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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label
Legacy | Ruffhouse/Columbia

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Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Ruffhouse/Columbia
2
Canibus Can-I-Bus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can-I-Bus
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal
3
Fat Joe Don Cartagena Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don Cartagena
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Mystic/Atlantic
4
Skull Duggery These Wicked Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Wicked Streets
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | No Limit/Penalty
5
Snoop Dogg Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
6
Kelly Price Soul Of A Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Of A Woman
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | T-Neck/Def Soul
7
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
8
Big Ed The Assassin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Assassin
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
9
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
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
10
Soundtrack Dr. Dolittle: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dolittle: The Album
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
11
The Temptations Phoenix Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phoenix Rising
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
12
Gerald Levert Love & Consequences Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Consequences
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
13
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
14
Noreaga N.O.R.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N.O.R.E.
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
15
Soundtrack Why Do Fools Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Warner Sunset/East West
16
Soundtrack How Stella Got Her Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Flyte Tyme
17
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
17  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
18
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
19
Monica The Boy Is Mine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boy Is Mine
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
20
Luther Vandross I Know Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Know
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
21
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
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
22
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
20  Last
13  Peak
21  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | University
23
E-40 The Element Of Surprise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Surprise
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
24
Maxwell Embrya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Embrya
23  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
25
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
26
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
25  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
27
Mary J. Blige The Tour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tour
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
28
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
30  Last
18  Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
29
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Trin-i-tee 5:7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trin-i-tee 5:7
29  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
30
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
33  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
31
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
34  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
32
Soundtrack Blade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blade
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | TVT Soundtrax
33
Jayo Felony Whatcha Gonna Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whatcha Gonna Do
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
34
Cam'ron Confessions Of Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions Of Fire
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
35
Nicole Make It Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Hot
27  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
36
Xzibit 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz
26  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
37
Mac Shell Shocked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shell Shocked
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
38
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
35  Last
14  Peak
25  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
39
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
37  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
40
Big Punisher Capital Punishment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Capital Punishment
36  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
41
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
39  Last
19  Peak
30  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
42
Kane & Abel Am I My Brothers Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Am I My Brothers Keeper
38  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
43
Various Artists ESPN Presents: Jock Jams Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ESPN Presents: Jock Jams Vol. 4
52  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
44
Monifah Mo'Hogany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mo'Hogany
44  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Uptown
45
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
47  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
46
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
50  Last
13  Peak
50  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
47
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
45  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
48
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
49  Last
14  Peak
43  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
49
Sunz Of Man The Last Shall Be First Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Shall Be First
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Ant | Threat/Wu-Tang
50
Wu-Tang Killa Beez The Swarm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Swarm
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
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