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).

New
1 Last Week: --

Beats, Rhymes And Life

A Tribe Called Quest
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: --

Ridin' Dirty

UGK
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 1

It Was Written

Nas
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 41
4 Last Week: 2

Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 63
5 Last Week: --

Wicked Wayz

Mr. Mike
Last Week --
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 3
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 92
7 Last Week: 4

The Nutty Professor

Soundtrack
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
9 Last Week: 7

Reasonable Doubt

JAY-Z
Last Week 7
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 55
10 Last Week: 8

The Score

Fugees
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 63
11 Last Week: 5

The Final Tic

Crucial Conflict
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 33
13 Last Week: 13

So So Def Bass All-Stars

Various Artists
Last Week 13
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 39
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 10

Gettin' It (Album Number Ten)

Too $hort
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 27
15 Last Week: 11

Legal Drug Money

Lost Boyz
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 45
16 Last Week: 14

All Eyez On Me

2Pac
Last Week 14
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 106
17 Last Week: 12

Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

Maxwell
Last Week 12
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 103
18 Last Week: 16

R. Kelly

R. Kelly
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 76
19 Last Week: 15

Good Love!

Johnnie Taylor
Last Week 15
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 60
20 Last Week: 20

Ice Cream Man

Master P
Last Week 20
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 98
21 Last Week: 19

Whatcha Lookin' 4

Kirk Franklin And The Family
Last Week 19
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 73
22 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 22
23 Last Week: 17

Stakes Is High

De La Soul
Last Week 17
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 18
24 Last Week: 22

Mr. Smith

LL Cool J
Last Week 22
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 56
25 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 74
26 Last Week: 24

Get On Up And Dance

Quad City DJ's
Last Week 24
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 35
27 Last Week: 23

Moods...Moments

Monifah
Last Week 23
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 39
28 Last Week: 25

Killa Kali

Celly Cel
Last Week 25
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 24
29 Last Week: 30

New Beginning

SWV
Last Week 30
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 48
30 Last Week: 26

Greatest Hits

N.W.A
Last Week 26
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 15
31 Last Week: 29

Miss Thang

Monica
Last Week 29
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 79
32 Last Week: 40
Last Week 40
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 45
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: --

That's Right

George Benson
Last Week --
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 35

Brown Sugar

D'Angelo
Last Week 35
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 80
35 Last Week: 37

Resurrection

Geto Boys
Last Week 37
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 30
36 Last Week: 21

Wild Cowboys

Sadat X
Last Week 21
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 9
37 Last Week: --

Mista

Mista
Last Week --
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 39

Total

Total
Last Week 39
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 38
39 Last Week: 28

Back To The World

Tevin Campbell
Last Week 28
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 17
40 Last Week: --

Phat Beach

Soundtrack
Last Week --
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 33

A-1 Yola

11/5
Last Week 33
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 7
42 Last Week: 31

Peace Beyond Passion

MeShell Ndegeocello
Last Week 31
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 23
43 Last Week: 32

Horace Brown

Horace Brown
Last Week 32
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 19
44 Last Week: 41

Uncle Luke

Luke
Last Week 41
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 22
45 Last Week: 34

Soul Survivor

Bobby Caldwell
Last Week 34
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 15
46 Last Week: 45

Waiting To Exhale

Soundtrack
Last Week 45
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 70
47 Last Week: 53

In The Flow

Colour Club
Last Week 53
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 36

MTV Party To Go Volume 9

Various Artists
Last Week 36
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 10
49 Last Week: 38

Kenny Lattimore

Kenny Lattimore
Last Week 38
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 89
50 Last Week: 48

The Coming

Busta Rhymes
Last Week 48
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
51 Last Week: 43

Q's Jook Joint

Quincy Jones
Last Week 43
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 48
53 Last Week: 51

Mind Of Mystikal

Mystikal
Last Week 51
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 86
54 Last Week: 87

