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Hot Rap Songs

Hot Rap Songs

Week of September 23, 1989

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • It's Funky Enough

      The D.O.C.
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Atlantic

  • 2
    • Smooth Operator

      Big Daddy Kane
    • 6
    • 2
    • 5
      • 6
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hardy

Producer(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cold Chillin'/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Bust A Move

      Young M.C.
    • 4
    • 3
    • 13
      • 4
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young, M.Dike, M.Ross

Producer(s):

M.ross, M.Dike

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Delicious Vinyl/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Fight The Power

      Public Enemy
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown

  • 5
    • Express Yourself

      N.W.A
    • 3
    • 2
    • 15
      • 3
      • 2
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wright, O.Jackson

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre, Yella

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Priority

  • 6
    • So Wat Cha Sayin'

      EPMD
    • 5
    • 5
    • 7
      • 5
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Erick, Parrish, EPMD

Producer(s):

Erick, Parish, EPMD

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fresh/Sleeping Bag

  • 7
    • They Put Me In The Mix

      M.C. Hammer
    • 9
    • 7
    • 7
      • 9
      • 7
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Me So Horny

      The 2 Live Crew
    • 25
    • 8
    • 3
      • 25
      • 8
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

L.Skyywalker, The 2 Live Crew

Producer(s):

L.Skyywalker, The 2 Live Crew

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Skyywalker

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Do The Right Thing

      Redhead Kingpin & The F.B.I.
    • 12
    • 9
    • 7
      • 12
      • 9
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • L.A. Posse

      Breeze
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 11
    • We Got Our Own Thang

      Heavy D & The Boyz
    • 10
    • 3
    • 17
      • 10
      • 3
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, Heavy D, Tolbert, Theodore, S.Clark, Wellington

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 12
    • Pause

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 26
    • 12
    • 3
      • 26
      • 12
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Profile

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • The Rhythm

      Kwame
    • 21
    • 13
    • 3
      • 21
      • 13
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 14 NEW
  • NEW
    • I Go To Work

      Kool Moe Dee
    • -
    • 14
    • 1
      • -
      • 14
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Dee

Producer(s):

K.M.Dee, LaVaba, P.Harris, Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Funky Dividends

      Three Times Dope
    • 7
    • 4
    • 17
      • 7
      • 4
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 16
    • I'm Not Havin' It

      MC Lyte
    • 18
    • 16
    • 5
      • 18
      • 16
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

First Priority/Atlantic

  • 17
    • Dance For Me

      Queen Latifah
    • 14
    • 14
    • 9
      • 14
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

  • 18
    • I Got Your Girlfriend

      Danny "D" & D.J. "Wiz"
    • 17
    • 17
    • 13
      • 17
      • 17
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 19
    • Hey Young World

      Slick Rick
    • 22
    • 19
    • 5
      • 22
      • 19
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

R.Walters

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 20 NEW
  • NEW
    • Say No Go

      De La Soul
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

P.Huston, K.Mercer, D.J.Jolicoeur, V.Mason, D.Hall, J.Oates

Producer(s):

P.Huston

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Hey Ladies

      Beastie Boys
    • 11
    • 10
    • 7
      • 11
      • 10
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Beastie Boys, The Dust Brothers

Producer(s):

Beastie Boys, The Dust Brothers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

  • 22
    • Big Ole Butt

      LL Cool J
    • 27
    • 22
    • 3
      • 27
      • 22
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, D.E.Simon, B.Latture

Producer(s):

LL Cool J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • 2 Hype

      Kid 'N Play
    • 24
    • 23
    • 5
      • 24
      • 23
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Select

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Ya Bad Chubbs

      Chubb Rock With Howie Tee
    • 16
    • 15
    • 9
      • 16
      • 15
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Select

  • 25
    • Why Is That?

      Boogie Down Productions
    • 13
    • 5
    • 13
      • 13
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

L.Parker

Producer(s):

KRS-1

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 26
    • Do It To The Crowd

      Twin Hype
    • 19
    • 19
    • 7
      • 19
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Profile

  • 27 NEW
  • NEW
    • New Jack Swing

      Wreckx-N-Effect
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Riley, Jr., A.Davidson, B.Mitchell

Producer(s):

M.Riley, Wrecks-N-Effect

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sound Of New York/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • They Want Money

      Kool Moe Dee
    • 23
    • 2
    • 17
      • 23
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 29 NEW
  • NEW
    • Summertime

      Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
    • -
    • 29
    • 1
      • -
      • 29
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reality/Danya

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • I'm That Type Of Guy

      LL Cool J
    • 15
    • 1
    • 15
      • 15
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, D.E.Simon, S.Ett

Producer(s):

LL Cool J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold