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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
2
LAST WEEK
7
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cole World: The Sideline Story
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
3
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top Rap Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
4
LMFAO Sorry For Party Rocking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sorry For Party Rocking
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope
5
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
6
DJ Drama Third Power Billboard Top Rap Albums
Third Power
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Aphilliates
7
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
47  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
10  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
9
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top Rap Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
10
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Planet Pit
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
11
The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The R.E.D. Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC
12
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rolling Papers
12  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
13
Styles P Master Of Ceremonies Billboard Top Rap Albums
Master Of Ceremonies
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Asti/Phantom/D-Block
14
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
13  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
15
Lecrae Rehab Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rehab
15  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
16
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I Billboard Top Rap Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
17
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top Rap Albums
Goblin
21  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
18
DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top Rap Albums
We The Best Forever
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
19
Murs Love & Rockets: Vol. 1: The Transformation Billboard Top Rap Albums
Love & Rockets: Vol. 1: The Transformation
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DD172 | Blue Rock/Ski Beatz
20
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top Rap Albums
All 6's & 7's
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
21
1-1-Six Man Up Billboard Top Rap Albums
Man Up
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
22
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
16  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
23
The Lonely Island Turtleneck & Chain Billboard Top Rap Albums
Turtleneck & Chain
25  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
24
Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
25
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top Rap Albums
Teflon Don
24  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

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