Live & Well

The Gap Band
Last Week 87
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 8
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
55 Last Week: 49
Last Week 49
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 10
56 Last Week: 52

Solo

Solo
Last Week 52
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 57
57 Last Week: 57

Greatest Hits

Al Green
Last Week 57
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 97
  • Gains in performance
58 Last Week: 50

Man With The Fun

Maxi Priest
Last Week 50
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 11
59 Last Week: 59

Let Me Clear My Throat

DJ Kool
Last Week 59
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 42
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: 44

America Is Dying Slowly

Various Artists
Last Week 44
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 10
61 Last Week: 54

The Show, The After Party, The Hotel

Jodeci
Last Week 54
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 63
62 Last Week: 64

A Thin Line Between Love & Hate

Soundtrack
Last Week 64
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
63 Last Week: 47

Better Days Ahead

Norman Brown
Last Week 47
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 15
64 Last Week: 58

Rhythm Of The Games: 1996 Olympic Games Album

Various Artists
Last Week 58
Peak Position 58
Wks on Chart 10
65 Last Week: 56

Untouchable

Mac Mall
Last Week 56
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 17
67 Last Week: 66

Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Last Week 66
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 119
68 Last Week: 65

Soul Food

Goodie Mob
Last Week 65
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 47
69 Last Week: 79

On Top Of The World

8Ball & MJG
Last Week 79
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 51
  • Gains in performance
70 Last Week: 98

Under The Streetlights

Dazz Band
Last Week 98
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 15
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
71 Last Week: 74

I'm Here For You

Ann Nesby
Last Week 74
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 60
  • Gains in performance
72 Last Week: 72

The Best Of S.O.S. Band

The S.O.S. Band
Last Week 72
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 44
73 Last Week: 62

The Best Of Sade

Sade
Last Week 62
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 111
74 Last Week: 70

Kirk Franklin And The Family

Kirk Franklin And The Family
Last Week 70
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 108
75 Last Week: 68

Gangsta's Paradise

Coolio
Last Week 68
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 44
76 Last Week: --

Please Take Me

Marvin Sease
Last Week --
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
77 Last Week: 61

11-20-79

Mona Lisa
Last Week 61
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 8
78 Last Week: 86

The Lost Generation

Shyheim
Last Week 86
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
79 Last Week: 82
Last Week 82
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 12
80 Last Week: 95

Jesse Powell

Jesse Powell
Last Week 95
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
81 Last Week: 90

Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

Wu-Tang Clan
Last Week 90
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 140
  • Gains in performance
82 Last Week: 80

Kollage

Bahamadia
Last Week 80
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 19
83 Last Week: 75

Groove Theory

Groove Theory
Last Week 75
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 47
84 Last Week: 69

Dead Presidents

Soundtrack
Last Week 69
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 45
85 Last Week: 85
Last Week 85
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 53
86 Last Week: 88

True

Tru
Last Week 88
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 57
87 Last Week: 71

Naked And True

Randy Crawford
Last Week 71
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 21
88 Last Week: 46

It Ain't 4 Play

Funk Mobb
Last Week 46
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 4
89 Last Week: 91
Last Week 91
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 43
90 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 85
  • Gains in performance
91 Last Week: 89

Me Against The World

2Pac
Last Week 89
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 97
93 Last Week: 73

Sunset Park

Soundtrack
Last Week 73
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
94 Last Week: 60
Last Week 60
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 3
95 Last Week: 96

Dead Presidents Volume II

Soundtrack
Last Week 96
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 17
96 Last Week: 77

Father And Son

Gerald Levert & Eddie Levert, Sr.
Last Week 77
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 47
97 Last Week: --

I Remember You

Brian McKnight
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 49
  • Gains in performance
98 Last Week: 76

T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.

George Clinton & The P-Funk Allstars
Last Week 76
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 9
99 Last Week: 55

Twenty-Two-Life

20-2-Life
Last Week 55
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 5