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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This Is How We Do It
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Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is How We Do It
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LAST WEEK
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11
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Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Like Me
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LAST WEEK
2
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12
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3
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning")
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PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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4
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Red Light Special
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PEAK POSITION
8
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5
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dear Mama
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3
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8
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Brandy Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
12
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Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy Rain
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
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15
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Usher Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think Of You
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
14
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Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday")
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
6
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11
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love
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9
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Gains in performance
12
Barry White Come On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
13
Mary J. Blige I'm Goin' Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Goin' Down
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LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
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Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Me
13
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2
PEAK POSITION
25
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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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.
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Brownstone Grapevyne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Grapevyne
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
19
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Answering Service
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LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
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Fabu Just Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Roll
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
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Da Brat Give It 2 You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give It 2 You
41
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Kut Klose I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Brian McKnight Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric")
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LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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TLC Creep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Creep
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
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25
Freddie Jackson Rub Up Against You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rub Up Against You
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
H-Town Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotions
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
46
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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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
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LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Mint Condition So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Gladys Knight Next Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Next Time
Gladys Knight
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Apologize
19
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thank You
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LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Call You
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LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
34
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
27
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Various Artists Freedom (From "Panther") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freedom (From "Panther")
76
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
36
Monteco (Featuring Immature) Is It Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Me?
Monteco (Featuring Immature)
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
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
45
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Anita Baker It's Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been You
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Jesse When U Cry I Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When U Cry I Cry
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
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41
Zhane You're Sorry Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Sorry Now
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
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42
Keith Martin Never Find Someone Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Find Someone Like You
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LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Diana King Shy Guy (From "Bad Boys") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shy Guy (From "Bad Boys")
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LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Keith Murray Get Lifted Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Lifted
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Blackgirl Let's Do It Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Do It Again
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25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Craig Mack Get Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Down
37
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
47
The Whispers Make Sweet Love To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Sweet Love To Me
50
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Bended Knee
42
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Vanessa Williams The Way That You Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way That You Love
65
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can I Stay With You
33
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
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