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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 1, 1994

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 January 1, 1994

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  • 1
    • Can We Talk

      Tevin Campbell
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Cry For You

      Jodeci
    • 4
    • 2
    • 6
      • 4
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.Swing

Producer(s):

D.Swing

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Gangsta Lean

      DRS
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Never Keeping Secrets

      Babyface
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
  • 5
    • Hero

      Mariah Carey
    • 7
    • 5
    • 11
      • 7
      • 5
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, W.Afanasieff

Producer(s):

W.Afanasieff, M.Carey

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 6
    • Shoop

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 5
    • 3
    • 14
      • 5
      • 3
      • 14
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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
  • 7
    • Breathe Again

      Toni Braxton
    • 6
    • 4
    • 12
      • 6
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Getto Jam

      Domino
    • 10
    • 8
    • 8
      • 10
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Domino, K.Gilliam

Producer(s):

DJ Battlecat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Outburst/Def Jam/WORK

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • What's My Name?

      Snoop Dogg
    • 8
    • 8
    • 5
      • 8
      • 8
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

C.C.Broadus Jr.

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Time And Chance

      Color Me Badd
    • 12
    • 10
    • 10
      • 12
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, Color Me Badd, M.Denard

Producer(s):

DJ Pooh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Just Kickin' It

      Xscape
    • 9
    • 1
    • 17
      • 9
      • 1
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 12
    • Sex Me (Parts I & II)

      R. Kelly
    • 11
    • 8
    • 10
      • 11
      • 8
      • 10
  • 13
    • Never Should've Let You Go (From "Sister Act 2")

      Hi-Five
    • 13
    • 12
    • 13
      • 13
      • 12
      • 13
  • 14
    • Keep Ya Head Up

      2Pac
    • 14
    • 7
    • 10
      • 14
      • 7
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, D.Anderson, R.Troutman, S.Vincent

Producer(s):

D.J.Daryl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Interscope/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • U.N.I.T.Y.

      Queen Latifah
    • 15
    • 15
    • 8
      • 15
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Owens, J.Sample

Producer(s):

KayGee, Mufi

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Again

      Janet Jackson
    • 17
    • 7
    • 11
      • 17
      • 7
      • 11
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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: Platinum
  • 17
    • Looking For Mr. Do Right

      Jade
    • 16
    • 16
    • 13
      • 16
      • 16
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

A.Stewart

Producer(s):

A.Stewart

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Giant/Reprise

  • 18
    • Let It Snow

      Boyz II Men Featuring Brian McKnight
    • 26
    • 18
    • 5
      • 26
      • 18
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight, W.Morris

Producer(s):

B.McKnight, Boyz II Men

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Understanding

      Xscape
    • 20
    • 19
    • 2
      • 20
      • 19
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

M.L.Seal, Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Dupri, M.Seal

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Come Inside

      Intro
    • 18
    • 9
    • 19
      • 18
      • 9
      • 19
  • 21
    • The Morning After

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 24
    • 21
    • 8
      • 24
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

F.Beverly

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Slow And Easy

      Zapp & Roger
    • 21
    • 18
    • 10
      • 21
      • 18
      • 10
  • 23
    • Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown

      SWV
    • 22
    • 1
    • 24
      • 22
      • 1
      • 24
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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
  • 24
    • Hey Mr. D.J.

      Zhane
    • 23
    • 3
    • 21
      • 23
      • 3
      • 21
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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
  • 25
    • You Don't Have To Worry

      Mary J. Blige
    • 28
    • 25
    • 4
      • 28
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Greene, Ferrell, Kornegay, Whittington, Brown, Wesley, Bobbitt

Producer(s):

Eddie F.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Anniversary

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 19
    • 2
    • 16
      • 19
      • 2
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, C.Wheeler

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 27
    • Make Love Easy

      Freddie Jackson
    • 25
    • 22
    • 8
      • 25
      • 22
      • 8
  • 28
    • Whoomp! (There It Is)

      Tag Team
    • 31
    • 1
    • 33
      • 31
      • 1
      • 33
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Songwriter(s):

Tag Team

Producer(s):

Tag Team

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Life/Bellmark

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 29
    • Your Love Keeps Working On Me

      Jody Watley
    • 27
    • 26
    • 11
      • 27
      • 26
      • 11
  • 30
    • Award Tour

      A Tribe Called Quest
    • 30
    • 27
    • 9
      • 30
      • 27
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Q-Tip, A.S.Jones-Muhammed, M.I.Taylor

Producer(s):

A Tribe Called Quest

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • (I Know I Got) Skillz

      Shaquille O'Neal
    • 29
    • 20
    • 11
      • 29
      • 20
      • 11
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 32
    • Always On My Mind

      SWV
    • 35
    • 32
    • 4
      • 35
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.A.Morgan, R.Williams, O.A.Scott

Producer(s):

B.A.Morgan

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • U Send Me Swingin'

      Mint Condition
    • 33
    • 33
    • 4
      • 33
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

K.Lewis

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Dreamlover

      Mariah Carey
    • 32
    • 2
    • 21
      • 32
      • 2
      • 21
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 35
    • Never Let Me Go

      Luther Vandross
    • 34
    • 31
    • 9
      • 34
      • 31
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Scott

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LV/Epic