Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Sales Data 1

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).

1 Last Week: 61

The Firm -- The Album

NAS Escobar, Foxy Brown, AZ And Nature
Last Week 61
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 2
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 2

Soul Food

Soundtrack
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 6
3 Last Week: 1

Gang Related -- The Soundtrack

Soundtrack
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 4
4 Last Week: 5

Ghetto D

Master P
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
5 Last Week: 3

The Velvet Rope

Janet
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 3
6 Last Week: 6

When Disaster Strikes...

Busta Rhymes
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 7
7 Last Week: 4

Phenomenon

LL Cool J
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 2
8 Last Week: 8

Evolution

Boyz II Men
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 5
9 Last Week: 9

My Way

Usher
Last Week 9
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 6
10 Last Week: 10

No Way Out

Puff Daddy & The Family
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
11 Last Week: 12

Butterfly

Mariah Carey
Last Week 12
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 6
12 Last Week: 7

The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel

Gravediggaz
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 2
13 Last Week: 11

Back In Business

EPMD
Last Week 11
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 6
14 Last Week: 13

Share My World

Mary J. Blige
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 28
New
15 Last Week: --

Timeless

Big Bub
Last Week --
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 1
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: --

Brand New

Salt-N-Pepa
Last Week --
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 15

Based On A True Story

Mack 10
Last Week 15
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 6
18 Last Week: 14

All That I Am

Joe
Last Week 14
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
19 Last Week: 21
Last Week 21
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 37
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 16

God's Property

God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
21 Last Week: --

Top Authority Uncut -- The New Yea

Top Authority
Last Week --
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 20

Money Talks -- The Album

Soundtrack
Last Week 20
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 10
23 Last Week: 18

Supa Dupa Fly

Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
24 Last Week: 22

One Night With You -- The Best Of Love Volume 2

Luther Vandross
Last Week 22
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 4
25 Last Week: 19

Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival Featuring Refugee Allstars

Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars
Last Week 19
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 18
26 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 5
27 Last Week: 32

Cool Relax

Jon B
Last Week 32
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 6
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 23

I'm Bout It

Soundtrack
Last Week 23
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
30 Last Week: 27

Love Always

K-Ci & JoJo
Last Week 27
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 19
31 Last Week: 28

Dru Hill

Dru Hill
Last Week 28
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 49
32 Last Week: 31

Urban Rapsody

Rick James
Last Week 31
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 24

One Day It'll All Make Sense

Common
Last Week 24
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 4
34 Last Week: 29
Last Week 29
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 18
35 Last Week: 35

Ice Cream Man

Master P
Last Week 35
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 74
37 Last Week: 43

Tru 2 Da Game

Tru
Last Week 43
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 36
38 Last Week: 34

Release Some Tension

SWV
Last Week 34
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
39 Last Week: 45

Unlady Like

Mia X
Last Week 45
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 33

Rated Next

Next
Last Week 33
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 4
43 Last Week: 39

Life Insurance

Mr. Serv-on
Last Week 39
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 13
44 Last Week: 50

Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

Maxwell
Last Week 50
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 82
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 37

Get It How U Live!!

Hot Boys
Last Week 37
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 5
46 Last Week: --

4 Tha Hard Way

Rappin' 4-Tay
Last Week --
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 41

Wu-Tang Forever

Wu-Tang Clan
Last Week 41
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
48 Last Week: 56

MTV Unplugged EP

Maxwell
Last Week 56
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 49

Adrenaline Rush

Twista
Last Week 49
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 18
50 Last Week: 36

An Eye For An Eye

RBL Posse
Last Week 36
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 4