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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 26, 2002

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 26, 2002

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  • 1
    • Luv U Better

      LL Cool J
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Greatest gainer this week

  • 2
    • Dilemma

      Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland
    • 1
    • 1
    • 17
      • 1
      • 1
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gamble, B.Sigler, C.Haynes, Jr., B.A.M., R.Bowser

Producer(s):

B.Alexander, R.Bowser

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fo' Reel/Universal/UMRG

  • 3
    • Work It

      Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
    • 3
    • 3
    • 7
      • 3
      • 3
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott, T.Z.Mosley

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Gold Mind/Elektra/Rhino

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 4
    • I Care 4 U

      Aaliyah
    • 4
    • 3
    • 22
      • 4
      • 3
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott, T.Z.Mosley, C.M.Hampton, H.Banks

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Gimme The Light

      Sean Paul
    • 5
    • 5
    • 28
      • 5
      • 5
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

S.P.Henriques, T.Rami

Producer(s):

Troyton, Daddy Reds

Imprint/Promotion Label:

VP/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • dontchange

      Musiq
    • 8
    • 6
    • 12
      • 8
      • 6
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.Johnson, C.Haggins, I.Barias, F.Romano

Producer(s):

I.Barias, C.Haggins, Musiq Soulchild

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Soul/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Hey Ma

      Cam'Ron Featuring Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey & Toya
    • 7
    • 7
    • 13
      • 7
      • 7
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

C.Giles, D.Pittman, L.James, L.Richie

Producer(s):

Dr Period, Mafia Boy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 8
    • Baby

      Ashanti
    • 10
    • 8
    • 20
      • 10
      • 8
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

A.S.Douglas, A.Parker, I.D.Lorenzo, 7 Auerlius, M.G.Dean, B.T.Jordan

Producer(s):

C.Santana, Irv Gotti, 7 Aurelius

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Inc./Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Gangsta Lovin'

      Eve Featuring Alicia Keys
    • 6
    • 2
    • 17
      • 6
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

L.Simmons, A.Yarbrough, J.Ellis

Producer(s):

Irv Gotti, 7 Aurelius

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruff Ryders/Interscope

  • 10
    • Stingy

      Ginuwine
    • 11
    • 7
    • 19
      • 11
      • 7
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

B.M.Cox, J.L.Perry, J.Austin

Producer(s):

B.M.Cox

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/SUM

  • 11
    • When The Last Time

      Clipse
    • 12
    • 11
    • 11
      • 12
      • 11
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.L.Thornton, G.Thornton, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Move B***h

      Ludacris Featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0
    • 9
    • 3
    • 23
      • 9
      • 3
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

C.B.Bridges, C.Lawson, M.Tyler, B.Sandimanie

Producer(s):

KLC

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DTP/Def Jam South/IDJMG

  • 13
    • Po' Folks

      Nappy Roots Featuring Anthony Hamilton
    • 13
    • 13
    • 19
      • 13
      • 13
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

M.Williams, J.Kent, W.Hughes, R.Anthony

Producer(s):

The Trackboyz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 14
    • Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)

      Erykah Badu Featuring Common
    • 18
    • 14
    • 11
      • 18
      • 14
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, E.A.Wright, J.Poyser, R.C.Ozuna, G.Standridge, M.Chinwah, R.L.Lynn

Producer(s):

E.Badu, Raphael Saadiq

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fox/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Trade It All

      Fabolous Featuring P. Diddy & Jagged Edge
    • 14
    • 14
    • 28
      • 14
      • 14
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

B.D.Casey, B.D.Casey, J.D.Jackson, E.Shaw, K.Hill

Producer(s):

DJ Clue, DURO

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/SUM

  • 16
    • '03 Bonnie & Clyde

      Jay-Z Featuring Beyonce Knowles
    • 39
    • 16
    • 2
      • 39
      • 16
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, Ye, Prince, D.Harper, R.House, T.A.Shakur, T.J.Wrice

Producer(s):

Ye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Nothin'

      N.O.R.E.
    • 15
    • 2
    • 24
      • 15
      • 2
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

V.Santiago, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 18
    • Braid My Hair

      Mario
    • 20
    • 18
    • 10
      • 20
      • 18
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

W.S.Campbell II, H.S.Lilly, Jr.

