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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of April 6, 1996

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Peak Pos.
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  • 1
    • Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)

      R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
      • 1
      • 1
      • 6
  • 2
    • All The Things (Your Man Won't Do) (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

      Joe
    • 2
    • 2
    • 9
      • 2
      • 2
      • 9
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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
  • 3 NEW
  • NEW
    • Always Be My Baby

      Mariah Carey
    • -
    • 3
    • 1
      • -
      • 3
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, J.Dupri Mauldin, M.L.Seal, Jr., J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

M.Carey, J.Dupri

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 4
    • Lady

      D'Angelo
    • 3
    • 2
    • 6
      • 3
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D'Angelo, Raphael Saadiq

Producer(s):

D'Angelo, Raphael Saadiq

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • I Will Survive

      Chantay Savage
    • 6
    • 5
    • 8
      • 6
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Fekaris, F.J.Perren

Producer(s):

S.Hurley

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check/Everything Remains Raw

      Busta Rhymes
    • 7
    • 6
    • 5
      • 7
      • 6
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

T.Smith, R.Smith

Producer(s):

R.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 7
    • Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Brandy
    • 4
    • 2
    • 15
      • 4
      • 2
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 8
    • Doin It

      LL Cool J
    • 10
    • 8
    • 5
      • 10
      • 8
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, B.R.Smith

Producer(s):

R.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Count On Me (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
    • 9
    • 9
    • 3
      • 9
      • 9
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, W.Houston, M.Houston

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Mary J. Blige
    • 5
    • 1
    • 11
      • 5
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 11
    • No One Else

      Total
    • 8
    • 4
    • 17
      • 8
      • 4
      • 17
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (From "A Thin Line...")

      H-Town
    • 13
    • 12
    • 10
      • 13
      • 12
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jac-Mac/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • Nobody Knows

      The Tony Rich Project
    • 11
    • 11
    • 18
      • 11
      • 11
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

J.Rich, D.DuBose

Producer(s):

T.Rich

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • 5 O'Clock

      Nonchalant
    • 14
    • 14
    • 7
      • 14
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Nonchalant, D.Staten,Sr., A.Simmons,Jr., K.L.Ferguson,Jr., R.Dill, A.Harrison

Producer(s):

B.Alexander, Lonnie, Kapin

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • Who Do U Love

      Deborah Cox
    • 12
    • 12
    • 10
      • 12
      • 12
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

L.Campbell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 16
    • Can't Hang/Do You Want To

      Xscape Featuring MC Lyte
    • 16
    • 9
    • 5
      • 16
      • 9
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, J.Dupri Mauldin, M.L.Seal, Jr., C.Lowe, MC Lyte, Xscape

Producer(s):

D.Simmons, J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

  • 17
    • Keep On, Keepin' On (From "Sunset Park")

      MC Lyte Featuring Xscape
    • 17
    • 17
    • 5
      • 17
      • 17
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, MC Lyte, M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Flavor Unit/East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That

      Monica
    • 15
    • 1
    • 25
      • 15
      • 1
      • 25
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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
  • 19
    • Renee

      Lost Boyz
    • 19
    • 19
    • 3
      • 19
      • 19
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.Kelly, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Mr.Sexxx, Buttnaked Tim Dawg

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Get Money

      Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 21
    • 8
    • 9
      • 21
      • 8
      • 9
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Stairway To Heaven

      Pure Soul
    • 18
    • 18
    • 6
      • 18
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gamble, L.A.Huff

Producer(s):

A.Haqq Islam, K.Jordan, D.Wansel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Step Sun/Interscope

  • 22
    • Fu-Gee-La

      Fugees
    • 20
    • 13
    • 15
      • 20
      • 13
      • 15
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 23
    • Can't Be Wasting My Time (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

      Mona Lisa Featuring Lost Boyz
    • 25
    • 20
    • 9
      • 25
      • 20
      • 9
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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

  • 24
    • Ever Since You Went Away

      Art N' Soul
    • 27
    • 24
    • 8
      • 27
      • 24
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.C.Riley, Tracy, Lattrel

Producer(s):

T.C.Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Nature Boy/Big Beat/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)

      Coolio
    • 30
    • 25
    • 5
      • 30
      • 25
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Keep Tryin'

      Groove Theory
    • 24
    • 24
    • 9
      • 24
      • 24
      • 9
  • 27
    • One Sweet Day

      Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
    • 26
    • 2
    • 19
      • 26
      • 2
      • 19
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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
  • 28
    • Where Do U Want Me To Put It

      Solo
    • 22
    • 8
    • 15
      • 22
      • 8
      • 15
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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

  • 29
    • Soon As I Get Home

      Faith Evans
    • 23
    • 3
    • 18
      • 23
      • 3
      • 18
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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
  • 30
    • Slow Jams

      Quincy Jones Feat. Babyface & Tamia With Portrai
    • 33
    • 30
    • 3
      • 33
      • 30
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.Temperton

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Scent Of Attraction

      Patra Duet With Aaron Hall
    • 31
    • 31
    • 4
      • 31
      • 31
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.Smith, C.Dillon, T.Taylor, C.Farrar, A.R.Hall, E.Dillon

Producer(s):

T.Taylor, C.Farrar

Imprint/Promotion Label:

550 Music/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Have I Never

      A Few Good Men
    • 32
    • 32
    • 5
      • 32
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface, D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 33 NEW
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    • Let's Lay Together (From "Don't Be A Menace...")

      The Isley Brothers
    • -
    • 33
    • 1
      • -
      • 33
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

R.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • I Miss You (Come Back Home) (From "New York Undercover")

      Monifah
    • 28
    • 16
    • 26
      • 28
      • 16
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

Heavy D, T.Robinson

Producer(s):

Heavy D

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/Universal

  • 35
    • One For The Money

      Horace Brown
    • 38
    • 35
    • 2