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The week of
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1
WEEKS ON CHART
Thank Me Later
Drake
Imprint/Promotion Label
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
Drake
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:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
2
B.o.B B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray Billboard Top Rap Albums
B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray
B.o.B
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic | AG
3
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top Rap Albums
Goon Affiliated
Plies
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic | AG
4
Nas & Damian Marley Distant Relatives Billboard Top Rap Albums
Distant Relatives
Nas & Damian Marley
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghetto Youths/Def Jam | Republic
5
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top Rap Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
Ludacris
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DTP/Def Jam | IDJMG
6
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Relapse
Eminem
Last
Peak
57  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope | IGA
7
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rebirth
Lil Wayne
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Republic
8
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
Drake
10  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
9
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Blueprint 3
JAY-Z
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | AG
10
Kid Cudi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day Billboard Top Rap Albums
Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
Kid Cudi
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dream On/G.O.O.D. | Republic
11
Lil Jon Crunk Rock Billboard Top Rap Albums
Crunk Rock
Lil Jon
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | UMRG
12
Colt Ford Chicken & Biscuits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Chicken & Biscuits
Colt Ford
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
13
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top Rap Albums
We Are Young Money
Young Money
11  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Republic
14
Trina Amazin' Billboard Top Rap Albums
Amazin'
Trina
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
15
Talib Kweli + Hi-Tek Are Reflection Eternal Revolutions Per Minute Billboard Top Rap Albums
Revolutions Per Minute
Talib Kweli + Hi-Tek Are Reflection Eternal
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blacksmith | Warner Bros.
16
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
Eminem
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope | IGA
17
8Ball & MJG Ten Toes Down Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ten Toes Down
8Ball & MJG
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grand Hustle | eOne
18
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top Rap Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1017 Brick Squad/Asylum | Warner Bros.
19
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top Rap Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
Gucci Mane
19  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1017 Brick Squad/Asylum | Warner Bros.
20
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony UNI5: The World's Enemy Billboard Top Rap Albums
UNI5: The World's Enemy
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum/Reprise | Warner Bros.
21
Nappy Roots The Pursuit Of Nappyness Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Pursuit Of Nappyness
Nappy Roots
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nappy Roots
22
Daddy Yankee Mundial Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mundial
Daddy Yankee
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
El Cartel | Sony Music Latin
23
K'Naan Troubadour Billboard Top Rap Albums
Troubadour
K'Naan
22  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
24
Kutt Calhoun Raw And Un-Kutt Billboard Top Rap Albums
Raw And Un-Kutt
Kutt Calhoun
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strange | RBC
25
Tito "El Bambino" El Patron El Patron Billboard Top Rap Albums
El Patron
Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
23  Last
18  Peak
21  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Siente/Universal Music Latino | UMLE
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