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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
LAST WEEK
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Da REAList
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
Gains in performance

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1
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top Rap Albums
Da REAList
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Bad Boy
3
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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
35  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
6
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
7
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top Rap Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
8
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Emeritus
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
9
Common Universal Mind Control Billboard Top Rap Albums
Universal Mind Control
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
10
OJ Da Juiceman The Otha Side Of The Trap Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Otha Side Of The Trap
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | 32/Mizay
11
The Game LAX Billboard Top Rap Albums
LAX
11  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
12
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aphilliates
13
E-40 The Ball Street Journal Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Ball Street Journal
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
15
Lisa Left Eye Lopes Eye Legacy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Eye Legacy
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
16
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top Rap Albums
We Global
15  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best/Terror Squad
17
Q-Tip The Renaissance Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Renaissance
16  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
18
DJ Skribble Total Club Hits 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Total Club Hits 2
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thrive | ThriveDance
19
M.I.A. Kala Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kala
19  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | XL/Interscope
20
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Definition Of Real
20  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
21
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Real Testament
18  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
22
Nas Untitled Billboard Top Rap Albums
Untitled
17  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
23
SPM The Last Chair Violinist Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Last Chair Violinist
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dope House
24
2 Krayze 2 Krayze Billboard Top Rap Albums
2 Krayze
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ennuye
25
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Billboard Top Rap Albums
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
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