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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[1]Greatest gainer this week
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2
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
1
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1
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4
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2
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11
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4
Fantasia Free Yourself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Yourself
6
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9
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5
Ludacris The Red Light District Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Red Light District
3
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7
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6
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend
5
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8
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7
Eminem Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
4
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11
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8
Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
7
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1
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11
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9
2Pac Loyal To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loyal To The Game
8
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1
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6
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10
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
11
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17
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11
Mario Turning Point Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Turning Point
10
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2
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7
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12
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
9
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1
PEAK POSITION
45
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13
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
12
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4
PEAK POSITION
11
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14
Jay-Z/Linkin Park MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents: Collision Course Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents: Collision Course
Jay-Z/Linkin Park
13
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3
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8
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15
Soundtrack Coach Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coach Carter
15
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15
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2
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16
Ashanti Concrete Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Rose
14
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2
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6
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17
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
17
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PEAK POSITION
19
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18
Cam'ron Purple Haze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Purple Haze
16
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4
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7
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19
Nas Street's Disciple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street's Disciple
19
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2
PEAK POSITION
9
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20
Mannie Fresh The Mind Of Mannie Fresh Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Mind Of Mannie Fresh
18
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16
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5
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21
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
22
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13
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22
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
27
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6
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70
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23
Fabolous Real Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Talk
21
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2
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12
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24
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
20
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11
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17
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28
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4
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12
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26
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
29
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7
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14
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27
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
37
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2
PEAK POSITION
23
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Gains in performance
28
Gerald Levert Do I Speak For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do I Speak For The World
25
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7
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8
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29
Ruben Studdard I Need An Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Need An Angel
33
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6
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
30
The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity 2
26
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8
PEAK POSITION
10
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31
Ja Rule R.U.L.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.U.L.E.
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3
PEAK POSITION
11
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32
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
34
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17
PEAK POSITION
23
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Gains in performance
33
Chingy Powerballin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Powerballin'
35
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5
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10
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34
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
32
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19
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35
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
31
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30
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36
Lil Scrappy/Trillville The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present
Lil Scrappy/Trillville
40
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3
PEAK POSITION
48
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Gains in performance
37
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
38
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31
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Gains in performance
38
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
24
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21
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39
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
36
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61
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40
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
30
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5
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21
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41
JoJo JoJo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JoJo
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10
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31
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42
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
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84
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Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
45
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30
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44
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
43
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39
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10
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45
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerilla City
47
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4
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17
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46
Xzibit Weapons Of Mass Destruction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Weapons Of Mass Destruction
39
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19
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6
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47
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
48
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15
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17
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48
Ying Yang Twins My Brother & Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Brother & Me
44
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6
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12
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49
Pitbull M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue)
51
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22
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Smokie Norful Nothing Without You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Without You
59
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15
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16
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Gains in performance
51
Various Artists The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits Volume 9 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits Volume 9
49
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36
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5
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52
Baby Bash Menage A Trois Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menage A Trois
60
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32
PEAK POSITION
22
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Gains in performance
53
Stephanie Mills Born For This! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born For This!
50
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25
PEAK POSITION
17
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54
Kenny G At Last... The Duets Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Last... The Duets Album
52
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
55
B.R. Gunna B.R. Gunna's Dirty District Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B.R. Gunna's Dirty District Vol. 2
74
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55
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
56
New Edition One Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Love
46
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4
PEAK POSITION
11
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57
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
55
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1
PEAK POSITION
23
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58
Keith Sweat The Best Of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
73
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15
PEAK POSITION
35
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Gains in performance
59
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Danger
53
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2
PEAK POSITION
15
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60
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
54
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11
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25
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61
The Alchemist 1st Infantry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1st Infantry
56
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11
PEAK POSITION
19
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62
Jon B Stronger Everyday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Everyday
64
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17
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
63
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
58
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1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
68
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1
PEAK POSITION
50
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Gains in performance
62
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
83
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66
Dirty Rat Rookie Of The Year Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rookie Of The Year
65
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65
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
57
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1
PEAK POSITION
32
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68
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
61
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PEAK POSITION
14
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69
Lil Wyte Phinally Phamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phinally Phamous
76
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Various Artists Enemy Lines Entertainment Presents:The Golden Soldiers Compilation Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enemy Lines Entertainment Presents:The Golden Soldiers Compilation Volume I
66
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66
PEAK POSITION
4
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71
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
103
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
J Moss The J Moss Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The J Moss Project
79
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36
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
72
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
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Gains in performance
74
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
67
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Michael McDonald Motown Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
70
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
76
The Game Untold Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untold Story
63
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
77
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
The Game Untold Story: Special Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untold Story: Special Edition
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
79
Ol' Dirty Bastard Osirus: The Official Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Osirus: The Official Mixtape
71
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard I Owe You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Owe You
Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard
96
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
20
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Gains in performance
81
Michael Jackson Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
92
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Lionel Richie The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
-
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
97
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Buck Power One Way In No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Way In No Way Out
85
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Juvenile The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Hits
83
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
86
The Diplomats Present Jim Jones On My Way To Church Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On My Way To Church
The Diplomats Present Jim Jones
81
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
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87
Donald Lawrence & Co. I Speak Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Speak Life
Donald Lawrence & Co.
75
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
88
De La Soul The Grind Date Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Grind Date
87
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
77
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Various Artists Bad Boy's R&B Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's R&B Hits
82
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Various Artists Gotta Have Gospel! Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Have Gospel! Vol. 2
86
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
8Ball & MJG Living Legends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living Legends
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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Gains in performance
93
Terror Squad True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Story
94
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beautiful Struggle
84
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Various Artists Motown 1's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Lalah Hathaway Outrun The Sky Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Outrun The Sky
88
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Jacki-O Poe Little Rich Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poe Little Rich Girl
93
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
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LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

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