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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 14, 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 September 14, 1996

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  • 1
    • Hit Me Off

      New Edition
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Silky, D.Bingham, J.Dyson, R.DeVoe, M.Bivins

Producer(s):

Silky

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Twisted

      Keith Sweat
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, E.McCaine, Kut Klose

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, E.McCaine

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Only You

      112 Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 4
    • 3
    • 16
      • 4
      • 3
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Combs, S.A.Jordan, M.Scandrick, Q.Parker, M.Keith, D.Jones, DJ Rogers, H.W.Casey

Producer(s):

Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)

      R. Kelly
    • 6
    • 1
    • 10
      • 6
      • 1
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow

      Toni Braxton
    • 3
    • 1
    • 15
      • 3
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

B.Wilson, Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface, B.P.Wilson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • Loungin

      LL Cool J
    • 5
    • 4
    • 11
      • 5
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, B.Wright, L.White

Producer(s):

R.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 7
    • If Your Girl Only Knew

      Aaliyah
    • 10
    • 7
    • 3
      • 10
      • 7
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, M.A.Elliott

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)

      Maxwell
    • 11
    • 8
    • 5
      • 11
      • 8
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Use Your Heart

      SWV
    • 9
    • 9
    • 5
      • 9
      • 9
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.L.Williams, C.Hugo

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")

      Az Yet
    • 12
    • 10
    • 4
      • 12
      • 10
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, K.Andes

Producer(s):

Babyface, M.Warren

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Why I Love You So Much/Ain't Nobody

      Monica
    • 8
    • 3
    • 15
      • 8
      • 3
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, D.L.Austin, A.Criss

Producer(s):

D.Simmons, D.Austin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rowdy/RMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • Elevators (Me & You)

      OutKast
    • 7
    • 5
    • 8
      • 7
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton

Producer(s):

OutKast

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • Tell Me (From "Eddie")

      Dru Hill
    • 18
    • 13
    • 4
      • 18
      • 13
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.Brown, M.Davis, A.Cantrall

Producer(s):

S.Brown

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • The Things That You Do

      Gina Thompson
    • 14
    • 12
    • 11
      • 14
      • 12
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins, Diddy, C.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Po Pimp

      Do Or Die (Featuring Twista)
    • 17
    • 15
    • 19
      • 17
      • 15
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

AK 47, Belo Zero, N.A.R.D.

Producer(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe/Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • How Do U Want It/California Love

      2Pac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo
    • 13
    • 1
    • 14
      • 13
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, A.R.Young, R.Troutman, L.Troutman, N.Durham, W.Cunningham, J.D.Jackson, M.Hooks

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre, Johnny "J"

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 17
    • Kissin' You

      Total
    • 16
    • 6
    • 20
      • 16
      • 6
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

J.D.Jackson, Raphael Saadiq, J.Johnson, B.James

Producer(s):

Raphael Saadiq

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Blackberry Molasses

      Mista
    • 19
    • 13
    • 12
      • 19
      • 13
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Organized Noize, M.Etheridge

Producer(s):

Organized Noize

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

  • 19
    • What Kind Of Man Would I Be

      Mint Condition
    • 25
    • 19
    • 2
      • 25
      • 19
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

L.G.Waddell

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Touch Me Tease Me (From "The Nutty Professor")

      Case Featuring Foxxy Brown
    • 15
    • 4
    • 19
      • 15
      • 4
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

C.Woodard, M.J.Blige, M.Hooten, K.Smoove Kornegay, F.Brown, D.Young, J.B. Weaver, Jr.

Producer(s):

K.Kornegay

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Spoiled Rotten/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Missing You (From "Set It Off")

      Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight & Chaka Khan
    • 22
    • 21
    • 4
      • 22
      • 21
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • My Boo

      Ghost Town DJ's
    • 20
    • 18
    • 11
      • 20
      • 18
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Terry, C.Mahone, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Terry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

  • 23
    • C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)

      Quad City DJ's
    • 23
    • 15
    • 29
      • 23
      • 15
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

C.C.Lemonhead, J.McGowan, B.White

Producer(s):

C.C.Lemonhead, J.McGowan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

QuadraSound/Big Beat/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 24
    • Why Does It Hurt So Bad (From "Waiting To Exhale")

      Whitney Houston
    • 24
    • 22
    • 7
      • 24
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine

      D'Angelo
    • 26
    • 25
    • 10
      • 26
      • 25
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D'Angelo

Producer(s):

D'Angelo, B.Power

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Touch Myself (From "Fled")

      T-Boz
    • 27
    • 23
    • 6
      • 27
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin

Producer(s):

D.Austin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rowdy/LaFace/Arista

  • 27
    • If I Ruled The World

      Nas
    • 21
    • 17
    • 14
      • 21
      • 17
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

N.Jones, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, I.Parker, K.Walker

Producer(s):

J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 28 NEW
  • NEW
    • Steelo

      702
    • -
    • 28
    • 1
      • -
      • 28
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Elliott, M.A.Elliott, G.Pearson, Sting

Producer(s):

C.Elliott, G.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Biv 10/Motown

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • All I See

      A+
    • 32
    • 29
    • 8
      • 32
      • 29
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Carr, R.Jerkins, Smith Brothers

Producer(s):

C.Carr

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Kedar/Universal

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Movin' On

      CeCe Peniston
    • 30
    • 30
    • 7
      • 30
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, C.Peniston, G.Chambers

Producer(s):

D.Hall

Gains In Performance

  • 31 NEW
  • NEW
    • Let's Get The Mood Right

      Johnny Gill
    • -
    • 31
    • 1
      • -
      • 31
      • 1
  • 32
    • Get On Up

      Jodeci
    • 28
    • 4
    • 18
      • 28
      • 4
      • 18
  • 33
    • So Many Ways (From "High School High")

      The Braxtons
    • 29
    • 22
    • 8
      • 29
      • 22
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, C.S.Lowe, R.Calhoun

Producer(s):

J.Dupri, C.Lowe

  • 34
    • Tell Me (I'll Be Around)

      Shades
    • 35
    • 34
    • 10
      • 35
      • 34
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

T.Taylor, C.Farrar, B.Wright, L.Wright, D.Andrews, T.Cardwell, M.Peoples, S.W.Williams

Producer(s):

T.Taylor, C.Farrar

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Pony

      Ginuwine
    • 39
    • 35
    • 2
      • 39
      • 35
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

E.Lumpkin, T.Z.Mosley, S.E.Garrett

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

550 Music/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 36
    • That Girl

      Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy
    • 36
    • 34
    • 12
      • 36
      • 34
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

G.Benson, M.A.Elliott, R.Livingston, S.Pizzonia, O.R.Burrell, B.T.Jones, S.Cropper, L.Steinberg

Producer(s):

R.Livingston, Sting Int 1

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 37
    • Baby Luv

      Groove Theory
    • 34
    • 23
    • 7
      • 34
      • 23
      • 7
  • 38