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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Tha Block Is Hot
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal | Cash Money

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1
Lil Wayne Tha Block Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Block Is Hot
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
2
E-40 Charlie Hustle: BluePrint Of A Self-Made Millionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charlie Hustle: BluePrint Of A Self-Made Millionaire
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
3
Montell Jordan Get It On...Tonite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get It On...Tonite
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
4
Soundtrack Light It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Light It Up
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Yab Yum/Elektra
5
Mariah Carey Rainbow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rainbow
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
6
Master P Only God Can Judge Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only God Can Judge Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
7
Soundtrack The Best Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Man
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
8
Prince Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | NPG
9
Method Man & Redman Blackout! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackout!
Method Man & Redman
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
10
Brian McKnight Back At One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back At One
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
11
Mary J. Blige Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Juvenile 400 Degreez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
400 Degreez
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
13
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
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
14
Donell Jones Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where I Wanna Be
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Untouchables/LaFace
15
Chico DeBarge The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Game
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
16
Angie Stone Black Diamond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Diamond
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
Mos Def Black On Both Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black On Both Sides
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
18
Pharoahe Monch Internal Affairs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Internal Affairs
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
19
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
20
Mobb Deep Murda Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murda Muzik
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Loud/Columbia
21
Snoop Dogg No Limit Top Dogg Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Limit Top Dogg
22  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
22
B.G. Chopper City In The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chopper City In The Ghetto
19  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
23
Hot Boys Guerrilla Warfare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerrilla Warfare
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
24
Ideal Ideal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ideal
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noontime
25
Puff Daddy Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever
21  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
26
Kevon Edmonds 24/7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
24/7
25  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Warren G I Want It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Want It All
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Restless | G-Funk
28
The Roots The Roots Come Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Roots Come Alive
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
29
Ol' Dirty Bastard N***a Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N***a Please
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
30
Sole Skin Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skin Deep
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
31
Lil Troy Sittin' Fat Down South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' Fat Down South
28  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Short Stop/Republic Records
32
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Da Real World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Real World
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
33  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
33
Eric Benet A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
30  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
34
Various Artists J Prince Presents R.N.D.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J Prince Presents R.N.D.S.
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
35
Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Love Is Your Love
36  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
36
Ginuwine 100% Ginuwine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100% Ginuwine
34  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
37
Marc Nelson Chocolate Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Mood
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
38
Silk Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tonight
31  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
39
Ja Rule Venni Vetti Vecci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Venni Vetti Vecci
39  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
40
Soundtrack Thicker Than Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thicker Than Water
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Hoo-Bangin'
41
Dave Hollister Ghetto Hymns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Hymns
35  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Def Squad/DreamWorks
42
IMx Introducing IMx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing IMx
42  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
43
Jennifer Lopez On The 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The 6
45  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Work
44
Various Artists Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1
40  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
45
Case Personal Conversation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Personal Conversation
48  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
46
A Tribe Called Quest The Anthology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Anthology
38  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
47
U-God Golden Arms Redemption Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Golden Arms Redemption
43  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
48
Terror Squad The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Album
44  Last
Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Mystic/Atlantic
49
Project Pat Ghetty Green Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetty Green
54  Last
Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Hypnotize Minds
50
112 Room 112 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Room 112
51  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
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