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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
Gains in performance
Play
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Babyface Tender Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tender Lover
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
4
After 7 After 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After 7
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Quincy Jones Back On The Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back On The Block
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Troop Attitude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attitude
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Lisa Stansfield Affection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Regina Belle Stay With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay With Me
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Miki Howard Miki Howard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miki Howard
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Kid 'N Play Kid 'N Play's Funhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kid 'N Play's Funhouse
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Digital Underground Sex Packets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of A Black Planet
79
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Too Far
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Luther Vandross The Best Of Luther Vandross: The Best Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Luther Vandross: The Best Of Love
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Salt-N-Pepa Black's Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black's Magic
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Michel'le Michel'le Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michel'le
12
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Howard Hewett
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
3rd Bass The Cactus Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Cactus Album
15
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Soundtrack House Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Party
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
The Ghetto Boys Grip It On That Other Level Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grip It On That Other Level
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Smokey Robinson Love, Smokey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love, Smokey
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Above The Law Livin' Like Hustlers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Like Hustlers
37
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
44
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Christopher Williams Adventures In Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adventures In Paradise
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Kenny G Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Angela Winbush The Real Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Thing
28
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Queen Latifah All Hail The Queen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Hail The Queen
25
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Soul II Soul Keep On Movin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep On Movin'
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girls Nite Out
40
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Nice & Smooth Nice & Smooth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nice & Smooth
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Barry White The Man Is Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Man Is Back
42
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
38
The Gap Band Round Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Round Trip
30
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Young And Restless Something To Get You Hyped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something To Get You Hyped
43
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
40
George Howard Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Stacy Lattisaw What You Need Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What You Need
34
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Good Girls All For Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For Your Love
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Randy Crawford Rich And Poor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rich And Poor
31
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
44
The 2 Live Crew As Nasty As They Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
47
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Technotronic Pump Up The Jam - The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pump Up The Jam - The Album
38
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
Gains in performance
47
Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
49
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tokyo Blue
91
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Rob Base The Incredible Base Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible Base
46
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
50
By All Means Beyond A Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyond A Dream
51
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Jeff Redd A Quiet Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Quiet Storm
50
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
36
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Little Milton Too Much Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Much Pain
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Bobby "Blue" Bland Midnight Run Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
52
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Calloway All The Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Way
68
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Lenny Williams Layin' In Wait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Layin' In Wait
62
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
David Peaston Introducing. . .David Peaston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing. . .David Peaston
48
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Whistle Always & Forever (The Album) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always & Forever (The Album)
69
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Willy Dee Controversy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Controversy
61
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Ruby Turner Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paradise
56
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Curtis Mayfield Take It To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take It To The Streets
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Johnnie Taylor Crazy Bout You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crazy Bout You
55
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Paula Abdul Forever Your Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Your Girl
57
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
92
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Boo Yaa Tribe New Funky Nation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Funky Nation
89
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Chill Rob G Ride The Rhythm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ride The Rhythm
73
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Low Profile We're In This Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We're In This Together
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Grover Washington, Jr. Time Out Of Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time Out Of Mind
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
69
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Spend The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Spend The Night
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
64
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Sybil Sybil Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sybil
65
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Young M.C. Stone Cold Rhymin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Cold Rhymin'
54
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Lonnie Liston Smith Love Goddess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
82
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Rodney O & Joe Cooley Three The Hardway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Three The Hardway
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Ron C "C" Ya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
"C" Ya
77
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Melba Moore Soul Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Exposed
95
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Patti Austin Love Is Gonna Getcha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Is Gonna Getcha
87
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Michael Cooper Just What I Like Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just What I Like
85
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Dunn Pearson, Jr. Color Tapestry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Color Tapestry
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
81
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
The Egyptian Lover Get Into It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Kim Waters Sweet And Saxy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweet And Saxy
58
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
83
A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of Rhythm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of Rhythm
93
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Jermaine Jackson Don't Take It Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Take It Personal
75
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Big Daddy Kane It's A Big Daddy Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's A Big Daddy Thing
67
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Def Dames 2-4 The Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2-4 The Bass
84
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
87
M.C. Shy-D Don't Sweat Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Sweat Me
96
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Nancy Wilson A Lady With A Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Lady With A Song
78
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Peters Posse Peters Posse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Peters Posse
92
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Grandmaster Slice & Izzy Chill Shall We Dance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shall We Dance
Grandmaster Slice & Izzy Chill
90
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
91
D.J. Magic Mike & Royal Posse D.J. Magic Mike & The Royal Posse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D.J. Magic Mike & The Royal Posse
D.J. Magic Mike & Royal Posse
88
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Wreckx-N-Effect Wrecks-N-Effect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wrecks-N-Effect
63
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Mantronix This Should Move Ya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Should Move Ya
74
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Bobby Brown Dance!...Ya Know It! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance!...Ya Know It!
70
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
100
LAST WEEK
95
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girl You Know It's True
86
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Wild & Loose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild & Loose
-
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Seduction Nothing Matters Without Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Matters Without Love
83
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Marvin Sease The Real Deal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Deal
94
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
100
The Dogs The Dogs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dogs
Gains in performance
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