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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 R.E.D. Album
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | DGC
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The R.E.D. Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC
2
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top Rap Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
3
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
4
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
5
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
63  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
6
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
7
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rolling Papers
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
8
LMFAO Sorry For Party Rocking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sorry For Party Rocking
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope
9
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top Rap Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
10
Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
11
PRo Dying To Live Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dying To Live
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
12
DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top Rap Albums
We The Best Forever
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
13
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame 1017 Bricksquad Presents Ferrari Boyz Billboard Top Rap Albums
1017 Bricksquad Presents Ferrari Boyz
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Mizay/1017 Brick Squad
14
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top Rap Albums
Goblin
23  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
15
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
12  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
16
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
15  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
17
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I Billboard Top Rap Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
18
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
17  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top Rap Albums
All 6's & 7's
16  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
20
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
21
The Lonely Island Turtleneck & Chain Billboard Top Rap Albums
Turtleneck & Chain
18  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
22
Royce da 5'9" Success Is Certain Billboard Top Rap Albums
Success Is Certain
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gracie
23
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top Rap Albums
Lasers
20  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
24
Colt Ford Every Chance I Get Billboard Top Rap Albums
Every Chance I Get
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes | Full Scope
25
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top Rap Albums
Teflon Don
24  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
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