TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Strictly Business
Play
2
Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Be Cruel
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Public Enemy It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Al B. Sure! In Effect Mode Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Effect Mode
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Keith Sweat Make It Last Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Last Forever
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Freddie Jackson Don't Let Love Slip Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Let Love Slip Away
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
New Edition Heart Break Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Break
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Terence Trent D'Arby Indtroducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Indtroducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Eric B. & Rakim Follow The Leader Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Follow The Leader
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Big Daddy Kane Long Live The Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Live The Kane
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Johnny Kemp Secrets Of Flying Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Secrets Of Flying
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
13
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince He's The D.J., I'm The Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
He's The D.J., I'm The Rapper
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Rick James Wonderful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wonderful
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Salt-N-Pepa A Salt With A Deadly Pepa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Salt With A Deadly Pepa
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Sade Stronger Than Pride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Than Pride
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Guy Guy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guy
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Loose Ends The Real Chuckeeboo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Chuckeeboo
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Run-D.M.C. Tougher Than Leather Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tougher Than Leather
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew The World's Greatest Entertainer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World's Greatest Entertainer
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Troop Troop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Troop
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
23
James Brown I'm Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Real
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Najee Day By Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Day By Day
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
25
J.J. Fad Supersonic--The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supersonic--The Album
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Stetsasonic In Full Gear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Full Gear
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers The Mac Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Mac Band
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Vanessa Williams The Right Stuff Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Right Stuff
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Shirley Murdock A Woman's Point Of View Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Woman's Point Of View
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
31
The 2 Live Crew Move Somethin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Move Somethin'
28
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Kool Moe Dee How Ya Like Me Now Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Ya Like Me Now
33
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Pebbles Pebbles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pebbles
31
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Jeffrey Osborne One Love-One Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Love-One Dream
48
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tracy Chapman
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Billy Ocean Tear Down These Walls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tear Down These Walls
37
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
38
David Sanborn Close-Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Fat Boys Coming Back Hard Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Back Hard Again
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
39
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Tyrone Davis Flashin' Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flashin' Back
43
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
43
M.C. Shy-D Comin' Correct in '88 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' Correct in '88
46
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Howard Hewett Forever And Ever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever And Ever
50
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Siedah Garrett Kiss Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Life
56
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Biz Markie Goin' Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goin' Off
45
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Melba Moore I'm In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm In Love
47
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
50
By All Means By All Means Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By All Means
53
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Paula Abdul Forever Your Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Your Girl
52
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Gregory Abbott I'll Prove It To You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'll Prove It To You
41
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
61
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Lonzo And World Class Wreckin Kru Turn Off The Lights In The Fast Lane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Turn Off The Lights In The Fast Lane
Lonzo And World Class Wreckin Kru
44
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Gregory Hines Gregory Hines Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gregory Hines
59
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Derek B Bullet From A Gun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bullet From A Gun
57
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Teena Marie Naked To The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Naked To The World
55
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Boogie Down Productions By All Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By All Means Necessary
58
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Brenda Russell Get Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
54
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Taylor Dayne Tell It To My Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell It To My Heart
70
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Bobby McFerrin Simple Pleasures Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Simple Pleasures
-
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dianne Reeves
64
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Prince Lovesexy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lovesexy
49
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Schoolly D Smoke Some Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smoke Some Kill
66
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Jesse Johnson Every Shade Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Every Shade Of Love
63
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Natalie Cole Everlasting Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everlasting
62
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
67
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
68
The Jungle Bros. Straight Out The Jungle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Out The Jungle
Gains in performance
69
Betty Wright Mother Wit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mother Wit
65
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Le Juan Love I Still Feel Good Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Still Feel Good
Gains in performance
71
Kool & The Gang Everything's Kool & The Gang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything's Kool & The Gang
Gains in performance
72
True Love I'm Bustin' Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Bustin' Out
60
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Pieces Of A Dream Makes You Wanna Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Makes You Wanna
73
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
74
The Gap Band Straight From The Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight From The Heart
Gains in performance
75
Suave I'm Your Playmate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Your Playmate
72
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
76
The Deele Eyes Of A Stranger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eyes Of A Stranger
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
-
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Tracie Spencer Tracie Spencer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tracie Spencer
68
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Johnnie Taylor In Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Control
Gains in performance
81
Gary Taylor Compassion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compassion
Gains in performance
82
MC Lyte Lyte As A Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyte As A Rock
-
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine Let It Loose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let It Loose
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
-
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Kurtis Blow Back By Popular Demand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back By Popular Demand
Gains in performance
85
Patti Austin The Real Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Me
Gains in performance
86
Dynasty Out Of Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Out Of Control
74
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Ca$hflow Big Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money
Gains in performance
-
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Stevie B Party Your Body Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Party Your Body
Gains in performance
90
Tony Terry Forever Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Yours
-
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Audio Two What More Can I Say? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What More Can I Say?
-
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Soundtrack Colors Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
69
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Steve Winwood Roll With It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Roll With It
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
95
Gucci Crew II So Def, So Fresh, So Stupid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Def, So Fresh, So Stupid
Gains in performance
96
Womack & Womack Conscience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
97
101 North 101 North Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
101 North
Gains in performance
98
George Howard Reflections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections
-
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
L'Trimm Grab It! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grab It!
Gains in performance
100
Aswad Distant Thunder Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Thunder
Gains in performance
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