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
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I Wanna Be Down
Gains in performance
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Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
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Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Make Love To You
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PEAK POSITION
11
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3
Aaliyah At Your Best (You Are Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
At Your Best (You Are Love)
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2
PEAK POSITION
8
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4
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear")
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4
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Anita Baker Body & Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Body & Soul
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4
PEAK POSITION
9
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6
Changing Faces Stroke You Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stroke You Up
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2
PEAK POSITION
14
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7
Craig Mack Flava In Ya Ear Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flava In Ya Ear
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PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
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Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Practice What You Preach
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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B.M.U. (Black Men United) U Will Know (From "Jason's Lyric") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Will Know (From "Jason's Lyric")
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Immature Never Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Lie
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5
PEAK POSITION
15
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11
Toni Braxton I Belong To You/How Many Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You/How Many Ways
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LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey Endless Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Endless Love
Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey
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LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
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Usher Can U Get Wit It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Get Wit It
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Jade 5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up)
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LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Gerald Levert I'd Give Anything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Give Anything
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LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy/Unbelievable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juicy/Unbelievable
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14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
17
69 Boyz Tootsee Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tootsee Roll
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9
PEAK POSITION
20
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BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
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18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Whitehead Bros. Your Love Is A... Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love Is A...
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LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
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20
Keith Sweat (Featuring Kut Klose) Get Up On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up On It
Keith Sweat (Featuring Kut Klose)
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20
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thuggish Ruggish Bone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thuggish Ruggish Bone
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19
PEAK POSITION
9
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22
Karyn White Hungah Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
23
El DeBarge Featuring Babyface Where Is My Love? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Is My Love?
El DeBarge Featuring Babyface
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Ill Al Skratch Featuring Brian McKnight I'll Take Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take Her
Ill Al Skratch Featuring Brian McKnight
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LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Prince Letitgo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Letitgo
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LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
26
C+C Music Factory Do You Wanna Get Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Wanna Get Funky
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PEAK POSITION
14
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Da Brat Fa All Y'all Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fa All Y'all
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27
PEAK POSITION
3
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Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Can I See You
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6
PEAK POSITION
20
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29
Patti LaBelle The Right Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Right Kinda Lover
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PEAK POSITION
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34
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30
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Tanya Blount Through The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through The Rain
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27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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Gladys Knight I Don't Want To Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want To Know
Gladys Knight
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PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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Tony Terry When A Man Cries/Can't Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When A Man Cries/Can't Let Go
49
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Zhane Vibe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Vibe
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LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
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35
Men At Large Let's Talk About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk About It
48
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Terror Fabulous Featuring Nadine Sutherland Action Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Action
Terror Fabulous Featuring Nadine Sutherland
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36
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Digable Planets 9th Wonder (Slicker This Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
9th Wonder (Slicker This Year)
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37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Aaliyah Back & Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back & Forth
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PEAK POSITION
26
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39
Mad Lion Take It Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It Easy
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35
PEAK POSITION
16
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40
Janet Jackson You Want This/70's Love Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Want This/70's Love Groove
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
41
Heavy D & The Boyz Nuttin' But Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nuttin' But Love
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LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Warren G This D.J. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This D.J.
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14
PEAK POSITION
14
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43
Aaron Hall When You Need Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Need Me
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43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Patra Featuring Yo-Yo Romantic Call Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Romantic Call
Patra Featuring Yo-Yo
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LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Tony Toni Tone Slow Wine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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21
PEAK POSITION
13
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46
Y?N-Vee Chocolate Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chocolate
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46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Shanice Turn Down The Lights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn Down The Lights
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LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Fu-Schnickens Breakdown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakdown
Gains in performance
49
R. Kelly Your Body's Callin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Body's Callin'
46
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Ice Cube Featuring George Clinton Bop Gun (One Nation) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bop Gun (One Nation)
Ice Cube Featuring George Clinton
50
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
14
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