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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
Paper Trail
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic

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1
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
2
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
3
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
4
The Game LAX Billboard Top Rap Albums
LAX
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
5
Devin The Dude Landing Gear Billboard Top Rap Albums
Landing Gear
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Cinematic
6
Nelly Brass Knuckles Billboard Top Rap Albums
Brass Knuckles
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Universal
7
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top Rap Albums
We Global
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best/Terror Squad
8
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Definition Of Real
12  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
9
M.I.A. Kala Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kala
15  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | XL/Interscope
10
Z-Ro Crack Billboard Top Rap Albums
Crack
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince/KOTG
11
Big Kuntry King My Turn To Eat Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Turn To Eat
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
12
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Exit 13
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
13
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top Rap Albums
Raw Footage
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
14
Nas Untitled Billboard Top Rap Albums
Untitled
16  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
15
2 Krayze 2 Krayze Billboard Top Rap Albums
2 Krayze
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ennuye
16
Devin The Dude Hi Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hi Life
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
17
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
18
Murs Murs For President Billboard Top Rap Albums
Murs For President
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top Rap Albums
Last 2 Walk
25  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
20
Gym Class Heroes The Quilt Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Quilt
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
21
Gucci Mane Hood Classics Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hood Classics
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Big Cat
22
B.G. & Chopper City Boyz Life In The Concrete Jungle Billboard Top Rap Albums
Life In The Concrete Jungle
B.G. & Chopper City Boyz
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Chopper City
23
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top Rap Albums
Trilla
22  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
24
Daddy Yankee Talento De Barrio (Soundtrack) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Talento De Barrio (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | El Cartel/Machete
25
RKM & Ken-Y The Royalty/La Realeza Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Royalty/La Realeza
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | Pina/Machete
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