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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
This Is How We Do It
Play
2
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ask Of You (From "Higher Learning")
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Like Me
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
4
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dear Mama
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
5
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.
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Brownstone Grapevyne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Grapevyne
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Red Light Special
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Usher Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think Of You
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy Rain
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Brandy Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Kut Klose I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Barry White Come On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
14
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Da Brat Give It 2 You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give It 2 You
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Their Heads Ringin' (From "Friday")
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Water Runs Dry
30
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Brian McKnight Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy Love (From "Jason's Lyric")
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
H-Town Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotions
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Various Artists Freedom (From "Panther") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freedom (From "Panther")
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Me
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Fabu Just Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Roll
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Monica Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days)
40
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Mary J. Blige I'm Goin' Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Goin' Down
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Apologize
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
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
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Answering Service
24
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Gladys Knight Next Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Next Time
Gladys Knight
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
TLC Creep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Creep
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Anita Baker It's Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been You
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Monteco (Featuring Immature) Is It Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Me?
Monteco (Featuring Immature)
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Vanessa Williams The Way That You Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way That You Love
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Jesse When U Cry I Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When U Cry I Cry
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Diana King Shy Guy (From "Bad Boys") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shy Guy (From "Bad Boys")
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By
Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
39
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Soul For Real Every Little Thing I Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Little Thing I Do
Gains in performance
41
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
51
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
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
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Call You
31
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
44
The Whispers Make Sweet Love To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Sweet Love To Me
45
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Freddie Jackson Rub Up Against You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rub Up Against You
35
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Vybe Take It To The Front Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Front
48
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
IV Xample I'd Rather Be Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be Alone
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Changing Faces Keep It Right There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Right There
52
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
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