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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Rhythm Of Love
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
6
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Craig Mack Project: Funk Da World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project: Funk Da World
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
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
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
Gains in performance
12
PMD Shade Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shade Business
Gains in performance
13
Changing Faces Changing Faces Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changing Faces
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
14
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Big Mike Somethin' Serious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' Serious
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Jade Mind, Body & Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind, Body & Song
Gains in performance
17
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
MC Eiht Featuring CMW We Come Strapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Come Strapped
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Warren G Regulate...G Funk Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Regulate...G Funk Era
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
20
UGK Supertight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supertight
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Keith Sweat Get Up On It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Up On It
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
Gains in performance
23
BeBe & CeCe Winans Relationships Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relationships
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
24
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
21
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Dr. Dre Concrete Roots Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Roots
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Ill Al Skratch Creep Wit' Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creep Wit' Me
32
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Heavy D & The Boyz Nuttin' But Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nuttin' But Love
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
28
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
3
WEEKS ON CHART
29
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Above The Law Uncle Sam's Curse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam's Curse
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Gravediggaz 6 Feet Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
6 Feet Deep
26
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Immature Playtyme Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playtyme Is Over
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
23
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
48
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
36
OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
37
The Jerky Boys The Jerky Boys 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jerky Boys 2
30
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
38
West Coast Bad Boys Anotha Level Of The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anotha Level Of The Game
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Aaron Hall The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
40
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Prince Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
39
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Public Enemy Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age
33
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jonathan Butler Head To Head Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head To Head
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
47
8Ball & MJG On The Outside Looking In Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The Outside Looking In
43
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
C-BO Autopsy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Autopsy
37
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Patra Queen Of The Pack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Queen Of The Pack
44
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Da Youngsta's No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Coolio It Takes A Thief Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes A Thief
46
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Big Daddy Kane Daddy's Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Daddy's Home
41
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Beastie Boys Ill Communication Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ill Communication
50
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Rappin' 4-Tay Don't Fight The Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Fight The Feelin'
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Norman Brown After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
57
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
56
C+C Music Factory Anything Goes! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anything Goes!
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Nas Illmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illmatic
70
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Ice Cube Lethal Injection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lethal Injection
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits (1980-1994) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits (1980-1994)
53
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Zhane Pronounced Jah-Nay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pronounced Jah-Nay
65
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Jamie Foxx Peep This Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Peep This
47
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Mariah Carey Music Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Box
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
63
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
51
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Salt-N-Pepa Very Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Very Necessary
55
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Dru Down Explicit Games Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Explicit Games
54
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
61
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
98
WEEKS ON CHART
67
George Howard A Home Far Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Home Far Away
56
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Boogiemonsters Riders Of The Storm: The Underwater Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Riders Of The Storm: The Underwater Album
59
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Soundtrack Above The Rim Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Above The Rim
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
72
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
67
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Melvin Riley Ghetto Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Love
63
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Top Authority Somethin' To Blaze To Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' To Blaze To
76
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Tanya Blount Natural Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Natural Thing
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Various Artists Old School Volume III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Volume III
Gains in performance
77
Take 6 Join The Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Join The Band
58
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
14
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
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
74
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
100
WEEKS ON CHART
80
El DeBarge Heart Mind & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Mind & Soul
64
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Ron C The "C" Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The "C" Theory
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
77
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Terror Fabulous Yaga Yaga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
73
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
84
All-4-One All-4-One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All-4-One
71
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
98
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Zapp & Roger All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
80
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Incognito Positivity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Positivity
72
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Jodeci Diary Of A Mad Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diary Of A Mad Band
83
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Various Artists Old School Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
85
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Blac Monks Secrets Of The Hidden Temple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Secrets Of The Hidden Temple
-
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
M.C. Breed Funkafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkafied
82
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Various Artists Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 1
86
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Gerald Alston 1st Class Only Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1st Class Only
Gains in performance
94
Everette Harp Common Ground Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Common Ground
-
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Various Artists Old School Volume II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Volume II
87
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Barry White All Time Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Time Greatest Hits
95
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
The Almighty RSO Revenge Uv Da Badd Boyz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revenge Uv Da Badd Boyz
Gains in performance
98
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
96
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
93
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Cindy Mizelle Cindy Mizelle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cindy Mizelle
Gains in performance
100
Phil Perry Pure Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pure Pleasure
Gains in performance
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