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
New
1
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HIStory: Past, Present And Future Book 1
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Mack 10 Mack 10 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mack 10
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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4
Naughty By Nature Poverty's Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poverty's Paradise
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
6
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
32
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7
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
41
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Gains in performance
9
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
7
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3
PEAK POSITION
9
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10
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
9
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
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11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
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12
C-BO Tales From The Crypt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Crypt
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
3
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13
Soundtrack Tales From The Hood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Hood
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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14
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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15
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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16
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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17
M.C. Breed Big Baller Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Baller
Gains in performance
18
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
13
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19
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
14
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6
PEAK POSITION
39
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20
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
16
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
24
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21
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
20
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
17
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22
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
21
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1
PEAK POSITION
32
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23
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
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24
Sean Levert The Other Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Other Side
Gains in performance
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
22
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
29
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26
Jon B Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
27
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
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28
AMG Ballin' Out Of Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ballin' Out Of Control
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
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29
Shabba Ranks A Mi Shabba Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Mi Shabba
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
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30
Fifth Ward Juvenilz Deadly Groundz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deadly Groundz
Gains in performance
31
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
33
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32
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
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33
Incognito 100 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Degrees And Rising
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Show And A.G. Goodfellas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodfellas
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
35
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
28
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
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36
All-4-One And The Music Speaks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And The Music Speaks
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
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37
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Chrome
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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38
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
46
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance
39
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
32
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
42
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40
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
38
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
33
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41
Mad Lion Real Ting Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Ting
36
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
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42
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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43
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
37
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
18
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44
Soundtrack Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Panther
34
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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45
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
41
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
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46
Mad CJ Mac True Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Game
50
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
47
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
43
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
48
The Dayton Family What's On My Mind? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's On My Mind?
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
30
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49
MoKenStef Azz Izz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Azz Izz
Gains in performance
50
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
42
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
51
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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52
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
51
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
56
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67
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
54
Lorenzo Love On My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love On My Mind
45
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
49
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
53
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56
Chante Moore A Love Supreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Supreme
59
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
48
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
44
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
22
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60
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Impromp2 You're Gonna Love It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You're Gonna Love It
68
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
63
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
56
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
55
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
62
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
58
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
39
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68
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
65
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
136
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1
60
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Aaron Neville Tattooed Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tattooed Heart
63
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Dis `N' Dat Bumpin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
89
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
61
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sweetest Days
66
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Various Artists Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Groove: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 2
64
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
78
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Isaac Hayes Branded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Roy Ayers Naste Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
79
King Just Mystics Of The God Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mystics Of The God
69
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
87
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Miilkbone Da' Miilkrate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da' Miilkrate
Gains in performance
82
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 4
77
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 3
72
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
76
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Phil Perry Pure Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pure Pleasure
83
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Spice 1 Amerikkka's Nightmare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikkka's Nightmare
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
89
95 South One Mo' Gen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Mo' Gen
81
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Nine Nine Livez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Livez
92
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Various Artists Old School Love Songs Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Love Songs Volume 2
73
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
92
The Roots Do You Want More?!!!??! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Want More?!!!??!
-
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Vertical Hold Head First Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Head First
74
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Incognito Positivity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Positivity
-
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Various Artists The D&D Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The D&D Project
79
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
105
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
90
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
99
Diana King Tougher Than Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tougher Than Love
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Portrait All That Matters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That Matters
85
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
16
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