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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
After 7 After 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After 7
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Babyface Tender Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tender Lover
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Lisa Stansfield Affection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
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
32
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Quincy Jones Back On The Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back On The Block
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of A Black Planet
13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Troop Attitude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attitude
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Digital Underground Sex Packets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Regina Belle Stay With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay With Me
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Kid 'N Play Kid 'N Play's Funhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kid 'N Play's Funhouse
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Miki Howard Miki Howard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miki Howard
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Howard Hewett
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Salt-N-Pepa Black's Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black's Magic
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
46
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
25
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Michel'le Michel'le Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michel'le
17
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
19
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
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Too Far
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Soundtrack House Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Party
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
22
The Ghetto Boys Grip It On That Other Level Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grip It On That Other Level
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
23
3rd Bass The Cactus Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Cactus Album
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Above The Law Livin' Like Hustlers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Like Hustlers
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Smokey Robinson Love, Smokey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love, Smokey
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Christopher Williams Adventures In Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adventures In Paradise
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
39
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
28
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Barry White The Man Is Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Man Is Back
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girls Nite Out
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Soul II Soul Keep On Movin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep On Movin'
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Nice & Smooth Nice & Smooth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nice & Smooth
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Queen Latifah All Hail The Queen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Hail The Queen
29
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Kenny G Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tokyo Blue
48
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Young And Restless Something To Get You Hyped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something To Get You Hyped
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
George Howard Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
40
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
41
The Gap Band Round Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Round Trip
38
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Good Girls All For Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For Your Love
42
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Technotronic Pump Up The Jam - The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pump Up The Jam - The Album
45
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
37
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Whistle Always & Forever (The Album) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always & Forever (The Album)
59
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Little Milton Too Much Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Much Pain
54
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Stacy Lattisaw What You Need Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What You Need
41
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
49
By All Means Beyond A Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyond A Dream
50
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Calloway All The Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Way
56
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
The 2 Live Crew As Nasty As They Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
44
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Rob Base The Incredible Base Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible Base
49
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Lenny Williams Layin' In Wait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Layin' In Wait
57
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Michael Cooper Just What I Like Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just What I Like
77
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Randy Crawford Rich And Poor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rich And Poor
43
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
56
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
83
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Boo Yaa Tribe New Funky Nation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Funky Nation
65
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Johnnie Taylor Crazy Bout You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crazy Bout You
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Sybil Sybil Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sybil
70
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Bobby "Blue" Bland Midnight Run Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
55
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Melba Moore Soul Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Exposed
75
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Curtis Mayfield Take It To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take It To The Streets
62
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Ruby Turner Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paradise
61
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Willy Dee Controversy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Controversy
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Patti Austin Love Is Gonna Getcha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Is Gonna Getcha
76
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Lonnie Liston Smith Love Goddess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
72
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
69
David Peaston Introducing. . .David Peaston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing. . .David Peaston
58
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Chill Rob G Ride The Rhythm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ride The Rhythm
66
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Jeff Redd A Quiet Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Quiet Storm
51
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Low Profile We're In This Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We're In This Together
67
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
82
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Paula Abdul Forever Your Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Your Girl
64
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
93
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Nancy Wilson A Lady With A Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Lady With A Song
88
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Ron C "C" Ya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
"C" Ya
74
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Grover Washington, Jr. Time Out Of Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time Out Of Mind
68
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Dunn Pearson, Jr. Color Tapestry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Color Tapestry
78
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Jermaine Jackson Don't Take It Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Take It Personal
84
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Young M.C. Stone Cold Rhymin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Cold Rhymin'
71
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Rodney O & Joe Cooley Three The Hardway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Three The Hardway
73
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
83
The Egyptian Lover Get Into It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Peters Posse Peters Posse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Peters Posse
89
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Marvin Sease The Real Deal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Deal
99
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
M.C. Shy-D Don't Sweat Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Sweat Me
87
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Def Dames 2-4 The Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2-4 The Bass
86
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
88
The Dogs The Dogs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dogs
100
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Kim Waters Sweet And Saxy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweet And Saxy
81
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Big Daddy Kane It's A Big Daddy Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's A Big Daddy Thing
85
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
32
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
91
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
92
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
22
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Mantronix This Should Move Ya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Should Move Ya
93
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Wild & Loose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild & Loose
97
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Seduction Nothing Matters Without Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Matters Without Love
98
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Bobby Brown Dance!...Ya Know It! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance!...Ya Know It!
94
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
98
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
69
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girl You Know It's True
96
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Kaos & Mystro Outcast Vol. I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Outcast Vol. I
Gains in performance
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