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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Pray IV Reign
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | eOne/Columbia
Gains in performance

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1
Jim Jones Pray IV Reign Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pray IV Reign
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | eOne/Columbia
2
Slim Thug Boss Of All Bosses Billboard Top Rap Albums
Boss Of All Bosses
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Boss Hogg Outlawz
3
Gorilla Zoe Don't Feed Da Animals Billboard Top Rap Albums
Don't Feed Da Animals
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
4
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
5
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top Rap Albums
Da REAList
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
6
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top Rap Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
7
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
8
Gucci Mane Gucci Mane Presents: Bird Money (Mixtape) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gucci Mane Presents: Bird Money (Mixtape)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Cat
9
DOOM Born Like This. Billboard Top Rap Albums
Born Like This.
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lex
10
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
11
Ludacris Theater Of The Mind Billboard Top Rap Albums
Theater Of The Mind
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
12
Twiztid W.I.C.K.E.D. Billboard Top Rap Albums
W.I.C.K.E.D.
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Majik Ninja
13
OJ Da Juiceman The Otha Side Of The Trap Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Otha Side Of The Trap
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | 32/Mizay
14
Project Pat Real Recognize Real Billboard Top Rap Albums
Real Recognize Real
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
15
Capone -N- Noreaga Channel 10 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Channel 10
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Thuged Out Militainment/Jack Move
16
Krayzie Bone Just One Mo Hit: The Fixtape Volume Two Billboard Top Rap Albums
Just One Mo Hit: The Fixtape Volume Two
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | ThugLine
17
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aphilliates
18
The Lonely Island Incredibad Billboard Top Rap Albums
Incredibad
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
19
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Emeritus
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
20
Soundtrack Notorious Billboard Top Rap Albums
Notorious
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Bad Boy
21
Tito "El Bambino" El Patron El Patron Billboard Top Rap Albums
El Patron
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | Siente/Universal Music Latino
22
DJ Nesty Wisin Y Yandel Presentan La Mente Maestra Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wisin Y Yandel Presentan La Mente Maestra
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | WY/Machete
23
K'Naan Troubadour Billboard Top Rap Albums
Troubadour
22  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
24
Common Universal Mind Control Billboard Top Rap Albums
Universal Mind Control
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
25
E-40 The Ball Street Journal Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Ball Street Journal
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME/Reprise
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