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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
20
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Before I Self-Destruct
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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50 Cent Before I Self-Destruct Billboard Top Rap Albums
Before I Self-Destruct
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
2
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Blueprint 3
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
3
Rakim The Seventh Seal Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Seventh Seal
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Ra
4
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
5
Wale Attention Deficit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Attention Deficit
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | AllIDo/Interscope
6
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Relapse
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Slug & Murs With Aesop Rock Felt 3: A Tribute To Rosie Perez Billboard Top Rap Albums
Felt 3: A Tribute To Rosie Perez
Slug & Murs With Aesop Rock
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
8
Kid Cudi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day Billboard Top Rap Albums
Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
9
Tech N9ne K.O.D. Billboard Top Rap Albums
K.O.D.
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
10
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter III
12  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
11
Pitbull Rebelution Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rebelution
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
12
Colt Ford Ride Through The Country Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ride Through The Country
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
13
Lil' Boosie SuperBad: The Return Of Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top Rap Albums
SuperBad: The Return Of Boosie Bad Azz
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Trill/Asylum
14
Fabolous Loso's Way (Soundtrack) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Loso's Way (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
15
New Boyz Skinny Jeanz And A Mic Billboard Top Rap Albums
Skinny Jeanz And A Mic
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty/Asylum
16
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II Billboard Top Rap Albums
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ice H2O
17
Wisin & Yandel La Revolucion Billboard Top Rap Albums
La Revolucion
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | WY/Machete
18
Triple C's Custom Cars & Cycles Billboard Top Rap Albums
Custom Cars & Cycles
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Def Jam
19
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
56  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
20
Kid Sister Ultraviolet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ultraviolet
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fool's Gold/Downtown/Republic
21
DJ Drama Presents: Wyclef Jean aka Toussaint St. Jean From The Hut, To The Projects, To The Mansion Billboard Top Rap Albums
From The Hut, To The Projects, To The Mansion
DJ Drama Presents: Wyclef Jean aka Toussaint St. Jean
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Carnival House
22
Soundtrack More Than A Game Billboard Top Rap Albums
More Than A Game
23  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Harvey Mason/Zone 4/Streamline/Interscope
23
Ghostface Killah Ghostdini: Wizard Of Poetry In Emerald City Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ghostdini: Wizard Of Poetry In Emerald City
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
24
Insane Clown Posse Bang! Pow! Boom! Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bang! Pow! Boom!
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
25
Z-Ro Cocaine Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cocaine
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
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