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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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
Tha Block Is Hot
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal | Cash Money
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Lil Wayne Tha Block Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Block Is Hot
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
2
Mariah Carey Rainbow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rainbow
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
3
Master P Only God Can Judge Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only God Can Judge Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
4
Soundtrack The Best Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Man
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
5
Method Man & Redman Blackout! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackout!
Method Man & Redman
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
6
Eve Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
7
Brian McKnight Back At One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back At One
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
8
Juvenile 400 Degreez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
400 Degreez
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
9
Mary J. Blige Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Chico DeBarge The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
11
Donell Jones Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where I Wanna Be
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Untouchables/LaFace
12
The Roots The Roots Come Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Roots Come Alive
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Warren G I Want It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Want It All
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Restless | G-Funk
14
Mos Def Black On Both Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black On Both Sides
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
15
Pharoahe Monch Internal Affairs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Internal Affairs
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
16
Mobb Deep Murda Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murda Muzik
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Loud/Columbia
17
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
18
Angie Stone Black Diamond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Diamond
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
19
B.G. Chopper City In The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chopper City In The Ghetto
18  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
20
Hot Boys Guerrilla Warfare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerrilla Warfare
14  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
21
Puff Daddy Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
22
Snoop Dogg No Limit Top Dogg Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Limit Top Dogg
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
23
Ideal Ideal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ideal
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noontime
24
Various Artists J Prince Presents R.N.D.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J Prince Presents R.N.D.S.
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
25
Kevon Edmonds 24/7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
24/7
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Ol' Dirty Bastard N***a Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N***a Please
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
27
Sole Skin Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skin Deep
47  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
28
Lil Troy Sittin' Fat Down South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' Fat Down South
27  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Short Stop/Republic Records
29
Soundtrack Thicker Than Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thicker Than Water
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
30
Eric Benet A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
43  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
31
Silk Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tonight
32  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
32
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chilldrin Of Da Ghetto
39  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
33
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Da Real World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Real World
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
33  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
34
Ginuwine 100% Ginuwine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100% Ginuwine
30  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
35
Dave Hollister Ghetto Hymns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Hymns
71  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
71
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Def Squad/DreamWorks
36
Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Love Is Your Love
38  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
37
Brent Jones & The T.P. Mobb Brent Jones And T.P. Mobb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brent Jones And T.P. Mobb
57  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCG | Holy Roller
38
A Tribe Called Quest The Anthology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Anthology
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
39
Ja Rule Venni Vetti Vecci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Venni Vetti Vecci
37  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
40
Various Artists Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1
35  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
41
Inspectah Deck Uncontrolled Substance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncontrolled Substance
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud
42
IMx Introducing IMx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing IMx
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
43
U-God Golden Arms Redemption Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Golden Arms Redemption
24  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
44
Terror Squad The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Album
48  Last
Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Mystic/Atlantic
45
Jennifer Lopez On The 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The 6
51  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Work
46
Barry White Staying Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Staying Power
42  Last
13  Peak
15  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Windham Hill | Private Music
47
Kane & Abel Rise To Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rise To Power
29  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
48
Case Personal Conversation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Personal Conversation
53  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
49
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Slim Shady LP
49  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
50
K-Ci & JoJo It's Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Real
50  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
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