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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
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Cry For You
Play
2
Xscape Understanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Understanding
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
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3
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Talk
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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4
Tony Toni Tone (Lay Your Head On My) Pillow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Lay Your Head On My) Pillow
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Babyface Never Keeping Secrets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Keeping Secrets
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Domino Getto Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getto Jam
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Zhane Groove Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Thang
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
SWV Always On My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always On My Mind
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Mint Condition U Send Me Swingin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Send Me Swingin'
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Queen Latifah U.N.I.T.Y. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U.N.I.T.Y.
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Mary J. Blige You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
CeCe Peniston I'm In The Mood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In The Mood
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathe Again
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
15
R. Kelly Bump N' Grind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bump N' Grind
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Color Me Badd Time And Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Time And Chance
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Chantay Savage Betcha'll Never Find Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Betcha'll Never Find
26
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
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")
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Intro Come Inside Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Inside
23
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
24
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22
Jody Watley When A Man Loves A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When A Man Loves A Woman
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
24
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
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Because Of Love
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Kickin' It
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
27
DRS Gangsta Lean Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gangsta Lean
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Freddie Jackson Make Love Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Love Easy
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Eternal Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
50
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
30
2Pac Keep Ya Head Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Ya Head Up
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Johnny Gill Quiet Time To Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Quiet Time To Play
43
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
32
R. Kelly Sex Me (Parts I & II) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Me (Parts I & II)
27
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anniversary
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Eric Gable Process Of Elimination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Process Of Elimination
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Mr. D.J.
40
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
37
SWV Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jade Looking For Mr. Do Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For Mr. Do Right
35
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Keith Washington Believe That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Believe That
41
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Ralph Tresvant Who's The Mack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's The Mack
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
41
12 Gauge Dunkie Butt (Please Please Please) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dunkie Butt (Please Please Please)
44
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much In Love
52
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Joe The One For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The One For Me
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dreamlover
37
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Snoop Dogg What's My Name? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's My Name?
34
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Zapp & Roger Slow And Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow And Easy
33
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Earth, Wind & Fire Spend The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spend The Night
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
49
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
49
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
51
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Aaron Hall Let's Make Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Make Love
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Blackgirl Krazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Robin S. What I Do Best Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What I Do Best
54
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Shaquille O'Neal (I Know I Got) Skillz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Know I Got) Skillz
48
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Lisa Lisa Skip To My Lu Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skip To My Lu
62
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Brian McKnight After The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Love
56
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Sagat Funk Dat/Why Is It? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funk Dat/Why Is It?
77
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Jeru The Damaja Come Clean Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Chris Walker Love Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Tonight
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
60
RAab Foreplay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foreplay
60
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Born Jamericans Boom Shak A-Tack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boom Shak A-Tack
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Shai Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yours
63
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Company Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Angel
73
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
M.C. Hammer It's All Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All Good
79
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Jody Watley Your Love Keeps Working On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love Keeps Working On Me
59
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
66
K7 Come Baby Come Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Baby Come
58
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Let Me Go
61
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
68
MC Lyte I Go On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Go On
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Snoop Doggy Dogg Gin And Juice Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gin And Juice
75
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
II D Extreme Let Me Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Love You
81
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Eazy-E Real Muthaphuckkin G's Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Muthaphuckkin G's
65
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
72
En Vogue Featuring FMOB Runaway Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Runaway Love
En Vogue Featuring FMOB
71
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
73
NKOTB Dirty Dawg Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Dawg
NKOTB
94
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Will Downing Do You Still Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Love Me
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
75
II D Extreme Up On The Roof Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up On The Roof
76
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Doug E. Fresh Freaks/I-Ight (Alright) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freaks/I-Ight (Alright)
82
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Teddy Pendergrass Believe In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Believe In Love
88
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Too $hort Money In The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Money In The Ghetto
Gains in performance
79
KRS-One Sound Of Da Police Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sound Of Da Police
84
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
III Frum Tha Soul What Cha Missin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Cha Missin'
86
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Art Madison Blowin' My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blowin' My Mind
80
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Ice Cube Really Doe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Really Doe
66
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Ice Cube You Know How We Do It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Know How We Do It
Gains in performance
84
Das EFX Freakit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freakit
78
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Lords Of The Underground Here Come The Lords Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Come The Lords
72
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
86
De La Soul Ego Trippin' (Part Two) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ego Trippin' (Part Two)
98
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Prince Nothing Compares 2 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Compares 2 U
74
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
88
H-Town Keepin' My Composure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keepin' My Composure
67
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Coming Of Age Baby Be Still Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Be Still
100
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Guesss Tell Me Where It Hurts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me Where It Hurts
Gains in performance
91
Hi-Five Faithful Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Faithful
Gains in performance
92
ME-2-U All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night
83
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Father 69 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
85
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Mariah Carey Never Forget You/Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Forget You/Without You
Gains in performance
95
Lisette Melendez Goody Goody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goody Goody
Gains in performance
96
Father I Beeped You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Beeped You
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
97
George Clinton Martial Law (Hey Man...Smell My Finger) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Martial Law (Hey Man...Smell My Finger)
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Betty Wright For Love Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Love Alone
99
LAST WEEK
98
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Kris Kross I'm Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Real
89
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Tha Alkaholiks Likwit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
97
LAST WEEK
97
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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