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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Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present And Future Book 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HIStory: Past, Present And Future Book 1
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Bushwick Bill Phantom Of The Rapra Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phantom Of The Rapra
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
4
Mack 10 Mack 10 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mack 10
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
5
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
6
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
7
D'Angelo Brown Sugar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brown Sugar
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
8
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
9
South Circle Anotha Day Anotha Balla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anotha Day Anotha Balla
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Naughty By Nature Poverty's Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poverty's Paradise
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Shaggy Boombastic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boombastic
Gains in performance
12
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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13
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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14
Grand Puba 2000 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
15
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
16
C-BO Tales From The Crypt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Crypt
17
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
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19
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
15
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
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20
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
20
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
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21
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Tony Thompson Sexsational Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sexsational
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
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23
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
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24
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
23
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
27
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25
Special Ed Revelations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revelations
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
26
MoKenStef Azz Izz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Azz Izz
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
27
Jon B Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
26
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
25
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
30
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
28
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
32
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31
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Soundtrack Tales From The Hood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Hood
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Sean Levert The Other Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Other Side
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
35
All-4-One And The Music Speaks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And The Music Speaks
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
36
M.C. Breed Big Baller Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Baller
32
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
4
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67
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
38
Skee-Lo I Wish Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Wish
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
39
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
34
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
36
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Incognito 100 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Degrees And Rising
41
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Funkdoobiest Brothas Doobie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brothas Doobie
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Nuttin' Nyce Down 4 Whateva'... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down 4 Whateva'...
44
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
44
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
56
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
47
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Chrome
42
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
38
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
48
U.N.V. Universal Nubian Voices Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Universal Nubian Voices
40
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Wayman Tisdale Power Forward Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Power Forward
58
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Aaron Neville Tattooed Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tattooed Heart
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
63
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
50
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
51
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Show And A.G. Goodfellas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodfellas
61
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
54
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Shabba Ranks A Mi Shabba Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Mi Shabba
45
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
57
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
43
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Fifth Ward Juvenilz Deadly Groundz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deadly Groundz
46
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Mad CJ Mac True Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Game
60
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Impromp2 You're Gonna Love It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You're Gonna Love It
64
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
57
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
62
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
56
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Jody Watley Affection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Affection
Gains in performance
64
The Dayton Family What's On My Mind? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's On My Mind?
48
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Mad Lion Real Ting Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Ting
62
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
66
AMG Ballin' Out Of Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ballin' Out Of Control
52
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
67
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
65
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sweetest Days
74
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
73
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Chante Moore A Love Supreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Supreme
68
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
72
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
75
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
69
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
70
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Phil Perry Pure Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pure Pleasure
81
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
79
B.O.N.E. Enterprise Faces Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Faces Of Death
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
88
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
71
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Dis `N' Dat Bumpin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
85
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Lorenzo Love On My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love On My Mind
66
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
84
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
78
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Mystikal Mind Of Mystikal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Of Mystikal
90
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Soundtrack Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Panther
80
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Various Artists Old School Love Songs Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Love Songs Volume 2
-
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
-
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
93
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Tina Moore Tina Moore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tina Moore
Gains in performance
91
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
82
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
139
WEEKS ON CHART
84
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1
92
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
96
8Ball & MJG On The Outside Looking In Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The Outside Looking In
97
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
87
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Barry White All Time Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Time Greatest Hits
98
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Diana King Tougher Than Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tougher Than Love
-
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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