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).

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1 Last Week: --

Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter

JAY-Z
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 66
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

...And Then There Was X

DMX
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 80
3 Last Week: 2

Still I Rise

2Pac + Outlawz
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 28
4 Last Week: 5

Dr. Dre -- 2001

Dr. Dre
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 92
5 Last Week: 3

Tha G-Code

Juvenile
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 38
7 Last Week: 6

Unleash The Dragon

Sisqo
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 56
8 Last Week: 8

World Party

Goodie Mob
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 20
9 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 31
10 Last Week: 13

Tha Block Is Hot

Lil Wayne
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 33
11 Last Week: 10

The Writing's On The Wall

Destiny's Child
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 95
12 Last Week: 19

Next Friday

Soundtrack
Last Week 19
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 34
13 Last Week: 17

400 Degreez

Juvenile
Last Week 17
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 103
14 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 69
15 Last Week: 15

Nastradamus

Nas
Last Week 15
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 33
16 Last Week: 11

Back At One

Brian McKnight
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 51
17 Last Week: 20

Black Diamond

Angie Stone
Last Week 20
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 41
18 Last Week: 16

Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady

Eve
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 42
20 Last Week: 12

Willennium

Will Smith
Last Week 12
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 19
21 Last Week: 18

The Best Man

Soundtrack
Last Week 18
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 34
22 Last Week: 22

Amplified

Q-Tip
Last Week 22
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 22
23 Last Week: 23

Get It On...Tonite

Montell Jordan
Last Week 23
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 32
24 Last Week: 26

Where I Wanna Be

Donell Jones
Last Week 26
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 74
25 Last Week: 28

Blackout!

Method Man & Redman
Last Week 28
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 39
26 Last Week: 24

Chant Down Babylon

Bob Marley
Last Week 24
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 28
27 Last Week: 25

100% Ginuwine

Ginuwine
Last Week 25
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 63
28 Last Week: 7

Faith: A Holiday Album

Kenny G
Last Week 7
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 8
29 Last Week: 45

The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits -- Volume 3

Various Artists
Last Week 45
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 17
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 35

Life's Aquarium

Mint Condition
Last Week 35
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 22
31 Last Week: 40
Last Week 40
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 26
32 Last Week: 43

The Slim Shady LP

Eminem
Last Week 43
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 93
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 30

Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds Of Science

Beastie Boys
Last Week 30
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 10
34 Last Week: 36

Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha

Kurupt
Last Week 36
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 41
35 Last Week: 34

Blaque

Blaque
Last Week 34
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 49
36 Last Week: 33

Forever

Puff Daddy
Last Week 33
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 27
37 Last Week: 39

Guerrilla Warfare

Hot Boys
Last Week 39
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 55
38 Last Week: 27

Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic

Prince
Last Week 27
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
39 Last Week: 42

Da Real World

Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Last Week 42
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 42
40 Last Week: 29
Last Week 29
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 47
41 Last Week: 38
Last Week 38
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 43
42 Last Week: 44

Immobilarity

Chef Raekwon
Last Week 44
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 18
43 Last Week: 41

Only God Can Judge Me

Master P
Last Week 41
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
44 Last Week: 32

My Love Is Your Love

Whitney Houston
Last Week 32
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 79
45 Last Week: 47

Chopper City In The Ghetto

B.G.
Last Week 47
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 55
46 Last Week: 50

Light It Up

Soundtrack
Last Week 50
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 12
47 Last Week: 49

Black On Both Sides

Mos Def
Last Week 49
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 28
48 Last Week: 48

Ideal

Ideal
Last Week 48
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 50
49 Last Week: 51

Charlie Hustle: BluePrint Of A Self-Made Millionaire

E-40
Last Week 51
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
50 Last Week: 46

Kaleidoscope

Kelis
Last Week 46
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 25
51 Last Week: 31

