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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 8, 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 November 8, 1997

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  • 1
    • You Make Me Wanna...

      Usher
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • My Love Is The Shhh!

      Somethin' For The People Featuring Trina & Tamara
    • 2
    • 2
    • 11
      • 2
      • 2
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Somethin' For The People

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • My Body

      LSG
    • 5
    • 3
    • 3
      • 5
      • 3
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

D.Allamby, L.Browder, A.Roberson

Producer(s):

D.Allamby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • 4 Seasons Of Loneliness

      Boyz II Men
    • 3
    • 2
    • 7
      • 3
      • 2
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

K.C.Porter, Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • Feel So Good

      Mase
    • 13
    • 5
    • 2
      • 13
      • 5
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

R.E.Bell, R.Bell, G.Brown, R.Mickens, C.Smith, D.R.Thomas, R.Westfield, L.Dermer

Producer(s):

D.Angelettie, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • What About Us

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

T.Z.Mosley, M.A.Elliott

Producer(s):

Timbaland, M.Elliott

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

      Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Da Brat
    • 9
    • 7
    • 4
      • 9
      • 7
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott, T.Z.Mosley, W.Hart, T.R.Bell, S.Harris, A.Peebles, B.Miller, D.Bryant

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Butta Love

      Next
    • 7
    • 6
    • 10
      • 7
      • 6
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)

      Brian McKnight Featuring Mase
    • 6
    • 4
    • 10
      • 6
      • 4
      • 10
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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

  • 10
    • Everything

      Mary J. Blige
    • 8
    • 5
    • 7
      • 8
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, R.Ei, H.Nakamura, T.R.Bell, L.Creed, J.Brown, F.Wesley Jr.

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

  • 11
    • I Care `Bout You

      Milestone
    • 11
    • 10
    • 11
      • 11
      • 10
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • The One I Gave My Heart To

      Aaliyah
    • 10
    • 10
    • 6
      • 10
      • 10
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

G.Roche

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • All Cried Out

      Allure Featuring 112
    • 12
    • 9
    • 11
      • 12
      • 9
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

M.Carey, W.Afanasieff, M.Rooney

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Track Masters/Crave

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • They Like It Slow

      H-Town
    • 17
    • 14
    • 6
      • 17
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.K.Conner, S.Conner, D.L.Jackson

Producer(s):

D.Conner

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Last Night's Letter

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • 15
    • 15
    • 6
      • 15
      • 15
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.C.Hailey, G.Stewart, L.Stewart

Producer(s):

L.Stewart

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Never Make A Promise

      Dru Hill
    • 14
    • 1
    • 15
      • 14
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons

Producer(s):

D.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Honey

      Mariah Carey
    • 16
    • 2
    • 9
      • 16
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, S.J.Combs, Q-Tip, S.A.Jordan, S.Hague, B.H.Robinson, R.Larkins, L.Price

Producer(s):

Diddy, The UMMAH, Stevie J, M.Carey

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 18
    • Phenomenon

      LL Cool J
    • 18
    • 18
    • 2
      • 18
      • 18
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, S.J.Combs, R.L.Chambers, S.McKenney, W.Withers

Producer(s):

Diddy, R.Lawrence

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 19
    • I Miss My Homies

      Master P Featuring Pimp C And The Shocker
    • 24
    • 16
    • 10
      • 24
      • 16
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Mo Money Mo Problems

      The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
    • 19
    • 2
    • 15
      • 19
      • 2
      • 15
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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
  • 21
    • Up Jumps Da Boogie

      Magoo And Timbaland
    • 20
    • 4
    • 17
      • 20
      • 4
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • I Can Love You/Love Is All We Need

      Mary J. Blige
    • 22
    • 2
    • 16
      • 22
      • 2
      • 16
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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

  • 23
    • If I Could Teach The World

      Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    • 21
    • 21
    • 4
      • 21
      • 21
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Bone, D.J.U-Neek

Producer(s):

D.J.U-Neek

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Relativity

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Backyard Boogie

      Mack 10
    • 23
    • 23
    • 11
      • 23
      • 23
      • 11
  • 25
    • Too Gone, Too Long

      En Vogue
    • 25
    • 25
    • 5
      • 25
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • For You

      Kenny Lattimore
    • 27
    • 6
    • 33
      • 27
      • 6
      • 33
  • 27
    • Not Tonight

      Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
    • 26
    • 3
    • 19
      • 26
      • 3
      • 19
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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
  • 28
    • So Good

      Davina
    • 30
    • 28
    • 2
      • 30
      • 28
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.Bussey, Lewis

Producer(s):

Davina

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • In My Bed

      Dru Hill
    • 32
    • 1
    • 45
      • 32
      • 1
      • 45
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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
  • 30
    • How Ya Do Dat

      Sons Of Funk
    • 31
    • 29
    • 13
      • 31
      • 29
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Sons Of Funk

Producer(s):

Happy, KLC, Craig B

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

  • 31
    • After 12, Before 6

      Sam Salter
    • 28
    • 19
    • 12
      • 28
      • 19
      • 12
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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

  • 32 NEW
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    • I Don't Ever Want To See You Again

      Uncle Sam
    • -
    • 32
    • 1
      • -
      • 32
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

N.Morris

Producer(s):

N.Morris

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Stonecreek/Epic

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 33
    • In Harm's Way

      BeBe Winans
    • 39
    • 33
    • 2
      • 39
      • 33
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

B.Winans, R.Lawrence, M.Bell-Byars

Producer(s):

R.Lawrence

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • I'll Be Missing You

      Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
    • 29
    • 1
    • 22
      • 29
      • 1
      • 22
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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
  • 35
    • I'm Not A Player

      Big Punisher
    • 35
    • 35
    • 2
      • 35
      • 35
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.Rios, M.Richardson, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff

Producer(s):

Minnesota

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Big Bad Mamma

      Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill
    • 36
    • 10
    • 14
      • 36
      • 10
      • 14
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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

  • 37
    • G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.

      Changing Faces
    • 34
    • 1
    • 28
      • 34
      • 1
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

R.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 38
    • Sunshine

      Jay-Z Featuring Babyface And Foxy Brown
    • 43
    • 38
    • 6
      • 43
      • 38
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, D.P.Vanderpool, D.L.R.Barksdale, M.C.Robinson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Prestige

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 39
    • Have A Little Mercy

      4.0
    • 38
    • 28
    • 13
      • 38
      • 28
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Savvy/Perspective/A&M

  • 40
    • Someone

      SWV (Featuring Puff Daddy)
    • 40
    • 5
    • 16