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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of April 22, 1995

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  • 1
    • This Is How We Do It

      Montell Jordan
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, O.Pierce, R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

O.Pierce, M.Jordan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

PMP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Freak Like Me

      Adina Howard
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

E.Hanes, M.Valentine, L.Hill, W.E.Collins, G.Clinton,Jr., G.L.Cooper

Producer(s):

Mass Order

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mecca Don/East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning")

      Raphael Saadiq
    • 6
    • 3
    • 5
      • 6
      • 3
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, E.T.Riley, H.Nakamura, R.Ei

Producer(s):

Raphael Saadiq

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic Soundtrax/550 Music/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Red Light Special

      TLC
    • 4
    • 3
    • 8
      • 4
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • Dear Mama

      2Pac
    • 3
    • 3
    • 8
      • 3
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Sample, T.A.Shakur, J.B.Jefferson, B.Hawes, C.Simmons

Producer(s):

T.Pizarro

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 6
    • Baby

      Brandy
    • 5
    • 1
    • 12
      • 5
      • 1
      • 12
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 7
    • Candy Rain

      Soul For Real
    • 7
    • 1
    • 21
      • 7
      • 1
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

Heavy D, T.Robinson, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes

Producer(s):

Heavy D, J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Big Poppa/Warning

      The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 8
    • 4
    • 15
      • 8
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, B.F.Bacharach, H.David

Producer(s):

C.Thompson, Diddy, Easy Mo Bee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 9
    • Think Of You

      Usher
    • 9
    • 9
    • 14
      • 9
      • 9
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

C.E.Thompson, D.Jones, F.Evans, U.Raymond IV, W. Jeffrey

Producer(s):

Diddy, C.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday")

      Dr. Dre
    • 12
    • 10
    • 6
      • 12
      • 10
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

A.R.Young, S.Sneed, J-Flex

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • For Your Love

      Stevie Wonder
    • 11
    • 11
    • 9
      • 11
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

S.Wonder

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Come On

      Barry White
    • 14
    • 12
    • 9
      • 14
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright, B.White

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Perspective

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • I'm Goin' Down

      Mary J. Blige
    • 15
    • 13
    • 3
      • 15
      • 13
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

N.J.Whitfield

Producer(s):

C.Thompson, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • This Lil' Game We Play

      Subway (Featuring 702)
    • 10
    • 4
    • 20
      • 10
      • 4
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Biv 10/Motown

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • If You Love Me

      Brownstone
    • 13
    • 2
    • 25
      • 13
      • 2
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

G.Chambers, N.Gilbert, D.Hall, E.Sermon, K.Madison, P.Smith

Producer(s):

D.Hall

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MJJ/Epic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • Joy

      BLACKstreet
    • 16
    • 16
    • 4
      • 16
      • 16
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, T.Lucas, M.J.Jackson, M.Smith

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Can't You See (From "New Jersey Drive")

      Total Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 22
    • 17
    • 4
      • 22
      • 17
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.Robinson, M.South, J.Howell, F.Wesley, J.Starks, R.Ryan, S.J.Combs

Producer(s):

Diddy

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
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    • Grapevyne

      Brownstone
    • -
    • 18
    • 1
      • -
      • 18
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

N.Gilbert, A.Gilbert, D.Hall

Producer(s):

D.Hall

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MJJ/Epic

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Answering Service

      Gerald Levert
    • 17
    • 12
    • 9
      • 17
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

  • 20
    • Just Roll

      Fabu
    • 20
    • 20
    • 10
      • 20
      • 20
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.Grady

Producer(s):

Young Lathun

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Give It 2 You

      Da Brat
    • 41
    • 21
    • 3
      • 41
      • 21
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, C.Kelly

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Work/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • I Like

      Kut Klose
    • 23
    • 22
    • 10
      • 23
      • 22
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.Howcott, E.Officer, D.Parks, T.Duncan

Producer(s):

J.Howcott, E.Officer, D.Parks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric")

      Brian McKnight
    • 24
    • 23
    • 6
      • 24
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

V.Morrison

Producer(s):

B.McKnight

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Creep

      TLC
    • 18
    • 1
    • 24
      • 18
      • 1
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin

Producer(s):

D.Austin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 25
    • Rub Up Against You

      Freddie Jackson
    • 25
    • 25
    • 9
      • 25
      • 25
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas

Producer(s):

G.Levert, E.Nicholas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Street Life/Scotti Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Emotions

      H-Town
    • 30
    • 26
    • 6
      • 30
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.K.Conner, S.Conner, D.L.Jackson

Producer(s):

B.Burrell, Dino

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Craziest

      Naughty By Nature
    • 46
    • 27
    • 2
      • 46
      • 27
      • 2
  • 28
    • Going In Circles/Love The One You're With

      Luther Vandross
    • 28
    • 28
    • 6
      • 28
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Peters, A.Poree, S.Stills

Producer(s):

W.Afanasieff

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LV/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • So Fine

      Mint Condition
    • 29
    • 29
    • 13
      • 29
      • 29
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

O'Dell, S.Williams

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Next Time

      Gladys Knight
    • 31
    • 30
    • 6
      • 31
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright, G.Knight

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • I Apologize

      Anita Baker
    • 19
    • 8
    • 20
      • 19
      • 8
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

A.Baker, B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond, C.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 32
    • Thank You

      Boyz II Men
    • 21
    • 17
    • 9
      • 21
      • 17
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.S.McCary, N.Morris, W.Morris, S.Stockman, D.L.Austin

Producer(s):

D.Austin, Boyz II Men

  • 33
    • I Can Call You

      Portrait
    • 26
    • 22
    • 9
      • 26
      • 22
      • 9
  • 34
    • Before I Let You Go

      BLACKstreet
    • 27
    • 2
    • 30
      • 27
      • 2
      • 30
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, L.F.Sylvers III, M.Riley, Jr., C.Hannibal, D.Hollister, A.Dickey

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

  • 35
    • Freedom (From "Panther")

      Various Artists
    • 76
    • 35
    • 2
      • 76
      • 35
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin, J.Kirkland, J.Gillman

Producer(s):

D.Austin, Diamond D.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Is It Me?

      Monteco (Featuring Immature)
    • 32
    • 32
    • 8
      • 32
      • 32
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.B.Stokes, L.Lassiter, K.Ball

Producer(s):

C.Stokes, L.Lassiter

  • 37
    • I'll Be Around

      Rappin' 4-Tay Featuring The Spinners
    • 45
    • 37
    • 6
      • 45
      • 37
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

A.Forte, T.R.Bell, P.Hurt

Producer(s):

J.Kelly, T.McAnaney, J.Nail

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chrysalis/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • It's Been You

      Anita Baker
    • 40
    • 38
    • 3
      • 40
      • 38
      • 3
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