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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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2
Styles A Gangster And A Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Gangster And A Gentleman
86
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Various Artists Irv Gotti Presents The Inc Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Irv Gotti Presents The Inc
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
E-40 The Ballatician: Grit & Grind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ballatician: Grit & Grind
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
6
N.O.R.E. God's Favorite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Favorite
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Donell Jones Life Goes On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Goes On
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Various Artists P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present... We Invented The Remix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present... We Invented The Remix
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Wyclef Jean Masquerade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Masquerade
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Onyx Bacdafucup: Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup: Part II
Gains in performance
12
Truth Hurts Truthfully Speaking Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truthfully Speaking
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Soundtrack Like Mike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Mike
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Big Tymers Hood Rich Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Rich
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Michelle Williams Heart To Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart To Yours
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
18
Cam'ron Come Home With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Home With Me
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Various Artists Steve Harvey Compilation: Sign Of Things To Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steve Harvey Compilation: Sign Of Things To Come
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
21
AZ AZiatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AZiatic
16
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
22
RL RL:Ements Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RL:Ements
27
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Daz Dillinger This Is The Life I Lead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is The Life I Lead
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Tweet Southern Hummingbird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southern Hummingbird
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Archie Eversole Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Brandy Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Moon
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Raphael Saadiq Instant Vintage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instant Vintage
26
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Cipha Sounds/Mr. Choc Rawkus Records Presents: Soundbombing III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rawkus Records Presents: Soundbombing III
Cipha Sounds/Mr. Choc
23
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Will Smith Born To Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Reign
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Various Artists Totally Hits 2002 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2002
34
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
47
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
34
DJ Quik Under Tha Influence Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Tha Influence
28
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Avant Ecstasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ecstasy
42
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Nas Stillmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stillmatic
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
35
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Sir Charles Jones Love Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Machine
39
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Mary J. Blige No More Drama (2002) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama (2002)
37
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Ying Yang Twins Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins
31
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Various Artists So So Def Presents: Definition Of A Remix (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Def Presents: Definition Of A Remix (EP)
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Nature Wild Gremlinz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Gremlinz
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Nas From Illmatic To Stillmatic The Remixes (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Illmatic To Stillmatic The Remixes (EP)
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Cee-Lo Cee-Lo... Cee-Lo Green And His Perfect Imperfections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cee-Lo... Cee-Lo Green And His Perfect Imperfections
Cee-Lo
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
46
B2K B2K Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B2K
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
47
N*E*R*D In Search Of... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Search Of...
57
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Ruff Endz Someone To Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Someone To Love You
45
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
46
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Cormega The True Meaning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The True Meaning
48
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Yolanda Adams Believe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
58
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Norman Brown Just Chillin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Chillin'
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Soundtrack Bad Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Company
33
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
54
India.Arie Acoustic Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Acoustic Soul
64
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Usher 8701 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8701
63
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
The Dayton Family Welcome To The Dope House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dope House
49
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Angie Stone Mahogany Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mahogany Soul
55
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
58
DJ Paul Triple 6 Mafia Presents DJ Paul -- Underground Vol. 16: For Da Summa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Triple 6 Mafia Presents DJ Paul -- Underground Vol. 16: For Da Summa
53
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Will Downing {Sensual Journey} Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
{Sensual Journey}
69
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Alicia Keys Songs In A Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs In A Minor
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Afu-Ra Life Force Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Force Radio
59
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Aaliyah Aaliyah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aaliyah
60
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Lauryn Hill MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
44
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Various Artists Off The Hook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Off The Hook
52
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
65
MC Eiht Underground Hero Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Underground Hero
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Rayvon My Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Bad
73
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Luther Vandross Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luther Vandross
72
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
B Rich 80 Dimes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80 Dimes
43
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Jennifer Lopez J To Tha L-O! The Remixes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J To Tha L-O! The Remixes
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
70
R. Kelly & Jay-Z The Best Of Both Worlds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Both Worlds
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Remy Shand The Way I Feel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Feel
67
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Mystikal Tarantula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tarantula
68
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Craig David Born To Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Do It
71
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Various Artists This Is Ultimate Dance! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Ultimate Dance!
70
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Wilson Meadows Choices Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
76
Maxwell Now Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
MeShell Ndegeocello Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape
76
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Will Downing Greatest Love Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Love Songs
-
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Glenn Lewis World Outside My Window Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Outside My Window
65
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Ann Nesby Put It On Paper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Put It On Paper
66
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Slum Village Dirty District Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dirty District
94
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Lil Bow Wow Doggy Bag Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Bag
Lil Bow Wow
91
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
The Last Mr. Bigg Only If U Knew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only If U Knew
Gains in performance
85
Joe Better Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Better Days
88
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
-
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Gravediggaz Nightmare In A-Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nightmare In A-Minor
74
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Donnie McClurkin Live In London And More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In London And More...
95
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Pastor Troy Face Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Face Off
78
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Busta Rhymes Genesis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
89
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Soundtrack Scooby-Doo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Scooby-Doo
81
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Floyd Taylor Legacy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
94
50 Cent Guess Who's Back? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guess Who's Back?
85
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Texas Boys Texas Boys (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Texas Boys (Soundtrack)
77
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Frost Still Up In This S#*+! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Up In This S#*+!
75
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
JAY-Z The Blueprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
T.I. I'm Serious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Serious
93
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Lathun Fortunate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fortunate
87
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Streetwize Streetwize: Smooth Urban Jazz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streetwize: Smooth Urban Jazz
97
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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