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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
We Are Young Money
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Cash Money
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top Rap Albums
We Are Young Money
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
2
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Relapse
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
3
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Blueprint 3
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
4
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top Rap Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
5
Snoop Dogg Malice N Wonderland Billboard Top Rap Albums
Malice N Wonderland
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
6
50 Cent Before I Self-Destruct Billboard Top Rap Albums
Before I Self-Destruct
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
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
15  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
9
Birdman Pricele$$ Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pricele$$
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
10
New Boyz Skinny Jeanz And A Mic Billboard Top Rap Albums
Skinny Jeanz And A Mic
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty/Asylum
11
Clipse Til The Casket Drops Billboard Top Rap Albums
Til The Casket Drops
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
12
Wisin & Yandel La Revolucion Billboard Top Rap Albums
La Revolucion
12  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | WY/Machete
13
Juvenile Cocky & Confident Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cocky & Confident
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | UTP/eOne/Atlantic
14
B.G. Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Choppa City/Atlantic
15
Tech N9ne K.O.D. Billboard Top Rap Albums
K.O.D.
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
16
Pitbull Rebelution Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rebelution
16  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
17
Wale Attention Deficit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Attention Deficit
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | AllIDo/Interscope
18
Colt Ford Ride Through The Country Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ride Through The Country
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
19
BlakRoc BlakRoc Billboard Top Rap Albums
BlakRoc
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BlakRoc
20
Hurricane Chris Unleashed Billboard Top Rap Albums
Unleashed
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Polo Grounds/J
21
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paper Trail
19  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
22
The Lonely Island Incredibad Billboard Top Rap Albums
Incredibad
23  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
23
Lil' Boosie SuperBad: The Return Of Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top Rap Albums
SuperBad: The Return Of Boosie Bad Azz
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Trill/Asylum
24
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II Billboard Top Rap Albums
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ice H2O
25
Fabolous Loso's Way (Soundtrack) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Loso's Way (Soundtrack)
24  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
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