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
17
WEEKS AT NO. 1
28
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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Anita Baker Compositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compositions
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
8
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Time Pandemonium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
10
The Whispers More Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Of The Night
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me D-Nice
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Prince Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack)
24
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
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
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
15
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Miles And Runnin'
28
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Special Ed Legal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
15
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Snap! World Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Power
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of A Black Planet
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
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20
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Lisa Stansfield Affection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
22
After 7 After 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After 7
20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Eric B. & Rakim Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em
19
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Troop Attitude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attitude
22
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
45
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
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
26
XClan To The East, Blackwards Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The East, Blackwards
25
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Soul II Soul Vol. II - 1990 - A New Decade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. II - 1990 - A New Decade
27
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Milira Milira Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milira
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Cameo Real Men Wear Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Men Wear Black
29
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Various Artists We're All In The Same Gang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We're All In The Same Gang
23
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Three Times Dope Live From Acknickulous Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live From Acknickulous Land
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Denise LaSalle Still Trapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Trapped
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Branford Marsalis Quartet/T. Blanchard Music From "Mo' Better Blues" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music From "Mo' Better Blues"
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Digital Underground Sex Packets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
30
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
42
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tokyo Blue
34
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
22
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
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lalah Hathaway
44
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The Winans Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
35
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Babyface Tender Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tender Lover
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Master Ace Take A Look Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look Around
47
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Glenn Jones All For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For You
40
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
44
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
43
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Kid Frost Hispanic Causing Panic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hispanic Causing Panic
48
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Howard Hewett
45
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Vanilla Ice To The Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Extreme
57
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Basic Black Basic Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Black
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
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
46
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Kwame & A New Beginning A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
41
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
51
The 2 Live Crew As Nasty As They Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
52
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
52
C.P.O. To Hell And Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Hell And Black
69
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Kid Sensation Rollin' With Number One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rollin' With Number One
49
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Lonnie Liston Smith Love Goddess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Barry White The Man Is Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Man Is Back
54
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Intelligent Hoodlum Intelligent Hoodlum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intelligent Hoodlum
65
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo Wanted: Dead Or Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wanted: Dead Or Alive
68
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Melba Moore Soul Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Exposed
59
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Stanley Clarke/George Duke 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3
Stanley Clarke/George Duke
55
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Perri Tradewinds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tradewinds
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Michel'le Michel'le Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michel'le
56
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
74
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
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
6
WEEKS ON CHART
64
The Dogs The Dogs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dogs
53
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Alex Bugnon Head Over Heels Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head Over Heels
64
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
66
M.C. Choice The Big Payback Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Payback
83
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Maxi Priest Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
Gains in performance
68
Above The Law Livin' Like Hustlers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Like Hustlers
61
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
69
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kickin' Afrolistics
87
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Mellow Man Ace Escape From Havana Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape From Havana
62
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Lynn White The New Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Me
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girls Nite Out
71
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Little Milton Too Much Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Much Pain
70
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
74
K-Solo Tell The World My Name Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell The World My Name
58
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
75
M.C. Smooth Smooth & Legit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth & Legit
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
76
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
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
77
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
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
82
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Midnight Star Work It Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Work It Out
92
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Artie White Tired Of Sneaking Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tired Of Sneaking Around
95
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Kiara Civilized Rogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Civilized Rogue
Gains in performance
82
Kyper Tic-Tac-Toe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tic-Tac-Toe
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Regina Belle Stay With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay With Me
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Boo Yaa Tribe New Funky Nation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Funky Nation
75
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Angela Winbush The Real Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Thing
66
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Nayobe Promise Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise Me
89
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Brenda Russell Kiss Me With The Wind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Me With The Wind
Gains in performance
88
Bobby "Blue" Bland Midnight Run Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
90
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Smiley The Smile Gets Wild Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Smile Gets Wild
Gains in performance
90
Terry Steele King Of Hearts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Hearts
Gains in performance
91
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Too Far
85
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Jonathan Butler Heal Our Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heal Our Land
93
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Stevie B Love & Emotion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Emotion
100
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
The Black Flames The Black Flames Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Flames
81
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Freestyle Freestyle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freestyle
76
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
78
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Soundtrack Return of Superfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return of Superfly
Gains in performance
97
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
99
YZ Sons Of The Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of The Father
84
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
100
M.C. Trouble Gotta Get A Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Get A Trip
94
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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