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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
Dark Sky Paradise
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
2
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late Billboard Top Rap Albums
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Chris Brown & Tyga Fan Of A Fan: The Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fan Of A Fan: The Album
Chris Brown & Tyga
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Young Money/Cash Money
4
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
5
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Pinkprint
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
6
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sour Soul
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lex
7
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top Rap Albums
SremmLife
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
8
Kid Ink Full Speed Billboard Top Rap Albums
Full Speed
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
9
Z-Ro Melting The Crown Billboard Top Rap Albums
Melting The Crown
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot
10
Lecrae Anomaly Billboard Top Rap Albums
Anomaly
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
11
Pitbull Globalization Billboard Top Rap Albums
Globalization
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
12
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
11  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
13
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Top Rap Albums
B4.Da.$$
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
14
Various Artists ShadyXV Billboard Top Rap Albums
ShadyXV
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
15
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hood Billionaire
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
16
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top Rap Albums
Under Pressure
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
17
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Because The Internet
15  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
18
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top Rap Albums
These Things Happen
17  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
19
Lupe Fiasco Tetsuo & Youth Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tetsuo & Youth
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
20
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top Rap Albums
Paperwork
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Grand Hustle
21
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blacc Hollywood
19  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
22
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top Rap Albums
Nothing Was The Same
16  Last
Peak
74  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
23
Fashawn The Ecology Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Ecology
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
24
Kevin Gates Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition Billboard Top Rap Albums
Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition
22  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Gangsta Grillz/Atlantic
25
Fabolous The Young OG Project Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Young OG Project
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Desert Storm
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