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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
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1
WEEKS ON CHART
Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer
Imprint/Promotion Label
G.O.O.D./Def Jam | IDJMG
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Various Artists Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G.O.O.D./Def Jam | IDJMG
2
2 Chainz Based On A T.R.U. Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
Based On A T.R.U. Story
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Real University/Def Jam | IDJMG
3
Tech N9ne E.B.A.H. Billboard Top Rap Albums
E.B.A.H.
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strange
4
Lecrae Gravity Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gravity
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach | Infinity
5
Brother Ali Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
6
Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't Billboard Top Rap Albums
God Forgives, I Don't
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam | IDJMG
7
DMX Undisputed Billboard Top Rap Albums
Undisputed
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Seven Arts
8
Colt Ford Declaration Of Independence Billboard Top Rap Albums
Declaration Of Independence
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
9
Nas Life Is Good Billboard Top Rap Albums
Life Is Good
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
10
Flo Rida Wild Ones Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wild Ones
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Poe Boy/Atlantic | AG
11
Slaughterhouse Welcome To: Our House Billboard Top Rap Albums
Welcome To: Our House
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shady/Interscope | IGA
12
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
12  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
13
Drake Take Care Billboard Top Rap Albums
Take Care
11  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
14
Future Pluto Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pluto
13  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A-1/Freebandz | Epic
15
DJ Khaled Kiss The Ring Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kiss The Ring
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
16
Kreayshawn Somethin' 'Bout Kreay Billboard Top Rap Albums
Somethin' 'Bout Kreay
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
17
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top Rap Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
17  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam | IDJMG
18
Daddy Yankee Prestige Billboard Top Rap Albums
Prestige
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
El Cartel/Capitol Latin | UMLE
19
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made 2
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Maybach/Def Jam | Warner Bros.
20
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter IV
15  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
21
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Top Rap Albums
Project X
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
22
B.o.B Strange Clouds Billboard Top Rap Albums
Strange Clouds
19  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic | AG
23
LMFAO Sorry For Party Rocking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sorry For Party Rocking
22  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Party Rock/will.i.am/Cherrytree/Interscope | IGA
24
Tyga Careless World: Rise Of The Last King Billboard Top Rap Albums
Careless World: Rise Of The Last King
21  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
25
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top Rap Albums
Planet Pit
20  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J | RCA
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