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: 1

Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

JAY-Z
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 67
New
2 Last Week: --

Enter The Dru

Dru Hill
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 72
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: --

Keep The Faith

Faith Evans
Last Week --
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 54
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 2

The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 83
5 Last Week: 4

Aquemini

OutKast
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 48
6 Last Week: 5

The Nu Nation Project

Kirk Franklin
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 77
7 Last Week: 6

Rush Hour

Soundtrack
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 32
8 Last Week: 9

It's Dark And Hell Is Hot

DMX
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 103
9 Last Week: 13

Phoenix Rising

The Temptations
Last Week 13
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 75
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 8

Soul Of A Woman

Kelly Price
Last Week 8
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 56
11 Last Week: 10

Heaven'z Movie

Bizzy Bone
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 22
12 Last Week: 12

Kuruption!

Kurupt
Last Week 12
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 10
13 Last Week: 3

Ghetto Organized

Gambino Family
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 7
14 Last Week: 19

One Wish

Deborah Cox
Last Week 19
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 64
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 7

The Recipe

Mack 10
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
16 Last Week: 18

Never S-A-Y Never

Brandy
Last Week 18
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 68
17 Last Week: 11

Inside Of You

Aaron Hall
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 18
18 Last Week: 14

StilL In The Game

Keith Sweat
Last Week 14
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 34
20 Last Week: 15

From The Soul Of Man

Kenny Lattimore
Last Week 15
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 31
21 Last Week: 21

Mobstability

Twista & The Speed Knot Mobstaz
Last Week 21
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
22 Last Week: --

Def Jam Survival Of The Illest: Live From 125--N.Y.C.

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 26

Love & Consequences

Gerald Levert
Last Week 26
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 42
24 Last Week: 40
Last Week 40
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 20

Cypress Hill IV

Cypress Hill
Last Week 20
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 17
26 Last Week: 32

Trin-i-tee 5:7

Trin-i-tee 5:7
Last Week 32
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 50
27 Last Week: 24

Mean Green -- Major Players Compilation

Various Artists
Last Week 24
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 11
28 Last Week: 16

Magnum Force

Heltah Skeltah
Last Week 16
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 7
29 Last Week: 28

Black Star

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Last Week 28
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 10
30 Last Week: 25

Foundation

Brand Nubian
Last Week 25
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 19
31 Last Week: 36
Last Week 36
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 30

Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told

Snoop Dogg
Last Week 30
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 37
34 Last Week: 34

On Da Grind

Ghetto Mafia
Last Week 34
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 33
35 Last Week: --

Ghetto Supastar

Pras Michel
Last Week --
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 22

Bad Boy's Greatest Hits Volume 1

Various Artists
Last Week 22
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 16
37 Last Week: 27

Now Or Never

Tela
Last Week 27
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 21
38 Last Week: 38

Enquiring Minds

Gangsta Boo
Last Week 38
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 31
39 Last Week: 39

The Velvet Rope

Janet
Last Week 39
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 76
40 Last Week: --

Fairy Tales

Divine
Last Week --
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 35

Dr. Dolittle: The Album

Soundtrack
Last Week 35
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 34
42 Last Week: 33

Don Cartagena

Fat Joe
Last Week 33
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
43 Last Week: 55

Mr. Energizer

General Grant
Last Week 55
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 37

Jermaine Dupri Presents -- Life In 1472 The Original Soundtrack

Jermaine Dupri
Last Week 37
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 38
45 Last Week: 42

N.O.R.E.

Noreaga
Last Week 42
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 33
46 Last Week: 44

Traces Of My Lipstick

Xscape
Last Week 44
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 50
47 Last Week: 29

Guilty Til Proven Innocent

Prime Suspects
Last Week 29
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 6
48 Last Week: --

Roots Of Evil

Kool G Rap
Last Week --
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 43

Mya

Mya
Last Week 43
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 54
50 Last Week: 49

Cool Relax

Jon B
Last Week 49
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 76
51 Last Week: 45

A Jagged Era

Jagged Edge
Last Week 45
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 57
52 Last Week: 47

MP Da Last Don

Master P
Last Week 47
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 48
53 Last Week: 41

