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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Take Care
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money

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1
Drake Take Care Billboard Top Rap Albums
Take Care
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter IV
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
LMFAO Sorry For Party Rocking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sorry For Party Rocking
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
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
4
YelaWolf Radioactive Billboard Top Rap Albums
Radioactive
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/Shady/DGC/Interscope
5
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top Rap Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
6
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday
12  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Wale Ambition Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ambition
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
8
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top Rap Albums
Recovery
14  Last
Peak
76  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
9
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cole World: The Sideline Story
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
10
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thank Me Later
15  Last
Peak
76  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
11
Mac Miller Blue Slide Park Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blue Slide Park
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
12
Childish Gambino Camp Billboard Top Rap Albums
Camp
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
13
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
13  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
14
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top Rap Albums
Finally Famous
16  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
15
Webbie Savage Life 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Savage Life 3
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Trill
16
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Planet Pit
18  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
17
The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The R.E.D. Album
20  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC
18
Tech N9ne Collabos Welcome To Strangeland Billboard Top Rap Albums
Welcome To Strangeland
Tech N9ne Collabos
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
19
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
20
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rolling Papers
19  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
21
Mobb Deep Black Cocaine (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Black Cocaine (EP)
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infamous
22
Gym Class Heroes The Papercut Chronicles II Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Papercut Chronicles II
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
23
Doomtree No Kings Billboard Top Rap Albums
No Kings
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doomtree
24
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top Rap Albums
Teflon Don
25  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
25
Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
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