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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Ironman
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic | Razor Sharp/Epic Street
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Ghostface Killah Ironman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ironman
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Razor Sharp/Epic Street
2
E-40 Tha Hall Of Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Hall Of Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
3
Westside Connection Bow Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bow Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Lench Mob
4
Babyface The Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
5
Da Brat Anuthatantrum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anuthatantrum
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
6
Keith Sweat Keith Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keith Sweat
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
7
BLACKstreet Another Level Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Level
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
8
Toni Braxton Secrets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Secrets
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
9
Soundtrack Set It Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Set It Off
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
10
Originoo Gunn Clappaz Da Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Storm
95  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
95
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Duck Down
11
New Edition Home Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Home Again
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Luther Vandross Your Secret Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Your Secret Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
13
2Pac All Eyez On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Eyez On Me
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row
14
Johnny Gill Let's Get The Mood Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get The Mood Right
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
15
Kenny G The Moment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Moment
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
16
OutKast ATLiens Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ATLiens
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
17
Do Or Die Picture This Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Picture This
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe
18
Az Yet Az Yet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Az Yet
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
19
Maxwell Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite
15  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
20
112 112 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
112
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
21
Kirk Franklin And The Family Whatcha Lookin' 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whatcha Lookin' 4
Kirk Franklin And The Family
21  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
22
Jeru The Damaja Wrath Of The Math Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wrath Of The Math
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Payday/London-Sire
23
Mint Condition Definition Of A Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of A Band
22  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
24
The Isley Brothers Mission To Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mission To Please
24  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | T-Neck
25
The Dayton Family F.B.I. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.B.I.
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
26
Soundtrack High School High Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
High School High
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Beat
27
Ann Nesby I'm Here For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Here For You
28  Last
27  Peak
23  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
28
M.O.P. Firing Squad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Firing Squad
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
29
Curtis Mayfield New World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New World Order
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
30
Various Artists So So Def Bass All-Stars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Def Bass All-Stars
26  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
31
Aaliyah One In A Million Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One In A Million
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
32
Ginuwine Ginuwine... The Bachelor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ginuwine... The Bachelor
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
33
Johnnie Taylor Good Love! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Love!
34  Last
15  Peak
21  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco
34
The Roots Illadelph Halflife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Illadelph Halflife
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
35
Above The Law Time Will Reveal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time Will Reveal
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
84
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
36
Nas It Was Written Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Was Written
30  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
37
Black Moon Diggin' In Dah Vaults Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diggin' In Dah Vaults
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nervous | Wreck
38
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony E. 1999 Eternal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E. 1999 Eternal
42  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
39
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
37  Last
Peak
78  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Interscope
40
Xzibit At The Speed Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At The Speed Of Life
32  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
41
Fugees The Score Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Score
45  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
42
JAY-Z Reasonable Doubt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reasonable Doubt
38  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Freeze/Roc-A-Fella/Priority
43
Natalie Cole Stardust Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stardust
35  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
44
Kane & Abel The 7 Sins Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 7 Sins
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
45
Twelve A.M. The Time Has Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Time Has Come
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
At Last V.I.P.
46
Yo-Yo Total Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Total Control
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
47
UGK Ridin' Dirty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ridin' Dirty
43  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
48
Akinyele Put It In Your Mouth (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Put It In Your Mouth (EP)
41  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Volcano | Zoo
49
A Tribe Called Quest Beats, Rhymes And Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beats, Rhymes And Life
40  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
50
House Of Pain Truth Crushed To Earth Shall Rise Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truth Crushed To Earth Shall Rise Again
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
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