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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Black Sunday
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Ruffhouse

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1
Cypress Hill Black Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Sunday
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
2
Kris Kross Da Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Bomb
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
3
Soundtrack Menace II Society Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menace II Society
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
5
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
janet.
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
6
Soundtrack Poetic Justice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poetic Justice
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax
7
Tony Toni Tone Sons Of Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of Soul
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
8
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
The O'Jays Heartbreaker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heartbreaker
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
10
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.....
11  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
11
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
12
Onyx Bacdafucup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup
12  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
13
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let Me Go
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
14
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
13  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista
15
U.N.V. Something's Goin' On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something's Goin' On
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
16
Boss Born Gangstaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Gangstaz
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
17
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
22  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
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)
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
19
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brian McKnight
23  Last
19  Peak
57  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
20
Silk Lose Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lose Control
21  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia
21
Intro Intro Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro
17  Last
14  Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
Oleta Adams Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
23
MC Lyte Ain't No Other Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't No Other
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | First Priority
24
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
18  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
25
H-Town Fever For Da Flavor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fever For Da Flavor
20  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
26
Levert For Real Tho' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Real Tho'
24  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
27
Will Downing Love's The Place To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love's The Place To Be
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
28
M.C. Breed The New Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Breed
30  Last
16  Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban | Wrap
29
Buju Banton Voice Of Jamaica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voice Of Jamaica
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Mercury
30
Johnny Gill Provocative Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Provocative
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
Guru Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1
29  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
32
Lords Of The Underground Here Come The Lords Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here Come The Lords
26  Last
13  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Pendulum
33
Tag Team Whoomp! (There It Is) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whoomp! (There It Is)
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bellmark | Life
34
Geto Boys Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
33  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
35
95 South Quad City Knock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quad City Knock
34  Last
20  Peak
21  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban | Wrap
36
Natalie Cole Take A Look Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look
27  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
37
Robin S. Show Me Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Show Me Love
44  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Beat/Atlantic
38
Michael Jackson Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerous
37  Last
Peak
87  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Ice Cube The Predator Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Predator
46  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
40
Bell Biv DeVoe Hootie Mack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hootie Mack
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Yo-Yo You Better Ask Somebody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Better Ask Somebody
31  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | East West
42
LL Cool J 14 Shots To The Dome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
14 Shots To The Dome
38  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
43
George Howard When Summer Comes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Summer Comes
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GRP
44
Jade Jade To The Max Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jade To The Max
43  Last
19  Peak
38  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
45
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If I Ever Fall In Love
42  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
46
Luke In The Nude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Nude
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
47
Chante Moore Precious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Precious
40  Last
20  Peak
44  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
48
Various Artists Uptown MTV Unplugged Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uptown MTV Unplugged
39  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
49
Regina Belle Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion
50  Last
13  Peak
25  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
50
Various Artists MTV Party To Go Volume 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Party To Go Volume 3
45  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
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