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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Tha Carter IV
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money

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1
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter IV
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top Rap Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
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
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
4
The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The R.E.D. Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC
5
LMFAO Sorry For Party Rocking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sorry For Party Rocking
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope
6
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
66  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
8
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
9
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rolling Papers
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
10
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top Rap Albums
Finally Famous
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
11
Da' T.R.U.T.H. The Whole Truth Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Whole Truth
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XISt | 220
12
Das Racist Relax Billboard Top Rap Albums
Relax
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Greedhead
13
Shwayze And Cisco Island In The Sun Billboard Top Rap Albums
Island In The Sun
Shwayze And Cisco
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bananabeat
14
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top Rap Albums
Goblin
11  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
15
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
14  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
16
The Lonely Island Turtleneck & Chain Billboard Top Rap Albums
Turtleneck & Chain
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
17
Twiztid Cryptic Collection 4 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cryptic Collection 4
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
18
Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
19
DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top Rap Albums
We The Best Forever
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
20
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top Rap Albums
All 6's & 7's
19  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
21
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I Billboard Top Rap Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
22
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
15  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
23
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame 1017 Bricksquad Presents Ferrari Boyz Billboard Top Rap Albums
1017 Bricksquad Presents Ferrari Boyz
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Mizay/1017 Brick Squad
24
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
16  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
25
Colt Ford Every Chance I Get Billboard Top Rap Albums
Every Chance I Get
23  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes | Full Scope
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