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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of May 3, 1997

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  • 1
    • Hypnotize

      The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 1
    • 1
    • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, S.J.Combs, D.M.Angelettie, R.L.Chambers, A.Armer, R.Badazz, R.M.L.Walters, D.L.Davis

Producer(s):

D.Angelettie, R.Lawrence, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Cupid

      112
    • 4
    • 2
    • 10
      • 4
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hennings, C.D.Sills, D.T.Jones, M.Keith, M.Scandrick, Q.Parker

Producer(s):

A.Hennings

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)

      Rome
    • 8
    • 3
    • 9
      • 8
      • 3
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Woods, G.Baillergeau

Producer(s):

G.Baillergeau, V.Merritt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Jury/RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • For You I Will (From "Space Jam")

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

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rowdy/Warner Sunset/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • My Baby Daddy

      B-Rock & The Bizz
    • 3
    • 3
    • 3
      • 3
      • 3
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

L.Agee, B.Agee, M.White, A.McKay

Producer(s):

B.Agee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tony Mercedes/LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • Big Daddy

      Hev-D
    • 5
    • 5
    • 10
      • 5
      • 5
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

T.Dofat, Heavy D, H.Brown

Producer(s):

T.Dofat, Heavy D

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/Universal

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Get It Together

      702
    • 9
    • 3
    • 12
      • 9
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

D.Jones

Producer(s):

D.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Biv 10/Motown

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Return Of The Mack

      Mark Morrison
    • 13
    • 8
    • 16
      • 13
      • 8
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

M.Morrison

Producer(s):

M.Morrison, P.Chill

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • In My Bed

      Dru Hill
    • 6
    • 1
    • 18
      • 6
      • 1
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

R.Brown, R.B.Stacy, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • I'll Be

      Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z
    • 10
    • 5
    • 12
      • 10
      • 5
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, A.Winbush, R.Moore

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • What's On Tonight

      Montell Jordan
    • 11
    • 7
    • 14
      • 11
      • 7
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, DeVante, J.E.Jones

Producer(s):

DeVante

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • Can't Nobody Hold Me Down

      Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
    • 7
    • 1
    • 15
      • 7
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Combs, S.A.Jordan, C.Broady, N.Myrick, M.Betha, G.Prestopino, M.Wilder, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

C.Broady, N.Myrick, Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 13
    • For You

      Kenny Lattimore
    • 14
    • 13
    • 6
      • 14
      • 13
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Lerum

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • You Don't Have To Hurt No More

      Mint Condition
    • 12
    • 10
    • 6
      • 12
      • 10
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Lewis

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

  • 15
    • I Love Me Some Him/I Don't Want To

      Toni Braxton
    • 15
    • 12
    • 6
      • 15
      • 12
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly, A.Martin, G.Stewart, Soulshock, K.Karlin

Producer(s):

R.Kelly, Soulshock, Karlin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16 NEW
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    • Don't Wanna Be A Player (From "Booty Call")

      Joe
    • -
    • 16
    • 1
      • -
      • 16
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.L.Thomas, J.Skinner, R.Jerkins, J.Tejeda, M.Williams

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Let It Go (From "Set It Off")

      Ray J
    • 17
    • 17
    • 9
      • 17
      • 17
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.E.Crouch, G.McKinney, R.Pennon

Producer(s):

K.Crouch

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

  • 18
    • On & On

      Erykah Badu
    • 16
    • 1
    • 15
      • 16
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

E.A.Wright, J.Jamal

Producer(s):

B.Power, J.Jamal

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Kedar/Universal

RIAA Certification: Gold
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    • G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.

