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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 10, 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 October 10, 1998

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  • 1
    • The First Night

      Monica
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Thinkin' Bout It

      Gerald Levert
    • 2
    • 2
    • 7
      • 2
      • 2
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Allamby, L.Browder, A.Roberson, G.Levert

Producer(s):

D.Allamby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • How Deep Is Your Love

      Dru Hill Featuring Redman
    • 13
    • 3
    • 2
      • 13
      • 3
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

R.Cousins, T.Ruffin, W.S.Campbell II, M.Andrews, R.Noble

Producer(s):

Dutch, Nokio, W.Campbell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

University/Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • Friend Of Mine

      Kelly Price
    • 3
    • 1
    • 14
      • 3
      • 1
      • 14
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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
  • 5
    • Lately

      Divine
    • 6
    • 5
    • 5
      • 6
      • 5
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

W.Baker, C.Kelly

Producer(s):

J.Howcott, D.Parks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Pendulum/Red Ant

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • I Still Love You

      Next
    • 4
    • 4
    • 10
      • 4
      • 4
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Movin' On

      Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker
    • 5
    • 4
    • 11
      • 5
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Pearson, M.Andrews, M.Harrison

Producer(s):

D.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

University/Interscope

  • 8
    • So Into You

      Tamia
    • 7
    • 7
    • 14
      • 7
      • 7
      • 14
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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.

  • 9
    • Nobody's Supposed To Be Here

      Deborah Cox
    • 14
    • 9
    • 2
      • 14
      • 9
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

S.Crawford, M.D.S.Jordan

Producer(s):

S.Crawford, M.Jordan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • I Can Do That

      Montell Jordan
    • 8
    • 4
    • 12
      • 8
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, T.Bishop

Producer(s):

T.Bishop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Westside

      TQ
    • 11
    • 11
    • 2
      • 11
      • 11
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.Quaites, M.Mosley, F.Ojetunde, J.Sample, R.Ford,Jr., R.Simmons, J.B.Moore, K.Walker

Producer(s):

M.Mosley, F.Ojetunde

Imprint/Promotion Label:

ClockWork/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • Touch It

      Monifah
    • 9
    • 9
    • 10
      • 9
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Knight

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/Universal

  • 13
    • Make It Hot

      Nicole Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha
    • 10
    • 2
    • 16
      • 10
      • 2
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Gold Mind/East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • Splackavellie

      Pressha
    • 15
    • 14
    • 6
      • 15
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.Jones, J.Carn

Producer(s):

J.Carn

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tony Mercedes/LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Nobody Else

      Tyrese
    • 12
    • 12
    • 8
      • 12
      • 12
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jake

  • 16
    • They Don't Know/Are U Still Down

      Jon B
    • 16
    • 2
    • 37
      • 16
      • 2
      • 37
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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
  • 17 NEW
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    • Just The Two Of Us

      Will Smith
    • -
    • 17
    • 1
      • -
      • 17
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

W.C.Smith, W.Withers, Jr., W.Salter, R.MacDonald

Producer(s):

Sauce

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Gotta Be

      Jagged Edge
    • 20
    • 11
    • 9
      • 20
      • 11
      • 9
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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

  • 19
    • How's It Goin' Down

      DMX Featuring Faith Evans
    • 21
    • 19
    • 7
      • 21
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

E.Sermon, A.Fields

Producer(s):

PK

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruff Ryders/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • SuperThug (What What)

      Noreaga
    • 23
    • 20
    • 5
      • 23
      • 20
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

V.Santiago, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, D.Harry, C.Stein

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Penalty/Tommy Boy

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • The Boy Is Mine

      Brandy & Monica
    • 18
    • 1
    • 20
      • 18
      • 1
      • 20
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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
  • 22
    • Daydreamin'

      Tatyana Ali
    • 17
    • 5
    • 10
      • 17
      • 5
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Still A G Thang

      Snoop Dogg
    • 22
    • 16
    • 6
      • 22
      • 16
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

C.C.Broadus Jr., Zekkariyas, M.Wells

Producer(s):

M.Wells

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

  • 24
    • Lookin' At Me

      Mase Featuring Puff Daddy
    • 19
    • 8
    • 12
      • 19
      • 8
      • 12
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 25
    • Money Ain't A Thang

      JD Featuring Jay-Z
    • 24
    • 10
    • 15
      • 24
      • 10
      • 15
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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

  • 26
    • Too Close

      Next
    • 25
    • 1
    • 35
      • 25
      • 1
      • 35
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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
  • 27
    • Horse & Carriage

      Cam'Ron Featuring Mase
    • 26
    • 9
    • 13
      • 26
      • 9
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Untertainment/Epic

  • 28
    • Can I Get A...

      Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja
    • 34
    • 28
    • 2
      • 34
      • 28
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, I.D.Lorenzo, J.Atkins, R.Mays

Producer(s):

Irv Gotti, Lil' Rob

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • Touch Me

      Solo
    • 31
    • 26
    • 5
      • 31
      • 26
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, R.Anderson, D.Chavis, E.Mack, D.Stokes

Producer(s):

Raphael Saadiq

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M/Interscope

  • 30
    • Yesterday

      Debelah Morgan
    • 28
    • 28
    • 5
      • 28
      • 28
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

V.G.Benford, D.Morgan

Producer(s):

V.G.Benford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

VAZ/Motown

  • 31
    • I Wasn't With It

      Jesse Powell
    • 27
    • 25
    • 9
      • 27
      • 25
      • 9
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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

  • 32
    • My Way

      Usher
    • 29
    • 4
    • 17
      • 29
      • 4
      • 17
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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
  • 33
    • Still Not A Player

      Big Punisher Featuring Joe
    • 30
    • 6
    • 18
      • 30
      • 6
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Knobody

  • 34
    • All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • 33
    • 1
    • 29
      • 33
      • 1
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Hailey, R.Bennett

  • 35
    • I Get Lonely

      Janet Featuring BLACKstreet
    • 32
    • 1
    • 22
      • 32
      • 1
      • 22
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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
  • 36
    • Find A Way

      A Tribe Called Quest
    • 35
    • 29
    • 8
      • 35
      • 29
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Q-Tip, M.I.Taylor, A.Shaheed Muhammad, J.Yancey, T.Tei, B.Gilberto

Producer(s):

The UMMAH

  • 37 NEW
  • NEW
    • No Fool No More

      En Vogue
    • -
    • 37
    • 1
      • -
      • 37
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

Big Baby, Sugar Mike

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Sunset/East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Definition

      Mos Def & Kweli Are Black Star
    • 37
    • 31
    • 8
      • 37
      • 31
      • 8
  • 39
    • Time After Time

      Inoj
    • 38
    • 30
    • 8
      • 38
      • 30
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Lauper, R. Hyman

Producer(s):

C.M.Roane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 40
    • What U See Is What U Get

      Xzibit