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: --

The Hard Way

213
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Godfather Buried Alive

Shyne
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
3 Last Week: 2

Amerikaz NightMare

Mobb Deep
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
4 Last Week: 5

Tha Carter

Lil Wayne
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 75
5 Last Week: 3

The Hunger For More

Lloyd Banks
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 47
7 Last Week: 7

Confessions

Usher
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 103
8 Last Week: 6

Kiss Of Death

Jadakiss
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 38
9 Last Week: 10

Comin' From Where I'm From

Anthony Hamilton
Last Week 10
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 100
10 Last Week: 9

Life After Cash Money

B.G.
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
11 Last Week: 11

True Story

Terror Squad
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 26
12 Last Week: 13

Trouble

Akon
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 73
13 Last Week: 12

The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present

Lil Scrappy/Trillville
Last Week 12
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 71
14 Last Week: 15

The Diary Of Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 95
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 17

Crime Mob

Crime Mob
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 42
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 8

It's Already Written

Houston
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
17 Last Week: --

Lyfe 268-192

Lyfe Jennings
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 20

Back To Basics

Beenie Man
Last Week 20
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 19
19 Last Week: 22

Southside

Lloyd
Last Week 22
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 20
20 Last Week: 23

Complex Simplicity

Teedra Moses
Last Week 23
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 15
21 Last Week: 14

Kevin Lyttle

Kevin Lyttle
Last Week 14
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
22 Last Week: 18

The College Dropout

Kanye West
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 94
23 Last Week: 19

Juve The Great

Juvenile
Last Week 19
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 43
24 Last Week: 21

The Tipping Point

The Roots
Last Week 21
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
25 Last Week: 25

D12 World

D12
Last Week 25
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
26 Last Week: 29

U Gotta Feel Me

Lil' Flip
Last Week 29
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 34
27 Last Week: 24
Last Week 24
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 12
28 Last Week: 31

Stone Love

Angie Stone
Last Week 31
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 26

Afrodisiac

Brandy
Last Week 26
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 20
30 Last Week: 28

Living Legends

8Ball & MJG
Last Week 28
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 37
31 Last Week: 32
Last Week 32
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 44
32 Last Week: 34
Last Week 34
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 106
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 35

Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry

Petey Pablo
Last Week 35
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 30

Musicology

Prince
Last Week 30
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 38
35 Last Week: 33

To Tha X-treme

Devin The Dude
Last Week 33
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
36 Last Week: 16

Live

2Pac
Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 6
37 Last Week: 37

Forever, For Always, For Luther

Various Artists
Last Week 37
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 70

Menage A Trois

Baby Bash
Last Week 70
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 24
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
39 Last Week: 39

It's About Time

Christina Milian
Last Week 39
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 21
40 Last Week: 38

JoJo

JoJo
Last Week 38
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 41
41 Last Week: 36

Kamikaze

Twista
Last Week 36
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 51
42 Last Week: 41

Dangerously In Love

Beyonce
Last Week 41
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 104
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 27

Prince Of The South... The Hits

Mystikal
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 4
44 Last Week: 45

Trap Muzik

T.I.
Last Week 45
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 69
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 46

After The Storm

Monica
Last Week 46
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 66
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 48

The Black Album

JAY-Z
Last Week 48
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 89
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 40

To The 5 Boroughs

Beastie Boys
Last Week 40
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
48 Last Week: 43

Detroit Deli (A Taste Of Detroit)

Slum Village
Last Week 43
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 13
49 Last Week: 59

The Beginning Of The End...

