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The Best R&B Albums of the 1990s

1. Mary J. Blige - What's the 411?

Mary J. Blige - What's the 411?
July 28, 1992
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

2. Maxwell - Mawell's Urban Hang Suite

Maxwell - Mawell's Urban Hang Suite
April 2, 1996
Critic Score
91
3 reviews

4. Tony! Toni! Toné! - Sons of Soul

Tony! Toni! Toné! - Sons of Soul
June 22, 1993
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

5. Boyz II Men - II

Boyz II Men - II
August 30, 1994
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

6. Guy - The Future

Guy - The Future
November 22, 1990
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

7. TLC - CrazySexyCool

TLC - CrazySexyCool
November 15, 1994
Critic Score
88
3 reviews

8. Zhané - Pronounced Jah-Nay

Zhané - Pronounced Jah-Nay
February 15, 1994
Critic Score
86
2 reviews

9. Total - Total

Total - Total
January 30, 1996
Critic Score
86
2 reviews

10. Prince & The New Power Generation - Love Symbol Album

Prince & The New Power Generation - Love Symbol Album
October 13, 1992
Critic Score
85
4 reviews

11. Neneh Cherry - Homebrew

Neneh Cherry - Homebrew
October 27, 1992
Critic Score
84
3 reviews

12. R. Kelly - R. Kelly

R. Kelly - R. Kelly
November 14, 1995
Critic Score
84
3 reviews

13. En Vogue - Funky Divas

En Vogue - Funky Divas
March 24, 1992
Critic Score
84
2 reviews

14. Mary J. Blige - Mary

Mary J. Blige - Mary
August 17, 1999
Critic Score
83
4 reviews

15. Prince - The Gold Experience

Prince - The Gold Experience
September 26, 1995
Critic Score
83
4 reviews

16. Toni Braxton - Secrets

Toni Braxton - Secrets
June 14, 1996
Critic Score
83
4 reviews

17. Jodeci - Diary of a Mad Band

Jodeci - Diary of a Mad Band
December 21, 1993
Critic Score
82
2 reviews

18. Mariah Carey - Daydream

Mariah Carey - Daydream
October 3, 1995
Critic Score
81
3 reviews

19. Faith Evans - Faith

Faith Evans - Faith
August 29, 1995
Critic Score
81
2 reviews

20. TLC - Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip

TLC - Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip
February 25, 1992
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

21. Blackstreet - Another Level

Blackstreet - Another Level
September 9, 1996
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

22. Brandy - Brandy

Brandy - Brandy
September 27, 1994
Critic Score
80
1 review

23. Usher - My Way

Usher - My Way
September 16, 1997
Critic Score
80
1 review

24. Fernanda Abreu - Da Lata

Fernanda Abreu - Da Lata
July 5, 1995
Critic Score
80
1 review

25. Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be
May 29, 1999
Critic Score
80
1 review
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