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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
3
LAST WEEK
4
WEEKS ON CHART
The New Classic
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
Gains in performance

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1
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top Rap Albums
The New Classic
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
2
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
3
Future Honest Billboard Top Rap Albums
Honest
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
4
Tech N9ne Collabos Strangeulation Billboard Top Rap Albums
Strangeulation
Tech N9ne Collabos
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
5
Rick Ross Mastermind Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mastermind
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
6
iAMSU! Sincerely Yours Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sincerely Yours
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:
HBK Gang
7
Atmosphere Southsiders Billboard Top Rap Albums
Southsiders
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
8
YG My Krazy Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Krazy Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Pushaz Ink/CTE
9
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top Rap Albums
Oxymoron
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
10
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top Rap Albums
Nothing Was The Same
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
11
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Because The Internet
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
12
Soundtrack Neighbors Billboard Top Rap Albums
Neighbors
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artist Partners Group
13
Boondox Abaddon Billboard Top Rap Albums
Abaddon
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
14
Kid Ink My Own Lane Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Own Lane
13  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
15
Lecrae Church Clothes: Vol. 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Church Clothes: Vol. 2
25  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
16
Young Money Rise Of An Empire Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rise Of An Empire
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
17
Yo Gotti I Am Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Am
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
18
JAY-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
15  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
19
Tech N9ne Something Else Billboard Top Rap Albums
Something Else
18  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
20
Juicy J Stay Trippy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Stay Trippy
22  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Kemosabe
21
K Camp In Due Time Billboard Top Rap Albums
In Due Time
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dat Real/FTE/4.27/Interscope
22
A$AP Rocky Long.Live.A$AP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Long.Live.A$AP
Last
Peak
67  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
23
Timeflies After Hours Billboard Top Rap Albums
After Hours
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Forty8Fifty
24
Pitbull Global Warming Billboard Top Rap Albums
Global Warming
23  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
25
B.o.B Underground Luxury Billboard Top Rap Albums
Underground Luxury
19  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
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