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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
20
WEEKS ON CHART
Anytime
Gains in performance
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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
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
5
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
22
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
10
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
17
2Pac R U Still Down? [Remember Me] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R U Still Down? [Remember Me]
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
29
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
23
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
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Queen Pen My Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Melody
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
25
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
27
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
26
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Various Artists In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap
28
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
32
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
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
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
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
MJG No More Glory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Glory
33
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
The Sounds Of Blackness Time For Healing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time For Healing
39
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
35
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
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
38
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
39
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
42
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Rakim The 18th Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 18th Letter
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Various Artists Old School Funk II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Old School Funk II
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
43
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
41
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
44
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
45
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Various Artists Westcoast Trippin' -- Awol Killa Compilation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Westcoast Trippin' -- Awol Killa Compilation
56
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
43
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Kenny G Kenny G Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny G Greatest Hits
49
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Peggy Scott-Adams Contagious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
66
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Salt-N-Pepa Brand New Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brand New
83
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
52
The Whispers Songbook Volume One -- The Songs Of Babyface Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songbook Volume One -- The Songs Of Babyface
60
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Master P Ice Cream Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Man
54
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
89
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
51
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
55
GP Wu Don't Go Against The Grain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Go Against The Grain
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Soundtrack Gang Related -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gang Related -- The Soundtrack
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
57
5th Ward Boyz Usual Suspects Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usual Suspects
59
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Ginuwine Ginuwine... The Bachelor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ginuwine... The Bachelor
57
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Soundtrack I'm Bout It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Bout It
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Ice Cube Featuring...Ice Cube Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Featuring...Ice Cube
62
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Luniz Lunitik Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lunitik Muzik
50
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Mack 10 Based On A True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A True Story
58
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Big Bub Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
63
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
64
BeBe Winans BeBe Winans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BeBe Winans
64
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Somethin' For The People This Time It's Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Time It's Personal
47
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony The Art Of War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of War
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Makaveli The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART
68
2Pac All Eyez On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Eyez On Me
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
105
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Trick Daddy Dollars Based On A True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A True Story
Trick Daddy Dollars
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Twista Adrenaline Rush Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adrenaline Rush
71
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Soundtrack Jackie Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackie Brown
52
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Hot Boys Get It How U Live!! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get It How U Live!!
-
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Christion Ghetto Cyrano Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Cyrano
69
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Partners-N-Crime What'cha Wanna Do? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What'cha Wanna Do?
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Soundtrack New York Undercover -- A Night At Natalies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New York Undercover -- A Night At Natalies
100
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Immature The Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Journey
97
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wu-Tang Forever
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Kenny Lattimore Kenny Lattimore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny Lattimore
82
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Various Artists Party Over Here '98 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Party Over Here '98
Gains in performance
80
Maxwell MTV Unplugged EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged EP
86
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Maxwell Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite
77
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Toni Braxton Secrets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Sam Salter It's On Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's On Tonight
74
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
84
MC Eiht Last Man Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last Man Standing
79
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Rome Rome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rome
75
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Lil' Kim Hard Core Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard Core
85
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Capone -N- Noreaga The War Report Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The War Report
84
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Marvin Sease The Bitch Git It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bitch Git It All
90
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Will Downing Invitation Only Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Invitation Only
80
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Erykah Badu Baduizm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Luke Changin' the Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changin' the Game
72
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Common One Day It'll All Make Sense Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Day It'll All Make Sense
88
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Babyface MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
81
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Various Artists MTV Party To Go 98 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Party To Go 98
89
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Mr. Serv-on Life Insurance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Insurance
95
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Mia X Unlady Like Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unlady Like
91
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Mic Geronimo Vendetta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
70
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Scarface The Untouchable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Untouchable
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Silkk The Shocker The Shocker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
George Howard Midnight Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Mood
96
LAST WEEK
96
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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