98 Degrees And Rising

98 Degrees
Last Week 31
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 65
53 Last Week: 54

No Limit Top Dogg

Snoop Dogg
Last Week 54
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 71
54 Last Week: 56

Sittin' Fat Down South

Lil Troy
Last Week 56
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 54
55 Last Week: 53

On How Life Is

Macy Gray
Last Week 53
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 86
56 Last Week: 55

Ghetto Hymns

Dave Hollister
Last Week 55
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 55
57 Last Week: 64

Skin Deep

Sole
Last Week 64
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 37
  • Gains in performance
58 Last Week: 37

Fanmail

TLC
Last Week 37
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 59
59 Last Week: 66

Murda Muzik

Mobb Deep
Last Week 66
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 30
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: 70

Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1

Various Artists
Last Week 70
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 48
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 82

It's Dark And Hell Is Hot

DMX
Last Week 82
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
62 Last Week: 68

Tonight

Silk
Last Week 68
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 51
63 Last Week: 59

The Master

Rakim
Last Week 59
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
64 Last Week: 80

Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood

DMX
Last Week 80
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 72
  • Gains in performance
65 Last Week: 57

A Day In The Life

Eric Benet
Last Week 57
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 67
66 Last Week: 81

Venni Vetti Vecci

Ja Rule
Last Week 81
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 41
67 Last Week: 72

Personal Conversation

Case
Last Week 72
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 46
68 Last Week: 87

I Want It All

Warren G
Last Week 87
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
69 Last Week: 63

It's Real

K-Ci & JoJo
Last Week 63
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 33
70 Last Week: 99

Ghetto Street Pharmacist Volume 1

D.J. U-Neek
Last Week 99
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 10
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
71 Last Week: 62

Room 112

112
Last Week 62
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 67
72 Last Week: 58

The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill
Last Week 58
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 83
73 Last Week: 76

MTV Party To Go 2000

Various Artists
Last Week 76
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 4
74 Last Week: 93

Internal Affairs

Pharoahe Monch
Last Week 93
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
75 Last Week: 91

Walking 1/2 Dead

Kabaal
Last Week 91
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
76 Last Week: --

Spiritual Love

Trin-i-tee 5:7
Last Week --
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 32
  • Gains in performance
77 Last Week: 73

Enter The Dru

Dru Hill
Last Week 73
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 72
78 Last Week: 88

Greatest Hits

2Pac
Last Week 88
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 125
79 Last Week: 86
Last Week 86
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 28
80 Last Week: 90

Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

JAY-Z
Last Week 90
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 67
81 Last Week: 71
Last Week 71
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 71
82 Last Week: 74

Introducing IMx

IMx
Last Week 74
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 12
83 Last Week: 60

Staying Power

Barry White
Last Week 60
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 33
84 Last Week: 83

Rome 2000 Thank You

Rome
Last Week 83
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 21
85 Last Week: 77
Last Week 77
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 17
86 Last Week: --

Chocolate Mood

Marc Nelson
Last Week --
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
87 Last Week: 92

Gotta Get The Groove Back

Johnnie Taylor
Last Week 92
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 65
88 Last Week: --

The Wood

Soundtrack
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
89 Last Week: 94
Last Week 94
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 37
90 Last Week: 78

702

702
Last Week 78
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 25
91 Last Week: --

Ghetty Green

Project Pat
Last Week --
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
92 Last Week: 65

The Nu Nation Project

Kirk Franklin
Last Week 65
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 77
93 Last Week: --

Rap Life

Tash
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
94 Last Week: 75

Mountain High...Valley Low

Yolanda Adams
Last Week 75
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 94
95 Last Week: --

Twista Presents: Legit Ballin' The Album Vol. 1

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
97 Last Week: 89

Phoenix Rising

The Temptations
Last Week 89
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 75
98 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
99 Last Week: --

Love In Stereo

Rahsaan Patterson
Last Week --
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
100 Last Week: 69

Alabaster Box

CeCe Winans
Last Week 69
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 16