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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Strength & Loyalty
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Full Surface/Interscope

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1
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Strength & Loyalty Billboard Top Rap Albums
Strength & Loyalty
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Full Surface/Interscope
2
Young Buck Buck The World Billboard Top Rap Albums
Buck The World
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
3
Dipset DukeDaGod Presents Dipset: More Than Music, Vol. 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DukeDaGod Presents Dipset: More Than Music, Vol. 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
4
Paul Wall Get Money Stay True Billboard Top Rap Albums
Get Money Stay True
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | SwishaHouse/Asylum/Atlantic
5
Young Jeezy The Inspiration Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Inspiration
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
6
Rich Boy Rich Boy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rich Boy
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Zone 4/Interscope
7
Mims Music Is My Savior Billboard Top Rap Albums
Music Is My Savior
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
8
Birdman & Lil Wayne Like Father, Like Son Billboard Top Rap Albums
Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
9
Redman Red Gone Wild Billboard Top Rap Albums
Red Gone Wild
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
10
Pretty Ricky Late Night Special Billboard Top Rap Albums
Late Night Special
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | BlueStar/Atlantic
11
Devin The Dude Waitin' To Inhale Billboard Top Rap Albums
Waitin' To Inhale
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life/Rap-A-Lot
12
Gym Class Heroes As Cruel As School Children Billboard Top Rap Albums
As Cruel As School Children
21  Last
12  Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fueled By Ramen | Decaydance
13
8Ball & MJG Ridin High Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ridin High
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
14
Baby Boy Da Prince Across The Water Billboard Top Rap Albums
Across The Water
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Extreme/Take Fo'/Republic
15
Crime Mob Hated On Mostly Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hated On Mostly
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Crunk/G's Up/Reprise
16
The Notorious B.I.G. Greatest Hits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Greatest Hits
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
17
Z-Ro Power Billboard Top Rap Albums
Power
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
18
Layzie Bone And Bizzy Bone Bone Brothers 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bone Brothers 2
Layzie Bone And Bizzy Bone
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Real Talk
19
Luny Tunes & Tainy Mas Flow: Los Benjamins Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mas Flow: Los Benjamins
Luny Tunes & Tainy
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | Mas Flow/Machete
20
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bad Azz
18  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
21
Mistah F.A.B. Da Baydestrian Billboard Top Rap Albums
Da Baydestrian
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Faeva Afta/Thizz Nation
22
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top Rap Albums
Press Play
Diddy
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
23
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Greatest Hits
12  Last
12  Peak
38  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
24
Hawk Endangered Species Billboard Top Rap Albums
Endangered Species
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghetto Dreams
25
Bow Wow The Price Of Fame Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Price Of Fame
23  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
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