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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 22, 1998

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 August 22, 1998

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  • 1
    • Friend Of Mine

      Kelly Price
    • 1
    • 1
    • 7
      • 1
      • 1
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.Price, S.A.Jordan, J.Walker, A.Dent, Seals, Crofts

Producer(s):

J-Dub, Dent, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

T-Neck/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Make It Hot

      Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
    • 2
    • 2
    • 9
      • 2
      • 2
      • 9
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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
  • 3
    • The First Night

      Monica
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, T.Savage, M.McLeod, P.J.Sawyer

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • The Boy Is Mine

      Brandy & Monica
    • 3
    • 1
    • 13
      • 3
      • 1
      • 13
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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
  • 5
    • They Don't Know/Are U Still Down

      Jon B
    • 5
    • 2
    • 30
      • 5
      • 2
      • 30
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • Daydreamin'

      Tatyana Ali
    • 8
    • 6
    • 3
      • 8
      • 6
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins, L.A.Daniels, F.Jerkins III, P.Pankei, S.Hamilton, D.Fagen, W.Becker

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MJJ/Work/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • My Way

      Usher
    • 6
    • 4
    • 10
      • 6
      • 4
      • 10
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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
  • 8
    • Too Close

      Next
    • 7
    • 1
    • 28
      • 7
      • 1
      • 28
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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
  • 9
    • Lookin' At Me

      Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
    • 10
    • 9
    • 5
      • 10
      • 9
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.Betha, C.Hugo, P.L.Williams, S.J.Combs

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Still Not A Player

      Big Punisher Featuring Joe
    • 9
    • 6
    • 11
      • 9
      • 6
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Knobody

  • 11
    • Gotta Be

      Jagged Edge
    • 11
    • 11
    • 2
      • 11
      • 11
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Horse & Carriage

      Cam'Ron Featuring Mase
    • 12
    • 9
    • 6
      • 12
      • 9
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

C.Giles, S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Untertainment/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Movin' On

      Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker
    • 15
    • 13
    • 4
      • 15
      • 13
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.Pearson, M.Andrews, M.Harrison

Producer(s):

D.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

University/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • So Into You

      Tamia
    • 14
    • 11
    • 7
      • 14
      • 11
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

T.Kelley, B.H.Robinson, T.Hill, L.Richie, R.LaPread

Producer(s):

Tim & Bob

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Money Ain't A Thang

      JD Featuring Jay-Z
    • 13
    • 10
    • 8
      • 13
      • 10
      • 8
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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

  • 16
    • How Do I Say I'm Sorry

      Tami Davis
    • 19
    • 16
    • 10
      • 19
      • 16
      • 10
  • 17
    • I Still Love You

      Next
    • 20
    • 17
    • 3
      • 20
      • 17
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

RL, R.Brown, T.Tolbert, A.Clowers, D.Lighty, C.Lighty, D.Bristoll, Babyface

Producer(s):

KayGee, D.Lighty

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Destiny

      Myron
    • 18
    • 14
    • 7
      • 18
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Davis, T.Jones, H.Hancock, A.Willis

Producer(s):

T.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

  • 19
    • Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)

      Pras Michel Feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya
    • 16
    • 8
    • 9
      • 16
      • 8
      • 9
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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

  • 20
    • Nobody Does It Better

      Nate Dogg Featuring Warren G
    • 22
    • 18
    • 7
      • 22
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

N.Jones, W.Griffin III, H.Johnson

Producer(s):

Warren G

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dogg Foundation/Epic/Breakaway

  • 21
    • I Get Lonely

      Janet Featuring BLACKstreet
    • 17
    • 1
    • 15
      • 17
      • 1
      • 15
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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
  • 22 NEW
  • NEW
    • Nobody Else

      Tyrese
    • -
    • 22
    • 1
      • -
      • 22
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Tyrese, J.Carter, T.Job, K.Scott, J.R.Sayles

Producer(s):

Jake

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Say It

      Voices Of Theory
    • 21
    • 10
    • 24
      • 21
      • 10
      • 24
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Woof Woof

      69 Boyz
    • 24
    • 24
    • 7
      • 24
      • 24
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

A.V.Bryant

Producer(s):

K.Mills

Imprint/Promotion Label:

QuadraSound/Big Beat/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • 25
    • 1
    • 22
      • 25
      • 1
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Hailey, R.Bennett

  • 26
    • Paper

      Queen Latifah Featuring Apache
    • 39
    • 26
    • 2
      • 39
      • 26
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.Owens, P.Michael, N.Whitfield, B.Strong

Producer(s):

P.Micheal, J.Duplessis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Flavor Unit/Motown

  • 27
    • Touch It

      Monifah
    • 34
    • 27
    • 3
      • 34
      • 27
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Knight, ScrewFace, T.Stahl, J.Guldberg

Producer(s):

J.Knight

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/Universal

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • I Can Do That

      Montell Jordan
    • 29
    • 28
    • 5
      • 29
      • 28
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, T.Bishop

Producer(s):

T.Bishop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • My All/Breakdown

      Mariah Carey
    • 23
    • 4
    • 16
      • 23
      • 4
      • 16
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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
  • 30 NEW
  • NEW
    • Time After Time

      Inoj
    • -
    • 30
    • 1
      • -
      • 30
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

C.Lauper, R. Hyman

Producer(s):

C.M.Roane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 31
    • I Wasn't With It

      Jesse Powell
    • 40
    • 31
    • 2
      • 40
      • 31
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.Robinson, J.Elias, E.R.Von Jr Jackson

Producer(s):

Jon-John, J.Elias

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Silas/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • It's Alright

      Memphis Bleek (& Jay-Z)
    • 33
    • 32
    • 3
      • 33
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, D.Dash, I.Leeper, D.Byrne, B.Eno, C.Franz, M.Weymouth, J.Harrison

Producer(s):

D.Dash, Mahogany

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

      Xscape
    • 28
    • 4
    • 17
      • 28
      • 4
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

G.Roche

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 34
    • 2 Way Street

      Missjones
    • 27
    • 27
    • 9
      • 27
      • 27
      • 9
  • 35
    • It's All About Me

      Mya & Sisqo
    • 26
    • 2
    • 24
      • 26
      • 2
      • 24
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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
  • 36
    • Whatcha Gone Do?

      Link
    • 30
    • 15
    • 12
      • 30
      • 15
      • 12
  • 37
    • What U See Is What U Get

      Xzibit
    • 37
    • 37
    • 5
      • 37
      • 37
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.Joiner, J.West

Producer(s):

J.West

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Goodbye To My Homies

      Master P Featuring Silkk The Shocker, Sons Of Funk And Mo B. Dick
    • 53
    • 38
    • 2
      • 53
      • 38
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

P.Miller, Z.Miller, Sons Of Funk, Mo B. Dick, F.J.Perren, C.Perren

Producer(s):

C.Stephens

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

Gains In Performance

  • 39
    • Do Your Thing

      7 Mile
    • 32
    • 12