Easy
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
23
SWV Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Mr. D.J.
23
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Mary J. Blige You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
26
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anniversary
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Freddie Jackson Make Love Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Love Easy
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Tag Team Whoomp! (There It Is) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whoomp! (There It Is)
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Jody Watley Your Love Keeps Working On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love Keeps Working On Me
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Shaquille O'Neal (I Know I Got) Skillz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Know I Got) Skillz
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
32
SWV Always On My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always On My Mind
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Mint Condition U Send Me Swingin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Send Me Swingin'
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dreamlover
32
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Let Me Go
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Chantay Savage Betcha'll Never Find Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Betcha'll Never Find
39
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Ralph Tresvant Who's The Mack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's The Mack
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Eazy-E Real Muthaphuckkin G's Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Muthaphuckkin G's
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Brian McKnight After The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Love
41
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Bell Biv DeVoe Something In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In Your Eyes
36
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Shabba Ranks Featuring Patra And Terri & Monica Family Affair (From "Addams Family Values") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Family Affair (From "Addams Family Values")
Shabba Ranks Featuring Patra And Terri & Monica
56
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Das EFX Freakit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freakit
40
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
K7 Come Baby Come Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Baby Come
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Sad Love Song
47
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Johnny Gill Long Way From Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Way From Home
49
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Joe The One For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The One For Me
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Chris Walker Love Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Tonight
51
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
H-Town Keepin' My Composure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keepin' My Composure
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
50
RAab Foreplay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foreplay
43
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Earth, Wind & Fire Spend The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spend The Night
55
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
En Vogue Featuring FMOB Runaway Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Runaway Love
En Vogue Featuring FMOB
42
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Eric Gable Process Of Elimination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Process Of Elimination
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
54
CeCe Peniston I'm In The Mood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In The Mood
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
55
7669 So High Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So High
50
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Ice Cube Really Doe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Really Doe
53
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Robin S. What I Do Best Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What I Do Best
64
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
12 Gauge Dunkie Butt (Please Please Please) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dunkie Butt (Please Please Please)
61
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
II D Extreme Up On The Roof Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up On The Roof
54
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
60
ME-2-U All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Born Jamericans Boom Shak A-Tack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boom Shak A-Tack
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Jeru The Damaja Come Clean Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Father 69 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
63
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Kris Kross I'm Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Real
60
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
65
JT Taylor Baby I'm Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Back
JT Taylor
66
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Keith Washington Stay In My Corner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay In My Corner
65
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Lords Of The Underground Here Come The Lords Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Come The Lords
74
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Y.T. Style You'll Never Find Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You'll Never Find Another
69
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Daddy-O Brooklyn Bounce Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Brooklyn Bounce
72
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince I'm Looking For The One (To Be With Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Looking For The One (To Be With Me)
Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
62
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Funky Poets Born In The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born In The Ghetto
73
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Keith Washington Believe That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Believe That
77
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Coming Of Age Coming Home To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Coming Home To Love
67
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
74
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
81
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Prince Nothing Compares 2 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Compares 2 U
79
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Wu-Tang Clan Method Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Method Man
75
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
77
U.N.V. Straight From My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight From My Heart
71
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
80
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
MC Ren Same Ol' Shit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ol' Shit
68
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
76
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Lisa Lisa Skip To My Lu Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skip To My Lu
84
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
MC Lyte I Go On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Go On
95
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Will Downing Do You Still Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Love Me
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Art Madison Blowin' My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blowin' My Mind
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Souls Of Mischief 93 'til Infinity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
93 'til Infinity
78
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Too $hort I'm A Player Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm A Player
70
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
87
KRS-One Sound Of Da Police Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sound Of Da Police
90
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much In Love
Gains in performance
89
Aaron Hall Let's Make Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Make Love
93
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Company Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Angel
87
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Dr. Dre Let Me Ride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Ride
88
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
92
95 South Hump Wit' It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hump Wit' It
86
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
93
George Clinton Martial Law (Hey Man...Smell My Finger) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Martial Law (Hey Man...Smell My Finger)
99
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Shai Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yours
Gains in performance
95
III Frum Tha Soul What Cha Missin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Cha Missin'
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Erick Sermon Stay Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay Real
85
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Cypress Hill We Ain't Goin' Out Like That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Ain't Goin' Out Like That
Gains in performance
98
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now (From "Cool Runnings") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can See Clearly Now (From "Cool Runnings")
Gains in performance
99
P.O.V. (Duet With Jade) All Thru The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Thru The Night
P.O.V. (Duet With Jade)
89
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
100
To Be Continued... One On One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
94
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
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