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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
2
Various Artists ShadyXV Billboard Top Rap Albums
ShadyXV
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
3
PRhyme PRhyme Billboard Top Rap Albums
PRhyme
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PRhyme
4
E-40 Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 1 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
5
Pitbull Globalization Billboard Top Rap Albums
Globalization
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
6
Ghostface Killah 36 Seasons Billboard Top Rap Albums
36 Seasons
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Salvation Music
7
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hood Billionaire
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
8
Wu-Tang Clan A Better Tomorrow Billboard Top Rap Albums
A Better Tomorrow
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wu-Tang/Asylum
9
Lecrae Anomaly Billboard Top Rap Albums
Anomaly
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
10
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paperwork
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Grand Hustle
11
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top Rap Albums
The New Classic
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
12
E-40 Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 2
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
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top Rap Albums
Under Pressure
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
14
Big K.R.I.T. Cadillactica Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cadillactica
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Cinematic
15
Iggy Azalea Reclassified Billboard Top Rap Albums
Reclassified
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
16
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
10  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
17
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blacc Hollywood
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
18
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top Rap Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | CTE
19
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Because The Internet
14  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
20
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top Rap Albums
These Things Happen
15  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
21
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top Rap Albums
Nothing Was The Same
16  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Run The Jewels 2
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal | Productomart
23
Big Smo Kuntry Livin' Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kuntry Livin'
18  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Big Smo/Elektra Nashville
24
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top Rap Albums
Oxymoron
19  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
25
J. Cole Born Sinner Billboard Top Rap Albums
Born Sinner
25  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
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