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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Tales From The Hood
Gains in performance
Play
2
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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3
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
7
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4
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
4
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3
PEAK POSITION
5
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5
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
5
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4
PEAK POSITION
8
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6
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
6
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5
PEAK POSITION
9
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7
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
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1
PEAK POSITION
26
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8
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
8
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3
PEAK POSITION
9
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9
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
11
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2
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
10
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
10
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2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
11
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
16
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2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
14
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1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
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16
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
15
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4
PEAK POSITION
20
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18
Soundtrack Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Panther
9
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5
PEAK POSITION
4
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19
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
20
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
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Gains in performance
20
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
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21
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Various Artists D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin'- Best In The Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin'- Best In The Business
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
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23
Mad Lion Real Ting Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Ting
23
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20
PEAK POSITION
3
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24
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
24
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13
PEAK POSITION
10
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25
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Chrome
26
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19
PEAK POSITION
4
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26
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
30
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
27
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
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28
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
28
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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29
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
25
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2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
29
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
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31
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
32
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6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Jon B Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
35
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
13
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36
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
40
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
37
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
36
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
38
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
35
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Various Artists The D&D Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The D&D Project
Gains in performance
40
The Dayton Family What's On My Mind? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's On My Mind?
43
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
39
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
42
King Just Mystics Of The God Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mystics Of The God
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Naughty By Nature Poverty's Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poverty's Paradise
Gains in performance
44
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Lorenzo Love On My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love On My Mind
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
45
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
44
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Mad CJ Mac True Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Game
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
51
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1
59
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
50
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Nine Nine Livez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Livez
47
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Various Artists Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2
56
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 2
51
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Chante Moore A Love Supreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Supreme
62
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4
71
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
49
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Various Artists Pump Ya Fist Hip Hop Inspired By The Black Panthers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pump Ya Fist Hip Hop Inspired By The Black Panthers
57
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Vybe Vybe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vybe
Gains in performance
64
Channel Live Station Identification Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Station Identification
58
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sweetest Days
60
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
52
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Jesse Never Let You Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let You Go
54
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Spice 1 Amerikkka's Nightmare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikkka's Nightmare
73
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
76
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
132
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3
75
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
65
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
64
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Phil Perry Pure Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pure Pleasure
83
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Nemesis Tha People Want Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha People Want Bass
97
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
89
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Various Artists Old School Love Songs Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Love Songs Volume 2
Gains in performance
77
Soundtrack Higher Learning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Higher Learning
53
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Soundtrack Old School Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Friday
66
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Freddie Jackson Private Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Party
61
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
80
The Roots Do You Want More?!!!??! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Want More?!!!??!
74
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
63
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Christopher Williams Not A Perfect Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Not A Perfect Man
70
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
80
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART
84
95 South One Mo' Gen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Mo' Gen
77
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Zapp & Roger All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
George Duke Illusions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illusions
69
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Aaron Neville Tattooed Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tattooed Heart
72
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Shirley Brown Diva Of Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diva Of Soul
84
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Smif-N-Wessun Dah Shinin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dah Shinin'
68
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Mystikal Mind Of Mystikal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Of Mystikal
67
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Portrait All That Matters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That Matters
78
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Big L Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous
81
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Dis `N' Dat Bumpin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
91
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
94
IV Xample For Example Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Example
82
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
95
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Isaac Hayes Branded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
97
Incognito Positivity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Positivity
95
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
94
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
85
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
98
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Various Artists Old School Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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