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Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Week of August 1, 1998

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Last Week
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Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • N.O.R.E.

      Noreaga
    • 11
    • 1
    • 3
      • 11
      • 1
      • 3
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Penalty/Tommy Boy

Greatest gainer this week

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2 NEW
  • NEW
    • The Boy Is Mine

      Monica
    • -
    • 2
    • 1
      • -
      • 2
      • 1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 3
    • Embrya

      Maxwell
    • 2
    • 2
    • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
  • 4
    • Am I My Brothers Keeper

      Kane & Abel
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
  • 5
    • Dr. Dolittle: The Album

      Soundtrack
    • 4
    • 4
    • 5
      • 4
      • 4
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 6
    • It's Dark And Hell Is Hot

      DMX
    • 7
    • 1
    • 9
      • 7
      • 1
      • 9
RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 7
    • Never S-A-Y Never

      Brandy
    • 6
    • 2
    • 6
      • 6
      • 2
      • 6
  • 8
    • MP Da Last Don

      Master P
    • 5
    • 1
    • 8
      • 5
      • 1
      • 8
  • 9
    • El Nino

      Def Squad
    • 3
    • 1
    • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
  • 10
    • Capital Punishment

      Big Punisher
    • 8
    • 1
    • 13
      • 8
      • 1
      • 13
  • 11
    • Anytime

      Brian McKnight
    • 10
    • 1
    • 43
      • 10
      • 1
      • 43
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 12
    • Cool Relax

      Jon B
    • 9
    • 5
    • 44
      • 9
      • 5
      • 44
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Mya

      Mya
    • 13
    • 13
    • 13
      • 13
      • 13
      • 13
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Sparkle

      Sparkle
    • 12
    • 2
    • 10
      • 12
      • 2
      • 10
  • 16
    • Big Willie Style

      Will Smith
    • 16
    • 9
    • 34
      • 16
      • 9
      • 34
RIAA Certification: Platinum x9
  • 17
    • Ruthless For Life

      MC Ren
    • 23
    • 14
    • 3
      • 23
      • 14
      • 3
  • 19
    • HavPlenty

      Soundtrack
    • 15
    • 6
    • 5
      • 15
      • 6
      • 5
  • 20 NEW
  • NEW
    • Trin-i-tee 5:7

      Trin-i-tee 5:7
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Tamia

      Tamia
    • 32
    • 18
    • 14
      • 32
      • 18
      • 14
  • 22
    • Traces Of My Lipstick

      Xscape
    • 19
    • 6
    • 10
      • 19
      • 6
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 23
    • A Jagged Era

      Jagged Edge
    • 20
    • 19
    • 22
      • 20
      • 19
      • 22
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Shut 'Em Down

      Onyx
    • 18
    • 3
    • 7
      • 18
      • 3
      • 7
  • 25
    • Charge It 2 Da Game

      Silkk The Shocker
    • 24
    • 1
    • 23
      • 24
      • 1
      • 23
  • 26
    • Rated Next

      Next
    • 22
    • 13
    • 42
      • 22
      • 13
      • 42
  • 27
    • The Velvet Rope

      Janet
    • 35
    • 2
    • 41
      • 35
      • 2
      • 41
RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 28 NEW
  • NEW
    • Poly Sci

      John Forte
    • -
    • 28
    • 1
      • -
      • 28
      • 1
  • 29
    • Long Time No See

      Chico DeBarge
    • 25
    • 14
    • 35
      • 25
      • 14
      • 35
  • 30
    • Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion

      Mo Thugs Family
    • 26
    • 8
    • 8
      • 26
      • 8
      • 8
  • 31
    • Streets Is Watching

      Soundtrack
    • 21
    • 3
    • 10
      • 21
      • 3
      • 10
  • 32
    • Levert.Sweat.Gill

      LSG
    • 29
    • 2
    • 36
      • 29
      • 2
      • 36
  • 33
    • The Dude

      Devin The Dude
    • 33
    • 27
    • 5
      • 33
      • 27
      • 5
  • 34
    • The Players Club

      Soundtrack
    • 27
    • 2
    • 18
      • 27
      • 2
      • 18
  • 35
    • Lost

      8Ball
    • 31
    • 3
    • 9
      • 31
      • 3
      • 9
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 37
    • There's One In Every Family

      Fiend
    • 30
    • 1
    • 12
      • 30
      • 1
      • 12
  • 38
    • My Way

      Usher
    • 28
    • 1
    • 44
      • 28
      • 1
      • 44
  • 39 NEW
  • NEW
    • The Wait Is Over

      69 Boyz
    • -
    • 39
    • 1
      • -
      • 39
      • 1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:

QuadraSound/Atlantic/AG

Gains In Performance

  • 40
    • Too Short Records: Nationwide -- Independence Day: The Compilation

      Various Artists
    • 36
    • 7
    • 9
      • 36
      • 7
      • 9
  • 41
    • All Work, No Play

      Public Announcement
    • 43
    • 14
    • 17