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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
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Imprint/Promotion Label
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1
Lecrae Anomaly Billboard Top Rap Albums
Anomaly
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
2
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top Rap Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | CTE
3
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blacc Hollywood
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
4
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top Rap Albums
The New Classic
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
5
Joell Ortiz House Slippers Billboard Top Rap Albums
House Slippers
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Penalty
6
Rittz Next To Nothing Billboard Top Rap Albums
Next To Nothing
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
7
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Last
Peak
46  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
8
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Because The Internet
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
9
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top Rap Albums
Nothing Was The Same
Last
Peak
52  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
10
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top Rap Albums
These Things Happen
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
11
Big Smo Kuntry Livin' Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kuntry Livin'
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Big Smo/Elektra Nashville
12
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top Rap Albums
Oxymoron
13  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
13
Twista Dark Horse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dark Horse
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GMG
14
Colt Ford Thanks For Listening Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thanks For Listening
14  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
15
YG My Krazy Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Krazy Life
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Pushaz Ink/CTE
16
Common Nobody's Smiling Billboard Top Rap Albums
Nobody's Smiling
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
17
50 Cent Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win Billboard Top Rap Albums
Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win
18  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
18
Rick Ross Mastermind Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mastermind
17  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
19
Kanye West Yeezus Billboard Top Rap Albums
Yeezus
24  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella
20
G Unit The Beauty Of Independence (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Beauty Of Independence (EP)
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
21
Migos No Label II Billboard Top Rap Albums
No Label II
25  Last
17  Peak
12  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
300 | Quality Control
22
Kid Ink My Own Lane Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Own Lane
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
23
Plan B Love & Sex Billboard Top Rap Albums
Love & Sex
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music Latin | Pina
24
JAY-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail Billboard Top Rap Albums
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
Last
Peak
59  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
25
J Balvin La Familia Billboard Top Rap Albums
La Familia
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMLE | Capitol Latin
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