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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 2, 1999

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 January 2, 1999

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  • 1
    • Nobody's Supposed To Be Here

      Deborah Cox
    • 1
    • 1
    • 14
      • 1
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

S.Crawford, M.D.S.Jordan

Producer(s):

S.Crawford, M.Jordan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Love Like This

      Faith Evans
    • 2
    • 2
    • 8
      • 2
      • 2
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

F.Evans, S.Crawford, C.Emery, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Lawrence, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Trippin'

      Total Featuring Missy Elliott
    • 4
    • 3
    • 9
      • 4
      • 3
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott, D.Pearson, T.Z.Mosley, K.Spivey, J.Raynor

Producer(s):

M.Elliott, D.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • Lately

      Divine
    • 3
    • 2
    • 17
      • 3
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

W.Baker, C.Kelly

Producer(s):

J.Howcott, D.Parks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Pendulum/Red Ant

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • I'm Your Angel

      R. Kelly & Celine Dion
    • 7
    • 5
    • 5
      • 7
      • 5
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • Doo Wop (That Thing)

      Lauryn Hill
    • 5
    • 2
    • 9
      • 5
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.N,Hill

Producer(s):

L.Hill

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Can I Get A...

      Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja
    • 6
    • 6
    • 14
      • 6
      • 6
      • 14
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 8 NEW
  • NEW
    • These Are The Times

      Dru Hill
    • -
    • 8
    • 1
      • -
      • 8
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, D.E.Thomas

Producer(s):

Babyface, D.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Soul/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Love Me

      112 Featuring Mase
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

L.Brathwaite, D.Jones, M.Keith, Q.Parker, M.Scandrick, M.Betha, L.Vandross

Producer(s):

L.Brathwaite

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)

      JAY-Z
    • 10
    • 10
    • 9
      • 10
      • 10
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, M.H.James, C.Strouse, M.Charnin

Producer(s):

Mark 45 King

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 11
    • How Deep Is Your Love

      Dru Hill Featuring Redman
    • 9
    • 1
    • 14
      • 9
      • 1
      • 14
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12 NEW
  • NEW
    • Have You Ever?

      Brandy
    • -
    • 12
    • 1
      • -
      • 12
      • 1
  • 13 NEW
  • NEW
    • When A Woman's Fed Up

      R. Kelly
    • -
    • 13
    • 1
      • -
      • 13
      • 1
  • 14
    • Ghetto Cowboy

      Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    • 15
    • 14
    • 7
      • 15
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Howse, A.Henderson, K.Greer, J.Burke, F.Lindsey, R.Antonio

Producer(s):

A.Henderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mo Thugs/Ruthless/Relativity

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • All The Places (I Will Kiss You)

      Aaron Hall
    • 11
    • 8
    • 12
      • 11
      • 8
      • 12
  • 16
    • Hold Me

      Brian McKnight Featuring Tone & Kobe Bryant
    • 12
    • 12
    • 5
      • 12
      • 12
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight, S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier, J.Barnes, K.Barnes

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Gains In Performance

  • 17 NEW
  • NEW
    • Changes

      2Pac
    • -
    • 17
    • 1
      • -
      • 17
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, D.Evans, B.Hornsby

Producer(s):

A.Shakur

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Amaru/Death Row/Interscope

  • 18 NEW
  • NEW
    • Angel Of Mine

      Monica
    • -
    • 18
    • 1
      • -
      • 18
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

R.Lawrence, T.Potts

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19 NEW
  • NEW
    • Take Me There

      BLACKstreet & Mya Featuring Mase & Blinky Blink
    • -
    • 19
    • 1
      • -
      • 19
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, T.Savage, M.Nelson, M.Betha, M.D.Foster, M.Mothersbaugh

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Pushin' Weight

      Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop
    • 13
    • 12
    • 10
      • 13
      • 12
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21 NEW
  • NEW
    • Angel In Disguise

      Brandy
    • -
    • 21
    • 1
      • -
      • 21
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins, L.A.Daniels, F.Jerkins III, T.Turman, T.Hale

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins, Brandy

Gains In Performance

  • 22 NEW
  • NEW
    • Faded Pictures

      Case & Joe
    • -
    • 22
    • 1
      • -
      • 22
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.L.Thomas, J.P.Thompson

Producer(s):

Joe

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 23 NEW
  • NEW
    • Rosa Parks

      OutKast
    • -
    • 23
    • 1
      • -
      • 23
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

A.A.Patton, A.Benjamin

Producer(s):

OutKast

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

  • 24 NEW
  • NEW
    • Heartbreak Hotel

      Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price
    • -
    • 24
    • 1
      • -
      • 24
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

C.Shack, K.Karlin, T.Savage

Producer(s):

Soulshock, Karlin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • The First Night

      Monica
    • 14
    • 1
    • 21
      • 14
      • 1
      • 21
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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
  • 26 NEW
  • NEW
    • Home Alone

      R. Kelly Featuring Keith Murray
    • -
    • 26
    • 1
      • -
      • 26
      • 1
  • 27 NEW
  • NEW
    • Ex-Factor

      Lauryn Hill
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

L.N,Hill, A.Bergman, M.Bergman, M.Hamlisch, R.Diggs, D.D.Coles, G.E.Grice, C.Woods

Producer(s):

L.Hill

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Talk Show Shhh!

      Shae Jones
    • 17
    • 17
    • 11
      • 17
      • 17
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, S.Crawford

Producer(s):

M.Jordan, S.Crawford

Imprint/Promotion Label:

M3/Universal

Gains In Performance

  • 29 NEW
  • NEW
    • Lean On Me

      Kirk Franklin Featuring Mary J. Blige, Bono, R. Kelly, Crystal Lewis & The Family
    • -
    • 29
    • 1
      • -
      • 29
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

K.Franklin

Producer(s):

K.Franklin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gospo Centric/Interscope

  • 30
    • I Still Love You

      Next
    • 18
    • 4
    • 22
      • 18
      • 4
      • 22
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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
  • 31 NEW
  • NEW
    • Sweet Lady

      Tyrese
    • -
    • 31
    • 1
      • -
      • 31
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.Austin, T.Taylor, C.Farrar

Producer(s):

The Characters

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Thinkin' Bout It

      Gerald Levert
    • 16
    • 2
    • 19
      • 16
      • 2
      • 19
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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
  • 33
    • Hot Spot

      Foxy Brown
    • 22
    • 22
    • 5
      • 22
      • 22
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Irv Gotti, Lil' Rob

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 34 NEW
  • NEW
    • Silly Ho

      TLC
    • -
    • 34
    • 1
      • -
      • 34
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin

Producer(s):

Cyptron

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Gotta Be

      Jagged Edge
    • 20
    • 11
    • 21
      • 20
      • 11
      • 21
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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

  • 36 NEW
  • NEW
    • Money, Cash, Hoes

      Jay-Z Featuring DMX
    • -
    • 36
    • 1
      • -
      • 36
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, E.Simmons, K.Dean

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Come And Get With Me

      Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg
    • 29
    • 6
    • 11
      • 29
      • 6
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, L.McCallum

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, Wiz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • Too Close

      Next
    • 21
    • 1
    • 47
      • 21
      • 1
      • 47
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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
  • 39
    • Another Way

      Tevin Campbell
    • 25
    • 25
    • 3
      • 25
      • 25
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.Turpin, T.Carter, M.Kinchen

Producer(s):

M.Kinchen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance