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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Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
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3
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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4
Lil Bow Wow Doggy Bag Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Bag
Lil Bow Wow
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
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5
OutKast Big Boi & Dre Present... OutKast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Boi & Dre Present... OutKast
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mystikal Tarantula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tarantula
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Michael Jackson Invincible Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Busta Rhymes Genesis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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9
Mobb Deep Infamy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Usher 8701 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8701
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
11
JAY-Z MTV Unplugged Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Alicia Keys Songs In A Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs In A Minor
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Various Artists Ryde Or Die Vol. III: In The "R" We Trust Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ryde Or Die Vol. III: In The "R" We Trust
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Master P Game Face Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Face
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Joe Better Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Better Days
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
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16
Soundtrack How High Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How High
19
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Wu-Tang Clan Iron Flag Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Iron Flag
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Mary J. Blige No More Drama Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
19
KeKe Wyatt Soul Sista Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Sista
27
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Nate Dogg Music & Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music & Me
26
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Yolanda Adams Believe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
20
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Mack 10 Bang Or Ball Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bang Or Ball
31
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Ice Cube Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
25
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Aaliyah Aaliyah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aaliyah
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Faith Evans Faithfully Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Faithfully
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Warren G The Return Of The Regulator Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return Of The Regulator
29
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Angie Stone Mahogany Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mahogany Soul
28
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
JAY-Z The Blueprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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29
DMX The Great Depression Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Great Depression
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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30
Timbaland & Magoo Indecent Proposal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Indecent Proposal
40
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Jill Scott Experience: Jill Scott 826+ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Experience: Jill Scott 826+
23
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Fat Joe J.O.S.E. : Jealous Ones Still Envy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J.O.S.E. : Jealous Ones Still Envy
32
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
35
UGK Dirty Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dirty Money
44
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Dungeon Family Even In Darkness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Even In Darkness
48
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Maxwell Now Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Petey Pablo Diary Of A Sinner: 1st Entry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diary Of A Sinner: 1st Entry
30
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Eternal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eternal
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Dilated Peoples Expansion Team Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Expansion Team
67
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
41
8Ball Almost Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Almost Famous
42
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Craig David Born To Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Do It
34
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Various Artists The Source Presents Hip Hop Hits -- Volume 5 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source Presents Hip Hop Hits -- Volume 5
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
44
G. Dep Child Of The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Child Of The Ghetto
64
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Jermaine Dupri Instructions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instructions
46
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Fabolous Ghetto Fabolous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Fabolous
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Janet All For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For You
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Prophet Jones Prophet Jones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prophet Jones
69
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
49
Ginuwine The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life
49
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Jagged Edge Jagged Little Thrill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jagged Little Thrill
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Mr. Cheeks John P. Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
John P. Kelly
59
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Ghostface Killah Bulletproof Wallets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bulletproof Wallets
56
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Destiny's Child Survivor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Soundtrack Three 6 Mafia & Hypnotize Minds Presents: Choices -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Three 6 Mafia & Hypnotize Minds Presents: Choices -- The Album
51
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Erick Sermon [Music] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
79
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Miss E ...So Addictive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miss E ...So Addictive
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Cypress Hill Stoned Raiders Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stoned Raiders
55
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Too $hort Chase The Cat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chase The Cat
66
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Various Artists FB Entertainment Presents: The Goodlife Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FB Entertainment Presents: The Goodlife Album
78
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Bubba Sparxxx Dark Days, Bright Nights Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dark Days, Bright Nights
54
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
R. Kelly tp-2.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
tp-2.com
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Soundtrack The Wash Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wash
63
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Brian McKnight Superhero Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
57
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Gerald Levert Gerald's World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gerald's World
76
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Juvenile Project English Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project English
52
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Babyface Face2Face Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Face2Face
87
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
India.Arie Acoustic Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Acoustic Soul
71
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Luther Vandross Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luther Vandross
60
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Donnie McClurkin Live In London And More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In London And More...
65
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Nelly Country Grammar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Country Grammar
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART
73
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
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART
74
IMx IMx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
IMx
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
75
Snoop Doggy Dogg Death Row's Snoop Doggy Dogg Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Death Row's Snoop Doggy Dogg Greatest Hits
77
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
81
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
77
The O'Jays For The Love... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Love...
-
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
La' Chat Murder She Spoke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder She Spoke
97
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Mariah Carey Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
61
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Various Artists Red Star Sounds -- Volume One: Soul Searching Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Red Star Sounds -- Volume One: Soul Searching
91
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Outlawz Novakane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Novakane
98
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Boyz II Men Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection
74
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Lil' Romeo Lil' Romeo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil' Romeo
58
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Various Artists Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 1
89
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
De La Soul AOI: Bionix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AOI: Bionix
82
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Regina Belle This Is Regina Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Regina
-
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Various Artists Totally Hits 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2001
70
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Skip Live From Hollygrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live From Hollygrove
-
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Soundtrack The Fast And The Furious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fast And The Furious
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Soundtrack Training Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Training Day
75
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Jadakiss Kiss Tha Game Goodbye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Tha Game Goodbye
99
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
City High City High Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
City High
83
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Lil Sun Sunburnt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sunburnt
Gains in performance
95
SPM Never Change: The Pain And Glory Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Change: The Pain And Glory Album
73
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Original P Introducing Hyped Up Westbound Soljaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing Hyped Up Westbound Soljaz
-
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
P. Diddy & The Bad Boy Family The Saga Continues... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Saga Continues...
P. Diddy & The Bad Boy Family
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
112 Part III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Part III
85
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Afroman The Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Good Times
84
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Prince The Rainbow Children Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rainbow Children
94
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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