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
15
WEEKS AT NO. 1
26
WEEKS ON CHART
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
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2
Keith Sweat I'll Give All My Love To You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'll Give All My Love To You
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Anita Baker Compositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compositions
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
5
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Time Pandemonium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of A Black Planet
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew Banned In The U.S.A. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Banned In The U.S.A.
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Eric B. & Rakim Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Snap! World Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Power
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
15
After 7 After 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After 7
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
16
The Whispers More Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Of The Night
26
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me D-Nice
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Various Artists We're All In The Same Gang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We're All In The Same Gang
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Lisa Stansfield Affection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
16
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
20
XClan To The East, Blackwards Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The East, Blackwards
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Special Ed Legal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Troop Attitude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attitude
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Soul II Soul Vol. II - 1990 - A New Decade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. II - 1990 - A New Decade
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Cameo Real Men Wear Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Men Wear Black
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Digital Underground Sex Packets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
22
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
44
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Babyface Tender Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tender Lover
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Three Times Dope Live From Acknickulous Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live From Acknickulous Land
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
The Winans Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
29
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Milira Milira Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milira
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tokyo Blue
31
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Glenn Jones All For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For You
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Compton's Most Wanted It's A Compton Thang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's A Compton Thang
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Denise LaSalle Still Trapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Trapped
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Howard Hewett
32
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Kwame & A New Beginning A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
38
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Barry White The Man Is Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Man Is Back
36
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
41
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
41
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
42
D.J. Magic Mike Bass Is The Name Of The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bass Is The Name Of The Game
51
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
The Dogs The Dogs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dogs
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Angela Winbush The Real Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Thing
42
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Above The Law Livin' Like Hustlers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Like Hustlers
43
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
66
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Lonnie Liston Smith Love Goddess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
46
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Kid Frost Hispanic Causing Panic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hispanic Causing Panic
54
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Kid Sensation Rollin' With Number One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rollin' With Number One
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
The 2 Live Crew As Nasty As They Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
45
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
51
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Miles And Runnin'
Gains in performance
52
Stanley Clarke/George Duke 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3
Stanley Clarke/George Duke
68
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
K-Solo Tell The World My Name Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell The World My Name
49
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Branford Marsalis Quartet/T. Blanchard Music From "Mo' Better Blues" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music From "Mo' Better Blues"
79
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lalah Hathaway
72
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Michel'le Michel'le Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michel'le
53
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Geoff McBride Do You Still Remember Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Still Remember Love
63
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Mellow Man Ace Escape From Havana Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape From Havana
50
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Regina Belle Stay With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay With Me
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Alex Bugnon Head Over Heels Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head Over Heels
52
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Master Ace Take A Look Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look Around
76
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girls Nite Out
58
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Little Milton Too Much Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Much Pain
57
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Vanilla Ice To The Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Extreme
78
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Melba Moore Soul Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Exposed
69
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Basic Black Basic Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Black
75
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Lynn White The New Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Me
70
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Intelligent Hoodlum Intelligent Hoodlum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intelligent Hoodlum
87
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Freestyle Freestyle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freestyle
65
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Midnight Star Work It Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Work It Out
55
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Perri Tradewinds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tradewinds
86
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
YZ Sons Of The Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of The Father
56
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Boo Yaa Tribe New Funky Nation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Funky Nation
62
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
75
M.C. Smooth Smooth & Legit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth & Legit
82
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
60
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Carl Anderson Pieces Of A Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of A Heart
61
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Too Far
67
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Silk Tymes Leather It Ain't Where Ya From, It's Where Ya At Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Ain't Where Ya From, It's Where Ya At
85
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
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
71
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Stevie B Love & Emotion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Emotion
89
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
The Black Flames The Black Flames Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Flames
77
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
83
3rd Bass The Cactus Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Cactus Album
83
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Salt-N-Pepa Black's Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black's Magic
74
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
86
Barbara Weathers Barbara Weathers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbara Weathers
81
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Kyper Tic-Tac-Toe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tic-Tac-Toe
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Def Dames 2-4 The Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2-4 The Bass
92
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
59
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
90
The Ghetto Boys Grip It On That Other Level Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grip It On That Other Level
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LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Gangster Bass Alliance Work Me Down To My Drawers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Work Me Down To My Drawers
97
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Bobby "Blue" Bland Midnight Run Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Calloway All The Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Way
80
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Antoinette Burnin' At 20 Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burnin' At 20 Below
95
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Paula Abdul Shut Up And Dance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shut Up And Dance
93
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Miki Howard Miki Howard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miki Howard
90
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Kid 'N Play Kid 'N Play's Funhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kid 'N Play's Funhouse
96
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Quincy Jones Back On The Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back On The Block
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Willy Dee Controversy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Controversy
94
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
88
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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