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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
4
LAST WEEK
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Furious 7
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Universal Studios/Atlantic
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Soundtrack Furious 7 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Furious 7
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Atlantic
2
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
3
Wale The Album About Nothing Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Album About Nothing
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Every Blue Moon/Maybach/Atlantic
4
Ludacris Ludaversal Billboard Top Rap Albums
Ludaversal
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | DTP
5
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
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
6
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
7
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
8
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
My House (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
9
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Pinkprint
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
10
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mr. Wonderful
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Vice/Atlantic
11
Chris Brown & Tyga Fan Of A Fan: The Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fan Of A Fan: The Album
Chris Brown & Tyga
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Young Money/Cash Money
12
Lecrae Anomaly Billboard Top Rap Albums
Anomaly
16  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
13
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top Rap Albums
SremmLife
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
14
NF Mansion Billboard Top Rap Albums
Mansion
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
15
Earl Sweatshirt I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album By Earl Sweatshirt Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album By Earl Sweatshirt
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Tan Cressida
16
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top Rap Albums
These Things Happen
18  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
17
Death Grips Powers That B Billboard Top Rap Albums
Powers That B
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest | Third Worlds
18
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
17  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
19
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
Because The Internet
20  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
20
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top Rap Albums
Under Pressure
25  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
21
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blacc Hollywood
22  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
22
Pitbull Globalization Billboard Top Rap Albums
Globalization
19  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
23
Various Artists ShadyXV Billboard Top Rap Albums
ShadyXV
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
24
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hood Billionaire
24  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
25
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Top Rap Albums
B4.Da.$$
23  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
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