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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
The Blueprint 3
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Roc Nation
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Blueprint 3
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
2
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II Billboard Top Rap Albums
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ice H2O
3
JAY-Z The Blueprint: Collector's Edition Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Blueprint: Collector's Edition
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
4
Fabolous Loso's Way (Soundtrack) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Loso's Way (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
5
Pitbull Rebelution Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rebelution
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
6
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Relapse
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Beanie Sigel The Broad Street Bully Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Broad Street Bully
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
siccness.net
8
Twista Category F5 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Category F5
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GMG
9
Sean Paul Imperial Blaze Billboard Top Rap Albums
Imperial Blaze
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
10
Insane Clown Posse Bang! Pow! Boom! Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bang! Pow! Boom!
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
11
Rick Ross Deeper Than Rap Billboard Top Rap Albums
Deeper Than Rap
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
12
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
13  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
13
Killer Mike Underground Atlanta Billboard Top Rap Albums
Underground Atlanta
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Grind Time Official
14
Dorrough Dorrough Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dorrough Music
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | NGenius
15
Method Man & Redman Blackout! 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blackout! 2
Method Man & Redman
16  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wu-Tang/Def Squad/Def Jam
16
Slaughterhouse Slaughterhouse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Slaughterhouse
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
17
Jadakiss The Last Kiss Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Last Kiss
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/D-Block/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
18
Maino If Tomorrow Comes... Billboard Top Rap Albums
If Tomorrow Comes...
17  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hustle Hard/Atlantic
19
Lil Wyte The Bad Influence Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Bad Influence
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
20
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Recession
14  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
21
Cam'ron Crime Pays Billboard Top Rap Albums
Crime Pays
22  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
22
Gucci Mane Murder Was The Case Billboard Top Rap Albums
Murder Was The Case
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Big Cat
23
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
21  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
24
Busta Rhymes Back On My B.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums
Back On My B.S.
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
25
Gorilla Zoe Don't Feed Da Animals Billboard Top Rap Albums
Don't Feed Da Animals
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
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