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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Notorious
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Fox/Bad Boy
Gains in performance

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1
Soundtrack Notorious Billboard Top Rap Albums
Notorious
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Bad Boy
2
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top Rap Albums
Da REAList
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
3
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
4
Ludacris Theater Of The Mind Billboard Top Rap Albums
Theater Of The Mind
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
5
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
6
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
7
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Emeritus
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
8
Common Universal Mind Control Billboard Top Rap Albums
Universal Mind Control
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
9
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aphilliates
10
DJ Skribble Total Club Hits 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Total Club Hits 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thrive | ThriveDance
11
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top Rap Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
12
The Game LAX Billboard Top Rap Albums
LAX
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
13
E-40 The Ball Street Journal Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Ball Street Journal
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME/Reprise
14
DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood Gutta Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gutta
DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
15
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top Rap Albums
We Global
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best/Terror Squad
16
Q-Tip The Renaissance Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Renaissance
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
17
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Definition Of Real
20  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
18
M.I.A. Kala Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kala
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | XL/Interscope
19
Messy Marv Draped Up And Chipped Out 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Draped Up And Chipped Out 3
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Click Clack/Scalen Muzik
20
SPM The Last Chair Violinist Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Last Chair Violinist
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dope House
21
DJ Nesty Wisin Y Yandel Presentan La Mente Maestra Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wisin Y Yandel Presentan La Mente Maestra
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | WY/Machete
22
Nas Untitled Billboard Top Rap Albums
Untitled
19  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
23
Ghostface Killah GhostDeini The Great Billboard Top Rap Albums
GhostDeini The Great
24  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
24
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top Rap Albums
Trilla
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
25
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Real Testament
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
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