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
16
WEEKS AT NO. 1
27
WEEKS ON CHART
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
Play
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
12
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Anita Baker Compositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compositions
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Time Pandemonium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
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
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
11
The Whispers More Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Of The Night
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me D-Nice
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Snap! World Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Power
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
16
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
21
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Special Ed Legal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Lisa Stansfield Affection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Eric B. & Rakim Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
20
After 7 After 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After 7
15
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Troop Attitude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attitude
22
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Various Artists We're All In The Same Gang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We're All In The Same Gang
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Prince Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack)
Gains in performance
25
XClan To The East, Blackwards Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The East, Blackwards
20
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
26
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
50
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Soul II Soul Vol. II - 1990 - A New Decade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. II - 1990 - A New Decade
24
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
28
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Miles And Runnin'
51
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Cameo Real Men Wear Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Men Wear Black
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Digital Underground Sex Packets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
27
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Three Times Dope Live From Acknickulous Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live From Acknickulous Land
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Milira Milira Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milira
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tokyo Blue
34
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
35
The Winans Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
31
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Denise LaSalle Still Trapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Trapped
37
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Babyface Tender Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tender Lover
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Compton's Most Wanted It's A Compton Thang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's A Compton Thang
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Branford Marsalis Quartet/T. Blanchard Music From "Mo' Better Blues" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music From "Mo' Better Blues"
54
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Glenn Jones All For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For You
35
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Kwame & A New Beginning A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
46
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
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
21
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lalah Hathaway
55
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Howard Hewett
38
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
46
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
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Master Ace Take A Look Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look Around
61
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Kid Frost Hispanic Causing Panic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hispanic Causing Panic
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Kid Sensation Rollin' With Number One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rollin' With Number One
49
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Basic Black Basic Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Black
66
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Lonnie Liston Smith Love Goddess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
52
The 2 Live Crew As Nasty As They Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
50
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
53
The Dogs The Dogs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dogs
43
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Barry White The Man Is Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Man Is Back
40
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Stanley Clarke/George Duke 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3
Stanley Clarke/George Duke
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Michel'le Michel'le Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michel'le
56
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Vanilla Ice To The Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Extreme
64
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
K-Solo Tell The World My Name Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell The World My Name
53
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Melba Moore Soul Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Exposed
65
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Perri Tradewinds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tradewinds
72
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Above The Law Livin' Like Hustlers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Like Hustlers
45
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Mellow Man Ace Escape From Havana Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape From Havana
58
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Geoff McBride Do You Still Remember Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Still Remember Love
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Alex Bugnon Head Over Heels Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head Over Heels
60
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Intelligent Hoodlum Intelligent Hoodlum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intelligent Hoodlum
69
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Angela Winbush The Real Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Thing
44
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Lynn White The New Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Me
68
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo Wanted: Dead Or Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wanted: Dead Or Alive
Gains in performance
69
C.P.O. To Hell And Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Hell And Black
Gains in performance
70
Little Milton Too Much Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Much Pain
63
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girls Nite Out
62
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
72
M.C. Smooth Smooth & Legit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth & Legit
75
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Regina Belle Stay With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay With Me
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
85
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Boo Yaa Tribe New Funky Nation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Funky Nation
74
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Freestyle Freestyle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freestyle
70
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
76
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
67
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Kyper Tic-Tac-Toe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tic-Tac-Toe
87
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
81
The Black Flames The Black Flames Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Flames
82
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
82
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
79
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
83
M.C. Choice The Big Payback Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Payback
Gains in performance
84
YZ Sons Of The Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of The Father
73
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Too Far
78
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
86
3rd Bass The Cactus Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Cactus Album
83
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
87
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kickin' Afrolistics
Gains in performance
88
Barbara Weathers Barbara Weathers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbara Weathers
86
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Nayobe Promise Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise Me
Gains in performance
90
Bobby "Blue" Bland Midnight Run Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
92
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Def Dames 2-4 The Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2-4 The Bass
88
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Midnight Star Work It Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Work It Out
71
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Jonathan Butler Heal Our Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heal Our Land
Gains in performance
94
M.C. Trouble Gotta Get A Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Get A Trip
Gains in performance
95
Artie White Tired Of Sneaking Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tired Of Sneaking Around
Gains in performance
89
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
100
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Salt-N-Pepa Black's Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black's Magic
84
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
99
The Ghetto Boys Grip It On That Other Level Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grip It On That Other Level
90
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Stevie B Love & Emotion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Emotion
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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