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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
12 Play
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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2
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Jodeci Diary Of A Mad Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diary Of A Mad Band
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Salt-N-Pepa Very Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Very Necessary
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Ice Cube Lethal Injection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lethal Injection
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Zhane Pronounced Jah-Nay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pronounced Jah-Nay
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Mariah Carey Music Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Box
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Xscape Hummin' Comin' At 'Cha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hummin' Comin' At 'Cha
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
11
The New 2 Live Crew Back At Your Ass For The Nine-4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back At Your Ass For The Nine-4
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
18
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Queen Latifah Black Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Reign
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Marauders
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Too $hort Get In Where You Fit In Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get In Where You Fit In
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Aaron Hall The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
27
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Domino Domino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Domino
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Mint Condition From The Mint Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Mint Factory
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
22
US3 Hand On The Torch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hand On The Torch
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Shaquille O'Neal Shaq Diesel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shaq Diesel
23
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
25
The Conscious Daughters Ear To The Street Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ear To The Street
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Tony Toni Tone Sons Of Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of Soul
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
27
CeCe Peniston Thought 'Ya Knew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thought 'Ya Knew
30
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Freddie Jackson Here It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
24
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Eazy-E It's On (Dr. Dre 187um) Killa (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's On (Dr. Dre 187um) Killa (EP)
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
26
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brian McKnight
52
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
32
Zapp & Roger All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
31
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Mary J. Blige What's The 411? Remix Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's The 411? Remix Album
33
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
34
2 Low Funky Lil Brotha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funky Lil Brotha
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
38
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Top Authority Somethin' To Blaze To Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' To Blaze To
45
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Various Artists Old School Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Intro Intro Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro
42
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
8Ball & MJG Comin' Out Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' Out Hard
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Spice 1 187 He Wrote Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
187 He Wrote
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
42
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
43
MC Ren Shock Of The Hour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shock Of The Hour
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Scarface The World Is Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World Is Yours
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Casual Fear Itself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Itself
34
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
46
E-40 The Mail Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Mail Man
43
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Teddy Pendergrass A Little More Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Little More Magic
50
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
MeShell Ndegeocello Plantation Lullabies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Plantation Lullabies
64
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Das EFX Straight Up Sewaside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Up Sewaside
48
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Martin Lawrence Talkin' Shit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Talkin' Shit
49
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Keith Washington You Make It Easy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Make It Easy
47
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Johnny Gill Provocative Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Provocative
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Jody Watley Intimacy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy
53
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Erick Sermon No Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Pressure
59
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Patra Queen Of The Pack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Queen Of The Pack
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
-
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Shadz Of Lingo A View To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A View To Kill
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
58
KRS-One Return Of The Boom Bap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return Of The Boom Bap
60
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Soundtrack Menace II Society Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menace II Society
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Color Me Badd Time And Chance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time And Chance
54
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Cypress Hill Black Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Sunday
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
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.....
56
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Fourplay Between The Sheets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between The Sheets
62
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Black Moon Enta Da Stage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enta Da Stage
65
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
K7 Swing Batta Swing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swing Batta Swing
74
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Freddie Jackson Greatest Hits Of Freddie Jackson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits Of Freddie Jackson
58
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Will Downing Love's The Place To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love's The Place To Be
80
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Joe Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything
70
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
69
RAab You're The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You're The One
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Ralph Tresvant It's Goin' Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Goin' Down
63
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Odd Squad Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
72
DRS Gangsta Lean Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Lean
69
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Soundtrack House Party 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Party 3
83
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let Me Go
68
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Soundtrack Sugar Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sugar Hill
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
76
Inner Circle Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
99
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Ronny Jordan The Quiet Revolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Quiet Revolution
73
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Guesss Guesss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guesss
Gains in performance
79
NKOTB Face The Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Face The Music
NKOTB
72
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
78
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
81
ED O.G & DA Bulldogs Roxbury 02119 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
87
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
82
II D Extreme II D Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II D Extreme
77
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Eric Gable Process Of Elimination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Process Of Elimination
76
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Various Artists Big Blunts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
98
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Shai Right Back At Cha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Right Back At Cha
71
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Bloods & Crips Bangin On Wax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bangin On Wax
75
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Silk Lose Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lose Control
90
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Mac Mall Illegal Business? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illegal Business?
89
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
89
De La Soul Buhloone Mind State Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Buhloone Mind State
85
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Stanley Clarke East River Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
East River Drive
-
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Buju Banton Voice Of Jamaica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voice Of Jamaica
-
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Soundtrack Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit
81
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Father Sex Is Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Is Law
79
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Various Artists Straight From Da Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight From Da Streets
86
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Kris Kross Da Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Bomb
96
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Hi-Five Faithful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Faithful
84
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
97
DMG Rigormortiz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rigormortiz
94
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Earth, Wind & Fire Millennium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
93
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Souls Of Mischief 93 'til Infinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
93 'til Infinity
95
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Onyx Bacdafucup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup
-
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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