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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
Already Platinum
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Star Trak/Geffen
Gains in performance

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1
Slim Thug Already Platinum Billboard Top Rap Albums
Already Platinum
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Star Trak/Geffen
2
Bow Wow Wanted Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wanted
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
3
Missy Elliott The Cookbook Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Cookbook
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Atlantic
4
Ying Yang Twins U.S.A.: United State Of Atlanta Billboard Top Rap Albums
U.S.A.: United State Of Atlanta
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
5
Dipset Diplomats & DukeDaGod Present: More Than Music, Vol. 1 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Diplomats & DukeDaGod Present: More Than Music, Vol. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
6
Mike Jones Who Is Mike Jones? Billboard Top Rap Albums
Who Is Mike Jones?
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SwishaHouse/Asylum
7
Webbie Savage Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
Savage Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
8
Soundtrack Hustle & Flow Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hustle & Flow
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
9
Boyz N Da Hood Boyz N Da Hood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Boyz N Da Hood
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
10
Common Be Billboard Top Rap Albums
Be
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G.O.O.D./Geffen
11
Cassidy I'm A Hustla Billboard Top Rap Albums
I'm A Hustla
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
12
The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business Billboard Top Rap Albums
Monkey Business
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
13
Pretty Ricky Bluestars Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bluestars
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
14
50 Cent The Massacre Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Massacre
10  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
15
Frayser Boy Me Being Me Billboard Top Rap Albums
Me Being Me
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
16
Birdman Fast Money Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fast Money
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
17
The Game The Documentary Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Documentary
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
18
Fat Joe All Or Nothing Billboard Top Rap Albums
All Or Nothing
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Terror Squad/Atlantic
19
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top Rap Albums
Urban Legend
15  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
20
Ludacris The Red Light District Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Red Light District
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
21
Capone Pain, Time & Glory Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pain, Time & Glory
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fast Life | Pain, Time & Glory
22
Master P Ghetto Bill Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ghetto Bill
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
23
Various Artists Chosen Few: El Documental Billboard Top Rap Albums
Chosen Few: El Documental
17  Last
14  Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Urban Box Office | Chosen Few Emerald
24
B.G. The Heart Of Tha Streetz Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Heart Of Tha Streetz
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Choppa City
25
Daddy Yankee Barrio Fino Billboard Top Rap Albums
Barrio Fino
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
El Cartel
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