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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
All I Have In This World, Are... My Balls And My Word
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority | No Limit
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Young Bleed All I Have In This World, Are... My Balls And My Word Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Have In This World, Are... My Balls And My Word
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
2
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
3
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
4
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
5
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
6
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
7
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
8
Erykah Badu Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
9
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
10
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
12  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
12
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
13
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
13  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
14
2Pac R U Still Down? [Remember Me] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R U Still Down? [Remember Me]
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Amaru
15
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
16  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
16
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
14  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
17
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
21  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
20  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
19
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
15  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
20
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
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
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
22
Various Artists In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
23
Queen Pen My Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Melody
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Lil' Man
24
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
23  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
25
Various Artists The Source Presents Hip Hop Hits -- Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source Presents Hip Hop Hits -- Volume 1
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram TV
26
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
26  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
27
Rakim The 18th Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 18th Letter
24  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal
28
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
34  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
29
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
25  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
30
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam
27  Last
27  Peak
15  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Stonecreek
31
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
31  Last
25  Peak
19  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
32
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
35  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
33
MJG No More Glory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Glory
30  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Suavehouse
34
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
40  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
35
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
44  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
36
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
29  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
37
The Sounds Of Blackness Time For Healing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time For Healing
39  Last
24  Peak
26  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
38
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
36  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
39
Soundtrack Jackie Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackie Brown
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | A Band Apart/Maverick
40
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
32  Last
28  Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
41
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
37  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
42
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
41  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
43
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
48  Last
12  Peak
13  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
44
Luniz Lunitik Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lunitik Muzik
42  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
45
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
50  Last
29  Peak
17  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
46
Kenny G Kenny G Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny G Greatest Hits
38  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
47
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
43  Last
17  Peak
17  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | LV/Epic
48
Ice Cube Featuring...Ice Cube Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Featuring...Ice Cube
47  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
49
Soundtrack Gang Related -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gang Related -- The Soundtrack
46  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row
50
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
49  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
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