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Sales Data = TOP RAP ALBUMS

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
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WEEKS ON CHART
Raw Footage
Imprint/Promotion Label
Lench Mob
Gains in performance

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Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top Rap Albums
Raw Footage
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
2
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
3
Shwayze Shwayze Billboard Top Rap Albums
Shwayze
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Suretone/Geffen
4
Nas Untitled Billboard Top Rap Albums
Untitled
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
5
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Definition Of Real
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
6
Yung Berg Look What You Made Me Billboard Top Rap Albums
Look What You Made Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Koch/Epic
7
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
8
Daddy Yankee Talento De Barrio (Soundtrack) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Talento De Barrio (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | El Cartel/Machete
9
GZA/Genius Pro Tools Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pro Tools
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Babygrande
10
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top Rap Albums
Last 2 Walk
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
11
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top Rap Albums
Trilla
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
12
Bun-B II Trill Billboard Top Rap Albums
II Trill
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Trill/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
13
G Unit T*O*S (Terminate On Sight) Billboard Top Rap Albums
T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
14
Flobots Fight With Tools Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fight With Tools
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
15
M.I.A. Kala Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kala
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | XL/Interscope
16
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Real Testament
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
17
Clipse Presents: Re-Up Gang Re-Up Gang Billboard Top Rap Albums
Re-Up Gang
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Re-Up Gang
18
UGK Underground Kingz Billboard Top Rap Albums
Underground Kingz
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | UGK/Jive
19
Wisin & Yandel Wisin Vs. Yandel: Los Extraterrestres Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wisin Vs. Yandel: Los Extraterrestres
16  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | Machete
20
Flo Rida Mail On Sunday Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mail On Sunday
19  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
21
Various Artists Tunnel Runners Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tunnel Runners
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic | Hatchet House
22
T.I. T.I. Vs T.I.P. Billboard Top Rap Albums
T.I. Vs T.I.P.
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
23
ABN It Is What It Is Billboard Top Rap Albums
It Is What It Is
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince
24
Shawty Lo Units In The City Billboard Top Rap Albums
Units In The City
22  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | D4L
25
Trina Still Da Baddest Billboard Top Rap Albums
Still Da Baddest
24  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
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