Juvenile, Wacko & Skip
Last Week 59
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 50

Reggae Gold 2004

Various Artists
Last Week 50
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
51 Last Week: 42

Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 3

Various Artists
Last Week 42
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 11
52 Last Week: 51

Timeless Journey

Patti LaBelle
Last Week 51
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
53 Last Week: 55

Hurt No More

Mario Winans
Last Week 55
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
54 Last Week: 58

Somethin' 'Bout Love

Fred Hammond
Last Week 58
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 39
  • Gains in performance
55 Last Week: 47

Adventures In The Black Sunshine

Incognito
Last Week 47
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 8
56 Last Week: 62

Chicken*N*Beer

Ludacris
Last Week 62
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 51
  • Gains in performance
57 Last Week: --

Happy People/U Saved Me

R. Kelly
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 35
  • Gains in performance
58 Last Week: 44

Hood Hop

J-Kwon
Last Week 44
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 28
59 Last Week: 53

Damita Jo

Janet Jackson
Last Week 53
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 25
60 Last Week: 61

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

OutKast
Last Week 61
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 69
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 60

Dance With My Father

Luther Vandross
Last Week 60
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 93
62 Last Week: 68
Last Week 68
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
63 Last Week: 57

Fire In The Hole

Brand Nubian
Last Week 57
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 2
64 Last Week: 52

Me & My Brother

Ying Yang Twins
Last Week 52
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 54
65 Last Week: --

On My Way To Church

The Diplomats Present Jim Jones
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
66 Last Week: 54

Nina Sky

Nina Sky
Last Week 54
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 12
67 Last Week: 69

Beg For Mercy

G Unit
Last Week 69
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 75
  • Gains in performance
68 Last Week: 63

In Thugz We Trust

Thug Lordz
Last Week 63
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 3
69 Last Week: 49

Born For This!

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 49
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 26
70 Last Week: 67

Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

50 Cent
Last Week 67
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 104
71 Last Week: 78

The R. In R&B Collection: Volume One

R. Kelly
Last Week 78
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 50
  • Gains in performance
72 Last Week: 72

Go All Night

DEL
Last Week 72
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 13
73 Last Week: 80

soulstar

Musiq
Last Week 80
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 37
  • Gains in performance
74 Last Week: 90

Spiritcentric

Carikature
Last Week 90
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 4
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
75 Last Week: 64

Da Underground Volume One

Young Buck & D-Tay
Last Week 64
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 11
76 Last Week: 75

Chocolate Factory

R. Kelly
Last Week 75
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 85
77 Last Week: 74

Bravebird

Amel Larrieux
Last Week 74
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 36
80 Last Week: --

All For You

Everette Harp
Last Week --
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
81 Last Week: 86

Out The Box

Tonex & The Peculiar People
Last Week 86
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
82 Last Week: 94

Van Hunt

Van Hunt
Last Week 94
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
83 Last Week: 91

Lazy Afternoon

Regina Belle
Last Week 91
Peak Position 58
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
84 Last Week: 87

Gangsta Musik

Lil' Boosie And Webbie
Last Week 87
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
85 Last Week: 71

Love Shines

Big Advice
Last Week 71
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 8
86 Last Week: 83

Let's Talk About It

Carl Thomas
Last Week 83
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 22
87 Last Week: 82

Kemistry

Kem
Last Week 82
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 89
88 Last Week: 66

Home Once Again...Live In Detroit

Twinkie Clark
Last Week 66
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 3
89 Last Week: --

Die Hard Part I

Bruse Reelis
Last Week --
Peak Position 89
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
90 Last Week: --

Straight Outta Ca$hville

Young Buck
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 48
  • Gains in performance
91 Last Week: 56

The Color Of Music

John P. Kee
Last Week 56
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 3
92 Last Week: 73

The Definitive Collection

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 73
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 41
93 Last Week: --

Irreplaceable

George Benson
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
94 Last Week: --

Private Room

Avant
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
95 Last Week: 85

Tical 0: The Prequel

Method Man
Last Week 85
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
96 Last Week: --

Roy Jones, Jr. Presents: Body Head Bangerz-Volume 1

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
97 Last Week: 98
Last Week 98
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
98 Last Week: 89

A Long Hot Summer

Masta Ace
Last Week 89
Peak Position 82
Wks on Chart 3
99 Last Week: 76

Stand Up In It

Theodis Ealey
Last Week 76
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 20
100 Last Week: 95
Last Week 95
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 8