Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Sales Data 1

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ranks the most popular R&B/hip-hop albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

1 Last Week: 2

Tales From The Hood

Soundtrack
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3

Me Against The World

2Pac
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 97
3 Last Week: 1
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 64
4 Last Week: 4

The Infamous

Mobb Deep
Last Week 4
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 34
5 Last Week: 5

This Is How We Do It

Montell Jordan
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 33
6 Last Week: 6

Candy Rain

Soul For Real
Last Week 6
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 31
7 Last Week: 7
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 85
8 Last Week: 8

New Jersey Drive Vol. 1

Soundtrack
Last Week 8
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 19
9 Last Week: 11

In A Major Way

E-40
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 34
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 10

Return To The 36 Chambers

Ol' Dirty Bastard
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 33
11 Last Week: 16

CrazySexyCool

TLC
Last Week 16
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 89
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 88
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 89
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 12

Surrender

Kut Klose
Last Week 12
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 28
15 Last Week: 13

Do You Wanna Ride?

Adina Howard
Last Week 13
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 33
16 Last Week: 18

Brandy

Brandy
Last Week 18
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 87
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 15

From The Bottom Up

Brownstone
Last Week 15
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 44
18 Last Week: 9

Panther

Soundtrack
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
19 Last Week: 20

Kirk Franklin And The Family

Kirk Franklin And The Family
Last Week 20
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 108
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
21 Last Week: 21

Beggin' After Dark

H-Town
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 42
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 22

D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin'- Best In The Business

Various Artists
Last Week 22
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 21
23 Last Week: 23

Real Ting

Mad Lion
Last Week 23
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 12
24 Last Week: 24

Bad Boys

Soundtrack
Last Week 24
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 17
26 Last Week: 30

All In The Game

Crime Boss
Last Week 30
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 29
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 27

The Icon Is Love

Barry White
Last Week 27
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 58
28 Last Week: 28

Safe + Sound

DJ Quik
Last Week 28
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 27
29 Last Week: 25

Conversation Peace

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 25
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
30 Last Week: 29

Toast To The Ladies

The Whispers
Last Week 29
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 29
31 Last Week: 32

Just For You

Gladys Knight
Last Week 32
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 55
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 31

Groove On

Gerald Levert
Last Week 31
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 56
33 Last Week: 38

Funkdafied

Da Brat
Last Week 38
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 56
  • Gains in performance
New
34 Last Week: --

Bonafide

Jon B
Last Week --
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 32
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 34

Season Of Da Siccness

Brotha Lynch Hung
Last Week 34
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 33
36 Last Week: 40

Good Times

Subway
Last Week 40
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 36

The Best Of Sade

Sade
Last Week 36
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 111
38 Last Week: 35

Blackstreet

BLACKstreet
Last Week 35
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 64
39 Last Week: --

The D&D Project

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 43

What's On My Mind?

The Dayton Family
Last Week 43
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 46
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 39

Volume I

Thug Life
Last Week 39
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 65
42 Last Week: 33

Mystics Of The God

King Just
Last Week 33
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 8
43 Last Week: --

Poverty's Paradise

Naughty By Nature
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 46

Murder Was The Case

Soundtrack
Last Week 46
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 46
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 41

Love On My Mind

Lorenzo
Last Week 41
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 12
46 Last Week: 37

Rhythm Of Love

Anita Baker
Last Week 37
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 53
47 Last Week: 45

Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Last Week 45
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 119
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 44

Make Him Do Right

Karyn White
Last Week 44
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 47
49 Last Week: --

True Game

Mad CJ Mac
Last Week --
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
51 Last Week: 42

Cocktails

Too $hort
Last Week 42
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 29
52 Last Week: 59

Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1

Various Artists
Last Week 59
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 43
  • Gains in performance
53 Last Week: 50

Nineteen Ninety Quad

69 Boyz
Last Week 50
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 68
54 Last Week: 47

Nine Livez

Nine
Last Week 47
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 16
55 Last Week: 48

The Diary

Scarface
Last Week 48
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 49
56 Last Week: 56

Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2

Various Artists
Last Week 56
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
57 Last Week: 55

Jason's Lyric

Soundtrack
Last Week 55
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 41
58 Last Week: 51

New Jersey Drive Vol. 2

Soundtrack
Last Week 51
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 7
59 Last Week: 62

A Love Supreme

Chante Moore
Last Week 62
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 42
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: 71

Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4

Various Artists
Last Week 71
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 49

Bootlegs & B-Sides

Ice Cube
Last Week 49
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 35
62 Last Week: 57

Pump Ya Fist Hip Hop Inspired By The Black Panthers

Various Artists
Last Week 57
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 11
63 Last Week: --

Vybe

Vybe
Last Week --
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
64 Last Week: 58

Station Identification

Channel Live
Last Week 58
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
65 Last Week: 60

The Sweetest Days

Vanessa Williams
Last Week 60
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 37
66 Last Week: 52

It's Time

Howard Hewett
Last Week 52
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 36
67 Last Week: 54

Never Let You Go

Jesse
Last Week 54
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 12
68 Last Week: 73

Amerikkka's Nightmare

Spice 1
Last Week 73
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 33
  • Gains in performance
69 Last Week: 76

Breathless

Kenny G
Last Week 76
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 185
  • Gains in performance
70 Last Week: 75

Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3

Various Artists
Last Week 75
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 20
71 Last Week: 65

Usher

Usher
Last Week 65
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 51
72 Last Week: 64

The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World

Keith Murray
Last Week 64
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 32
73 Last Week: 83

Pure Pleasure

Phil Perry
Last Week 83
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 47
  • Gains in performance
74 Last Week: 97

Tha People Want Bass

Nemesis
Last Week 97
Peak Position 74
Wks on Chart 4
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
75 Last Week: 89
Last Week 89
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 39
  • Gains in performance
76 Last Week: --

Old School Love Songs Volume 2

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
77 Last Week: 53

Higher Learning

Soundtrack
Last Week 53
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 22
78 Last Week: 66

Old School Friday

Soundtrack
Last Week 66
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 5
79 Last Week: 61

Private Party

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 61
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 14
80 Last Week: 74

Do You Want More?!!!??!

The Roots
Last Week 74
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 22
81 Last Week: 63
Last Week 63
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 43
83 Last Week: 80

Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

Wu-Tang Clan
Last Week 80
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 140
84 Last Week: 77

One Mo' Gen

95 South
Last Week 77
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 24
85 Last Week: --

All The Greatest Hits

Zapp & Roger
Last Week --
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
86 Last Week: 69

Illusions

George Duke
Last Week 69
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 22
87 Last Week: 72

Tattooed Heart

Aaron Neville
Last Week 72
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 14
88 Last Week: 84

Diva Of Soul

Shirley Brown
Last Week 84
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 9
89 Last Week: 68

Dah Shinin'

Smif-N-Wessun
Last Week 68
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 21
90 Last Week: 67

Mind Of Mystikal

Mystikal
Last Week 67
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 86
91 Last Week: 78

All That Matters

Portrait
Last Week 78
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 16
92 Last Week: 81

Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous

Big L
Last Week 81
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 10
93 Last Week: 91
Last Week 91
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 18
94 Last Week: 82

For Example

IV Xample
Last Week 82
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 8
95 Last Week: 79

12 Play

R. Kelly
Last Week 79
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 101
96 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
97 Last Week: 95

Positivity

Incognito
Last Week 95
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 47
98 Last Week: 94

Doggy Style

Snoop Doggy Dogg
Last Week 94
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 102
99 Last Week: 85

Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton
Last Week 85
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 105
100 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 51
  • Gains in performance