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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3
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N.O.R.E.
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
Play
2
Monica The Boy Is Mine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boy Is Mine
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
Maxwell Embrya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Embrya
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Kane & Abel Am I My Brothers Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Am I My Brothers Keeper
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
3
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5
Soundtrack Dr. Dolittle: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dolittle: The Album
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
6
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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7
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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8
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Def Squad El Nino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Nino
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Big Punisher Capital Punishment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Capital Punishment
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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11
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
13
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13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bulworth -- The Soundtrack
14
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4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Sparkle Sparkle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sparkle
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
17
MC Ren Ruthless For Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruthless For Life
23
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
The Artist & The New Power Generation Newpower Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Newpower Soul
The Artist & The New Power Generation
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Soundtrack HavPlenty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HavPlenty
15
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Trin-i-tee 5:7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trin-i-tee 5:7
Gains in performance
21
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
32
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18
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
22
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
19
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6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Onyx Shut 'Em Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shut 'Em Down
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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26
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
22
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13
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
John Forte Poly Sci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poly Sci
Gains in performance
29
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
25
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Mo Thugs Family Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion
26
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8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Soundtrack Streets Is Watching Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Is Watching
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
29
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2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Devin The Dude The Dude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Soundtrack The Players Club Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Players Club
27
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
35
8Ball Lost Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost
31
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
36
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
34
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Fiend There's One In Every Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's One In Every Family
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
39
69 Boyz The Wait Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wait Is Over
Gains in performance
40
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
36
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
43
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
40
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Goodie Mob Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
38
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2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
45
The Black Eyed Peas Behind The Front Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Behind The Front
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
46
C-Murder Life Or Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Or Death
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Soulja Slim Give It 2 'Em Raw Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give It 2 'Em Raw
47
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4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Queen Latifah Order In The Court Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Order In The Court
41
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz Make It Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Reign
Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
39
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Various Artists Cellblock Compilation II Face/Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cellblock Compilation II Face/Off
62
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
53
Soundtrack I Got The Hook-Up! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got The Hook-Up!
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Destiny's Child Destiny's Child Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny's Child
51
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
55
WC The Shadiest One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Shadiest One
50
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
56
George Benson Standing Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Standing Together
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Scarface My Homies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Homies
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
45
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3
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Link Sex Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Down
60
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
55
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Aretha Franklin A Rose Is Still A Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Rose Is Still A Rose
53
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7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Various Artists Pure Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
64
James Grear & Company Don't Give Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
73
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
54
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Do Or Die Headz Or Tailz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Headz Or Tailz
66
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
72
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Cam'ron Confessions Of Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions Of Fire
Gains in performance
70
McGruff Destined To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destined To Be
59
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Ganksta NIP Interview With A Killa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Interview With A Killa
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
72
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
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
71
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
65
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
74
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Gang Starr Moment Of Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Moment Of Truth
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
77
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
78
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
81
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
64
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
81
CeCe Winans Everlasting Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everlasting Love
77
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Makaveli The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Missjones The Other Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Other Woman
67
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
84
N'Dea Davenport N'Dea Davenport Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N'Dea Davenport
70
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
85
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Various Artists Millennium Funk Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Millennium Funk Party
Gains in performance
87
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
92
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Beenie Man Many Moods Of Moses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Many Moods Of Moses
78
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
88
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
90
P.A. (Parental Advisory) Straight No Chase Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight No Chase
Gains in performance
91
AZ Pieces Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of A Man
87
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Various Artists Boss Ballin' 2 The Mob Bosses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boss Ballin' 2 The Mob Bosses
83
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Playa Cheers 2 U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers 2 U
84
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Jermaine Dupri Jermaine Dupri Presents -- Life In 1472 The Original Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jermaine Dupri Presents -- Life In 1472 The Original Soundtrack
Gains in performance
95
Sons Of Funk The Game Of Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Game Of Funk
86
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
85
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
97
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
97
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Daz Dillinger Retaliation, Revenge And Get Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Retaliation, Revenge And Get Back
93
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
82
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Various Artists MTV Jams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
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