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
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DJ Clue? The Professional 2
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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2
Project Pat Mista Don't Play Everythangs Workin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mista Don't Play Everythangs Workin
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
Silkk The Shocker My World, My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My World, My Way
Gains in performance
4
Shaggy Hotshot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hotshot
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
30
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5
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
33
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6
R. Kelly tp-2.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
tp-2.com
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance
7
Musiq Soulchild Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want To Sing) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want To Sing)
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
8
Ja Rule Rule 3:36 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rule 3:36
4
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1
PEAK POSITION
21
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9
Snoop Dogg Tha Last Meal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Last Meal
7
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1
PEAK POSITION
11
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10
Ludacris Back For The First Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back For The First Time
6
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2
PEAK POSITION
20
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11
QB Finest Nas & Ill Will Records Presents Queensbridge The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nas & Ill Will Records Presents Queensbridge The Album
10
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10
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
12
Iconz Street Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Money
11
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10
PEAK POSITION
3
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12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
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14
Sade Lovers Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lovers Rock
9
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2
PEAK POSITION
16
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15
Tamia A Nu Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Nu Day
17
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8
PEAK POSITION
19
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Gains in performance
16
Erykah Badu Mama's Gun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mama's Gun
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
17
OutKast Stankonia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stankonia
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Soundtrack Save The Last Dance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Save The Last Dance
8
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2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Dirty The Pimp & Da Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pimp & Da Gangsta
Gains in performance
20
Mystikal Let's Get Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get Ready
14
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1
PEAK POSITION
23
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21
Nelly Country Grammar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Country Grammar
16
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1
PEAK POSITION
36
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22
Lil Bow Wow Beware Of Dog Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beware Of Dog
Lil Bow Wow
19
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3
PEAK POSITION
23
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23
JAY-Z The Dynasty Roc La Familia (2000 --     ) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dynasty Roc La Familia (2000 -- )
20
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1
PEAK POSITION
19
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24
Fredro Starr Firestarr Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Firestarr
18
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18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Mr. C The Slide Man Cha-Cha Slide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cha-Cha Slide
23
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20
PEAK POSITION
21
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26
Dave Hollister Chicago '85... The Movie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicago '85... The Movie
22
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10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Donnie McClurkin Live In London And More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In London And More...
30
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27
PEAK POSITION
26
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Gains in performance
21
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1
PEAK POSITION
6
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29
Jagged Edge J.E. Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J.E. Heartbreak
28
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1
PEAK POSITION
59
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30
Gladys Knight At Last Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Last
Gladys Knight
Gains in performance
31
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP
25
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1
PEAK POSITION
42
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32
Xzibit Restless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Restless
24
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1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
3LW 3LW Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3LW
26
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19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Memphis Bleek The Understanding Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Understanding
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Dream It Was All A Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Was All A Dream
29
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11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Charlie Wilson Bridging The Gap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bridging The Gap
41
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
16
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Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
37
Lil Wayne Lights Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lights Out
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
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39
Various Artists Grammy R&B/Rap Nominees 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grammy R&B/Rap Nominees 2001
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Public Announcement Don't_Hold_Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't_Hold_Back
36
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Master P Ghetto Postage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Postage
33
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2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Shyne Shyne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shyne
38
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Keith Sweat Didn't See Me Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Didn't See Me Coming
34
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5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Carl Thomas Emotional Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotional
40
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2
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
45
8Ball & MJG Space Age 4 Eva Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Space Age 4 Eva
42
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Soundtrack Down To Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down To Earth
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Joe My Name Is Joe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Name Is Joe
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
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Gains in performance
48
Smut Peddlers Porn Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Porn Again
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Reflection Eternal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflection Eternal
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek
44
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Funkmaster Flex Funkmaster Flex: 60 Minutes Of Funk, Volume IV: The Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkmaster Flex: 60 Minutes Of Funk, Volume IV: The Mixtape
39
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Yolanda Adams Mountain High...Valley Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mountain High...Valley Low
45
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5
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Dr. Dre Dr. Dre -- 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dre -- 2001
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Richie Rich The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Game
54
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Pru Pru Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pru
60
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
49
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2
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Avant My Thoughts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Thoughts
53
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Mary Mary Thankful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thankful
55
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Scarface The Last Of A Dying Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Of A Dying Breed
56
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Various Artists Lyricist Lounge Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyricist Lounge Vol. 2
48
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
60
P!nk Can't Take Me Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Take Me Home
51
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23
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Chante Moore Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
67
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Lil' Zane Young World: The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Young World: The Future
57
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4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
63
B.G. Checkmate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Checkmate
50
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
68
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Capone -N- Noreaga The Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
52
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Natalie Wilson & The S.O.P. Chorale [Girl Director] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Girl Director]
Natalie Wilson & The S.O.P. Chorale
62
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50
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
58
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Toni Braxton The Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Various Artists Def Jam 1985-2001: The History Of Hip Hop, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Def Jam 1985-2001: The History Of Hip Hop, Volume 1
Gains in performance
70
Field Mob 613: Ashy To Classy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
613: Ashy To Classy
70
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Mya Fear Of Flying Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of Flying
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Marvin Sease Women Would Rather Be Licked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Women Would Rather Be Licked
59
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Prodigy H-N-I-C Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
H-N-I-C
61
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Cash Money Millionaires Baller Blockin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
63
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Macy Gray On How Life Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On How Life Is
64
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Various Artists The Source -- Hip-Hop Hits Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source -- Hip-Hop Hits Vol. 4
69
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
77
DMX ...And Then There Was X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...And Then There Was X
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Kelly Price Mirror Mirror Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mirror Mirror
72
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Trina Da Baddest B***h Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Baddest B***h
78
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Various Artists Tom Joyner Presents: The United We Funk All Stars Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tom Joyner Presents: The United We Funk All Stars Live
73
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Tela The World Ain't Enuff Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World Ain't Enuff
77
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Wyclef Jean The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book
79
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Big Moe City Of Syrup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
City Of Syrup
75
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Rachelle Ferrell Individuality (Can I Be Me?) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Individuality (Can I Be Me?)
85
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Lil Black On The Road Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On The Road Again
-
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Donell Jones Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where I Wanna Be
83
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
81
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Mac Mall Immaculate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Immaculate
Gains in performance
89
Monique Mosee Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girl Like Me
76
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Johnnie Taylor Gotta Get The Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Get The Groove Back
89
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Fat Pat Wreckshop Records Presents: Fat Pats Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wreckshop Records Presents: Fat Pats Greatest Hits
80
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
92
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
93
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
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
82
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Soundtrack Love & Basketball Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Basketball
100
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Boyz II Men Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya
95
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Tyrone Davis Relaxin' With Tyrone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relaxin' With Tyrone
91
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Big Tymers I Got That Work Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got That Work
97
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Lil' Kim The Notorious KIM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Notorious KIM
90
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Lucy Pearl Lucy Pearl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lucy Pearl
94
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
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