      Changing Faces
    • -
    • 19
    • 1
      • -
      • 19
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

R.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • I Shot The Sheriff

      Warren G
    • 18
    • 16
    • 8
      • 18
      • 16
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.Marley, L.Parker, Toni C., E.Sermon, P.Smith

Producer(s):

Warren G

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G-Funk/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Every Time I Close My Eyes

      Babyface
    • 19
    • 5
    • 14
      • 19
      • 5
      • 14
  • 22
    • Hard To Say I'm Sorry

      Az Yet Featuring Peter Cetera
    • 20
    • 20
    • 11
      • 20
      • 20
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

P.Cetera, D.W.Foster

Producer(s):

Babyface, D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 23
    • Let Me Clear My Throat

      DJ Kool
    • 23
    • 21
    • 34
      • 23
      • 21
      • 34
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Songwriter(s):

DJ Kool

Producer(s):

DJ Kool, S.Janis, F.Derby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CLR/American/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Head Over Heels

      Allure Featuring NAS
    • 21
    • 17
    • 8
      • 21
      • 17
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, N.Jones, S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier, M.Williams, S.L.Moltke

Producer(s):

M.Carey, Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Track Masters/Crave/Epic

  • 25
    • Jazzy Belle

      OutKast
    • 25
    • 25
    • 4
      • 25
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Organized Noize, A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton

Producer(s):

Organized Noize

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Request Line

      Zhane
    • 22
    • 9
    • 8
      • 22
      • 9
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Neufville, K.Gee, D.Lighty, N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Producer(s):

KayGee, D.Lighty

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Illtown/Motown

  • 27
    • The Theme (It's Party Time)

      Tracey Lee
    • 26
    • 19
    • 12
      • 26
      • 19
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.Lee, D.M.Angelettie, R.L.Chambers, C.Harmon, C.Nappoleon, J.Lloyd

Producer(s):

D.Angelettie, R.Lawrence

Imprint/Promotion Label:

ByStorm/Universal

  • 28
    • I'm Not Feeling You

      Yvette Michele
    • 24
    • 12
    • 11
      • 24
      • 12
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Bryant, J.Sylvester, F.Harvey

Producer(s):

Funkmaster Flex

  • 29
    • Just The Way You Like It

      Tasha Holiday
    • 29
    • 29
    • 9
      • 29
      • 29
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.A.Jordan, K.Price, Stuart, Gorrie, White, Ferrone

Producer(s):

Stevie J

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")

      R. Kelly
    • 27
    • 1
    • 21
      • 27
      • 1
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

R.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Sunset/Atlantic/Jive

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 31
    • Da' Dip

      Freak Nasty
    • 28
    • 16
    • 27
      • 28
      • 16
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

T.E.Henry

Producer(s):

Freak Nasty

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Hard Hood/Power/Triad

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 32
    • Come On

      Billy Lawrence Featuring MC Lyte
    • 36
    • 32
    • 4
      • 36
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.Lawrence, D.Allamby

Producer(s):

D.Allamby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • What Kind Of Man Would I Be

      Mint Condition
    • 34
    • 2
    • 35
      • 34
      • 2
      • 35
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Songwriter(s):

L.G.Waddell

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 34
    • Full Of Smoke

      Christion
    • 35
    • 34
    • 11
      • 35
      • 34
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Poetry Man

Producer(s):

Christion

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Stop The Gunfight

      Trapp Featuring 2pac, Notorious B.I.G.
    • 41
    • 35
    • 2
      • 41
      • 35
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, C.Wallace, J.Parker

Producer(s):

Trapp

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Deff Trapp/Intersound

  • 36
    • Gangstas Make The World Go Round

      Westside Connection
    • 31
    • 30
    • 9
      • 31
      • 30
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

O.Jackson, D.Rolison, W.C., C.Samson, T.R.Bell, L.Creed

Producer(s):

Ice Cube

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Lench Mob/Priority

  • 37
    • Step Into A World (Rapture's Delight)

      KRS-One
    • 37
    • 37
    • 7
      • 37
      • 37
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.Parker, J.West, D.Harry, C.Stein, H.Palmer

Producer(s):

J.West

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Don't Let Go (Love)

      En Vogue
    • 33
    • 1
    • 26
      • 33
      • 1
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

Organized Noize, A.Martin, I.Matias, M.Etheridge

Producer(s):

Organized Noize

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 39 NEW
  • NEW
    • Spirit

      Sounds Of Blackness Featuring Craig Mack
    • -
    • 39