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Hot Rap Songs

Week of October 4, 1997

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Peak Pos.
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  • 1
    • Up Jumps Da Boogie

      Magoo And Timbaland
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • I Miss My Homies

      Master P Featuring Pimp C And The Shocker
    • 4
    • 2
    • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Miller, Pimp C, Z.Miller, J.Jefferson, C.Simmons

Producer(s):

Mo B. Dick, KLC, Odell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Mo Money Mo Problems

      The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Not Tonight

      Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
    • 3
    • 2
    • 14
      • 3
      • 2
      • 14
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • Avenues

      Refugee Camp All Stars Featuring Pras (With Ky-mani)
    • 6
    • 5
    • 3
      • 6
      • 5
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

E.Grant

Producer(s):

Prakazrel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • I'll Be Missing You

      Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
    • 5
    • 1
    • 17
      • 5
      • 1
      • 17
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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
  • 7
    • Me And My Crazy World

      Lost Boyz
    • 8
    • 7
    • 4
      • 8
      • 7
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.Kelley, R.Bowser

Producer(s):

DJ Ron G

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Universal

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Backyard Boogie

      Mack 10
    • 7
    • 6
    • 7
      • 7
      • 6
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Rolison

Producer(s):

Bobcat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Priority

  • 9
    • Take It To The Streets

      Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence
    • 9
    • 5
    • 13
      • 9
      • 5
      • 13
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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

  • 10
    • Somebody Else

      Hurricane G
    • 15
    • 10
    • 3
      • 15
      • 10
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

G.Rodriquez, A.Moody, Gamble, D.Huff

Producer(s):

D-Moet, A.McLean

Imprint/Promotion Label:

H.O.L.A./IDJMG

Greatest gainer this week

  • 11
    • Men Of Steel

      Shaquille O'Neal, Ice Cube, B Real, Peter Gunz & KRS-One
    • 13
    • 11
    • 4
      • 13
      • 11
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.O'Neal, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, L.Freese, O.Jackson, L.Parker, P.Gunz

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

T.W.IsM./Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Reminding Me (Of Sef)

      Common Featuring Chantay Savage
    • 11
    • 10
    • 5
      • 11
      • 10
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.L.Lynn, A.Craig, G.Redmond, L.Brownee, F.Smith, J.Simon

Producer(s):

Ynot

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Relativity

  • 13
    • Off The Books

      The Beatnuts Featuring Big Punisher & Cuban Link
    • 12
    • 12
    • 3
      • 12
      • 12
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

L.Fernandez, J.Tineo, C.Rios

Producer(s):

The Beatnuts

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Relativity

  • 14
    • Talkin' Bout' Bank

      The Whoridas
    • 10
    • 8
    • 19
      • 10
      • 8
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

H.Mahmoud, M.Taylor

Producer(s):

B.Durham, D.Reed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Southpaw/Delicious Vinyl/Red Ant

  • 15
    • Crooked Green Papers

      Kinfusion
    • 24
    • 15
    • 7
      • 24
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.Ayers, L.Bates, J.Griffin, A.Forest

Producer(s):

A.Forest

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Before Dawn/Touchwood

Gains In Performance

  • 16 NEW
  • NEW
    • Sunshine

      Jay-Z Featuring Babyface And Foxy Brown
    • -
    • 16
    • 1
      • -
      • 16
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, D.P.Vanderpool, D.L.R.Barksdale, M.C.Robinson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Prestige

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Down For Yours

      Nastyboy Klick Featuring Roger Troutman
    • 14
    • 10
    • 9
      • 14
      • 10
      • 9
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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

  • 18
    • Be The Realist

      Trapp, Tupac & Notorious B.I.G.
    • 26
    • 14
    • 9
      • 26
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Trapp

Producer(s):

Trapp

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Deff Trapp/Intersound

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • C U When U Get There (From "Nothing To Lose")

      Coolio Featuring 40 Thevz
    • 16
    • 7
    • 14
      • 16
      • 7
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Romeo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Iced Down Medallions

      Royal Flush
    • 21
    • 18
    • 11
      • 21
      • 18
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

EZ Elpee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blunt/TVT

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Let Me Holla At Cha

      Blac Haze
    • 29
    • 21
    • 6
      • 29
      • 21
      • 6
  • 22 NEW
  • NEW
    • Bump'n In Your Trunk

      Mad Dog Clique
    • -
    • 22
    • 1
      • -
      • 22
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

D.J., J.Jordan, J.Boyd, J.Mtume, P.Fields

Producer(s):

A.Ray

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Crosstown

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • How We Comin'

      RBL Posse
    • 25
    • 23
    • 10
      • 25
      • 23
      • 10
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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

  • 24
    • Look Into My Eyes

      Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    • 19
    • 2
    • 17
      • 19
      • 2
      • 17
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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
  • 25
    • Hip Hop Drunkies

      Tha Alkaholiks Featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard
    • 20
    • 6
    • 16
      • 20
      • 6
      • 16
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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

  • 26
    • Smile

      Scarface Featuring 2Pac & Johnny P
    • 23
    • 2
    • 17
      • 23
      • 2
      • 17
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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
  • 27
    • The Joint

      EPMD
    • 17
    • 17
    • 2
      • 17
      • 17
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

P.Smith, E.Sermon, M.Dike, M.L.Diamond, J.King, A.N.Yauch, M.Simpson, A.Franklin

Producer(s):

E.Sermon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 28
    • Far From Yours

      O.C. Featuring Yvette Michele
    • 28
    • 12
    • 12
      • 28
      • 12
      • 12
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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

  • 29
    • I Got Dat Feelin'

      DJ Kool
    • 22
    • 15
    • 6
      • 22
      • 15
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

DJ Kool

Producer(s):

DJ Kool, S.Janis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CLR/American/Warner Bros.

  • 30
    • Emotions

      Twista
    • 34
    • 11
    • 27
      • 34
      • 11
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Producer(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Creator's Way/Atlantic/AG

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Smokin' Me Out

      Warren G Featuring Ronald Isley
    • 32
    • 4
    • 16
      • 32
      • 4
      • 16
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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

  • 32
    • Just Another Case

      CRU Featuring Slick Rick
    • 27
    • 8
    • 23
      • 27
      • 8
      • 23
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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

  • 33
    • Who U Wit

      Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
    • 38
    • 26
    • 11
      • 38
      • 26
      • 11
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • On & Poppin'

      Young M.C.
    • 42
    • 23
    • 11
      • 42
      • 23
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young

Producer(s):

M.Young

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Overall

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • If I Could Change (From "I'm Bout It")

      The Lemonheads
    • 37
    • 5
    • 22
      • 37
      • 5
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

Mo B. Dick, O'Dell, Happy

Producer(s):

D.J.Daryl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

No Limit/Priority

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Put The Monkey In It

      Daz And Soopafly
    • 40
    • 36
    • 4
      • 40
      • 36
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Daz, Soopafly

Producer(s):

Daz, Soopafly

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Big Bad Mamma (From "Def Jam's How To Be A Player")

      Foxy Brown Featuring Dru Hill
    • 33
    • 9
    • 9
      • 33
      • 9
      • 9
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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

  • 38
    • Get Up

      NX
    • 31
    • 31
    • 2
      • 31
      • 31
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

B.Skinner, K.Brown, L.Johnson, A.Tatum, R.Muller

Producer(s):

L.Johnson, A.Tatum

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Epic

  • 39
    • Jazzy Belle

      OutKast
    • 44
    • 7