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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
Thank Me Later
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
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:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
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
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:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
3
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top Rap Albums
Goon Affiliated
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

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

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

Gold
RIAA Certification

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

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
8
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
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:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
9
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Blueprint 3
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:
AG | Roc Nation
10
Kid Cudi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day Billboard Top Rap Albums
Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
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:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
11
Lil Jon Crunk Rock Billboard Top Rap Albums
Crunk Rock
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
12
Colt Ford Chicken & Biscuits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Chicken & Biscuits
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
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:
Republic | Cash Money
14
Trina Amazin' Billboard Top Rap Albums
Amazin'
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:
Warner Bros. | Blacksmith
16
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Grand Hustle
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:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
19
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top Rap Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
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:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
20
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony UNI5: The World's Enemy Billboard Top Rap Albums
UNI5: The World's Enemy
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Asylum/Reprise
21
Nappy Roots The Pursuit Of Nappyness Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Pursuit Of Nappyness
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
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Gains in performance

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
25
Tito "El Bambino" El Patron El Patron Billboard Top Rap Albums
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:
UMLE | Siente/Universal Music Latino
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