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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
12
WEEKS AT NO. 1
23
WEEKS ON CHART
Paper Trail
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
Gains in performance

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1
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
40  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

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
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
5
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
6
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top Rap Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
7
Project Pat Real Recognize Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Real Recognize Real
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
8
Nelly Brass Knuckles Billboard Top Rap Albums
Brass Knuckles
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Universal
9
G Unit T*O*S (Terminate On Sight) Billboard Top Rap Albums
T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
10
Soundtrack Notorious Billboard Top Rap Albums
Notorious
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Bad Boy
11
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aphilliates
12
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Emeritus
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
13
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Exit 13
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
14
Bow Wow & Omarion Face Off Billboard Top Rap Albums
Face Off
Bow Wow & Omarion
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Columbia
15
Joe Budden Padded Room Billboard Top Rap Albums
Padded Room
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Amalgam | Amalgam Digital
16
OJ Da Juiceman The Otha Side Of The Trap Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Otha Side Of The Trap
18  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | 32/Mizay
17
Pryslezz Death Of A Man Rebirth Of A King Billboard Top Rap Albums
Death Of A Man Rebirth Of A King
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lightyear | King Ape
18
E-40 The Ball Street Journal Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Ball Street Journal
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME/Reprise
19
The Game LAX Billboard Top Rap Albums
LAX
17  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
20
Tech N9ne Killer Billboard Top Rap Albums
Killer
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
21
K'Naan Troubadour Billboard Top Rap Albums
Troubadour
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
22
The Lonely Island Incredibad Billboard Top Rap Albums
Incredibad
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
23
Mavado Mr. Brooks ...a better tomorrow Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mr. Brooks ...a better tomorrow
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP | TJ
24
Common Universal Mind Control Billboard Top Rap Albums
Universal Mind Control
21  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
25
One Block Radius One Block Radius Billboard Top Rap Albums
One Block Radius
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Property/Mercury
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