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
2
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To Pimp A Butterfly
Play
2
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Wonderful
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
4
Earl Sweatshirt I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album By Earl Sweatshirt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album By Earl Sweatshirt
Gains in performance
5
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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6
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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7
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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8
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pinkprint
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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9
Soundtrack Furious 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Furious 7
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Chris Brown & Tyga Fan Of A Fan: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fan Of A Fan: The Album
Chris Brown & Tyga
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
11
G Unit The Beast (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beast (EP)
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Non-Fiction
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
13
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
SremmLife
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The London Sessions
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Charlie
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B4.Da.$$
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Things Happen
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Billionaire
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Raheem DeVaughn Love Sex Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Sex Passion
20
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Pressure
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reality Show
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blacc Hollywood
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Lupe Fiasco Tetsuo & Youth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tetsuo & Youth
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Souled Out
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sour Soul
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
24
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
36
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paperwork
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Kevin Gates Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition
38
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Changer
41
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Iggy Azalea Reclassified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reclassified
46
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
40
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run The Jewels 2
40
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oxymoron
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Kid Ink Full Speed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Speed
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
44
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live: Her Greatest Performances
44
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Rapper Big Pooh Words Paint Pictures Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Words Paint Pictures
Gains in performance
47
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Classic
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Jhene Aiko Sail Out (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sail Out (EP)
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Leela James Fall For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fall For You
43
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Lil Wayne Sorry 4 The Wait 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sorry 4 The Wait 2
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
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