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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 4, 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 September 4, 1999

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  • 1
    • Bills, Bills, Bills

      Destiny's Child
    • 1
    • 1
    • 16
      • 1
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

K.Burruss, B.G.Knowles Carter, K.T.Rowland, L.N.Luckett, K.Briggs

Producer(s):

She'kspere

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Never Gonna Let You Go

      Faith Evans
    • 13
    • 2
    • 17
      • 13
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Thomas, Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface, D.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Spend My Life With You

      Eric Benet Featuring Tamia
    • 3
    • 3
    • 14
      • 3
      • 3
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

E.Benet, D.Posey, G.Nash,Jr.

Producer(s):

E.Benet, D.Posey, G.Nash,Jr.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • So Anxious

      Ginuwine
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, S.E.Garrett, B.Bush

Producer(s):

Timbaland, J.Douglass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

550 Music/Epic

  • 5
    • Fortunate

      Maxwell
    • 4
    • 1
    • 26
      • 4
      • 1
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

R.Kelly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rock Land/Interscope/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • Jigga My N****

      JAY-Z
    • 15
    • 6
    • 17
      • 15
      • 6
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, K.Dean

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Ruff Ryders/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • It's All About You (Not About Me)

      Tracie Spencer
    • 7
    • 6
    • 15
      • 7
      • 6
      • 15
  • 8
    • Happily Ever After

      Case
    • 5
    • 3
    • 25
      • 5
      • 3
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

C.Woodard, C.Henderson

Producer(s):

C.Henderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Soul/IDJMG

  • 9
    • All That I Can Say

      Mary J. Blige
    • 10
    • 9
    • 8
      • 10
      • 9
      • 8
  • 10
    • Jamboree

      Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane
    • 8
    • 4
    • 15
      • 8
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gist, V.Brown, A.Criss, B.Golson

Producer(s):

Naughty By Nature

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Tell Me It's Real

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • 6
    • 2
    • 16
      • 6
      • 2
      • 16
  • 12
    • Back That Thang Up

      Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil' Wayne
    • 12
    • 12
    • 15
      • 12
      • 12
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

Juvenile, M.Fresh, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

Mannie Fresh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • What Ya Want

      EVE & Nokio
    • 9
    • 9
    • 15
      • 9
      • 9
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.Dean, E.Jeffers

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruff Ryders/Interscope

  • 14
    • Where My Girls At?

      702
    • 11
    • 3
    • 21
      • 11
      • 3
      • 21
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • Vivrant Thing

      Q-Tip
    • 18
    • 15
    • 12
      • 18
      • 15
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Q-Tip

Producer(s):

Q-Tip

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Def Jam/IDJMG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Unpretty

      TLC
    • 34
    • 16
    • 4
      • 34
      • 16
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin, T.Watkins

Producer(s):

D.Austin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Get Gone

      Ideal
    • 20
    • 17
    • 7
      • 20
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Austin, B.M.Cox, K.Hicks

Producer(s):

B.M.Cox, K.Hicks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Noontime/Capitol

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • All N My Grill

      Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Big Boi & Nicole
    • 16
    • 16
    • 11
      • 16
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott, T.Z.Mosley, A.A.Patton

Producer(s):

Timbaland, M.Elliott

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Gold Mind/East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Meeting In My Bedroom

      Silk
    • 17
    • 17
    • 11
      • 17
      • 17
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Allamby, L.Browder

Producer(s):

D.Allamby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time

      R. Kelly
    • 24
    • 20
    • 5
      • 24
      • 20
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Girls' Best Friend

      JAY-Z
    • 23
    • 21
    • 6
      • 23
      • 21
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, K.Dean, M.Tifrere

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • We Can't Be Friends

      Deborah Cox With R.L.
    • 25
    • 22
    • 11
      • 25
      • 22
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

S.Crawford, J.Russell

Producer(s):

S.Crawford, Professor Funk

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • My Love Is Your Love

      Whitney Houston
    • 26
    • 23
    • 7
      • 26
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

W.Jean, J.Duplessis

Producer(s):

W.Jean, J.Duplessis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 24
    • Southern Gul

      Erykah Badu Featuring Rahzel
    • 33
    • 24
    • 6
      • 33
      • 24
      • 6
  • 25
    • Sunshine

      Coko
    • 19
    • 19
    • 10
      • 19
      • 19
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Gamble, R.Jerkins, L.A.Daniels, F.Jerkins III

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins, L.A.Daniels

  • 26
    • Lately

      Tyrese
    • 14
    • 12
    • 20
      • 14
      • 12
      • 20
  • 27
    • Everything Is Everything

      Lauryn Hill
    • 21
    • 14
    • 18
      • 21
      • 14
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

L.N,Hill, J.Newton

Producer(s):

L.Hill

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Back At One

      Brian McKnight
    • 32
    • 28
    • 3
      • 32
      • 28
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight

Producer(s):

B.McKnight

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • Chante's Got A Man

      Chante Moore
    • 22
    • 2
    • 22
      • 22
      • 2
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, C.Moore, G.Jackson

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Silas/MCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 30
    • Beauty

      Dru Hill
    • 31
    • 30
    • 22
      • 31
      • 30
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

T.Ruffin, G.Roche, P.Weatherspoon

Producer(s):

G.Roche, Nokio

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Soul/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Anywhere

      112 Featuring Lil'z
    • 28
    • 5
    • 30
      • 28
      • 5
      • 30
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Songwriter(s):

D.T.Jones, M.Keith, Q.Parker, M.Scandrick, L.Maxwell, Z.Copeland, Jr., J.Boyd

Producer(s):

D.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

  • 32
    • Did You Ever Think

      R. Kelly
    • 29
    • 8
    • 35
      • 29
      • 8
      • 35
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly, C.Mayfield, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes

Producer(s):

R.Kelly, Poke & Tone, C.Rooney

  • 33 NEW
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    • Heartbreaker

      Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z
    • -
    • 33
    • 1
      • -
      • 33
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, S.C.Carter, S.Elliston, L.Chase, N.M.Walden, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

M.Carey, DJ Clue

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/SUM

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 34
    • Holla Holla

      Ja Rule
    • 27
    • 11
    • 26
      • 27
      • 11
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

J.Atkins, T.Green, I.D.Lorenzo

Producer(s):

Tai, Irv Gotti

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Inc./Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 35
    • Bling Bling

      B.G. Featuring Baby, Turk, Mannie Fresh, Juvenile & Lil' Wayne
    • 47
    • 35
    • 4
      • 47
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

C.N.Dorsey, D.M.Carter, Jr., Juvenile, Baby, M.Fresh

Producer(s):

Mannie Fresh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Love You Like I Did

      112
    • 36
    • 36
    • 10
      • 36
      • 36
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.T.Jones, M.Keith, Q.Parker, M.Scandrick, L.Maxwell

Producer(s):

D.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • It's Not Right But It's Okay

      Whitney Houston
    • 30
    • 7
    • 28
      • 30
      • 7
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins, F.Jerkins III, L.Daniels, I.Phillips, T.Estes

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 38
    • 808

      Blaque
    • 35
    • 4
    • 23
      • 35
      • 4
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly, N.Reed

Producer(s):

R.Kelly, Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Track Masters/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 39