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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam

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1
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
2
Sparkle Sparkle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sparkle
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rock Land
3
Big Punisher Capital Punishment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Capital Punishment
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
4
8Ball Lost Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Suavehouse
5
Soulja Slim Give It 2 'Em Raw Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give It 2 'Em Raw
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
6
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
7
Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bulworth -- The Soundtrack
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
8
Mo Thugs Family Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Mo Thugs
9
Fiend There's One In Every Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's One In Every Family
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
10
Various Artists Too Short Records: Nationwide -- Independence Day: The Compilation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Short Records: Nationwide -- Independence Day: The Compilation
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
11
Soundtrack I Got The Hook-Up! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got The Hook-Up!
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
12
Soundtrack The Players Club Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Players Club
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Heavyweight
13
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
14
Soundtrack Streets Is Watching Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Is Watching
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
15
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
14  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
16
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
17  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
17
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
15  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
Goodie Mob Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
19
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
20  Last
13  Peak
35  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
20
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | University
21
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
22
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
22  Last
14  Peak
28  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
23
WC The Shadiest One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Shadiest One
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Red Ant/London-Sire
24
Soundtrack Woo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Woo
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
25
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
29  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
26
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
28  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
27
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
28
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
35  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
29
C-Murder Life Or Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Or Death
25  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
30
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
31  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
31
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
38  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
32
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
33
Aretha Franklin A Rose Is Still A Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Rose Is Still A Rose
30  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
34
Scarface My Homies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Homies
32  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot
35
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
36
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
37  Last
19  Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
37
Do Or Die Headz Or Tailz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Headz Or Tailz
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Neighborhood Watch/Rap-A-Lot
38
Gang Starr Moment Of Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Moment Of Truth
34  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
39
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
36  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
40
James Grear & Company Don't Give Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Give Up
65  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pandisc | Born Again
41
Destiny's Child Destiny's Child Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny's Child
41  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
42
Public Enemy He Got Game (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
He Got Game (Soundtrack)
33  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
43
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
44  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
44
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
39  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
45
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
48  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
46
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
46  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
47
AZ Pieces Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of A Man
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
48
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
42  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
49
Keith Washington KW Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
KW
50  Last
27  Peak
12  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
50
Daz Dillinger Retaliation, Revenge And Get Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Retaliation, Revenge And Get Back
40  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row
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