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: 2
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 5
2 Last Week: 1

R U Still Down? [Remember Me]

2Pac
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 4
3 Last Week: 3

Levert.Sweat.Gill

LSG
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 5
4 Last Week: 4

Harlem World

Mase
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 8

My Way

Usher
Last Week 8
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 7

Soul Food

Soundtrack
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
7 Last Week: 5

Unpredictable

Mystikal
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 6
8 Last Week: 12

No Way Out

Puff Daddy & The Family
Last Week 12
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 6

In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap

Various Artists
Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 4
10 Last Week: 10

The Velvet Rope

Janet
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 15

Butterfly

Mariah Carey
Last Week 15
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 9

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

JAY-Z
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 7
13 Last Week: 13

When Disaster Strikes...

Busta Rhymes
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
14 Last Week: 17

Evolution

Boyz II Men
Last Week 17
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 20

Big Willie Style

Will Smith
Last Week 20
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 19

Kenny G Greatest Hits

Kenny G
Last Week 19
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 11

The 18th Letter

Rakim
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 7
18 Last Week: 18

The Firm -- The Album

NAS Escobar, Foxy Brown, AZ And Nature
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
19 Last Week: 16

Ghetto D

Master P
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
20 Last Week: 21

Welcome To Our World

Timbaland & Magoo
Last Week 21
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 5
21 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 14

No More Glory

MJG
Last Week 14
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 4
23 Last Week: 26

Dru Hill

Dru Hill
Last Week 26
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 56
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 23

Share My World

Mary J. Blige
Last Week 23
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 35
25 Last Week: 22

Phenomenon

LL Cool J
Last Week 22
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 9
26 Last Week: 29

God's Property

God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation
Last Week 29
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 30
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 28

All That I Am

Joe
Last Week 28
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 36

Men In Black--The Album

Soundtrack
Last Week 36
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 34

Love Always

K-Ci & JoJo
Last Week 34
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 24

Lunitik Muzik

Luniz
Last Week 24
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 5
31 Last Week: 30

Cool Relax

Jon B
Last Week 30
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 13
32 Last Week: 25

Gang Related -- The Soundtrack

Soundtrack
Last Week 25
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
33 Last Week: 31

Long Time No See

Chico DeBarge
Last Week 31
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 4
34 Last Week: 37

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

Luther Vandross
Last Week 37
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 11
36 Last Week: 41

Supa Dupa Fly

Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Last Week 41
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 33

Songbook Volume One -- The Songs Of Babyface

The Whispers
Last Week 33
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 3
39 Last Week: 55

The Soul Train Christmas Starfest Album

Various Artists
Last Week 55
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 32

Ladies Edition

H-Town
Last Week 32
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 7
41 Last Week: 43

Life After Death

The Notorious B.I.G.
Last Week 43
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 39
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 35

MTV Unplugged NYC 1997

Babyface
Last Week 35
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 3
43 Last Week: 38

Money Talks -- The Album

Soundtrack
Last Week 38
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 17
44 Last Week: 51

Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam
Last Week 51
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 45
Last Week 45
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 25
46 Last Week: 50

MTV Party To Go 98

Various Artists
Last Week 50
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 48

Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival Featuring Refugee Allstars

Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars
Last Week 48
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 81

Changin' the Game

Luke
Last Week 81
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 5
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 46

Back In Business

EPMD
Last Week 46
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13