Producer(s):

W.Campbell, H.Lilly, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

3rd Street/J/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • React

      Erick Sermon Featuring Redman
    • 21
    • 19
    • 7
      • 21
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

E.Sermon, R.Noble, J.Smith

Producer(s):

Just Blaze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Cleanin' Out My Closet

      Eminem
    • 17
    • 11
    • 13
      • 17
      • 11
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.B.Mathers III, J.Bass

Producer(s):

Eminem, J.Bass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Web/Aftermath/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 21
    • Good Times

      Styles
    • 16
    • 6
    • 21
      • 16
      • 6
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

F.Payne

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz, S.Denson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruff Ryders/Interscope

  • 22
    • Why I Love You

      B2K
    • 22
    • 22
    • 8
      • 22
      • 22
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.Taylor, S.L.Russell, D.McPherson, C.Farrar

Producer(s):

The Characters, S.Russell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

T.U.G./Epic/SUM

  • 23
    • Oh Yeah!

      Big Tymers Featuring Tateeze, Boo & Gotti
    • 24
    • 23
    • 10
      • 24
      • 23
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.Williams, B.O.Thomas, S.Sledge, M.Mitchell

Producer(s):

Mannie Fresh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • halfcrazy

      Musiq
    • 19
    • 2
    • 37
      • 19
      • 2
      • 37
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Songwriter(s):

T.Johnson, C.Haggins, I.Barias, F.Lai

Producer(s):

I.Barias, C.Haggins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Soul/IDJMG

  • 25
    • Two Wrongs

      Wyclef Jean Featuring Claudette Ortiz
    • 23
    • 11
    • 19
      • 23
      • 11
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

W.Jean, J.Duplessis

Producer(s):

W.Jean, J.Duplessis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/SUM

  • 26
    • Burnin' Up

      Faith Evans Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
    • 26
    • 19
    • 17
      • 26
      • 19
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

F.Evans, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, C.L.Hawkins, L.H.Dozier, J.McKinley

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

  • 27
    • Hot In Herre

      Nelly
    • 27
    • 1
    • 26
      • 27
      • 1
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

C.Brown, C.Haynes, Jr., P.L.Williams, C.Hugo

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fo' Reel/Universal/UMRG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 28
    • I Need A Girl (Part Two)

      P. Diddy & Ginuwine Featuring Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggeri
    • 25
    • 2
    • 24
      • 25
      • 2
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

M.M.Winans, S.J.Combs, C.L.Hawkins, M.C.Jones, F.Romano, A.Shropshire

Producer(s):

M.Winans, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

  • 29
    • Floetic

      Floetry
    • 29
    • 29
    • 9
      • 29
      • 29
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.Ambrosius, N.Stewart, D.Henson, K.Pelzer, M.H.Torme, R.Wells

Producer(s):

D.Henson, K.Pelzer

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Soljaz/DreamWorks/Interscope

  • 30
    • Lose Yourself

      Eminem
    • 36
    • 30
    • 4
      • 36
      • 30
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.B.Mathers III, J.Bass, L.E.Resto

Producer(s):

Eminem

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Shady/Interscope/UMe

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 31
    • Wanksta

      50 Cent
    • 43
    • 31
    • 5
      • 43
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Jackson, Jr., J.Freeman

Producer(s):

J.Freeman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G-Unit/Shady/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Fabulous

      Jaheim Featuring Tha Rayne
    • 41
    • 32
    • 5
      • 41
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gist, E.Berkeley, B.M.Muhammad, M.Brown, V.Carstarphen, G.McFadden, J.Whitehead

Producer(s):

KayGee, E.Berkeley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Divine Mill/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Little Things

      India.Arie
    • 33
    • 33
    • 8
      • 33
      • 33
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.J.Wolinski, A.Fischer, I.Simpson, S.Sanders, A.Roberson

Producer(s):

S.Sanders, I.A.Simpson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Jenny From The Block

      Jennifer Lopez Featuring Styles & Jadakiss
    • 55
    • 34
    • 3
      • 55
      • 34
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Oliver, Mr. Deyo, J.Lopez, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, J.F.A.Miro, L.Parker, S.Sterling, M.Oliver

Producer(s):

T.Oliver, C.Rooney, Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/SUM

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Someone To Love You

      Ruff Endz
    • 28
    • 12
    • 38
      • 28
      • 12
      • 38
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Songwriter(s):

C.Rooney

Producer(s):

C.Rooney, T.Oliver

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/SUM

  • 36
    • Don't Mess With My Man

      Nivea Featuring Brian & Brandon Casey
    • 34
    • 33
    • 17
      • 34
      • 33
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

B.M.Cox, B.D.Casey, B.D.Casey

Producer(s):

B.M.Cox

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive

  • 37
    • Girl Talk

      TLC
    • 47
    • 37
    • 3
      • 47
      • 37
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

E.Clement, K.Burruss, L.Lopez, A.McCloud, T.Watkins

Producer(s):

E.Hustle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • Thug Lovin'

      Ja Rule Featuring Bobby Brown
    • 60
    • 38
    • 2
      • 60
      • 38
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.Atkins, A.Parker, I.D.Lorenzo, S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

C.Santana, Irv Gotti

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Inc./Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance