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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 24, 1996

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 24, 1996

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  • 1
    • Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Mary J. Blige
    • 1
    • 1
    • 5
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Brandy
    • 2
    • 2
    • 9
      • 2
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That

      Monica
    • 3
    • 1
    • 19
      • 3
      • 1
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

A.Martin, C.Shack, K.Karlin, D.L.Austin, C.Wolfe

Producer(s):

Soulshock, Karlin, D.Austin, C.Wolfe

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rowdy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • No One Else

      Total
    • 7
    • 4
    • 11
      • 7
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.C.Olivier, S.J.Combs, T.Robinson, S.Harris

Producer(s):

J.C.Olivier, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

      Joe
    • 12
    • 5
    • 3
      • 12
      • 5
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Joe, J.P.Thompson, M.Williams

Producer(s):

Joe, J.P.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • Tonite's Tha Night

      Kris Kross
    • 6
    • 6
    • 12
      • 6
      • 6
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, R.Parker, K.Harrison, T.Crum, R.Aikens, R.Neal, C.Satchell

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Soon As I Get Home

      Faith Evans
    • 4
    • 3
    • 12
      • 4
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

F.Evans, C.E.Thompson, S.J.Combs

Producer(s):

C.Thompson, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Where Do U Want Me To Put It

      Solo
    • 9
    • 8
    • 9
      • 9
      • 8
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, M.Horton

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • One Sweet Day

      Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
    • 5
    • 2
    • 13
      • 5
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, M.McCary, N.Morris, W.Morris, S.Stockman, W.Afanasieff

Producer(s):

W.Afanasieff, M.Carey

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 10
    • Get Money

      Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 16
    • 10
    • 3
      • 16
      • 10
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, Little Kim, L.Porter, B.Bedford, R.Ayers, S.Striplin

Producer(s):

EZ Elpee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Undeas/Big Beat/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 11
    • We Got It

      Immature (Featuring Smooth)
    • 11
    • 11
    • 12
      • 11
      • 11
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.B.Stokes, S.Mather, J.Carter, A.Toussaint

Producer(s):

C.Stokes, S.Mather

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Nobody Knows

      The Tony Rich Project
    • 14
    • 12
    • 12
      • 14
      • 12
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Rich, D.DuBose

Producer(s):

T.Rich

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Fu-Gee-La

      Fugees
    • 13
    • 13
    • 9
      • 13
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

N.Jean, S.Michel, L.Hill, A.McGrier, T.Marie, S.Remi Gibbs

Producer(s):

S.Gibbs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • Hey Lover

      LL Cool J
    • 15
    • 3
    • 16
      • 15
      • 3
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

R.Temperton, J.T.Smith

Producer(s):

Red Hot Lover Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Whitney Houston
    • 10
    • 1
    • 14
      • 10
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 16
    • Love U 4 Life

      Jodeci
    • 8
    • 8
    • 17
      • 8
      • 8
      • 17
  • 17
    • I Miss You (Come Back Home) (From "New York Undercover")

      Monifah
    • 17
    • 16
    • 20
      • 17
      • 16
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

Heavy D, T.Robinson

Producer(s):

Heavy D

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/Universal

  • 18
    • Visions Of A Sunset (From "Mr. Holland's Opus")

      Shawn Stockman
    • 18
    • 18
    • 7
      • 18
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Stockman

Producer(s):

S.Stockman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/A&M

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • I Will Survive

      Chantay Savage
    • 19
    • 19
    • 2
      • 19
      • 19
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.Fekaris, F.J.Perren

Producer(s):

S.Hurley

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Can't Be Wasting My Time (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

      Mona Lisa Featuring Lost Boyz
    • 26
    • 20
    • 3
      • 26
      • 20
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

A.Antoine, A.Evans, J.Austin, T.Patterson, G.Duncan, Lost Boyz, C.Martin

Producer(s):

Buttnaked Tim Dawg, Mr.Sexxx

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Who Do U Love

      Deborah Cox
    • 22
    • 21
    • 4
      • 22
      • 21
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

L.L.Campbell II, V.G.Benford

Producer(s):

L.Campbell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

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    • Jesus To A Child

      George Michael
    • -
    • 22
    • 1
      • -
      • 22
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

G.Michael

Producer(s):

G.Michael

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DreamWorks/Geffen

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Everyday & Everynight

      Yvette Michele
    • 24
    • 23
    • 4
      • 24
      • 23
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.Bryant

Producer(s):

Funkmaster Flex

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")

      H-Town
    • 32
    • 24
    • 4
      • 32
      • 24
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

E.R.Poindexter, R.Poindexter, J.Members

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jac-Mac/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 25
    • Tell Me

      Groove Theory
    • 23
    • 3
    • 31
      • 23
      • 3
      • 31
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Keep Tryin'

      Groove Theory
    • 33
    • 26
    • 3
      • 33
      • 26
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

B.Wilson, A.Larrieux, L.Larrieux

Producer(s):

B.P.Wilson

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Who Can I Run To

      Xscape
    • 20
    • 1
    • 20
      • 20
      • 1
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

Roebuck, D.Simmons, Alstin,Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Where Ever You Are

      Terry Ellis
    • 21
    • 10
    • 17
      • 21
      • 10
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

  • 29
    • You Want This Party Started

      Somethin' For The People
    • 29
    • 29
    • 14
      • 29
      • 29
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

J.Young, R.Holiday, C.Wilson III, A.McClinton, M.Lomax

Producer(s):

Somethin' For The People, M.Lomax, A.McClinton

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • You Put A Move On My Heart

      Quincy Jones Introducing Tamia
    • 25
    • 16
    • 19
      • 25
      • 16
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

R.Temperton

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 31
    • Don't Give Up (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

      Island Inspirational All Stars
    • 30
    • 28
    • 10
      • 30
      • 28
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

S.Brown, D.Lawrence

Producer(s):

S.Brown, D.Lawrence

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

  • 32
    • Fantasy

      Mariah Carey
    • 35
    • 1
    • 22
      • 35
      • 1
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, C.Frantz, T.Weymouth, D.Hall, A.Belew, S.Stanley

Producer(s):

M.Carey, D.Hall, Diddy

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 33
    • Let's Play House

      Tha Dogg Pound Featuring Michel'le
    • 28
    • 21
    • 8
      • 28
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Michel'le, C.C.Broadus Jr., Kurupt, Dat Nigga Daz, N.Jones

Producer(s):

Dat Nigga Daz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope

  • 34
    • Diggin' On You

      TLC
    • 27
    • 7
    • 15
      • 27
      • 7
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista