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Rap Albums ranks the most popular rap 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).

TOP RAP ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
Imprint/Promotion Label
Jive/Def Jam | Zomba/IDJMG

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1
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business Billboard Top Rap Albums
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
Nelly Suit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Suit
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Derrty/Fo' Reel | UMRG
4
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top Rap Albums
The New Danger
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus/Geffen | Interscope
5
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top Rap Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit | Interscope
6
Jacki-O Poe Little Rich Girl Billboard Top Rap Albums
Poe Little Rich Girl
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | UMRG
8
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top Rap Albums
Guerilla City
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Czar | Capitol
9
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top Rap Albums
The DEFinition
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
10
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sweat
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Derrty/Fo' Reel | UMRG
11
Lil Wyte Phinally Phamous Billboard Top Rap Albums
Phinally Phamous
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hypnotize Minds | Asylum
12
Juvenile The Greatest Hits Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money/Universal Motown | UMRG
13
De La Soul The Grind Date Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Grind Date
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AOI/Sanctuary Urban | Sanctuary
14
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Beautiful Struggle
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rawkus/Geffen | Interscope
15
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top Rap Albums
Crime Mob
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BME/Reprise | Warner Bros.
16
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Hunger For More
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit | Interscope
17
Jin The Rest Is History Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Rest Is History
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders | Virgin
18
Lil Scrappy/Trillville The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present Billboard Top Rap Albums
The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present
Lil Scrappy/Trillville
15  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BME/Reprise | Warner Bros.
19
The Alchemist 1st Infantry Billboard Top Rap Albums
1st Infantry
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ALC | Koch
20
I-20 Self Explanatory Billboard Top Rap Albums
Self Explanatory
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
21
Pitbull M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue) Billboard Top Rap Albums
M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue)
21  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Diaz Brothers | TVT
22
Wu-Tang Clan Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
The Diplomats Present Jim Jones On My Way To Church Billboard Top Rap Albums
On My Way To Church
The Diplomats Present Jim Jones
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Diplomats | Koch
24
Roy Jones, Jr. Presents Body Head Bangerz Body Head Bangerz: Volume One Billboard Top Rap Albums
Body Head Bangerz: Volume One
Roy Jones, Jr. Presents Body Head Bangerz
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kiss Of Death
25  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders | Interscope
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