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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
62
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Harlem World
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | Bad Boy
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
62  Last
Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
2
NAS Escobar, Foxy Brown, AZ And Nature The Firm -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Firm -- The Album
NAS Escobar, Foxy Brown, AZ And Nature
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
3
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
4
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
5
Spice 1 The Black Bossalini (A.K.A. Dr. Bomb From Da Bay) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Bossalini (A.K.A. Dr. Bomb From Da Bay)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
6
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
7
Soundtrack Gang Related -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gang Related -- The Soundtrack
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row
8
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
9
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
10
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
11
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
12
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
13
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
14
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
15
EPMD Back In Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back In Business
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
16
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
14  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Gravediggaz The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
V2 | Gee Street
18
Erykah Badu Baduizm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Baduizm
19  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
19
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
20  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
20
B.G. It's All On You Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's All On You Vol. 2
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money
21
Big Bub Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
22
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
23
Luther Vandross One Night With You -- The Best Of Love Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Night With You -- The Best Of Love Volume 2
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | LV/Epic
24
Mack 10 Based On A True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A True Story
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
25
Salt-N-Pepa Brand New Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brand New
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Red Ant/London-Sire
26
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
23  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
27
Top Authority Top Authority Uncut -- The New Yea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top Authority Uncut -- The New Yea
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban | Top Flight/Wrap
28
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
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
29
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
30
Will Downing Invitation Only Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Invitation Only
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
26  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
32
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
30  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
33
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
34
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
31  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
35
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony The Art Of War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of War
28  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
36
BeBe Winans BeBe Winans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BeBe Winans
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
37
Soundtrack I'm Bout It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Bout It
29  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
38
Patti LaBelle Flame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flame
34  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
39
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
36  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
40
Common One Day It'll All Make Sense Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Day It'll All Make Sense
33  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
41
Rick James Urban Rapsody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Rapsody
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Higher Source/Private I
42
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
38  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
43
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
40  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
44
Somethin' For The People This Time It's Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Time It's Personal
41  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
45
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
37  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
46
Brotha Lynch Hung Loaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loaded
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Black Market
47
Master P Ice Cream Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Man
35  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
48
Twista Adrenaline Rush Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adrenaline Rush
49  Last
13  Peak
19  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Creator's Way/Atlantic
49
Mr. Serv-on Life Insurance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Insurance
43  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
50
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wu-Tang Forever
47  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
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