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Hot Rap Songs

Week of August 9, 1997

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  • 1
    • Mo Money Mo Problems

      The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
    • 2
    • 1
    • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, S.A.Jordan, M.Betha, B.Edwards, N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Producer(s):

Stevie J, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • I'll Be Missing You

      Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Sting, T.Gaither, F.Evans

Producer(s):

Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 3
    • Not Tonight

      Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
    • 3
    • 2
    • 6
      • 3
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Jones, M.A.Elliott, L.Lopez, S.Harris, A.Martinez, R.Bell, G.Brown, M.Muhammed

Producer(s):

R.Smith, A.Colon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Undeas/Tommy Boy/AG

Greatest gainer this week

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Up Jumps Da Boogie

      Magoo And Timbaland
    • 5
    • 4
    • 4
      • 5
      • 4
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, M.Barcliff, M.A.Elliott, R.Temperton

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic/AG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • Take It To The Streets

      Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence
    • 6
    • 5
    • 5
      • 6
      • 5
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.McNair, B.Lawrence, R.Smith, A.Colon, G.Underwood, B.Reed

Producer(s):

R.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Look Into My Eyes

      Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    • 4
    • 2
    • 9
      • 4
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Bone, D.J.U-Neek

Producer(s):

D.J.U-Neek

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Relativity

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 7
    • Smile

      Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
    • 7
    • 2
    • 9
      • 7
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Jordan, M.G.Dean, T.A.Shakur, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Scarface, M.G.Dean, T.Capone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe/Capitol

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • C U When U Get There (From "Nothing To Lose")

      Coolio Featuring 40 Thevz
    • 8
    • 7
    • 6
      • 8
      • 7
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

A.Ivey, D.Aldridge, H.Straughter, M.Straughter

Producer(s):

Romeo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Smokin' Me Out

      Warren G Featuring Ronald Isley
    • 9
    • 4
    • 8
      • 9
      • 4
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

W.Griffin, R.Isley, R.B.Isley, E.J.Isley, M.Isley, O.Isley, C.H.Jasper

Producer(s):

Warren G

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G-Funk/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 10
    • Hip Hop Drunkies

      Tha Alkaholiks Featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard
    • 11
    • 6
    • 8
      • 11
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

E.Brooks, R.Smith, J.Robinson, R.T.Jones, M.Williams

Producer(s):

E-Swift

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Loud/RCA

  • 11
    • If I Could Change (From "I'm Bout It")

      The Lemonheads
    • 10
    • 5
    • 14
      • 10
      • 5
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Mo B. Dick, O'Dell, Happy

Producer(s):

D.J.Daryl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

  • 12
    • Just Another Case

      CRU Featuring Slick Rick
    • 12
    • 8
    • 15
      • 12
      • 8
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.Graham, C.Santiago, S.Swan, K.Swan, R.Bailey, R.Clark, K.Williams, R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

Yogi

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 13
    • Far From Yours

      O.C. Featuring Yvette Michele
    • 39
    • 13
    • 4
      • 39
      • 13
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

O.Credle, A.Best, M.Bryant, G.Johnson, L.Johnson, Eric B., W.M.Griffin Jr.

Producer(s):

Buckwild

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Payday/FFRR/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • That's Right

      DJ Taz Featuring Raheem The Dream
    • 15
    • 8
    • 20
      • 15
      • 8
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

T.S.Mclntosh

Producer(s):

T.Mclntosh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Breakaway/Success/Priority

  • 15
    • Da' Dip

      Freak Nasty
    • 14
    • 4
    • 45
      • 14
      • 4
      • 45
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Songwriter(s):

T.E.Henry

Producer(s):

Freak Nasty

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Hard Hood/Power/Triad

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 16
    • Hypnotize

      The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 18
    • 1
    • 16
      • 18
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, S.J.Combs, D.M.Angelettie, R.L.Chambers, A.Armer, R.Badazz, R.M.L.Walters, D.L.Davis

Producer(s):

D.Angelettie, R.Lawrence, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 17
    • Can't Nobody Hold Me Down

      Puff Daddy (Featuring Mase)
    • 16
    • 1
    • 29
      • 16
      • 1
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Combs, S.A.Jordan, C.Broady, N.Myrick, M.Betha, G.Prestopino, M.Wilder, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

C.Broady, N.Myrick, Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 18
    • We Trying To Stay Alive

      Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars
    • 13
    • 3
    • 10
      • 13
      • 3
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.A.Gibb, M.E.Gibb, R.H.Gibb, N.Jean, S.Michael, J.Forte, Robinson

Producer(s):

W.Jean, Prakazrel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruffhouse/Columbia

  • 19
    • Iced Down Medallions

      Royal Flush
    • 19
    • 19
    • 3
      • 19
      • 19
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.Govantes, L.Porter, V.Santiago, C.Reid

