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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
The New Breed
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Ginuwine The Senior Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Senior
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Scarface Balls And My Word Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Balls And My Word
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Fabolous Street Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Dreams
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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9
Lil' Kim La Bella Mafia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Bella Mafia
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Busta Rhymes It Ain't Safe No More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Ain't Safe No More...
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Floetry Floetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floetic
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
JAY-Z Blueprint 2.1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blueprint 2.1
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Heather Headley This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Les Nubians One Step Forward Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Step Forward
26
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
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18
Vivian Green Love Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Story
25
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
20
B2K Pandemonium! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium!
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
B.G. Livin' Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Legend
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Freeway Philadelphia Freeway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Philadelphia Freeway
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Hot Boys Let 'Em Burn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let 'Em Burn
20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Tyrese I Wanna Go There Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Wanna Go There
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Justin Timberlake Justified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Talib Kweli Quality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
31
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Under Construction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Construction
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Killer Mike Monster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
27
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Nas God's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Son
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Wayne Wonder No Holding Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Holding Back
33
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Soundtrack Cradle 2 The Grave Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cradle 2 The Grave
29
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Nelly Nellyville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nellyville
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Syleena Johnson Chapter 2: The Voice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter 2: The Voice
35
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Donnie McClurkin Donnie McClurkin... Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Donnie McClurkin... Again
41
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Soundtrack Bringing Down The House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing Down The House
34
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Soundtrack 8 Mile Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore Things That Lovers Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Things That Lovers Do
40
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
39
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Field Mob From Tha Roota To Tha Toota Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Tha Roota To Tha Toota
51
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
2Pac Better Dayz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Better Dayz
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jennifer Lopez This Is Me...Then Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Me...Then
50
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Aaliyah I Care 4 U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Care 4 U
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Dru Hill Dru World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru World Order
47
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
50
The Roots Phrenology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phrenology
60
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Ja Rule The Last Temptation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Temptation
52
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Magic White Eyes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
White Eyes
58
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Choppa Straight From The N.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight From The N.O.
54
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Mariah Carey Charmbracelet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charmbracelet
79
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
55
702 Star Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Star
55
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Various Artists Lil' Flip And Sucka Free Present 7-1-3 And The Undaground Legend: Remixed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil' Flip And Sucka Free Present 7-1-3 And The Undaground Legend: Remixed
43
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Whitney Houston Just Whitney... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Whitney...
63
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Dirty Keep It Pimp & Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep It Pimp & Gangsta
71
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Smilez & Southstar Crash The Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crash The Party
62
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Streetwize Work It! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Work It!
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
61
India.Arie Voyage To India Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voyage To India
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
62
BLACKstreet Level II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Level II
53
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Baby Birdman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Birdman
61
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
65
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Mr. Cheeks Back Again! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back Again!
56
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Various Artists Conception: An Interpretation Of Stevie Wonder's Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conception: An Interpretation Of Stevie Wonder's Songs
80
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Solange Solo Star Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Solo Star
68
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Soundtrack Paid In Full Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paid In Full
85
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Nivea Nivea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nivea
59
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Lil Wyte Hypnotize Minds Presents: Doubt Me Now Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hypnotize Minds Presents: Doubt Me Now
69
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Fat Joe Loyalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loyalty
73
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
72
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Lionel Richie The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
64
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Dottie Peoples Churchin' With Dottie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Churchin' With Dottie
82
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Clipse Lord Willin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lord Willin'
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Buju Banton Friends For Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friends For Life
75
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thug World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug World Order
67
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Soundtrack Deliver Us From Eva Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deliver Us From Eva
78
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
80
The Crusaders Rural Renewal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rural Renewal
76
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
TLC 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Soundtrack Drumline Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Drumline
-
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Caribbean Pulse Stand Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
86
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Ziggy Marley Dragonfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dragonfly
Gains in performance
85
Gerald Levert The G Spot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The G Spot
77
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Various Artists Slow Jams Volumes 1 & 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Jams Volumes 1 & 2
74
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
87
DJ Whookid Hood Radio V.1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Radio V.1
92
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
89
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Alicia Keys Songs In A Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs In A Minor
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship Crusade Choir Family Affair II: Live At Radio City Music Hall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Family Affair II: Live At Radio City Music Hall
83
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Sticky Fingaz Decade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
92
Scarface Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
98
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Lil' Flip Undaground Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undaground Legend
84
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
-
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Trina Diamond Princess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Princess
88
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Mobb Deep Free Agents: The Murda Mix Tape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Agents: The Murda Mix Tape
Gains in performance
98
Various Artists Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
96
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Common Electric Circus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Electric Circus
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
504 Boyz Ballers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ballers
-
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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