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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[1]Greatest gainer this week
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2
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
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
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3
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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4
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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5
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
6
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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Gains in performance
7
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
5
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1
PEAK POSITION
20
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8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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9
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
11
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
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Gains in performance
12
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
13
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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14
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
15
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3
PEAK POSITION
20
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Gains in performance
15
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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Gains in performance
16
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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Gains in performance
17
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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18
2Pac R U Still Down? [Remember Me] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R U Still Down? [Remember Me]
14
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1
PEAK POSITION
11
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19
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
20
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
21
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1
PEAK POSITION
16
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21
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
24
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4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
20
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11
PEAK POSITION
10
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23
Queen Pen My Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Melody
23
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22
PEAK POSITION
7
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24
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
25
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
26
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
28
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5
PEAK POSITION
25
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Gains in performance
27
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Various Artists In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap
22
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4
PEAK POSITION
11
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29
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
29
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
30
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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Gains in performance
31
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
25
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25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Rakim The 18th Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 18th Letter
27
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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33
MJG No More Glory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Glory
33
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
34
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
38
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1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
35
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
45
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
32
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1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
38
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
34
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4
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
39
The Sounds Of Blackness Time For Healing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time For Healing
37
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24
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27
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40
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
42
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1
PEAK POSITION
46
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Gains in performance
41
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
40
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28
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13
WEEKS ON CHART
42
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
43
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
43
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
41
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4
PEAK POSITION
16
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44
GP Wu Don't Go Against The Grain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Go Against The Grain
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
45
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
47
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17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
32
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Gains in performance
47
Somethin' For The People This Time It's Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Time It's Personal
56
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
19
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Gains in performance
48
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
50
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Gains in performance
49
Kenny G Kenny G Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny G Greatest Hits
46
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15
PEAK POSITION
11
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50
Luniz Lunitik Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lunitik Muzik
44
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
50
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Soundtrack Jackie Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackie Brown
39
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Soundtrack I'm Bout It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Bout It
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Master P Ice Cream Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Man
51
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Soundtrack Gang Related -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gang Related -- The Soundtrack
49
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1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Various Artists Westcoast Trippin' -- Awol Killa Compilation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Westcoast Trippin' -- Awol Killa Compilation
Gains in performance
57
Ginuwine Ginuwine... The Bachelor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ginuwine... The Bachelor
57
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Mack 10 Based On A True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A True Story
53
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5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
59
5th Ward Boyz Usual Suspects Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usual Suspects
66
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
The Whispers Songbook Volume One -- The Songs Of Babyface Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songbook Volume One -- The Songs Of Babyface
61
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27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
61
2Pac All Eyez On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Eyez On Me
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Ice Cube Featuring...Ice Cube Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Featuring...Ice Cube
48
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Big Bub Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
59
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
64
BeBe Winans BeBe Winans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BeBe Winans
73
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Makaveli The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Peggy Scott-Adams Contagious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony The Art Of War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of War
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Trick Daddy Dollars Based On A True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A True Story
Trick Daddy Dollars
96
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
69
Christion Ghetto Cyrano Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Cyrano
74
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Mic Geronimo Vendetta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Twista Adrenaline Rush Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adrenaline Rush
62
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Luke Changin' the Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changin' the Game
72
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Partners-N-Crime What'cha Wanna Do? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What'cha Wanna Do?
Gains in performance
74
Sam Salter It's On Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's On Tonight
77
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Rome Rome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rome
86
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Toni Braxton Secrets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
83
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Maxwell Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite
68
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
96
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Erykah Badu Baduizm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
79
MC Eiht Last Man Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last Man Standing
75
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Will Downing Invitation Only Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Invitation Only
70
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Babyface MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
63
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Kenny Lattimore Kenny Lattimore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny Lattimore
91
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Salt-N-Pepa Brand New Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brand New
85
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Capone -N- Noreaga The War Report Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The War Report
87
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Lil' Kim Hard Core Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard Core
84
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Maxwell MTV Unplugged EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged EP
82
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wu-Tang Forever
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Common One Day It'll All Make Sense Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Day It'll All Make Sense
78
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Various Artists MTV Party To Go 98 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Party To Go 98
69
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Marvin Sease The Bitch Git It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bitch Git It All
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LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Mia X Unlady Like Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unlady Like
90
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Robyn Robyn Is Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Robyn Is Here
76
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
93
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)
92
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Top Authority Top Authority Uncut -- The New Yea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top Authority Uncut -- The New Yea
95
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Mr. Serv-on Life Insurance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Insurance
99
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
96
George Howard Midnight Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Mood
Gains in performance
97
Immature The Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Journey
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LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Soundtrack Men In Black--The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Men In Black--The Album
71
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Gravediggaz The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
89
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Soundtrack New York Undercover -- A Night At Natalies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New York Undercover -- A Night At Natalies
Gains in performance
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