TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

How This Chart Works
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).

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Menace II Society
Play
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let Me Go
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
5
Johnny Gill Provocative Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Provocative
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
6
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Boss Born Gangstaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Gangstaz
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Luke In The Nude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Nude
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
9
H-Town Fever For Da Flavor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fever For Da Flavor
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Onyx Bacdafucup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Levert For Real Tho' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Real Tho'
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Natalie Cole Take A Look Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look
Gains in performance
15
Silk Lose Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lose Control
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Tina Turner What's Love Got To Do With It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's Love Got To Do With It (Soundtrack)
Gains in performance
18
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.....
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Various Artists Uptown MTV Unplugged Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uptown MTV Unplugged
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Geto Boys Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
21
95 South Quad City Knock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quad City Knock
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Intro Intro Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Chante Moore Precious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Big Daddy Kane Looks Like A Job For... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Looks Like A Job For...
18
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
25
M.C. Breed The New Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Breed
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Guru Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LL Cool J 14 Shots To The Dome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
14 Shots To The Dome
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Walter & Scotty My Brother's Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Brother's Keeper
25
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Regina Belle Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
26
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Mary J. Blige What's The 411? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's The 411?
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Snow 12 Inches Of Snow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Inches Of Snow
30
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Run-D.M.C. Down With The King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down With The King
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
35
5th Ward Boyz Ghetto Dope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Dope
36
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Jade Jade To The Max Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jade To The Max
34
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Bloods & Crips Bangin On Wax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bangin On Wax
32
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If I Ever Fall In Love
38
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Ice Cube The Predator Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Predator
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
40
P.M. Dawn The Bliss Album...? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bliss Album...?
40
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Inner Circle Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Naughty By Nature 19 Naughty III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19 Naughty III
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brian McKnight
45
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Lords Of The Underground Here Come The Lords Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here Come The Lords
37
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Alex Bugnon This Time Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Time Around
42
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Michael Jackson Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Duice Dazzey Duks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dazzey Duks
46
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
48
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)
44
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Soundtrack Who's The Man? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who's The Man?
47
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Rodney O & Joe Cooley F--k New York Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
51
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. . .
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Funkdoobiest Which Doobie U B? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Which Doobie U B?
50
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Paperboy Nine Yards Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Yards
43
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Lee Ritenour Wes Bound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wes Bound
65
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Kirk Whalum Cache Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
57
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Men At Large Men At Large Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Men At Large
58
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
73
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Masta Ace Slaughtahouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slaughtahouse
52
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Big Bub Comin' At Cha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' At Cha
53
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Da Youngsta's The Aftermath Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Aftermath
49
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Underground Kingz Too Hard To Swallow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Hard To Swallow
63
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Ray Charles My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My World
60
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Boyz II Men Cooleyhighharmony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cooleyhighharmony
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
109
WEEKS ON CHART
65
B-Legit Tryin' To Get A Buck Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tryin' To Get A Buck
70
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
66
After 7 Takin' My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Takin' My Time
55
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Bobby Brown Bobby Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Cameo The Best Of Cameo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Cameo
68
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Ant Banks Sittin' On Somethin' Phat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Somethin' Phat
62
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
70
ConFunkShun The Best Of Con Funk Shun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Con Funk Shun
83
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Soundtrack Boomerang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boomerang
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Jeff Lorber Worth Waiting For Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Worth Waiting For
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Redman Whut? Thee Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whut? Thee Album
76
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Various Artists Roll Wit Tha Flava Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Roll Wit Tha Flava
61
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
75
RBL Posse A Lesson To Be Learned Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Lesson To Be Learned
67
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
76
En Vogue Funky Divas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funky Divas
64
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
77
D.J. Magic Mike Bass: The Final Frontier Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bass: The Final Frontier
72
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Joe Sample Invitation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Invitation
94
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
79
Kam Neva Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neva Again
59
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Above The Law Black Mafia Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Mafia Life
92
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Pieces Of A Dream In Flight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Alexander O'Neal Love Makes No Sense Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Makes No Sense
77
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Marvin Sease The Housekeeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Housekeeper
78
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Chaka Demus & Pliers All She Wrote Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
91
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Too Much Trouble Players Choice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Players Choice
74
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
86
The Beatnuts Intoxicated Demons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intoxicated Demons
85
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Spice 1 Spice 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Spice 1
84
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Half Pint Watch Me Grow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watch Me Grow
75
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Natalie Cole Unforgettable: With Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unforgettable: With Love
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cypress Hill
88
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART
91
TLC Ooooooohhh. . .On The TLC Tip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ooooooohhh. . .On The TLC Tip
86
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART
92
George Duke Snapshot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Snapshot
93
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
93
The Click Down & Dirty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down & Dirty
100
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Wreckx-N-Effect Hard Or Smooth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard Or Smooth
82
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Bar-Kays The Best Of Bar-Kays Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Bar-Kays
-
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Lorenzo Lorenzo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lorenzo
89
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Ice-T Home Invasion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Home Invasion
80
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Compton's Most Wanted Music To Driveby Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music To Driveby
87
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
100
R. Kelly & Public Announcement Born Into The '90's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Into The '90's
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
90
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...