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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Poverty's Paradise
Play
2
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
4
C-BO Tales From The Crypt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Crypt
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
5
Soundtrack Tales From The Hood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Hood
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
7
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
8
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
17
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
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 WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
22
AMG Ballin' Out Of Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ballin' Out Of Control
Gains in performance
23
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Show And A.G. Goodfellas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodfellas
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Jon B Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Soundtrack Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Panther
22
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Chrome
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
29
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
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Incognito 100 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Degrees And Rising
Gains in performance
31
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
33
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
32
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
26
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
34
All-4-One And The Music Speaks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And The Music Speaks
Gains in performance
35
Mad Lion Real Ting Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Ting
31
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
36
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
35
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
38
The Dayton Family What's On My Mind? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's On My Mind?
41
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
34
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
46
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
39
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
47
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
45
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
40
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
38
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
47
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
45
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Lorenzo Love On My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love On My Mind
52
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
36
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
43
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
50
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1
57
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Aaron Neville Tattooed Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tattooed Heart
-
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Chante Moore A Love Supreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Supreme
51
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
42
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
53
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sweetest Days
68
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
58
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Various Artists Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2
62
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
63
King Just Mystics Of The God Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mystics Of The God
74
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
64
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
61
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Various Artists The D&D Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The D&D Project
56
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
77
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Vertical Hold Head First Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head First
Gains in performance
68
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3
73
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
83
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
88
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
134
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Spice 1 Amerikkka's Nightmare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikkka's Nightmare
67
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Jesse Never Let You Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Let You Go
76
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4
69
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Nine Nine Livez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Livez
60
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Isaac Hayes Branded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Christopher Williams Not A Perfect Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Not A Perfect Man
54
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
59
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Mad CJ Mac True Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Game
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Various Artists Old School Love Songs Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Love Songs Volume 2
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Dis `N' Dat Bumpin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
75
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
81
95 South One Mo' Gen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Mo' Gen
95
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
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
73
WEEKS ON CHART
83
IV Xample For Example Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Example
78
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Impromp2 You're Gonna Love It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You're Gonna Love It
Gains in performance
85
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
82
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
89
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Soundtrack Higher Learning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Higher Learning
72
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Immature Playtyme Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playtyme Is Over
87
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Mystikal Mind Of Mystikal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Of Mystikal
70
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Channel Live Station Identification Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Station Identification
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Portrait All That Matters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That Matters
66
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Vybe Vybe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vybe
65
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Various Artists Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 3
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
94
George Duke Illusions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illusions
90
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
95
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
71
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
96
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART
97
The Roots Do You Want More?!!!??! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Want More?!!!??!
81
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Various Artists Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Jams The Timeless Collection Volume 4
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Shirley Brown Diva Of Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diva Of Soul
85
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
98
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
100
WEEKS ON CHART
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