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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
12 Play
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
Play
2
M.C. Hammer The Funky Headhunter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Funky Headhunter
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Jodeci Diary Of A Mad Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diary Of A Mad Band
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5
LAST WEEK
3
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
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Zhane Pronounced Jah-Nay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pronounced Jah-Nay
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Salt-N-Pepa Very Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Very Necessary
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
11
Mariah Carey Music Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Box
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Xscape Hummin' Comin' At 'Cha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hummin' Comin' At 'Cha
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
14
5th Ward Boyz Gangsta Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Funk
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Various Artists Rhythm Country & Blues Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Country & Blues
Gains in performance
16
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Various Artists A Tribute To Curtis Mayfield Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Tribute To Curtis Mayfield
28
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Marauders
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Domino Domino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Domino
20
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
20
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
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Queen Latifah Black Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Reign
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Aaron Hall The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
24
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Too $hort Get In Where You Fit In Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get In Where You Fit In
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Mint Condition From The Mint Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Mint Factory
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Shaquille O'Neal Shaq Diesel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shaq Diesel
23
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Top Authority Somethin' To Blaze To Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' To Blaze To
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Tony Toni Tone Sons Of Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sons Of Soul
30
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
US3 Hand On The Torch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hand On The Torch
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The Conscious Daughters Ear To The Street Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ear To The Street
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
29
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits (1980-1994) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits (1980-1994)
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Zapp & Roger All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
34
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
36
CeCe Peniston Thought 'Ya Knew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thought 'Ya Knew
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Mary J. Blige What's The 411? Remix Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's The 411? Remix Album
37
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Various Artists Old School Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
39
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)
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Soundtrack Sugar Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sugar Hill
42
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
2 Low Funky Lil Brotha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funky Lil Brotha
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
44
8Ball & MJG Comin' Out Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' Out Hard
48
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
MeShell Ndegeocello Plantation Lullabies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Plantation Lullabies
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Freddie Jackson Here It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
36
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
E-40 The Mail Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Mail Man
45
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Spice 1 187 He Wrote Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
187 He Wrote
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Patra Queen Of The Pack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Queen Of The Pack
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Teddy Pendergrass A Little More Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Little More Magic
55
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brian McKnight
50
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Intro Intro Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro
49
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Scarface The World Is Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World Is Yours
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
54
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
52
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Soundtrack House Party 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Party 3
71
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
MC Ren Shock Of The Hour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shock Of The Hour
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Slave Featuring Steve Arrington Stellar Fungk: The Best Of Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stellar Fungk: The Best Of
Slave Featuring Steve Arrington
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Soundtrack Menace II Society Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menace II Society
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Das EFX Straight Up Sewaside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Up Sewaside
59
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Keith Washington You Make It Easy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Make It Easy
54
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Martin Lawrence Talkin' Shit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Talkin' Shit
53
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Johnny Gill Provocative Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Provocative
62
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Cypress Hill Black Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Sunday
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
64
K7 Swing Batta Swing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swing Batta Swing
63
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Black Moon Enta Da Stage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enta Da Stage
67
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Jody Watley Intimacy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy
60
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
67
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.....
58
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Erick Sermon No Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Pressure
68
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Fourplay Between The Sheets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between The Sheets
66
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
70
KRS-One Return Of The Boom Bap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return Of The Boom Bap
65
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Joe Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything
73
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Casual Fear Itself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Itself
64
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Guesss Guesss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guesss
77
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
74
HWA Az Much Ass Azz U Want Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Az Much Ass Azz U Want
92
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Mac Mall Illegal Business? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illegal Business?
93
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Will Downing Love's The Place To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love's The Place To Be
79
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Freddie Jackson Greatest Hits Of Freddie Jackson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits Of Freddie Jackson
70
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Johnnie Taylor Real Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
82
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Eric Gable Process Of Elimination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Process Of Elimination
78
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Various Artists Big Blunts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
83
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Color Me Badd Time And Chance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time And Chance
74
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
83
RAab You're The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You're The One
69
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Bloods & Crips Bangin On Wax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bangin On Wax
94
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Kris Kross Da Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Bomb
86
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
75
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Ralph Tresvant It's Goin' Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Goin' Down
80
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Shadz Of Lingo A View To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A View To Kill
81
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
89
P.K.O. Thagood, The Bad, The Mafia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thagood, The Bad, The Mafia
Gains in performance
90
Natalie Cole Take A Look Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take A Look
-
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
JT The Bigga Figga Playaz N The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playaz N The Game
Gains in performance
92
C-BO Gas Chamber Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gas Chamber
-
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Dianne Reeves Art & Survival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Art & Survival
97
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Ronny Jordan The Quiet Revolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Quiet Revolution
72
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Geto Boys Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Luther Vandross Never Let Me Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let Me Go
88
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Inner Circle Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
89
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
98
De La Soul Buhloone Mind State Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Buhloone Mind State
100
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
99
ED O.G & DA Bulldogs Roxbury 02119 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
85
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
II D Extreme II D Extreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II D Extreme
91
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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