The Boy Is Mine

Monica
Last Week 41
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 56
54 Last Week: 46

Charge It 2 Da Game

Silkk The Shocker
Last Week 46
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 56
55 Last Week: 31

Slam: The Soundtrack

Soundtrack
Last Week 31
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 5
56 Last Week: 51

Mo'Hogany

Monifah
Last Week 51
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 32
57 Last Week: 50

Pleasures Of The Night

Will Downing & Gerald Albright
Last Week 50
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 27
58 Last Week: 53

Embrya

Maxwell
Last Week 53
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 66
59 Last Week: 60

www.thug.com

Trick Daddy
Last Week 60
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 58
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: 54

Tyrese

Tyrese
Last Week 54
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 49
61 Last Week: 58
Last Week 58
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 76
62 Last Week: --

Veteranz Day

Big Daddy Kane
Last Week --
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
63 Last Week: 52

Tamia

Tamia
Last Week 52
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 38
64 Last Week: 57

Sky's The Limit

Magic
Last Week 57
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 9
65 Last Week: 56

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Last Week 56
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 73
66 Last Week: 76

Shell Shocked

Mac
Last Week 76
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
67 Last Week: 72

Big Willie Style

Will Smith
Last Week 72
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 85
  • Gains in performance
68 Last Week: 92

Da Kaperz

Da Kaperz
Last Week 92
Peak Position 68
Wks on Chart 7
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
69 Last Week: 61

Long Time No See

Chico DeBarge
Last Week 61
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 64
70 Last Week: 75

Word On Tha Street

Bad Azz
Last Week 75
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
71 Last Week: 65

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Soundtrack
Last Week 65
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 31
72 Last Week: 59

Luke's Hall Of Fame Volume 3

Various Artists
Last Week 59
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 8
73 Last Week: 66

Capital Punishment

Big Punisher
Last Week 66
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 33
74 Last Week: 69

The Element Of Surprise

E-40
Last Week 69
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
75 Last Week: 71

Come 2 My House

Chaka Khan
Last Week 71
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 15
76 Last Week: 70

How You Luv That? Vol. 2

Big Tymers
Last Week 70
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 42
77 Last Week: 64

4 Bruthas & A Bass

Solo
Last Week 64
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 7
78 Last Week: 84

Sex Down

Link
Last Week 84
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 27
  • Gains in performance
79 Last Week: 62
Last Week 62
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 19
80 Last Week: 63

The Assassin

Big Ed
Last Week 63
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
81 Last Week: 68

Rasassination

Ras Kass
Last Week 68
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
82 Last Week: 67

Can-I-Bus

Canibus
Last Week 67
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 10
83 Last Week: 87

The Real One

The 2 Live Crew
Last Week 87
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
84 Last Week: 78

Unpredictable

Mystikal
Last Week 78
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 61
85 Last Week: 77

Believe In Me

Regina Belle
Last Week 77
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 6
86 Last Week: --

98 Degrees And Rising

98 Degrees
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 65
  • Gains in performance
87 Last Week: 91

Whatcha Gonna Do

Jayo Felony
Last Week 91
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
88 Last Week: 73

Make It Hot

Nicole
Last Week 73
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 13
89 Last Week: 79

Ghetto D

Master P
Last Week 79
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 97
90 Last Week: 48

These Wicked Streets

Skull Duggery
Last Week 48
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 9
91 Last Week: 81

Love Always

K-Ci & JoJo
Last Week 81
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 91
92 Last Week: --

So Cool

Take 6
Last Week --
Peak Position 92
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
93 Last Week: 93

The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

Makaveli
Last Week 93
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
94 Last Week: 94

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

JAY-Z
Last Week 94
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 70
  • Gains in performance
96 Last Week: 83

So So Def Bass All-Stars Volume III

Various Artists
Last Week 83
Peak Position 58
Wks on Chart 4
97 Last Week: 80

No Pain No Gain

Ghetto Twiinz
Last Week 80
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 6
98 Last Week: 85

Am I My Brothers Keeper

Kane & Abel
Last Week 85
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
99 Last Week: --

Standing Together

George Benson
Last Week --
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
100 Last Week: 99

My Way

Usher
Last Week 99
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 75