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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Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
5
God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation God's Property Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Property
God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
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7
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony The Art Of War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of War
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Erykah Badu Baduizm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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10
Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival Featuring Refugee Allstars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival Featuring Refugee Allstars
Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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11
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Soundtrack I'm Bout It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Bout It
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Soundtrack Def Jam's How To Be A Player Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Def Jam's How To Be A Player
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Mia X Unlady Like Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unlady Like
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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15
Various Artists Southwest Riders Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southwest Riders
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
16
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Mr. Serv-on Life Insurance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Insurance
16
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Soundtrack Men In Black--The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Men In Black--The Album
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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19
Rome Rome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rome
17
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Ginuwine Ginuwine... The Bachelor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ginuwine... The Bachelor
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Lost Boyz Love, Peace & Nappiness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love, Peace & Nappiness
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wu-Tang Forever
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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25
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
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24
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
22
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
25
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
29
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Soundtrack Hoodlum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodlum
31
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
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27
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Soundtrack Steel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
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29
Master P Ice Cream Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Man
36
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Maxwell MTV Unplugged EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged EP
33
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Maxwell Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite
35
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Various Artists Ultimate Hip Hop Party 1998 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ultimate Hip Hop Party 1998
43
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Various Artists Suave House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suave House
27
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Twista Adrenaline Rush Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adrenaline Rush
38
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Tha Alkaholiks Likwidation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Likwidation
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Killarmy Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars
30
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Soundtrack Love Jones: The Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Jones: The Music
41
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
39
O.C. Jewelz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jewelz
34
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
40
702 No Doubt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Doubt
69
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
41
The O'Jays Love You To Tears Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love You To Tears
39
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Lil' Kim Hard Core Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard Core
44
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Various Artists Marvellus & Marcellus Present Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Marvellus & Marcellus Present Heat
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Kenny Lattimore Kenny Lattimore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny Lattimore
40
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
45
CRU Da Dirty 30 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Dirty 30
37
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Various Artists So So Def Bass All-Stars Vol. II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Def Bass All-Stars Vol. II
47
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Makaveli The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Heavy D Waterbed Hev Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Waterbed Hev
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Brownstone Still Climbing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Climbing
56
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Lisa Stansfield Lisa Stansfield Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lisa Stansfield
46
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Capone -N- Noreaga The War Report Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The War Report
50
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Changing Faces All Day, All Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Day, All Night
45
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
53
2Pac All Eyez On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Eyez On Me
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Suga Free Street Gospel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Gospel
51
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Coolio My Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Soul
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Ant Banks Big Thangs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Thangs
53
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Jonathan Butler Do You Love Me? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Love Me?
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
58
BLACKstreet Another Level Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Level
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Earth, Wind & Fire In The Name Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Name Of Love
54
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Scarface The Untouchable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Untouchable
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Toni Braxton Secrets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Peggy Scott-Adams Help Yourself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Help Yourself
58
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Allure Allure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Allure
62
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Royal Flush Ghetto Millionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Millionaire
59
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
65
En Vogue EV3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
64
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Soundtrack Nothing To Lose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing To Lose
57
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Aaliyah One In A Million Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One In A Million
70
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
Gains in performance
69
Rahsaan Patterson Rahsaan Patterson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rahsaan Patterson
80
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
70
Various Artists Old School Mixx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Mixx
81
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Ghetto Twiinz In That Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In That Water
60
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Rampage Scouts Honor...By Way Of Blood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Scouts Honor...By Way Of Blood
67
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Boney James Sweet Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweet Thing
66
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Soundtrack Booty Call Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Booty Call
74
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Too Much Trouble Too Much Weight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Much Weight
Gains in performance
76
112 112 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
112
68
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Soundtrack Space Jam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Space Jam
73
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Various Artists Million Dollar Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Million Dollar Dream
Gains in performance
79
Tony Toni Tone House Of Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Of Music
84
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
The Isley Brothers Mission To Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mission To Please
79
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Foxy Brown Ill Na Na Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ill Na Na
72
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Silkk The Shocker The Shocker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
82
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Curtis Mayfield New World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New World Order
-
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Kilo Ali Organized Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Organized Bass
78
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
85
KRS-One I Got Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got Next
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Eric Benet True To Myself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True To Myself
91
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Ghetto Mafia Straight From The Dec Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight From The Dec
71
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Babyface The Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day
85
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
89
The Beatnuts Stone Crazy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Crazy
76
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Soundtrack The Preacher's Wife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Preacher's Wife
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Teddy Pendergrass You And I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
86
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Chris Rock Roll With The New Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Roll With The New
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LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Frankie My Heart Belongs To You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Heart Belongs To You
Gains in performance
94
Kirk Franklin And The Family Whatcha Lookin' 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whatcha Lookin' 4
Kirk Franklin And The Family
95
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Shaggy Midnight Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Lover
89
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Lil' Keke Don't Mess Wit Texas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Mess Wit Texas
90
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
97
98 Degrees 98 Degrees Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
98 Degrees
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Zhane Saturday Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Saturday Night
92
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
99
D-Shot Six Figures Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Six Figures
98
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Kenny G The Moment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Moment
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LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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