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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
28
WEEKS AT NO. 1
39
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
39  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
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
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
4
Al B. Sure! Private Times...And The Whole 9! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Times...And The Whole 9!
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
5
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Your Baby Tonight
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
6
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
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
24  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
8
Vanilla Ice To The Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Extreme
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
9
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
10
The Whispers More Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Of The Night
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
11
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Gill
12  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
12
Bell Biv DeVoe Poison Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poison
11  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Pebbles Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always
14  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Gerald Alston Open Invitation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Open Invitation
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Taj
15
Big Daddy Kane Taste Of Chocolate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Taste Of Chocolate
17  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Cold Chillin'
16
Anita Baker Compositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compositions
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
17
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do Me Again
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
18
Candyman Ain't No Shame In My Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't No Shame In My Game
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Prince Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graffiti Bridge (Soundtrack)
16  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
20
Today The New Formula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Formula
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
21
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rope A Dope Style
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
Guy The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Future
55  Last
Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
23
Dana Dane Dana Dane 4 Ever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dana Dane 4 Ever
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
24
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Miles And Runnin'
21  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Ruthless
25
Basic Black Basic Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Black
25  Last
24  Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Sound Of New York
26
The Boys The Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boys
32  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
27
Maxi Priest Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
20  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
28
Teena Marie Ivory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ivory
30  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
29
Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lalah Hathaway
24  Last
18  Peak
15  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
30
Robin Harris Be-Be's Kids Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Be-Be's Kids
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
31
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
28  Last
16  Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
32
Boogie Down Productions Edutainment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Edutainment
26  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
33
Take 6 So Much 2 Say Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Much 2 Say
27  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
34
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UK Blak
31  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
35
Father M.C. Father's Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Father's Day
43  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
36
Monie Love Down To Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down To Earth
44  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
37
Milira Milira Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milira
42  Last
29  Peak
26  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Apollo Theatre
38
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
33  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
39
King Tee At Your Own Risk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Your Own Risk
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
40
Jasmine Guy Jasmine Guy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jasmine Guy
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
41
Denise LaSalle Still Trapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Trapped
34  Last
27  Peak
20  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco
42
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
39  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

43
Deee-Lite World Clique Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Clique
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
44
Samuelle Living In Black Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living In Black Paradise
37  Last
37  Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
45
Surface 3 Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3 Deep
59  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
46
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
46  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
47
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me D-Nice
47  Last
12  Peak
18  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
48
Clarence Carter Between A Rock And A Hard Place Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between A Rock And A Hard Place
50  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban
49
Hi-Five Hi-Five Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Five
57  Last
Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
50
HWA Livin' In A Hoe House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' In A Hoe House
58  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Quality | Drive-By
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