This week, Chris Brown’s X marks the #2 spot. Meanwhile, Lecrae falls with Anomaly and Jeezy’s Seen It All: The Autobiography manages to remain in the Top 15, along with Jhene Aiko’s Souled Out. These are the top Rap and R&B albums of the week, according to the Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart.

Chris Brown’s Arrives At #2

Chris Brown’s long-awaited X is the #2 album of the week, a project trailing behind Barbara Streisand’s Partners. Brown’s X sold 145,644 units in its first week compared to Streisand’s 195,797. Still, this was enough to give Brown the top R&B album on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. Brown’s earned a 3 out of 5 X rating from critic Marcus K. Dowling, who reviewed the album for HipHopDX. To read the review, click here.



Lecrae’s Anomaly Falls To #8

Lecrae’s Anomaly was at the top last week, but the rapper faces different figures this week as his latest project falls from #1 to #8. Lecrae’s latest sold 31,242 units this week, a 65 percent decrease in sales from 88,437 copies sold last week. Overall, Anomaly has moved 119,829 units in its two weeks of availability. Anomaly earned a 3.5 out of 5 X rating from critic Jay Balfour, who reviewed the project for HipHopDX. To read the review, click here.

Jeezy’s Seen It All: The Autobiography Remains In Top 15

Jeezy’s Seen It All: The Autobiography managed to land within this week’s Top 15. Seen It All, the #14 album, sold 21,537 units this week, a 35 percent drop from 33,074 units it sold last week. Overall, Jeezy has moved 176,076 units of his latest effort in its three weeks of availability. This week, Jeezy’s Seen It All just beat out Jhene Aiko’s Souled Out, a project that sold 20,733 units after falling 70 percent from last week’s 69,744 units to land in the #15 spot. Seen It All and Souled Out both earned a 3.5 out of 5 X rating on HipHopDX. To read critic Sheldon Pearce’s HipHopDX review of Seen It All, click here. To read Marcus K. Dowling’s DX review of Souled Out, click here



Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 09/21/2014

#2. Chris Brown – X – 145,644 (145,644)
#8. Lecrae – Anomaly – 31,243 (118,829)
#14. Jeezy – Seen It All: The Autobiography – 21,537 (176,076)
#15. Jhene Aiko – Souled Out – 20,733 (90,577)
#28. Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood – 9,194 (161,348)
#30. Iggy Azalea – The New Classic – 8,998 (360,547)
#35. Trey Songz – Trigga – 7,631 (250,224)
#45. Joell Ortiz – House Slippers – 5,876 (5,876)
#53. August Alsina – Testimony – 5,105 (206,258)
#55. Beyonce – Beyonce – 4,909 (2,072,735)

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