TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
J.E. Heartbreak
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Dr. Dre Dr. Dre -- 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dre -- 2001
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
DMX ...And Then There Was X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...And Then There Was X
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
4
JAY-Z Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Soundtrack Next Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Next Friday
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
6
Sisqo Unleash The Dragon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unleash The Dragon
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
7
2Pac + Outlawz Still I Rise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still I Rise
2Pac + Outlawz
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Juvenile Tha G-Code Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha G-Code
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Angie Stone Black Diamond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Diamond
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
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8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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11
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Eve Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
13
The Madd Rapper Tell Em Why U Madd Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell Em Why U Madd
Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Lil Wayne Tha Block Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Block Is Hot
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Brian McKnight Back At One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back At One
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Soundtrack The Best Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Man
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Juvenile 400 Degreez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
400 Degreez
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Goodie Mob World Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Party
15
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
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20
Soundtrack Any Given Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Any Given Sunday
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
3
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21
Mariah Carey Rainbow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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23
Montell Jordan Get It On...Tonite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get It On...Tonite
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Donell Jones Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where I Wanna Be
24
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Nas Nastradamus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nastradamus
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Bob Marley Chant Down Babylon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chant Down Babylon
Bob Marley
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Q-Tip Amplified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amplified
22
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Method Man & Redman Blackout! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackout!
Method Man & Redman
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
29
Macy Gray On How Life Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On How Life Is
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
26
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Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
30
Dave Hollister Ghetto Hymns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Hymns
31
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Hot Boys Guerrilla Warfare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerrilla Warfare
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Ginuwine 100% Ginuwine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100% Ginuwine
27
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Blaque Blaque Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blaque
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Slim Shady LP
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Kelis Kaleidoscope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kaleidoscope
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Various Artists The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits -- Volume 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits -- Volume 3
37
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Will Smith Willennium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Willennium
32
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Kurupt Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
34
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
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40
Ideal Ideal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ideal
40
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Mint Condition Life's Aquarium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life's Aquarium
33
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Sole Skin Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skin Deep
44
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Love Is Your Love
42
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Mos Def Black On Both Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black On Both Sides
39
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Da Real World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Real World
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Soundtrack The Wood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wood
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Spiritual Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Spiritual Love
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Rome Rome 2000 Thank You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rome 2000 Thank You
55
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Jennifer Lopez On The 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
50
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
56
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Prince Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
46
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Chico DeBarge The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
45
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
53
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
61
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Snoop Dogg No Limit Top Dogg Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Limit Top Dogg
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Chef Raekwon Immobilarity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Immobilarity
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Master P Only God Can Judge Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only God Can Judge Me
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Ol' Dirty Bastard N***a Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N***a Please
50
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Eric Benet A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
51
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
59
B.G. Chopper City In The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chopper City In The Ghetto
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Puff Daddy Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
61
YoungBloodZ Against Da Grain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Against Da Grain
64
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Silk Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tonight
60
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Lil Troy Sittin' Fat Down South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' Fat Down South
63
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
64
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Beastie Boys Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds Of Science Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds Of Science
52
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Mobb Deep Murda Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murda Muzik
67
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Outsidaz Night Life (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Night Life (EP)
Gains in performance
68
DMX Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
D.J. U-Neek Ghetto Street Pharmacist Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Street Pharmacist Volume 1
69
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Ja Rule Venni Vetti Vecci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Venni Vetti Vecci
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
72
TLC Fanmail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fanmail
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Case Personal Conversation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Personal Conversation
53
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Marc Nelson Chocolate Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Mood
75
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Dru Hill Enter The Dru Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Dru
81
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Rakim The Master Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Master
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Various Artists Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
78
K-Ci & JoJo It's Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Real
82
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Johnnie Taylor Gotta Get The Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Get The Groove Back
91
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Soundtrack Light It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Light It Up
72
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Barry White Staying Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Staying Power
71
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Black Indian Get Em Psyched! -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Em Psyched! -- The Album
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
85
112 Room 112 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Room 112
78
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
86
2Pac Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Warren G I Want It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Want It All
95
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Kirk Franklin The Nu Nation Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Nu Nation Project
90
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Various Artists Hip Hop Decade: The Hot South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hip Hop Decade: The Hot South
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Yolanda Adams Mountain High...Valley Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mountain High...Valley Low
96
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
91
98 Degrees 98 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
98 Degrees And Rising
86
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Various Artists Twista Presents: Legit Ballin' The Album Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Twista Presents: Legit Ballin' The Album Vol. 1
97
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
93
D'Angelo Voodoo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voodoo
Gains in performance
94
CeCe Winans Alabaster Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alabaster Box
89
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Pharoahe Monch Internal Affairs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Internal Affairs
83
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
96
SPM The 3rd Wish To Rock The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 3rd Wish To Rock The World
100
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Mel Waiters Material Things Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Material Things
-
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
IMx Introducing IMx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing IMx
-
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Malone Intro To Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intro To Vol. 1
-
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
Tash Rap Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rap Life
98
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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