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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of May 9, 1998

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    • Too Close

      Next
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gist, D.Lighty, RL, R.Brown, R.A.Ford, D.Miller, J.B.Moore, K.Walker

Producer(s):

KayGee, D.Lighty

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • It's All About Me

      Mya & Sisqo
    • 3
    • 2
    • 9
      • 3
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Pearson, M.Andrews, A.Dudley, T.C.Horn, J.J.Jeczalik, G.Langan, P.Morley

Producer(s):

D.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

University/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Let's Ride

      Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker
    • 2
    • 1
    • 12
      • 2
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, P.Miller, Z.Miller

Producer(s):

T.Bishop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
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    • My All/Breakdown

      Mariah Carey
    • -
    • 4
    • 1
      • -
      • 4
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, W.Afanasieff, A.Henderson, C.Scruggs, S.A.Jordan

Producer(s):

M.Carey, W.Afanasieff, Stevie J, Diddy

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

      Xscape
    • 7
    • 5
    • 2
      • 7
      • 5
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

G.Roche

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • 4
    • 1
    • 7
      • 4
      • 1
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.L.Hailey, R.Bennett, R.C.Hailey

Producer(s):

J.Hailey, R.Bennett

  • 7
    • Turn It Up [Remix]/Fire It Up

      Busta Rhymes
    • 34
    • 7
    • 2
      • 34
      • 7
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.Smith, G.Larson, S.Phillips

Producer(s):

Busta Rhymes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • A Rose Is Still A Rose

      Aretha Franklin
    • 5
    • 5
    • 9
      • 5
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.N,Hill, J.W.Bush, K.Withrow, J.Houser, A.Aly, E.Brickell

Producer(s):

L.Hill

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo

      Public Announcement
    • 6
    • 4
    • 12
      • 6
      • 4
      • 12
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • Money, Power & Respect

      The Lox [Featuring DMX & Lil' Kim]
    • 8
    • 8
    • 6
      • 8
      • 8
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.D.Jacobs, J.Phillips, D.Styles, E.Simmons, D.M.Angelettie, R.L.Chambers, J.Smith

Producer(s):

D.Angelettie, R.Lawrence

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • No, No, No

      Destiny's Child
    • 10
    • 1
    • 24
      • 10
      • 1
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

V.J.Herbert, R.D.Fusari, M.Brown, C.C.Gaines

Producer(s):

W.Jean, V.Herbert, R.Fusari

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 12
    • Romeo And Juliet

      Sylk-E. Fyne Featuring Chill
    • 9
    • 5
    • 13
      • 9
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

John, Warner Jr., Winbush, Moore

Producer(s):

G.Baillergeau, V.Merritt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Jury/RCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • Victory

      Puff Daddy & The Family Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. & Busta Rh
    • 14
    • 13
    • 8
      • 14
      • 13
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, J.Phillips, S.J.Combs, S.A.Jordan, B.Conti

Producer(s):

Stevie J, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • Imagination

      Tamia
    • 12
    • 12
    • 9
      • 12
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, M.L.Seal, Jr., B.Gordy, A.J.Mizell, F.J.Perren, D.Richards

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 15
    • What You Want

      Mase Featuring Total
    • 11
    • 3
    • 15
      • 11
      • 3
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

M.Betha, K.Spivey, N.Myrick, S.J.Combs, C.Mayfield

Producer(s):

N.Myrick

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/RMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • Cheers 2 U

      Playa
    • 17
    • 16
    • 7
      • 17
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.E.Garrett, T.Z.Mosley

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • They Don't Know/Are U Still Down

      Jon B
    • 19
    • 9
    • 15
      • 19
      • 9
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.Buk, T.Kelley, B.H.Robinson, T.A.Shakur, Johnny J

Producer(s):

Tim & Bob, T.Shakur

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Yab Yum/550 Music/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 18
    • Second Round K.O.

      Canibus
    • 15
    • 13
    • 6
      • 15
      • 13
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

G.Williams, W.Jean, J.Duplessis

Producer(s):

W.Jean, J.Duplessis

  • 19
    • Nice & Slow

      Usher
    • 13
    • 1
    • 16
      • 13
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]

      Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
    • 16
    • 4
    • 30
      • 16
      • 4
      • 30
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Songwriter(s):

D.Fagen, W.Becker

Producer(s):

KNS

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Codeine/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Do For Love

      2Pac Featuring Eric Williams
    • 20
    • 10
    • 8
      • 20
      • 10
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, C.Shack, K.Karlin, B.Caldwell, A.Kettner

Producer(s):

Soulshock, Karlin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Amaru/Jive

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • Who Am I

      Beenie Man
    • 22
    • 22
    • 10
      • 22
      • 22
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Davis, J.Harding

Producer(s):

J.Harding

Imprint/Promotion Label:

2 Hard/VP

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  • 23
    • Gone Till November

      Wyclef Jean
    • 18
    • 9
    • 15
      • 18
      • 9
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

W.Jean, T.Kelly, O.S.Harvey,Jr.

Producer(s):

W.Jean

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 24
    • Get At Me Dog

      DMX Featuring Sheek Of The Lox
    • 23
    • 19
    • 12
      • 23
      • 19
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

E.Simmons, A.Fields, D.Blackmon, S.Taylor

Producer(s):

PK, Grease

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruff Ryders/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 25
    • I Got The Hook Up!

      Master P Featuring Sons Of Funk
    • 28
    • 25
    • 5
      • 28
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Miller, Sons Of Funk

Producer(s):

KLC, Sons Of Funk

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Bring It On

      Keith Washington
    • 25
    • 22
    • 10
      • 25
      • 22
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

F.Jerkins III, K.K.Washington, M.Nelson

Producer(s):

F.Jerkins III, K.Washington

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Silas/MCA

  • 27
    • Raise The Roof

      Luke Featuring No Good But So Good
    • 32
    • 27
    • 7
      • 32
      • 27
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.R.Campbell, J.Berry, D.Rudnick

Producer(s):

L.Campbell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Luke II/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Clock Strikes

      Timbaland & Magoo
    • 24
    • 24
    • 3
      • 24
      • 24
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, M.Barcliff, G.Larson, S.Phillips

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic

  • 29
    • Rain

      SWV
    • 21
    • 7
    • 7
      • 21
      • 7
      • 7
  • 30
    • I Don't Ever Want To See You Again

      Uncle Sam
    • 26
    • 2
    • 27
      • 26
      • 2
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

N.Morris

Producer(s):

N.Morris

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Stonecreek/Epic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 31
    • Say It

      Voices Of Theory
    • 31
    • 31
    • 9
      • 31
      • 31
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Basora, S.Morales, G.McKetney

Producer(s):

S.Morales

Imprint/Promotion Label:

H.O.L.A./Red Ant

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 32
    • Am I Dreaming

      Ol Skool [Featuring Keith Sweat & Xscape]
    • 33
    • 5
    • 14
      • 33
      • 5
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

S.Dees

Producer(s):

K.Sweat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Keia/Universal

  • 33
    • Make Em' Say Uhh!

      Master P Feat. Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, Mia X & Mystikal
    • 27
    • 18
    • 15
      • 27
      • 18
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

P.Miller, Fiend, Z.Miller, Mia X, Mystikal

Producer(s):

KLC

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 34
    • Been Around The World

      Puff Daddy & The Family (Feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
    • 38
    • 7
    • 23
      • 38
      • 7
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

David Bowie, L.Stansfield, A.Morris, I.Devaney, C.Wallace, M.Betha, S.J.Combs, R.Lawrence

Producer(s):

R.Lawrence, D.Angelettie, Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 35
    • My Body

      LSG
    • 40
    • 1
    • 29
      • 40
      • 1
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

D.Allamby, L.Browder, A.Roberson

Producer(s):

D.Allamby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 36
    • Do Your Thing

      7 Mile
    • 49
    • 36
    • 3
      • 49
      • 36
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Oliver, M.C.Rooney

Producer(s):

T.Oliver

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Swing My Way

      K.P. & Envyi
    • 36
    • 5
    • 21
      • 36
      • 5
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

M.O.Johnson, J.N.Hall

Producer(s):

Mixzo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • Strawberries

      Smooth
    • 29
    • 17
    • 12
      • 29
      • 17
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

L.Alexander, T.Rolbert, J.Carter, P.Rushen, L.Davis, F.Washington

Producer(s):

L.Alexander, Prof. T.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M