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
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3
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2
Soundtrack Menace II Society Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menace II Society
2
LAST WEEK
2
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2
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Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let Me Go
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
4
Boss Born Gangstaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Gangstaz
3
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3
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2
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5
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
4
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2
PEAK POSITION
32
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6
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
6
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1
PEAK POSITION
25
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Gains in performance
7
H-Town Fever For Da Flavor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fever For Da Flavor
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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8
Levert For Real Tho' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Real Tho'
8
LAST WEEK
5
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11
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9
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
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10
Onyx Bacdafucup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup
10
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8
PEAK POSITION
10
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11
Silk Lose Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lose Control
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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12
Geto Boys Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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13
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
14
2Pac Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z..... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.....
16
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
15
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Big Daddy Kane Looks Like A Job For... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Looks Like A Job For...
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
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17
Various Artists Uptown MTV Unplugged Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uptown MTV Unplugged
Gains in performance
18
LL Cool J 14 Shots To The Dome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
14 Shots To The Dome
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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19
Guru Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Intro Intro Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
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21
95 South Quad City Knock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quad City Knock
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
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22
Walter & Scotty My Brother's Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Brother's Keeper
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Run-D.M.C. Down With The King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down With The King
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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23
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
23
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25
Chante Moore Precious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
35
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26
M.C. Breed The New Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Breed
29
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Regina Belle Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Mary J. Blige What's The 411? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's The 411?
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
30
5th Ward Boyz Ghetto Dope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Dope
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Snow 12 Inches Of Snow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Inches Of Snow
31
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Ice Cube The Predator Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Predator
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Bloods & Crips Bangin On Wax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bangin On Wax
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Naughty By Nature 19 Naughty III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19 Naughty III
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Jade Jade To The Max Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jade To The Max
36
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If I Ever Fall In Love
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Michael Jackson Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Digable Planets Reachin' (A New Refutation Of Time And Space) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reachin' (A New Refutation Of Time And Space)
30
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Alex Bugnon This Time Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Time Around
Gains in performance
40
Soundtrack Who's The Man? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who's The Man?
32
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
P.M. Dawn The Bliss Album...? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bliss Album...?
39
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Duice Dazzey Duks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dazzey Duks
46
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Lords Of The Underground Here Come The Lords Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here Come The Lords
49
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Arrested Development 3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of. . . Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of. . .
42
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Paperboy Nine Yards Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Yards
44
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Inner Circle Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
54
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
47
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brian McKnight
56
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
48
Da Youngsta's The Aftermath Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Aftermath
38
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Ant Banks Sittin' On Somethin' Phat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Somethin' Phat
45
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Funkdoobiest Which Doobie U B? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Which Doobie U B?
40
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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