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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 6, 1997

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 6, 1997

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  • 1
    • You Make Me Wanna...

      Usher
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, M.L.Seal, Jr., U.Raymond IV

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 2
    • Never Make A Promise

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

D.Simmons

Producer(s):

D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Mo Money Mo Problems

      The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
    • 3
    • 2
    • 6
      • 3
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, S.A.Jordan, M.Betha, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Producer(s):

Stevie J, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Up Jumps Da Boogie

      Magoo And Timbaland
    • 5
    • 4
    • 8
      • 5
      • 4
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, M.Barcliff, M.A.Elliott, R.Temperton

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • Not Tonight

      Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
    • 4
    • 3
    • 10
      • 4
      • 3
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Jones, M.A.Elliott, L.Lopez, S.Harris, A.Martinez, R.Bell, G.Brown, M.Muhammed

Producer(s):

R.Smith, A.Colon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Undeas/Tommy Boy/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need

      Mary J. Blige
    • 8
    • 2
    • 7
      • 8
      • 2
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Blige, L.Blige-DeCosta, R.Jerkins, K.Jones, C.Broady, N.Myrick, Lil' Kim, J.S.Harris III

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins, Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

  • 7
    • I'll Be Missing You

      Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
    • 6
    • 1
    • 13
      • 6
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Sting, T.Gaither, F.Evans

Producer(s):

Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 8
    • What About Us

      Total
    • 13
    • 8
    • 2
      • 13
      • 8
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, M.A.Elliott

Producer(s):

Timbaland, M.Elliott

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.

      Changing Faces
    • 7
    • 1
    • 19
      • 7
      • 1
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

R.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • Someone

      SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy)
    • 9
    • 5
    • 7
      • 9
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Combs, Walker, Graham, H.Pierre, Price, Wallace, Martin, Shaw

Producer(s):

Diddy, J-Dub

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Do You Like This

      Rome
    • 11
    • 11
    • 6
      • 11
      • 11
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Woods, V.Merritt

Producer(s):

G.Baillergeau, V.Merritt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Jury/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 12 NEW
  • NEW
    • You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)

      Brian McKnight Featuring Mase
    • -
    • 12
    • 1
      • -
      • 12
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Combs, R.L.Chambers, M.Betha, K.Price, J.Brown, S.A.Jordan, B.McKnight

Producer(s):

Diddy, R.Lawrence, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Big Bad Mamma

      Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill
    • 10
    • 10
    • 5
      • 10
      • 10
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier, S.C.Carter, L.Haywood

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/IDJMG

  • 14
    • My Love Is The Shhh!

      Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara
    • 19
    • 14
    • 2
      • 19
      • 14
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.Baker, M.L.Wilson, J.Young, T.Powell, Sauce, R.Holiday

Producer(s):

Somethin' For The People

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Take It To The Streets

      Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence
    • 14
    • 11
    • 8
      • 14
      • 11
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.McNair, B.Lawrence, R.Smith, A.Colon, G.Underwood, B.Reed

Producer(s):

R.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Elektra/EEG

  • 16
    • Gotham City

      R. Kelly
    • 12
    • 9
    • 8
      • 12
      • 9
      • 8
  • 17 NEW
  • NEW
    • I Miss My Homies

      Master P Featuring Pimp C And The Shocker
    • -
    • 17
    • 1
      • -
      • 17
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

P.Miller, Pimp C, Z.Miller, J.Jefferson, C.Simmons

Producer(s):

Mo B. Dick, KLC, Odell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)

      Rome
    • 15
    • 2
    • 27
      • 15
      • 2
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

J.Woods, G.Baillergeau

Producer(s):

G.Baillergeau, V.Merritt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Jury/RCA

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • In My Bed

      Dru Hill
    • 16
    • 1
    • 36
      • 16
      • 1
      • 36
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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
  • 20
    • After 12, Before 6

      Sam Salter
    • 20
    • 20
    • 3
      • 20
      • 20
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

C.A.Stewart, S.K.Hall, Tab, P.L.Stewart, S.Salter

Producer(s):

Tricky, S.K.Hall

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • All Cried Out

      Allure Featuring 112
    • 34
    • 21
    • 2
      • 34
      • 21
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

M.Carey, W.Afanasieff, M.Rooney

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Track Masters/Crave

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • We Can Get Down

      Myron
    • 22
    • 22
    • 2
      • 22
      • 22
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

M.Davis, A.Cantrell, D.Roper

Producer(s):

S.Brown

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • For You

      Kenny Lattimore
    • 21
    • 6
    • 24
      • 21
      • 6
      • 24
  • 24
    • When You Talk About Love

      Patti LaBelle
    • 17
    • 12
    • 8
      • 17
      • 12
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright, A.Nesby, A.Green, M.Hodges

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

  • 25
    • Fix

      BLACKstreet With Special Guests Ol' Dirty Bastard & Slash
    • 18
    • 17
    • 6
      • 18
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, C.Hannibal, M.Riley, Jr., S.Hudson, R.T.Jones, J.Alexander, L.Dogson, A.Jones

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, D.Adams

  • 26 NEW
  • NEW
    • Need Your Love

      Big Bub Featuring Queen Latifah & Heavy D
    • -
    • 26
    • 1
      • -
      • 26
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

L.Drakeford, T.Jefferson, L.Singletary, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Producer(s):

T.Jefferson, Big Bub

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Kedar/Universal

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • I Care `Bout You

      Milestone
    • 35
    • 27
    • 2
      • 35
      • 27
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Backyard Boogie

      Mack 10
    • 32
    • 28
    • 2
      • 32
      • 28
      • 2
  • 29
    • Thinking Of You/Let's Get Down

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 33
    • 5
    • 18
      • 33
      • 5
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, D.P.Wiggins, T.C.Riley, D.Blake, G.Archie Jr.

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone, Quik, G-One

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

  • 30
    • Can't Let Go

      Laurnea
    • 25
    • 20
    • 12
      • 25
      • 20
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Robinson, T.Estes, A.Martin, I.Matias

Producer(s):

Jon-John

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Yab Yum/Epic

  • 31
    • Return Of The Mack

      Mark Morrison
    • 27
    • 4
    • 34
      • 27
      • 4
      • 34
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 32
    • Cupid

      112
    • 28
    • 2
    • 28
      • 28
      • 2
      • 28
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 33
    • What's Stopping You

      The O'Jays
    • 29
    • 21
    • 12
      • 29
      • 21
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert

Producer(s):

G.Levert

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Global Soul/Volcano/Volcano

  • 34 NEW
  • NEW
    • Butta Love

      Next
    • -
    • 34
    • 1
      • -
      • 34
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

L.Alexander, T.Tolbert, RL, A.Clowers, D.Lighty

Producer(s):

KayGee, D.Lighty, L.Alexander, Prof. T.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35
    • All I Want (From "GOOD Burger")

      702
    • 39
    • 33
    • 4
      • 39
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.Taylor, C.Farrar, F.J.Perren, B.Gordy, D.Richards, A.J.Mizell

Producer(s):

T.Taylor, C.Farrar

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Biv 10/Capitol/Motown