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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
Dreams And Nightmares
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Maybach

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1
Meek Mill Dreams And Nightmares Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dreams And Nightmares
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
2
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city Billboard Top Rap Albums
good kid, m.A.A.d city
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
3
2 Chainz Based On A T.R.U. Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
Based On A T.R.U. Story
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
4
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Heist
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
5
Various Artists Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
6
E-40 And Too $hort History: Function Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
History: Function Music
E-40 And Too $hort
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:
Heavy On The Grind
7
E-40 And Too $hort History: Mob Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
History: Mob Music
E-40 And Too $hort
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
8
MGK Lace Up Billboard Top Rap Albums
Lace Up
MGK
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | EST19XX/Bad Boy/Interscope
9
Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't Billboard Top Rap Albums
God Forgives, I Don't
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
10
Flo Rida Wild Ones Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wild Ones
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
11
Soundtrack The Man With The Iron Fists Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Man With The Iron Fists
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soul Temple
12
E-40 And Too $hort History: Mob Music And Function Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
History: Mob Music And Function Music
E-40 And Too $hort
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
13
Lecrae Gravity Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gravity
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
14
Drake Take Care Billboard Top Rap Albums
Take Care
15  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
15
Lupe Fiasco Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
16
Future Pluto Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pluto
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
17
Colt Ford Declaration Of Independence Billboard Top Rap Albums
Declaration Of Independence
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
18
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
17  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
19
Saigon Greatest Story Never Told Chapter 2: Bread And Circuses Billboard Top Rap Albums
Greatest Story Never Told Chapter 2: Bread And Circuses
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suburban Noize | Abandoned Nation
20
Sean Price Mic Tyson Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mic Tyson
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Duck Down
21
Nas Life Is Good Billboard Top Rap Albums
Life Is Good
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
22
Tech N9ne Boiling Point (K.O.D. Collection) (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Boiling Point (K.O.D. Collection) (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strange
23
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Carter IV
20  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
24
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top Rap Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
24  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
25
Twiztid Abominationz Billboard Top Rap Albums
Abominationz
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
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