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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
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
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Ruffhouse/Columbia
2
Keith Sweat StilL In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
StilL In The Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
3
The FlipMode Squad The Imperial Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Imperial
77  Last
Peak
Weeks
77
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | FlipMode/Elektra
4
Soundtrack Rush Hour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rush Hour
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
Kelly Price Soul Of A Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Of A Woman
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | T-Neck/Def Soul
6
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
7
Magic Sky's The Limit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sky's The Limit
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | TRU/No Limit
8
Shaquille O'Neal Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Respect
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | T.W.IsM./A&M
9
Fat Joe Don Cartagena Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don Cartagena
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Mystic/Atlantic
10
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
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
11
Ras Kass Rasassination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rasassination
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Patchwerk
12
The Temptations Phoenix Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phoenix Rising
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
13
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
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
14
Canibus Can-I-Bus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can-I-Bus
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal
15
Soundtrack Dr. Dolittle: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dolittle: The Album
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
16
Gerald Levert Love & Consequences Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Consequences
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
17
Big Tymers How You Luv That? Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How You Luv That? Vol. 2
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
18
Noreaga N.O.R.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N.O.R.E.
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
19
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
19  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
20
Luther Vandross I Know Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Know
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
21
Skull Duggery These Wicked Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Wicked Streets
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | No Limit/Penalty
22
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
Big Ed The Assassin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Assassin
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
24
Soundtrack How Stella Got Her Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Flyte Tyme
25
Solo 4 Bruthas & A Bass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4 Bruthas & A Bass
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
26
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
21  Last
13  Peak
23  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | University
27
Monica The Boy Is Mine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boy Is Mine
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
28
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Trin-i-tee 5:7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trin-i-tee 5:7
24  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
29
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
28  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
30
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
18  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
31
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
31  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
32
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
29  Last
18  Peak
24  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
33
Maxwell Embrya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Embrya
26  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
34
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
27  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
35
Ghetto Twiinz No Pain No Gain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Pain No Gain
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot
36
E-40 The Element Of Surprise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Surprise
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
37
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
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
38
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
33  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
39
Mary J. Blige The Tour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tour
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
40
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
34  Last
14  Peak
27  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
41
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
36  Last
19  Peak
32  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
42
Regina Belle Believe In Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Believe In Me
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
43
Nicole Make It Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Hot
38  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
44
Monifah Mo'Hogany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mo'Hogany
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Uptown
45
Mac Shell Shocked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shell Shocked
37  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
46
General Grant Mr. Energizer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Energizer
58  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | PolyBeat
47
Soundtrack Why Do Fools Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Why Do Fools Fall In Love
32  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Warner Sunset/East West
48
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
48  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
49
Xzibit 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz
39  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
50
Jayo Felony Whatcha Gonna Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whatcha Gonna Do
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
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