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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
The New Breed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
50 Cent The New Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Breed
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
2
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
3
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
4
Ginuwine The Senior Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Senior
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
5
Scarface Balls And My Word Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Balls And My Word
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince
6
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
8
Fabolous Street Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Dreams
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Desert Storm/Elektra
9
Lil' Kim La Bella Mafia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Bella Mafia
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Queen Bee/Atlantic
10
Busta Rhymes It Ain't Safe No More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Ain't Safe No More...
12  Last
10  Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
11
Floetry Floetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floetic
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
12
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
10  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
13
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
14
JAY-Z Blueprint 2.1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blueprint 2.1
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
15
Heather Headley This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
19  Last
14  Peak
28  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
16
Les Nubians One Step Forward Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Step Forward
26  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Higher Octave | OmTown
17
Brian McKnight U Turn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Turn
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
18
Vivian Green Love Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Story
25  Last
14  Peak
23  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
Various Artists Now 12 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 12
15  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
20
B2K Pandemonium! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium!
16  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
21
Snoop Dogg Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$
24  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
22
B.G. Livin' Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Legend
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Choppa City/In The Paint
23
Freeway Philadelphia Freeway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Philadelphia Freeway
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
24
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
22  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
25
Hot Boys Let 'Em Burn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let 'Em Burn
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
26
Tyrese I Wanna Go There Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Wanna Go There
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
27
Justin Timberlake Justified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Justified
30  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
28
Various Artists Rewind: The Hip-Hop DVD Magazine Issue 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rewind: The Hip-Hop DVD Magazine Issue 1
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shadyville
29
Talib Kweli Quality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quality
31  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
30
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Under Construction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Construction
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
28  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
31
Killer Mike Monster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Monster
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Aquemini/Columbia
32
Nas God's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Son
32  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
33
Wayne Wonder No Holding Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Holding Back
33  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
34
Soundtrack Cradle 2 The Grave Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cradle 2 The Grave
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Bloodline/Def Jam
35
Nelly Nellyville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nellyville
36  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
36
Syleena Johnson Chapter 2: The Voice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter 2: The Voice
35  Last
19  Peak
21  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
37
Amanda Perez Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Powerhowse
38
Donnie McClurkin Donnie McClurkin... Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Donnie McClurkin... Again
41  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
39
Soundtrack Bringing Down The House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing Down The House
34  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
40
Soundtrack 8 Mile Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8 Mile
37  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
41
Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore Things That Lovers Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Things That Lovers Do
40  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
42
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
39  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
43
Field Mob From Tha Roota To Tha Toota Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Tha Roota To Tha Toota
51  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
44
2Pac Better Dayz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Better Dayz
45  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru/Death Row
45
Jennifer Lopez This Is Me...Then Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Me...Then
50  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
46
Aaliyah I Care 4 U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Care 4 U
46  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Blackground
47
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
49  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
48
Dru Hill Dru World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru World Order
47  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
49
JAY-Z The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse
48  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
50
The Roots Phrenology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phrenology
60  Last
11  Peak
21  Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
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