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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
LAST WEEK
9
WEEKS ON CHART
The New Classic
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang

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Play
1
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top Rap Albums
The New Classic
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
2
50 Cent Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win Billboard Top Rap Albums
Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
3
Big Smo Kuntry Livin' Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kuntry Livin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Big Smo/Elektra Nashville
4
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
5
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top Rap Albums
Oxymoron
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
6
Kalin And Myles Chase Dreams (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Chase Dreams (EP)
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:
Republic
7
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top Rap Albums
Nothing Was The Same
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
Future Honest Billboard Top Rap Albums
Honest
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
9
YG My Krazy Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Krazy Life
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Pushaz Ink/CTE
10
Rick Ross Mastermind Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mastermind
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
11
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Because The Internet
11  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
12
Kid Ink My Own Lane Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Own Lane
17  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
13
Swollen Members Brand New Day Billboard Top Rap Albums
Brand New Day
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Battle Axe
14
Various Artists Mud Digger: Volume 5 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mud Digger: Volume 5
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
15
Yo Gotti I Am Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Am
19  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
16
Tech N9ne Collabos Strangeulation Billboard Top Rap Albums
Strangeulation
Tech N9ne Collabos
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
17
MAYDAY X Murs! Mursday! Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mursday!
MAYDAY X Murs!
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
18
The Roots ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin Billboard Top Rap Albums
...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
19
Atmosphere Southsiders Billboard Top Rap Albums
Southsiders
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
20
Young Money Rise Of An Empire Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rise Of An Empire
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
21
Tedashii Below Paradise Billboard Top Rap Albums
Below Paradise
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
22
JAY-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
21  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
23
Kanye West Yeezus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Yeezus
24  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella
24
Matisyahu Akeda Billboard Top Rap Albums
Akeda
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elm City Music | Akeda
25
A$AP Rocky Long.Live.A$AP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Long.Live.A$AP
Last
Peak
68  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
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