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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Rhythm Of Love
Play
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
4
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Craig Mack Project: Funk Da World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project: Funk Da World
Gains in performance
7
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Changing Faces Changing Faces Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changing Faces
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Age Ain't Nothing But A Number
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Big Mike Somethin' Serious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' Serious
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
13
MC Eiht Featuring CMW We Come Strapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Come Strapped
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Dr. Dre Concrete Roots Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Roots
Gains in performance
15
Warren G Regulate...G Funk Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Regulate...G Funk Era
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
UGK Supertight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supertight
15
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Keith Sweat Get Up On It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Up On It
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
19
BeBe & CeCe Winans Relationships Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relationships
Gains in performance
20
Bloods & Crips Bangin On Wax 2...The Saga Continues Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bangin On Wax 2...The Saga Continues
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Heavy D & The Boyz Nuttin' But Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nuttin' But Love
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
24
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Prince Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Gravediggaz 6 Feet Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
6 Feet Deep
23
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Above The Law Uncle Sam's Curse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam's Curse
28
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Immature Playtyme Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playtyme Is Over
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
West Coast Bad Boys Anotha Level Of The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anotha Level Of The Game
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
The Jerky Boys The Jerky Boys 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jerky Boys 2
24
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Ill Al Skratch Creep Wit' Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creep Wit' Me
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Public Enemy Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
19
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
34
OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
29
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
37
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
37
C-BO Autopsy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Autopsy
35
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jonathan Butler Head To Head Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head To Head
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
42
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Aaron Hall The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
30
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Big Daddy Kane Daddy's Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Daddy's Home
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
43
8Ball & MJG On The Outside Looking In Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The Outside Looking In
39
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Patra Queen Of The Pack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Queen Of The Pack
43
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Da Youngsta's No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
46
Coolio It Takes A Thief Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes A Thief
38
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Jamie Foxx Peep This Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Peep This
40
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
C+C Music Factory Anything Goes! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anything Goes!
44
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Beastie Boys Ill Communication Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ill Communication
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
51
The Sounds Of Blackness Africa To America: The Journey Of The Drum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Africa To America: The Journey Of The Drum
47
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
52
Rappin' 4-Tay Don't Fight The Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Fight The Feelin'
66
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits (1980-1994) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits (1980-1994)
46
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Dru Down Explicit Games Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Explicit Games
60
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Salt-N-Pepa Very Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Very Necessary
54
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
56
George Howard A Home Far Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Home Far Away
49
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Norman Brown After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
48
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Take 6 Join The Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Join The Band
64
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Boogiemonsters Riders Of The Storm: The Underwater Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Riders Of The Storm: The Underwater Album
62
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Ice Cube Lethal Injection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lethal Injection
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Soundtrack Above The Rim Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Above The Rim
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Melvin Riley Ghetto Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Love
55
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
64
El DeBarge Heart Mind & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Mind & Soul
58
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Zhane Pronounced Jah-Nay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pronounced Jah-Nay
45
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Tanya Blount Natural Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Natural Thing
71
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Mariah Carey Music Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Box
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Ron C The "C" Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The "C" Theory
Gains in performance
70
Nas Illmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illmatic
67
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
71
All-4-One All-4-One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All-4-One
61
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Incognito Positivity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Positivity
72
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Terror Fabulous Yaga Yaga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
69
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
99
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Top Authority Somethin' To Blaze To Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' To Blaze To
76
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
68
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Born Jamericans Kids From Foreign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kids From Foreign
78
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Zapp & Roger All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
79
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Various Artists 1-800-New Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1-800-New Funk
63
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
82
M.C. Breed Funkafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkafied
70
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Jodeci Diary Of A Mad Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diary Of A Mad Band
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
84
South Central Cartel 'N Gatz We Truss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
'N Gatz We Truss
84
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Various Artists Old School Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Various Artists Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 1
59
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Various Artists Old School Volume II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Volume II
91
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
House Of Pain Same As It Ever Was Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Same As It Ever Was
86
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Various Artists Fresh/Music Inspired By The Film Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fresh/Music Inspired By The Film
74
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
90
8Ball & MJG Comin' Out Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' Out Hard
90
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
91
The Brand New Heavies Brother Sister Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Sir Mix-A-Lot Chief Boot Knocka Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chief Boot Knocka
98
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Various Artists Old School Rap Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Rap Volume 1
89
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
94
The Isley Brothers Beautiful Ballads Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautiful Ballads
82
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Barry White All Time Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Time Greatest Hits
88
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
85
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
92
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Organized Konfusion Stress: The Extinction Agenda Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stress: The Extinction Agenda
73
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Luke Freak For Life 6996 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freak For Life 6996
96
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Bobby Womack Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Resurrection
97
LAST WEEK
97
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
100
CeCe Peniston Thought 'Ya Knew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thought 'Ya Knew
-
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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