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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Coming Of Age
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Memphis Bleek Coming Of Age Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Of Age
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella
2
Hot Boys Guerrilla Warfare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerrilla Warfare
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
3
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
4
Juvenile 400 Degreez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
400 Degreez
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
5
Ginuwine 100% Ginuwine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100% Ginuwine
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
6
Too $hort Can't Stay Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Stay Away
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
7
Various Artists Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
8
Lil Troy Sittin' Fat Down South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' Fat Down South
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Short Stop/Republic Records
9
K-Ci & JoJo It's Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Real
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Da Real World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Real World
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
11
Ja Rule Venni Vetti Vecci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Venni Vetti Vecci
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
12
Soundtrack The Wood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wood
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
13
Barry White Staying Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Staying Power
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Windham Hill | Private Music
14
EPMD Out Of Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Out Of Business
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
15
Case Personal Conversation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Personal Conversation
15  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
16
Silk Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tonight
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
17
Tru Da Crime Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Crime Family
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
18
Fiend Street Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Life
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
19
B.G. Chopper City In The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chopper City In The Ghetto
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
20
Lil Italy On Top Of Da World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On Top Of Da World
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
21
Eric Benet A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
Slick Rick The Art Of Storytelling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Storytelling
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
23
TLC Fanmail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fanmail
28  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
24
Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Love Is Your Love
27  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
25
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Slim Shady LP
24  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
26
Lil' Cease The Wonderful World Of Cease A Leo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wonderful World Of Cease A Leo
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Undeas/Atlantic
27
Soundtrack Wild Wild West Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Wild West
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Overbrook
28
R. Kelly R. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.
40  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
29
Jennifer Lopez On The 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The 6
26  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Work
30
Snoop Dogg No Limit Top Dogg Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Limit Top Dogg
29  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
31
Tracie Spencer Tracie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tracie
31  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
32
702 702 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
702
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
33
GZA/Genius Beneath The Surface Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beneath The Surface
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Wu-Tang
34
Gang Starr Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr
25  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
35
Dave Hollister Ghetto Hymns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Hymns
37  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Def Squad/DreamWorks
36
112 Room 112 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Room 112
34  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
37
Chris Rock Bigger & Blacker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bigger & Blacker
32  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
38
98 Degrees 98 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
98 Degrees And Rising
35  Last
34  Peak
41  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
39
Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
38  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Ruffhouse/Columbia
40
Faith Evans Keep The Faith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep The Faith
39  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
41
Nas I Am... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...
33  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
42
Soundtrack Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life
36  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rock Land
43
JT Money Pimpin On Wax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pimpin On Wax
52  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Tony Mercedes/Freeworld
44
Dru Hill Enter The Dru Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Dru
47  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
45
Various Artists Black Gangster -- Original Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Gangster -- Original Soundtrack
44  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | Black Hand
46
Trick Daddy www.thug.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
www.thug.com
45  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warlock | Slip-N-Slide
47
8Ball & MJG In Our Lifetime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Our Lifetime
42  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Suavehouse
48
Mercedes Rear End Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rear End
43  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
49
Various Artists Marvin Is 60: A Tribute Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Marvin Is 60: A Tribute Album
46  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
50
DMX Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood
48  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
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