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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
This Is How We Do It
Gains in performance
Play
2
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Like Me
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Brandy Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy Rain
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
5
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Red Light Special
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
6
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dear Mama
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning")
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Me
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday")
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Usher Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think Of You
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Barry White Come On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Answering Service
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thank You
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
TLC Creep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Creep
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Apologize
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Mary J. Blige I'm Goin' Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Goin' Down
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
21
Fabu Just Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Roll
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Call You
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Kut Klose I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Freddie Jackson Rub Up Against You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rub Up Against You
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Brian McKnight Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric")
35
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Blackgirl Let's Do It Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Do It Again
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Luther Vandross Going In Circles/Love The One You're With Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Going In Circles/Love The One You're With
39
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Craig Mack Get Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Down
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can I Stay With You
23
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Bended Knee
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Gladys Knight Next Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Next Time
Gladys Knight
45
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Keith Murray Get Lifted Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Lifted
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Total Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. Can't You See (From "New Jersey Drive") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't You See (From "New Jersey Drive")
Total Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
96
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Immature Constantly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Constantly
27
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Shabba Ranks Let's Get It On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get It On
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Monteco (Featuring Immature) Is It Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Me?
Monteco (Featuring Immature)
42
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
H-Town Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotions
55
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Zhane You're Sorry Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Sorry Now
44
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
K-Ci Hailey If You Think You're Lonely Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Think You're Lonely Now
34
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Anita Baker It's Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been You
Gains in performance
44
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Practice What You Preach
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Toni Braxton I Belong To You/How Many Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You/How Many Ways
38
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Ol' Dirty Bastard Brooklyn Zoo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Brooklyn Zoo
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Channel Live Mad Izm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
37
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
48
IV Xample I'd Rather Be Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be Alone
53
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Rappin' 4-Tay Featuring The Spinners I'll Be Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be Around
Rappin' 4-Tay Featuring The Spinners
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Jesse When U Cry I Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When U Cry I Cry
54
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
The Whispers Make Sweet Love To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Sweet Love To Me
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Scarface Feat. Ice Cube People Don't Believe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
People Don't Believe
Scarface Feat. Ice Cube
50
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Keith Martin Never Find Someone Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Find Someone Like You
57
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Featuring Eazy-E Foe Tha Love Of $ Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foe Tha Love Of $
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Featuring Eazy-E
46
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Phil Perry If Only You Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only You Knew
47
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Da Brat Give It 2 You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give It 2 You
Gains in performance
36
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Vybe Take It To The Front Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Front
62
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
E-40 (Featuring Leviti) 1-Luv Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
1-Luv
E-40 (Featuring Leviti)
58
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Capleton Tour Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Changing Faces Keep It Right There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Right There
69
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
BeBe & CeCe Winans Love Of My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of My Life
61
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Rottin Razkals Oh Yeah! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Safe + Sound
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Diana King Shy Guy (From "Bad Boys") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shy Guy (From "Bad Boys")
73
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Missjones Where I Wanna Be Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where I Wanna Be Boy
51
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Bow
56
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Slick Rick Featuring Doug E. Fresh Sittin' In My Car Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sittin' In My Car
Slick Rick Featuring Doug E. Fresh
59
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Mobb Deep Shook Ones Part II Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shook Ones Part II
60
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Jade Every Day Of The Week/If The Mood Is Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Day Of The Week/If The Mood Is Right
66
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
71
95 South Rodeo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
67
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Des'ree You Gotta Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Gotta Be
Gains in performance
73
Men At Large Holiday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
84
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
The Sounds Of Blackness I'm Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Going All The Way
65
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Lo-Key? Good Ole Fashion Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Ole Fashion Love
90
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Nine Whutcha Want? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whutcha Want?
71
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
77
69 Boyz Kitty Kitty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kitty Kitty
70
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Casserine We Gotta Run Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Gotta Run
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Chante Moore This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
81
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Joya I Like What You're Doing To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like What You're Doing To Me
87
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Patti LaBelle I Never Stopped Loving You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Never Stopped Loving You
72
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Blak Panta Do What U Want (From "New Jersey Drive") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What U Want (From "New Jersey Drive")
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Prince Purple Medley Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Purple Medley
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
85
George Duke Love Can Be So Cold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Can Be So Cold
78
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Tony Terry Heart Of A Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart Of A Man
91
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
All-4-One (She's Got) Skillz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(She's Got) Skillz
89
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Digable Planets Dial 7 (Axioms Of Creamy Spies) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial 7 (Axioms Of Creamy Spies)
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Redman Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait
82
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
90
DJ Smurf And P.M.H.I. Ooh Lawd (Party People) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooh Lawd (Party People)
DJ Smurf And P.M.H.I.
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
91
El DeBarge Where You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where You Are
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Jonathan Butler Can We Start All Over Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Start All Over Again
68
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Vicious Nika Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
77
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Jewell Woman To Woman (From "Murder Was The Case") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Woman To Woman (From "Murder Was The Case")
79
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Dis `N' Dat Feat. 95 South,69 Boyz & K-Nock Freak Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Me Baby
Dis `N' Dat Feat. 95 South,69 Boyz & K-Nock
Gains in performance
96
Trisha Covington Why You Wanna Play Me Out? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Wanna Play Me Out?
80
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Tevin Campbell Don't Say Goodbye Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say Goodbye Girl
93
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Gerald Alston Devote All My Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Devote All My Time
Gains in performance
99
K7 Move It Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Move It Like This
95
LAST WEEK
95
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Cameo You Are My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are My Love
99
LAST WEEK
99
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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