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
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18
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3
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
4
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2
PEAK POSITION
7
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4
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
8
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1
PEAK POSITION
11
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5
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
6
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13
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6
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
9
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6
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14
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7
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
14
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3
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6
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8
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
12
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2
PEAK POSITION
11
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9
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
15
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1
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7
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10
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
13
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7
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28
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11
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
11
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1
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14
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12
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
7
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16
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13
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
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3
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16
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14
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
20
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2
PEAK POSITION
28
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Gains in performance
15
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
10
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7
PEAK POSITION
8
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16
Spice 1 Amerikkka's Nightmare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikkka's Nightmare
18
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2
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7
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17
Redman Dare Iz A Darkside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dare Iz A Darkside
22
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1
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6
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18
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
26
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6
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12
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Gains in performance
19
Kenny G Miracles: The Holiday Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miracles: The Holiday Album
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7
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20
Soundtrack A Low Down Dirty Shame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Low Down Dirty Shame
24
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14
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8
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21
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
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17
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16
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15
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23
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
30
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5
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8
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24
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
23
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6
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16
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25
Kirk Franklin And The Family Kirk Franklin And The Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kirk Franklin And The Family
Kirk Franklin And The Family
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21
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4
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26
Chante Moore A Love Supreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Supreme
32
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11
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7
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27
Mariah Carey Merry Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Merry Christmas
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4
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7
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28
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
31
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13
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31
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29
Craig Mack Project: Funk Da World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project: Funk Da World
33
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6
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15
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30
Immature Playtyme Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playtyme Is Over
28
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26
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22
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31
Slick Rick Behind Bars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Behind Bars
38
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11
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6
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32
Changing Faces Changing Faces Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changing Faces
36
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1
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19
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33
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sweetest Days
29
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25
PEAK POSITION
4
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34
Soundtrack Street Fighter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Fighter
50
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34
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4
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Gains in performance
35
Warren G Regulate...G Funk Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Regulate...G Funk Era
37
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PEAK POSITION
30
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36
Black Sheep Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Non-Fiction
52
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24
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4
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37
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth The Main Ingredient Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Main Ingredient
51
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9
PEAK POSITION
8
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38
Jade Mind, Body & Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind, Body & Song
46
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16
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14
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39
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
57
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
40
Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Age Ain't Nothing But A Number
34
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3
PEAK POSITION
32
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41
Various Artists MTV Party To Go Volume 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Party To Go Volume 6
58
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
42
Vicious Destination Brooklyn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destination Brooklyn
55
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
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43
RBL Posse Ruthless By Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruthless By Law
68
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
44
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
43
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25
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101
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45
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
35
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PEAK POSITION
77
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46
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
27
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111
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47
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
54
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1
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58
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48
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
41
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85
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49
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
44
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27
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50
K-Dee Ass, Gas Or Cash (No One Rides For Free) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ass, Gas Or Cash (No One Rides For Free)
73
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
51
Prince Prince (The Black Album) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prince (The Black Album)
47
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18
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6
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52
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
53
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60
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53
Shaquille O'Neal Shaq Fu: Da Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shaq Fu: Da Return
39
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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54
Salt-N-Pepa Very Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Very Necessary
49
LAST WEEK
6
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64
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55
Keith Sweat Get Up On It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Up On It
60
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1
PEAK POSITION
27
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56
Big Mike Somethin' Serious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' Serious
71
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
27
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Gains in performance
57
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
72
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
58
Men At Large One Size Fits All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Size Fits All
62
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
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59
The Jerky Boys The Jerky Boys 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jerky Boys 2
56
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
19
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60
Mariah Carey Music Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Box
45
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1
PEAK POSITION
70
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61
Lords Of The Underground Keepers Of The Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keepers Of The Funk
78
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
62
BeBe & CeCe Winans Relationships Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relationships
40
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Brand Nubian Everything Is Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything Is Everything
75
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
64
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
63
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Aaron Hall The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
65
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7
PEAK POSITION
66
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66
OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
77
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
UGK Supertight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supertight
83
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
68
Heavy D & The Boyz Nuttin' But Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nuttin' But Love
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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69
Digable Planets Blowout Comb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blowout Comb
76
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
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70
Lil H.D. The Dead Has Arisen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dead Has Arisen
85
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
110
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Beastie Boys Ill Communication Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ill Communication
74
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
74
All-4-One All-4-One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All-4-One
59
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Coolio It Takes A Thief Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes A Thief
84
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
69
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Common Sense Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Resurrection
86
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
30
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82
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
19
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80
Najee Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
64
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
81
J. Little Puttin' It Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Puttin' It Down
-
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
88
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
84
MC Eiht Featuring CMW We Come Strapped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Come Strapped
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Soundtrack Above The Rim Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Above The Rim
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
94
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
100
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Dru Down Explicit Games Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Explicit Games
93
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Rappin' 4-Tay Don't Fight The Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Fight The Feelin'
91
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Goldy In The Land Of Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Land Of Funk
-
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Zapp & Roger All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
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
70
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Ice Cube Lethal Injection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lethal Injection
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Norman Brown After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
80
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Natalie Cole Holly & Ivy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Holly & Ivy
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Above The Law Uncle Sam's Curse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam's Curse
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LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Various Artists Old School Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Fu-Schnickens Nervous Breakdown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nervous Breakdown
98
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Havoc & Prodeje Kickin' Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kickin' Game
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
100
Gravediggaz 6 Feet Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
6 Feet Deep
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LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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