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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
Late Registration
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
Gains in performance

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1
Kanye West Late Registration Billboard Top Rap Albums
Late Registration
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
2
Tony Yayo Thoughts Of A Predicate Felon Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thoughts Of A Predicate Felon
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
3
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
4
Jim Jones Harlem: Diary Of A Summer Billboard Top Rap Albums
Harlem: Diary Of A Summer
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
5
Bow Wow Wanted Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wanted
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
6
The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business Billboard Top Rap Albums
Monkey Business
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
7
Ying Yang Twins U.S.A.: United State Of Atlanta Billboard Top Rap Albums
U.S.A.: United State Of Atlanta
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
8
Soundtrack Hustle & Flow Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hustle & Flow
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
9
Mike Jones Who Is Mike Jones? Billboard Top Rap Albums
Who Is Mike Jones?
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SwishaHouse/Asylum
10
Pretty Ricky Bluestars Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bluestars
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
11
Missy Elliott The Cookbook Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Cookbook
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Atlantic
12
Common Be Billboard Top Rap Albums
Be
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G.O.O.D./Geffen
13
Slim Thug Already Platinum Billboard Top Rap Albums
Already Platinum
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Star Trak/Geffen
14
50 Cent The Massacre Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Massacre
13  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
15
Various Artists Jermaine Dupri Presents... Young, Fly & Flashy Vol. 1 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Jermaine Dupri Presents... Young, Fly & Flashy Vol. 1
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
16
Webbie Savage Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
Savage Life
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
17
Boyz N Da Hood Boyz N Da Hood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Boyz N Da Hood
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
18
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top Rap Albums
The College Dropout
25  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top Rap Albums
Urban Legend
18  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
20
The Game The Documentary Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Documentary
22  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
21
Dipset Diplomats & DukeDaGod Present: More Than Music, Vol. 1 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Diplomats & DukeDaGod Present: More Than Music, Vol. 1
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
22
Cassidy I'm A Hustla Billboard Top Rap Albums
I'm A Hustla
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
23
Various Artists Chosen Few: El Documental Billboard Top Rap Albums
Chosen Few: El Documental
19  Last
14  Peak
27  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Urban Box Office | Chosen Few Emerald
24
Kurupt Against The Grain Billboard Top Rap Albums
Against The Grain
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row
25
Daddy Yankee Barrio Fino Billboard Top Rap Albums
Barrio Fino
Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
El Cartel
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