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
27
WEEKS AT NO. 1
38
WEEKS ON CHART
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
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2
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mama Said Knock You Out
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Too $hort Short Dog's In The House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Short Dog's In The House
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
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
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Al B. Sure! Private Times...And The Whole 9! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Times...And The Whole 9!
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Vanilla Ice To The Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Extreme
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Whispers More Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Of The Night
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Your Baby Tonight
Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Anita Baker Compositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compositions
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Pebbles Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Gerald Alston Open Invitation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Open Invitation
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Prince Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack)
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Big Daddy Kane Taste Of Chocolate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Taste Of Chocolate
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Candyman Ain't No Shame In My Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't No Shame In My Game
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Today The New Formula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Formula
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Maxi Priest Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
21
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Miles And Runnin'
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do Me Again
Gains in performance
23
Dana Dane Dana Dane 4 Ever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dana Dane 4 Ever
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lalah Hathaway
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Basic Black Basic Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Black
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Take 6 So Much 2 Say Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Much 2 Say
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Robin Harris Be-Be's Kids Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Be-Be's Kids
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Teena Marie Ivory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The Boys The Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boys
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
33
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
29
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Denise LaSalle Still Trapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Trapped
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rope A Dope Style
Gains in performance
36
King Tee At Your Own Risk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Your Own Risk
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Samuelle Living In Black Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living In Black Paradise
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jasmine Guy Jasmine Guy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jasmine Guy
43
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Deee-Lite World Clique Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Clique
44
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Special Ed Legal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Milira Milira Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milira
42
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Father M.C. Father's Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Father's Day
50
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Monie Love Down To Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down To Earth
46
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
The Time Pandemonium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
40
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
47
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me D-Nice
38
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Branford Marsalis Quartet/T. Blanchard Music From "Mo' Better Blues" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music From "Mo' Better Blues"
34
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Snap! World Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Power
41
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Clarence Carter Between A Rock And A Hard Place Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between A Rock And A Hard Place
51
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
45
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
52
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
48
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Ice Cube AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
49
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Tracie Spencer Make The Difference Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make The Difference
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Guy The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Future
Gains in performance
56
Geoff McBride Do You Still Remember Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Still Remember Love
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Hi-Five Hi-Five Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Five
63
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
HWA Livin' In A Hoe House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' In A Hoe House
64
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Surface 3 Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3 Deep
Gains in performance
60
After 7 After 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After 7
52
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Intelligent Hoodlum Intelligent Hoodlum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intelligent Hoodlum
53
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
62
The Winans Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
58
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
63
M.C. Choice The Big Payback Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Payback
57
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of A Black Planet
61
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
65
DJ Kool The Music Ain't Loud Enuff Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Music Ain't Loud Enuff
66
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
66
George Michael Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Chubb Rock Treat Em' Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Treat Em' Right
95
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
C.P.O. To Hell And Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Hell And Black
54
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
69
XClan To The East, Blackwards Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The East, Blackwards
56
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Special Generation Take It To The Floor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take It To The Floor
79
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo Wanted: Dead Or Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wanted: Dead Or Alive
59
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tokyo Blue
70
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Troop Attitude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Attitude
60
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Sydney Youngblood Sydney Youngblood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sydney Youngblood
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Jonathan Butler Heal Our Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heal Our Land
62
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
76
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
67
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Three Times Dope Live From Acknickulous Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live From Acknickulous Land
77
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Geto Boys The Geto Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Geto Boys
69
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Force M.D.'s Step To Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step To Me
75
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Michel'le Michel'le Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michel'le
80
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Various Artists Rap Miami Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rap Miami Style
68
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
82
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kickin' Afrolistics
71
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Compton's Most Wanted It's A Compton Thang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's A Compton Thang
83
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
84
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
81
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Kiara Civilized Rogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Civilized Rogue
73
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Bobby "Blue" Bland Midnight Run Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
74
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Criminal Nation Release The Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release The Pressure
Gains in performance
88
Trudy Lynn Come To Mama Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come To Mama
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Kid Sensation Rollin' With Number One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rollin' With Number One
91
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Harmony Let There Be Harmony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let There Be Harmony
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Sir Mix-A-Lot Seminar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
84
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Isis Rebel Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebel Soul
Gains in performance
93
Lou Rawls It's Supposed To Be Fun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Supposed To Be Fun
Gains in performance
94
Loose Ends Look How Long Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look How Long
Gains in performance
95
K-Solo Tell The World My Name Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell The World My Name
85
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Joe Sample Ashes To Ashes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashes To Ashes
97
LAST WEEK
96
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
97
The 2 Live Crew As Nasty As They Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As Nasty As They Wanna Be
86
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Howard Hewett
89
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
99
M.C. Smooth Smooth & Legit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth & Legit
82
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Michael Sterling Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
92
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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