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
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told
Play
2
Funkmaster Flex Funkmaster Flex The Mix Tape Volume III: 60 Minutes Of Funk The Final Chapt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkmaster Flex The Mix Tape Volume III: 60 Minutes Of Funk The Final Chapt
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
Kelly Price Soul Of A Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Of A Woman
Gains in performance
4
E-40 The Element Of Surprise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Surprise
Gains in performance
5
Soundtrack How Stella Got Her Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Gains in performance
6
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
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Gerald Levert Love & Consequences Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Consequences
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Soundtrack Dr. Dolittle: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dolittle: The Album
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
10
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Noreaga N.O.R.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N.O.R.E.
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Monica The Boy Is Mine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boy Is Mine
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Killarmy Dirty Weaponry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dirty Weaponry
Gains in performance
14
M.O.P. First Family 4 Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
First Family 4 Life
Gains in performance
15
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Mary J. Blige The Tour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Cam'ron Confessions Of Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions Of Fire
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Sunz Of Man The Last Shall Be First Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Shall Be First
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Maxwell Embrya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Embrya
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Mac Shell Shocked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shell Shocked
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
21
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Big Punisher Capital Punishment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Capital Punishment
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Kane & Abel Am I My Brothers Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Am I My Brothers Keeper
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Trin-i-tee 5:7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trin-i-tee 5:7
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
30
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
48
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
31
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
25
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
26
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Def Squad El Nino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Nino
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
35
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
37
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Celly Cel G-Filez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G-Filez
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
33
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bulworth -- The Soundtrack
32
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Sparkle Sparkle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sparkle
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Mo Thugs Family Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion
34
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Soundtrack Streets Is Watching Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Is Watching
51
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
35
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
46
MC Ren Ruthless For Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruthless For Life
30
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Fiend There's One In Every Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's One In Every Family
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
49
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Soundtrack The Players Club Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Players Club
38
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
52
The Artist & The New Power Generation Newpower Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Newpower Soul
The Artist & The New Power Generation
39
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Nate Dogg G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2
40
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Queen Latifah Order In The Court Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Order In The Court
53
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
55
2Pac In His Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In His Own Words
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Myron Destiny Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny
46
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
58
8Ball Lost Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost
50
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Soundtrack HavPlenty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HavPlenty
44
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Devin The Dude The Dude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
52
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
58
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
63
C-Murder Life Or Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Or Death
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Goodie Mob Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
56
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
65
The Black Eyed Peas Behind The Front Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Behind The Front
54
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
67
Onyx Shut 'Em Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shut 'Em Down
55
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz Make It Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Reign
Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
59
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Phyllis Hyman Forever With You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever With You
72
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
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
61
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
63
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
72
George Benson Standing Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Standing Together
62
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
68
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Various Artists Pure Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
85
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Soulja Slim Give It 2 'Em Raw Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give It 2 'Em Raw
64
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
78
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
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Scarface My Homies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Homies
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
80
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
71
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
76
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Destiny's Child Destiny's Child Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny's Child
66
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
77
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
78
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
86
John Forte Poly Sci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poly Sci
67
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Aretha Franklin A Rose Is Still A Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Rose Is Still A Rose
73
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
88
WC The Shadiest One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Shadiest One
81
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
89
CeCe Winans Everlasting Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everlasting Love
88
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Makaveli The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
94
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
94
WEEKS ON CHART
90
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
92
James Grear & Company Don't Give Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
75
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Johnnie Taylor Taylored To Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Taylored To Please
69
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
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LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Gang Starr Moment Of Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Moment Of Truth
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
97
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
91
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Pressha Don't Get It Twisted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Get It Twisted
Gains in performance
99
Soundtrack I Got The Hook-Up! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got The Hook-Up!
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Link Sex Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Down
82
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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