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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
43
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Poverty's Paradise
Imprint/Promotion Label
Tommy Boy
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Naughty By Nature Poverty's Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poverty's Paradise
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
2
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Interscope
3
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friday
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
4
Soundtrack Tales From The Hood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Hood
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | 40 Acres And A Mule/MCA Soundtracks
5
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
6
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
11  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
8
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
9
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | PMP/Def Jam
10
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready To Die
12  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
12
Boyz II Men II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II
13  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
13
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
14
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
16  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
15
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
16
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
14  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia/Elektra
17
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
18
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mecca Don/East West
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
19  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
20
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tical
20  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
21
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
21  Last
21  Peak
30  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
22
Soundtrack Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Panther
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
23
Show And A.G. Goodfellas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodfellas
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
FFRR | Payday
24
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
15  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shot
25
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
32  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
26
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
26  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suave
27
Jon B Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
34  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
28
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
27  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
29
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
30
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Chrome
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Delicious Vinyl
31
Mad Lion Real Ting Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Ting
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nervous | Weeded
32
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
29  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
33
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
24  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Work
34
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
30  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
35
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
31  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
36
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
35  Last
26  Peak
14  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Black Market
37
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
33  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
38
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
48  Last
22  Peak
36  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
39
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
36  Last
23  Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
40
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
38  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Interscope
41
The Dayton Family What's On My Mind? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's On My Mind?
40  Last
40  Peak
27  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Po Broke
42
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
55  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe | Rap-A-Lot
43
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
47  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
44
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
44  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
45
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
53  Last
13  Peak
53  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rip-It
46
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
41  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
47
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
37  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
48
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
51  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Dangerous
49
Mad CJ Mac True Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Game
49  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe | Rap-A-Lot
50
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
46  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
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