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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
26
WEEKS AT NO. 1
37
WEEKS ON CHART
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol

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1
M.C. Hammer Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mama Said Knock You Out
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
3
Too $hort Short Dog's In The House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Short Dog's In The House
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
4
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
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
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
6
Vanilla Ice To The Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Extreme
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
7
Al B. Sure! Private Times...And The Whole 9! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Times...And The Whole 9!
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
8
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
9
The Whispers More Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Of The Night
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Anita Baker Compositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compositions
11  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
11
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
12
Pebbles Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Bell Biv DeVoe Poison Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poison
10  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Prince Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack)
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
15
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Miles And Runnin'
13  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Ruthless
16
Gerald Alston Open Invitation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Open Invitation
19  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Taj
17
Maxi Priest Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
16  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
18
Boogie Down Productions Edutainment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Edutainment
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
19
Today The New Formula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Formula
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
20
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
18  Last
16  Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
Candyman Ain't No Shame In My Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't No Shame In My Game
26  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lalah Hathaway
20  Last
18  Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
23
Big Daddy Kane Taste Of Chocolate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Taste Of Chocolate
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Cold Chillin'
24
Basic Black Basic Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Black
24  Last
24  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Sound Of New York
25
Take 6 So Much 2 Say Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Much 2 Say
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
26
The Boys The Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boys
37  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
27
Dana Dane Dana Dane 4 Ever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dana Dane 4 Ever
38  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
28
Robin Harris Be-Be's Kids Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Be-Be's Kids
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
29
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
23  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UK Blak
35  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
31
Denise LaSalle Still Trapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Trapped
27  Last
27  Peak
18  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco
32
Teena Marie Ivory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ivory
36  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
33
The Time Pandemonium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium
29  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Paisley Park
34
Branford Marsalis Quartet/T. Blanchard Music From "Mo' Better Blues" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music From "Mo' Better Blues"
25  Last
21  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
King Tee At Your Own Risk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Your Own Risk
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
36
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
33  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

37
Samuelle Living In Black Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living In Black Paradise
39  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
38
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me D-Nice
31  Last
12  Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
39
Special Ed Legal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legal
32  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
40
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
34  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
41
Snap! World Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Power
30  Last
13  Peak
24  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
42
Milira Milira Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milira
42  Last
29  Peak
24  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Apollo Theatre
43
Jasmine Guy Jasmine Guy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jasmine Guy
53  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
90
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
44
Deee-Lite World Clique Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Clique
48  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
45
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Holy Intellect
41  Last
17  Peak
28  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
46
Monie Love Down To Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down To Earth
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
47
Tracie Spencer Make The Difference Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make The Difference
51  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
48
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
46  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Luke
49
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
43  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
50
Father M.C. Father's Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Father's Day
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
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