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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
The World Is Yours
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority | Rap-A-Lot

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1
Scarface The World Is Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World Is Yours
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
2
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
4
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
5
Cypress Hill Black Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Sunday
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
6
Tony Toni Tone Sons Of Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of Soul
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
7
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
janet.
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
8
Kris Kross Da Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Bomb
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
9
Soundtrack Menace II Society Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menace II Society
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
10
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
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
28  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
12
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
12  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista
13
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
14  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
14
Soundtrack Poetic Justice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poetic Justice
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax
15
The O'Jays Heartbreaker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heartbreaker
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
16
Onyx Bacdafucup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup
20  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
17
Fourplay Between The Sheets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between The Sheets
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
18
Intro Intro Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro
18  Last
14  Peak
21  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
19
Illegal The Untold Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Untold Truth
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Rowdy
20
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brian McKnight
17  Last
17  Peak
60  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
21
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
19  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let Me Go
16  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
23
Tha Alkaholiks 21 & Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
21 & Over
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
24
Levert For Real Tho' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Real Tho'
29  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
25
MC Lyte Ain't No Other Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't No Other
23  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | First Priority
26
Poison Clan Rufftown Behavior Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rufftown Behavior
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
27
Boss Born Gangstaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Gangstaz
26  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
28
Will Downing Love's The Place To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love's The Place To Be
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
29
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
22  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
30
Buju Banton Voice Of Jamaica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voice Of Jamaica
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Mercury
31
Joe Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything
36  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
32
U.N.V. Something's Goin' On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something's Goin' On
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
33
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)
21  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
34
Oleta Adams Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
35
Silk Lose Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lose Control
25  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia
36
Johnny Gill Provocative Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Provocative
30  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
37
Bell Biv DeVoe Hootie Mack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hootie Mack
34  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
M.C. Breed The New Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Breed
35  Last
16  Peak
18  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban | Wrap
39
Lords Of The Underground Here Come The Lords Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here Come The Lords
37  Last
13  Peak
22  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Pendulum
40
H-Town Fever For Da Flavor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fever For Da Flavor
31  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
41
The Winans All Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Out
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
42
Guru Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1
33  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
43
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If I Ever Fall In Love
40  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
44
George Howard When Summer Comes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Summer Comes
42  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GRP
45
Geto Boys Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
39  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
46
Tag Team Whoomp! (There It Is) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whoomp! (There It Is)
43  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bellmark | Life
47
Michael Jackson Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerous
41  Last
Peak
90  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
48
Ice Cube The Predator Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Predator
38  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
49
Robin S. Show Me Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Show Me Love
45  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Beat/Atlantic
50
Natalie Cole Take A Look Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look
44  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
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