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
87
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The Dynasty Roc La Familia (2000 -- )
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
Play
2
OutKast Stankonia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stankonia
96
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
Ja Rule Rule 3:36 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rule 3:36
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Ludacris Back For The First Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back For The First Time
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Mystikal Let's Get Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get Ready
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Nelly Country Grammar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Country Grammar
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Scarface The Last Of A Dying Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Of A Dying Breed
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Tamia A Nu Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Nu Day
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jill Scott Who Is Jill Scott? Words And Sounds Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who Is Jill Scott? Words And Sounds Vol. 1
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
10
Wyclef Jean The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Snoop Dogg Dead Man Walkin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dead Man Walkin
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
12
Avant My Thoughts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Thoughts
13
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Soundtrack Charlie's Angels Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charlie's Angels
23
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Shyne Shyne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shyne
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Reflection Eternal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflection Eternal
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Lil Bow Wow Beware Of Dog Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beware Of Dog
Lil Bow Wow
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Yolanda Adams Mountain High...Valley Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mountain High...Valley Low
14
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
59
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Gains in performance
18
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
19
LL Cool J G.O.A.T. Featuring James T. Smith: The Greatest Of All Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G.O.A.T. Featuring James T. Smith: The Greatest Of All Time
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Cash Money Millionaires Baller Blockin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Carl Thomas Emotional Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotional
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
E-40 Loyalty And Betrayal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loyalty And Betrayal
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Profyle Nothin' But Drama Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothin' But Drama
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Shaggy Hotshot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hotshot
40
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Kelly Price Mirror Mirror Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mirror Mirror
28
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
26
M.O.P. Warriorz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Warriorz
24
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
27
C-Murder Trapped In Crime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trapped In Crime
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Triple 6 Mafia Kings Of Memphis: Underground Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Memphis: Underground Vol. 3
Triple 6 Mafia
Gains in performance
29
Guru Jazzmatazz Streetsoul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jazzmatazz Streetsoul
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Various Artists Damizza Presents...Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damizza Presents...Where I Wanna Be
Gains in performance
31
Beenie Man Art And Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Art And Life
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Willie D Loved By Few, Hated By Many Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loved By Few, Hated By Many
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Changing Faces Visit Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
27
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Rachelle Ferrell Individuality (Can I Be Me?) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Individuality (Can I Be Me?)
30
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Toni Braxton The Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Patti LaBelle When A Woman Loves Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When A Woman Loves
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Boyz II Men Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya
32
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
38
BeBe Love And Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love And Freedom
BeBe
29
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Lil' Kim The Notorious KIM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Notorious KIM
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Monifah Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
41
Cam'ron S.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
S.D.E.
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Too $hort You Nasty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Nasty
37
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Mack 10 The Paper Route Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Paper Route
34
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sparkle Told You So Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Told You So
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Afu-Ra Body Of The Life Force Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Body Of The Life Force
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Soundtrack Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
48
DJ Clue DJ Clue Presents: Backstage -- Mixtape (Music Inspired By The Film) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DJ Clue Presents: Backstage -- Mixtape (Music Inspired By The Film)
39
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1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Tela The World Ain't Enuff Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World Ain't Enuff
35
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Big Tymers I Got That Work Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got That Work
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Mya Fear Of Flying Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of Flying
49
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Dr. Dre Dr. Dre -- 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dre -- 2001
50
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
53
DMX ...And Then There Was X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...And Then There Was X
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Joe My Name Is Joe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Name Is Joe
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Flesh-N-Bone 5th Dog Let Loose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5th Dog Let Loose
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Three 6 Mafia When The Smoke Clears Sixty 6, Sixty 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When The Smoke Clears Sixty 6, Sixty 1
53
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Phife Dawg Ventilation : Da LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ventilation : Da LP
44
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Jagged Edge J.E. Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J.E. Heartbreak
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
63
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Johnnie Taylor Gotta Get The Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Get The Groove Back
64
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Trina Da Baddest B***h Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Baddest B***h
58
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Mary Mary Thankful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thankful
62
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
P!nk Can't Take Me Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Take Me Home
60
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
64
B-Legit Hempin' Ain't Easy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hempin' Ain't Easy
47
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Donell Jones Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where I Wanna Be
61
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Donnie McClurkin Live In London And More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In London And More...
73
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Soundtrack Bait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
54
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Ruff Endz Love Crimes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Crimes
65
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Sisqo Unleash The Dragon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unleash The Dragon
82
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Amil A.M.I.L. (All Money Is Legal) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A.M.I.L. (All Money Is Legal)
57
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Big Pokey D-Game 2000 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D-Game 2000
Gains in performance
72
Next Welcome II Nextasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome II Nextasy
70
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Various Artists Too Gangsta For Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Gangsta For Radio
72
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
74
No Question No Question Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Question
59
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kirk Franklin Presents 1NC
71
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Kane & Abel Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Most Wanted
51
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Soundtrack His Woman, His Wife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
His Woman, His Wife
100
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Kandi Hey Kandi... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hey Kandi...
79
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
De La Soul Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
89
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Lil' Flip The Leprechann Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Leprechann
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
81
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
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Nature For All Seasons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For All Seasons
66
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Monique Mosee Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girl Like Me
90
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Various Artists Ryde Or Die Vol. II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ryde Or Die Vol. II
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Common Like Water For Chocolate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Water For Chocolate
76
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Methrone My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
78
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Soundtrack Love & Basketball Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Basketball
83
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Lucy Pearl Lucy Pearl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lucy Pearl
86
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
The Temptations Ear-Resistible Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ear-Resistible
88
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Soundtrack Fiend Presents: Can I Burn? The Rockumentary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fiend Presents: Can I Burn? The Rockumentary
68
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Macy Gray On How Life Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On How Life Is
80
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Major Figgas Figgas 4 Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Figgas 4 Life
69
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
94
504 Boyz Goodfellas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodfellas
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Mr. C The Slide Man Cha-Cha Slide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cha-Cha Slide
92
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Do Or Die Victory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Victory
55
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Soundtrack Bamboozled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bamboozled
97
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Lil' Zane Young World: The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Young World: The Future
77
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Big L The Big Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Picture
84
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
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