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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
20
WEEKS ON CHART
Paper Trail
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
Gains in performance

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T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
2
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top Rap Albums
Da REAList
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
3
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
4
Ludacris Theater Of The Mind Billboard Top Rap Albums
Theater Of The Mind
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
5
Soundtrack Notorious Billboard Top Rap Albums
Notorious
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Bad Boy
6
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
7
The Lonely Island Incredibad Billboard Top Rap Albums
Incredibad
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
8
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top Rap Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
9
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Emeritus
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
10
Common Universal Mind Control Billboard Top Rap Albums
Universal Mind Control
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
11
The Game LAX Billboard Top Rap Albums
LAX
10  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aphilliates
13
E-40 The Ball Street Journal Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Ball Street Journal
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME/Reprise
14
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top Rap Albums
We Global
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best/Terror Squad
15
Nelly Brass Knuckles Billboard Top Rap Albums
Brass Knuckles
17  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Universal
16
M.I.A. Kala Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kala
20  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | XL/Interscope
17
OJ Da Juiceman The Otha Side Of The Trap Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Otha Side Of The Trap
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | 32/Mizay
18
Nas Untitled Billboard Top Rap Albums
Untitled
21  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
19
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Definition Of Real
16  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
20
DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood Gutta Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gutta
DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
21
G Unit T*O*S (Terminate On Sight) Billboard Top Rap Albums
T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
22
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Exit 13
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
23
Q-Tip The Renaissance Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Renaissance
19  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
24
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top Rap Albums
Raw Footage
25  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
25
DJ Skribble Total Club Hits 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Total Club Hits 2
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thrive | ThriveDance
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