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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
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
9
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
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
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
6
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
8
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
72  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
9
Jedi Mind Tricks Violence Begets Violence Billboard Top Rap Albums
Violence Begets Violence
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enemy Soil
10
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top Rap Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
11
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
13  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
12
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rolling Papers
11  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
13
The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The R.E.D. Album
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC
14
DJ Drama Third Power Billboard Top Rap Albums
Third Power
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Aphilliates
15
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I Billboard Top Rap Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
16
Styles P Master Of Ceremonies Billboard Top Rap Albums
Master Of Ceremonies
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Asti/Phantom/D-Block
17
Lecrae Rehab Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rehab
16  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
18
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top Rap Albums
All 6's & 7's
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
19
The Lonely Island Turtleneck & Chain Billboard Top Rap Albums
Turtleneck & Chain
19  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
20
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top Rap Albums
Goblin
18  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
21
DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top Rap Albums
We The Best Forever
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
22
Statik Selektah Population Control Billboard Top Rap Albums
Population Control
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down | Showoff
23
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top Rap Albums
Teflon Don
24  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
24
Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
25
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
20  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
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