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Hot Rap Songs

Week of January 10, 1998

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  • 1
    • Been Around The World/IIt's All About The Benjamins

      Puff Daddy & The Family (Feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase)
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
      • 1
      • 1
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

David Bowie, L.Stansfield, A.Morris, I.Devaney, C.Wallace, M.Betha, S.J.Combs, R.Lawrence

Producer(s):

R.Lawrence, D.Angelettie, Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Feel So Good

      Mase
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.E.Bell, R.Bell, G.Brown, R.Mickens, C.Smith, D.R.Thomas, R.Westfield, L.Dermer

Producer(s):

D.Angelettie, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Going Back To Cali

      The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 5
    • 3
    • 6
      • 5
      • 3
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

C.Wallace, O.S.Harvey,Jr., R.Troutman

Producer(s):

Easy Mo Bee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Greatest gainer this week

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • I'm Not A Player

      Big Punisher
    • 4
    • 3
    • 11
      • 4
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

C.Rios, M.Richardson, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff

Producer(s):

Minnesota

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Loud/RCA

  • 5
    • Just Clownin'

      WC From Westside Connection
    • 3
    • 3
    • 5
      • 3
      • 3
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

W.Calhoun, K.Gilliam

Producer(s):

WC, Crazy Toones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Payday/FFRR/IDJMG

  • 6
    • Roxanne `97 - Puff Daddy Remix

      Sting & The Police
    • 6
    • 5
    • 4
      • 6
      • 5
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Sting, Full Force, U.F.T.O., G.C.Redd, J.Crosby

Producer(s):

The Police, Diddy, Stevie J, J-Dub

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M

  • 7 NEW
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    • Dangerous

      Busta Rhymes
    • -
    • 7
    • 1
      • -
      • 7
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

T.Smith, R.Smith, H.Stone, F.Stonewall, A.Colon, L.Dermer

Producer(s):

R.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Swing My Way

      K.P. & Envyi
    • 7
    • 7
    • 4
      • 7
      • 7
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.O.Johnson, J.N.Hall

Producer(s):

Mixzo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • If I Could Teach The World

      Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    • 9
    • 3
    • 13
      • 9
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Bone, D.J.U-Neek

Producer(s):

D.J.U-Neek

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Relativity

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • You Know My Steez

      Gang Starr
    • 11
    • 5
    • 7
      • 11
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.Elam, C.Martin

Producer(s):

DJ Premier

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Noo Trybe/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Up Jumps Da Boogie

      Magoo And Timbaland
    • 10
    • 1
    • 26
      • 10
      • 1
      • 26
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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
  • 12
    • Mourn You Til I Join You

      Naughty By Nature
    • 13
    • 2
    • 10
      • 13
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Criss, K.Gist, V.Brown

Producer(s):

Naughty By Nature

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

  • 13
    • Burn

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

D.Silas, J.Smith, E.Dean

Producer(s):

E.Dean

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Red Ant/IDJMG

  • 14
    • Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]

      Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
    • 8
    • 8
    • 3
      • 8
      • 8
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

D.Fagen, W.Becker

Producer(s):

KNS

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Codeine/Columbia/Sony Music

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • Not Tonight

      Lil' Kim Feat. Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy Elliott & Angie Mar
    • 22
    • 2
    • 28
      • 22
      • 2
      • 28
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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
  • 16
    • Man Behind The Music

      Queen Pen Featuring Teddy Riley
    • 18
    • 7
    • 13
      • 18
      • 7
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, L.Walters, T.Gaither, M.Smith, J.Brown, C.Bobbitt, J.Brown, B.Bird

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Lil' Man/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • I Miss My Homies

      Master P Featuring Pimp C And The Shocker
    • 19
    • 2
    • 19
      • 19
      • 2
      • 19
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Backyard Boogie

      Mack 10
    • 20
    • 5
    • 21
      • 20
      • 5
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

D.Rolison

Producer(s):

Bobcat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Priority

  • 19
    • 4, 3, 2, 1

      LL Cool J Featuring Method Man, Redman, DMX, Canibus And Master P
    • 26
    • 10
    • 3
      • 26
      • 10
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, E.Sermon, R.Rubin, A.N.Yauch, A.K.Horovitz, R.Noble, C.Smith, E.Simmons

Producer(s):

E.Sermon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • I'll Be Missing You

      Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
    • 21
    • 1
    • 31
      • 21
      • 1
      • 31
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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
  • 21
    • Tha Hop

      Kinsu
    • 23
    • 17
    • 7
      • 23
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Marrs

Producer(s):

Danny D

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blunt/TVT

  • 22
    • We Getz Down

      Rampage
    • 24
    • 22
    • 3
      • 24
      • 22
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.McNair, E.T.Riley, L.E.Blackmon, N.Leftenant, C.Singleton, T.Jerkins

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 23
    • Get It Wet

      Twista
    • 29
    • 12
    • 12
      • 29
      • 12
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.T.Mitchell, Ms. Kane

Producer(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Creator's Way/Atlantic/AG

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Showdown

      E-A-Ski Featuring Montell Jordan
    • 14
    • 8
    • 8
      • 14
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

E-A-Ski, CMT, M.D.S.Jordan

Producer(s):

E-A-Ski, CMT

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Relativity

  • 25
    • Avenues

      Refugee Camp All Stars Featuring Pras (With Ky-mani)
    • 28
    • 4
    • 17
      • 28
      • 4
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

E.Grant

Producer(s):

Prakazrel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Off The Books

      The Beatnuts Featuring Big Punisher & Cuban Link
    • 30
    • 12
    • 17
      • 30
      • 12
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

L.Fernandez, J.Tineo, C.Rios

Producer(s):

The Beatnuts

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Violator/Relativity

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Closer

      Capone -N- Noreaga
    • 27
    • 9
    • 11
      • 27
      • 9
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

V.Santiago, S.Anderson, L.Vandross, R.Wyatt,Jr., C.Perrin

Producer(s):

S.Sneed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Penalty/Tommy Boy

  • 28
    • Mo Money Mo Problems

      The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase
    • 31
    • 1
    • 24
      • 31
      • 1
      • 24
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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
  • 29
    • The Breaks

      Nadanuf Featuring Kurtis Blow
    • 25
    • 11
    • 12
      • 25
      • 11
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

R.Ford,Jr., R.Simmons, J.B.Moore, K.Walker, L.Smith, R.Sterling, A.Griffin, M.Standifer

Producer(s):

Babyboy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

  • 30
    • Look Into My Eyes

      Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    • 36
    • 2
    • 31
      • 36
      • 2
      • 31
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Songwriter(s):

Bone, D.J.U-Neek

Producer(s):

D.J.U-Neek

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ruthless/Relativity

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 31 NEW
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    • Blood Money (Part 2)

      Noreaga Featuring NAS + Nature
    • -
    • 31
    • 1
      • -
      • 31
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

V.Santiago, N.Jones, J.Baxter, S.J.Barnes, J.C.Olivier

Producer(s):

J.C.Olivier

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Bounce Baby Bounce

      Fraze
    • 16
    • 16
    • 9
      • 16
      • 16
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.Johnson, D.Mincey

Producer(s):

Disco Rick

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Before Dawn/Touchwood

  • 33
    • Imma Rolla

      Mr. Money Loc
    • 17
    • 10
    • 14
      • 17
      • 10
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Mr. Money Loc, E.Coston, M.Flowers

Producer(s):

E.Coston, Mike City

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Loc-N-Up

  • 34
    • Can't Go Wrong

      O.C. Featuring Changing Faces
    • 33
    • 33
    • 3
      • 33
      • 33
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

O.Credle, G.Scott

Producer(s):

Ogee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Payday/FFRR/IDJMG

  • 35
    • What I Need

      Craig Mack
    • 32
    • 16
    • 10
      • 32
      • 16
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.Mack

Producer(s):

Easy Mo Bee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Street Life/All American

  • 36
    • Just Because

      Shaqueen
    • 15
    • 15
    • 7
      • 15
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Pearce, T.Wilson, M.Rapley

Producer(s):

Kool T

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mighty

  • 37
    • I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto

      2Pac
    • 34
    • 18
    • 5
      • 34
      • 18
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, L.Goodman, M.McDowell, R.Troutman, L.Troutman

Producer(s):

Soulshock, Karlin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Amaru/Jive

  • 38
    • Take It To The Streets

      Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence
    • 39
    • 5
    • 27
      • 39
      • 5
      • 27
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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

  • 39
    • Madame Buttafly

      Young M.C.