Producer(s):

EZ Elpee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blunt/TVT

  • 20 NEW
  • NEW
    • Down For Yours

      Nastyboy Klick Featuring Roger Troutman
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Cardenas, L.Marin, D.Salas, A.Estrada

Producer(s):

MC Magic, L-Dog

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NastyBoy/GlassNote/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • If U Stay Ready

      Suga Free
    • 17
    • 9
    • 14
      • 17
      • 9
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Suga Free, DJ Quik, Playa Ham, R.Bacon

Producer(s):

DJ Quik, R.Bacon, G-One

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sheppard Lane/Unfadeable/IDJMG

  • 22
    • Let Me Clear My Throat

      DJ Kool
    • 20
    • 4
    • 52
      • 20
      • 4
      • 52
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Songwriter(s):

DJ Kool

Producer(s):

DJ Kool, S.Janis, F.Derby

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CLR/American/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23 NEW
  • NEW
    • Be The Realist

      Trapp, Tupac & Notorious B.I.G.
    • -
    • 23
    • 1
      • -
      • 23
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Trapp

Producer(s):

Trapp

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Deff Trapp/Intersound

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • My Baby Daddy

      B-Rock & The Bizz
    • 21
    • 2
    • 18
      • 21
      • 2
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

L.Agee, B.Agee, M.White, A.McKay

Producer(s):

B.Agee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tony Mercedes/LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 25
    • Emotions

      Twista
    • 23
    • 11
    • 19
      • 23
      • 11
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Producer(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Creator's Way/Atlantic/AG

  • 26
    • I'll Be

      Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z
    • 22
    • 2
    • 26
      • 22
      • 2
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, A.Winbush, R.Moore

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 27
    • How We Comin'

      RBL Posse
    • 29
    • 27
    • 2
      • 29
      • 27
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.Mathews, A.Singleton, R.Heard, M.Tyler, R.Thomas

Producer(s):

Rick Rock

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic/AG

Gains In Performance

  • 28 NEW
  • NEW
    • Big Bad Mamma (From "Def Jam's How To Be A Player")

      Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill
    • -
    • 28
    • 1
      • -
      • 28
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier, S.C.Carter, L.Haywood

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 29 NEW
  • NEW
    • Hoodlum (From "Hoodlum")

      Mobb Deep Featuring Big Noyd & Rakim
    • -
    • 29
    • 1
      • -
      • 29
      • 1
  • 30
    • Talkin' Bout' Bank

      The Whoridas
    • 24
    • 20
    • 11
      • 24
      • 20
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

H.Mahmoud, M.Taylor

Producer(s):

B.Durham, D.Reed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Southpaw/Delicious Vinyl/Red Ant

  • 31
    • On & Poppin'

      Young M.C.
    • 30
    • 30
    • 3
      • 30
      • 30
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young

Producer(s):

M.Young

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Overall

  • 32
    • Who U Wit

      Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
    • 32
    • 26
    • 3
      • 32
      • 26
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.H.Smith, S.Norris, W.Neal

Producer(s):

Lil Jon, P.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mirror Image/Ichiban

  • 33
    • Yardcore

      Born Jamericans
    • 26
    • 8
    • 27
      • 26
      • 8
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

H.Payne, N.Howell, C.Dodd

Producer(s):

Rahiem

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Delicious Vinyl/Red Ant

  • 34
    • Brain

      Jungle Brothers
    • 46
    • 23
    • 8
      • 46
      • 23
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

N.Hall, M.Small, S.Burwell, T.Trotter, A.Thompson, L.Hubbard, M.Brown, J.Grey

Producer(s):

The Roots

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gee Street/V2

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Summer Jam

      Quad City DJ's
    • 27
    • 27
    • 2
      • 27
      • 27
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Thrill Da Playa, J.McGowan, Da' S.W.A.T. Team, B.Rogers, N.Rogers

Producer(s):

J.McGowan, The Bass Mechanics

Imprint/Promotion Label:

QuadraSound/Big Beat/Atlantic

  • 36
    • Jazzy Belle

      OutKast
    • 25
    • 7
    • 19
      • 25
      • 7
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

Organized Noize, A.Benjamin, A.A.Patton

Producer(s):

Organized Noize

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

  • 37
    • Da' Dip

      MC Luscious Featuring Kinsui
    • 33
    • 15
    • 13
      • 33
      • 15
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.E.Henry

Producer(s):

Danny D

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Beat/Atlantic/AG

  • 38 NEW
  • NEW
    • Bounce

      Markie Dee
    • -
    • 38
    • 1
      • -
      • 38
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

M.Morales, M.Rooney, D.Johnson, R.Bell, G.Brown, R.Mickens, C.Smith, D.R.Thomas

Producer(s):

M.Morales, M.Rooney

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Crave/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 39
    • Who You Wit (From "Sprung")