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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of July 4, 1998

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  • 1
    • The Boy Is Mine

      Brandy & Monica
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
      • 1
      • 1
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins, B.R.Norwood, L.A.Daniels, F.Jerkins III, J.Tejeda

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins, D.Austin, Brandy

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 2
    • They Don't Know/Are U Still Down

      Jon B
    • 2
    • 2
    • 23
      • 2
      • 2
      • 23
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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

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RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Too Close

      Next
    • 3
    • 1
    • 21
      • 3
      • 1
      • 21
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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
  • 4
    • My Way

      Usher
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 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
  • 5
    • Make It Hot

      Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
    • 7
    • 5
    • 2
      • 7
      • 5
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Gold Mind/East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • I Get Lonely

      Janet Featuring BLACKstreet
    • 4
    • 1
    • 8
      • 4
      • 1
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, R.Elizondo, Jr.

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson, Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Still Not A Player

      Big Punisher Featuring Joe
    • 8
    • 7
    • 4
      • 8
      • 7
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

C.Rios, J.Foster, M.Williams, R.Jerkins, J.Tejeda, J.L.Thomas, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

Knobody

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  • 8
    • Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)

      Pras Michel Feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya
    • 11
    • 8
    • 2
      • 11
      • 8
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

P.Michael, W.Jean, R.T.Jones, B.A.Gibb, M.E.Gibb, R.H.Gibb, J.Brown, B.Byrd

Producer(s):

W.Jean, P.Micheal

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • My All/Breakdown

      Mariah Carey
    • 6
    • 4
    • 9
      • 6
      • 4
      • 9
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • It's All About Me

      Mya & Sisqo
    • 9
    • 2
    • 17
      • 9
      • 2
      • 17
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

      Xscape
    • 10
    • 4
    • 10
      • 10
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

G.Roche

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • Say It

      Voices Of Theory
    • 17
    • 12
    • 17
      • 17
      • 12
      • 17
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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
  • 13
    • Let's Ride

      Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker
    • 12
    • 1
    • 20
      • 12
      • 1
      • 20
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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
  • 14
    • All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • 14
    • 1
    • 15
      • 14
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Hailey, R.Bennett

  • 15
    • Do Your Thing

      7 Mile
    • 16
    • 15
    • 11
      • 16
      • 15
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Oliver, M.C.Rooney

Producer(s):

T.Oliver

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  • 16
    • Cheers 2 U

      Playa
    • 13
    • 10
    • 15
      • 13
      • 10
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

S.E.Garrett, T.Z.Mosley

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 17
    • I Got The Hook Up!

      Master P Featuring Sons Of Funk
    • 15
    • 11
    • 13
      • 15
      • 11
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

P.Miller, Sons Of Funk

Producer(s):

KLC, Sons Of Funk

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Whatcha Gone Do?

      Link
    • 18
    • 18
    • 5
      • 18
      • 18
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Allamby, L.Browder, A.Roberson

Producer(s):

D.Allamby

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Come With Me

      Puff Daddy Featuring Jimmy Page
    • 19
    • 19
    • 2
      • 19
      • 19
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.P.Page, R.Plant, J.Bonham, S.J.Combs, M.Curry

Producer(s):

Diddy

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
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    • Money Ain't A Thang

      JD Featuring Jay-Z
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, S.C.Carter, S.Arrington, C.C.Carter, B.Hank, R.Parker

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Who Am I

      Beenie Man
    • 20
    • 15
    • 18
      • 20
      • 15
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

M.Davis, J.Harding

Producer(s):

J.Harding

Imprint/Promotion Label:

2 Hard/VP

  • 22
    • How Do I Say I'm Sorry

      Tami Davis
    • 32
    • 22
    • 3
      • 32
      • 22
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

K.Andes, D.Cox, L.Stephens

Producer(s):

K.Andes

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • A Rose Is Still A Rose

      Aretha Franklin
    • 21
    • 5
    • 17
      • 21
      • 5
      • 17
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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
  • 24
    • Shorty (You Keep Playin' With My Mind)

      Imajin Featuring Keith Murray
    • 23
    • 20
    • 6
      • 23
      • 20
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Lawrence, D.M.Angelettie, J.Knight, N.J.Wright, K.Murray, P.Brown, R.Rans

Producer(s):

R.Lawrence, D.Angelettie

  • 25
    • No, No, No

      Destiny's Child
    • 24
    • 1
    • 32
      • 24
      • 1
      • 32
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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
  • 26
    • Party Ain't A Party

      Queen Pen Featuring Teddy Riley, Nutta Butta, Markell & Jesse Wes
    • 28
    • 26
    • 3
      • 28
      • 26
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

L.Walters, E.T.Riley, T.Kelly, A.Davidson, I.Davidson, M.Smith, J.Williams, M.White

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Lil' Man/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Get At Me Dog

      DMX Featuring Sheek Of The Lox
    • 27
    • 19
    • 20
      • 27
      • 19
      • 20
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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
  • 28
    • Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo

      Public Announcement
    • 26
    • 4
    • 20
      • 26
      • 4
      • 20
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • Raise The Roof

      Luke Featuring No Good But So Good
    • 25
    • 20
    • 15
      • 25
      • 20
      • 15
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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
  • 30
    • Ninety Nine [Flash The Message]

      John Forte
    • 31
    • 30
    • 6
      • 31
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Fahrenkrog-Peterson, K.Karges, J.Forte

Producer(s):

W.Jean, Pras

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • What You Want

      Mase Featuring Total
    • 30
    • 3
    • 23
      • 30
      • 3
      • 23
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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
  • 32
    • Money, Power & Respect

      The Lox [Featuring DMX & Lil' Kim]
    • 22
    • 8
    • 14
      • 22
      • 8
      • 14
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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
  • 33
    • Nice & Slow

      Usher
    • 29
    • 1
    • 24
      • 29
      • 1
      • 24
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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
  • 34
    • There You Are

      Sam Salter
    • 35
    • 34
    • 3
      • 35
      • 34
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

P.L.Stewart, Tab

Producer(s):

L.Stewart

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Love For Free

      Rell Featuring Jay-Z
    • 45
    • 35
    • 6
      • 45
      • 35
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

O.Bingham, G.Gaddis, S.C.Carter, S.Taylor, B.Nicholas

Producer(s):

D.Bingham

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Imagination

      Tamia
    • 33
    • 12
    • 17
      • 33
      • 12
      • 17
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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.

  • 37
    • Been Around The World

      Puff Daddy & The Family (Feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
    • 38
    • 7
    • 31
      • 38
      • 7
      • 31
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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
  • 38
    • 2 Way Street

      Missjones
    • 53
    • 38
    • 2
      • 53
      • 38
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.Jones, M.M.Winans, K.Hickson

Producer(s):

M.Winans

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