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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
Southpaw: Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Shady/Interscope
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Soundtrack Southpaw: Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Southpaw: Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
2
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
3
Jack & Jack Calibraska (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Calibraska (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jack And Jack
4
Hopsin Pound Syndrome Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pound Syndrome
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Funk Volume
5
Meek Mill Dreams Worth More Than Money Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dreams Worth More Than Money
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Maybach/Atlantic
6
DeJ Loaf #AndSeeThatsTheThing (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
#AndSeeThatsTheThing (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | IBGM
7
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
25  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
9
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
10
A$AP Rocky AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP Billboard Top Rap Albums
AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
11
Trae Tha Truth Tha Truth Billboard Top Rap Albums
Tha Truth
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | ABN/Hustle Gang
12
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Pinkprint
13  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
13
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
12  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
14
Boosie BadAzz Touch Down 2 Cause Hell Billboard Top Rap Albums
Touch Down 2 Cause Hell
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Trill/Atlantic
15
Big Smo Bringin It Home (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bringin It Home (EP)
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Big Smo/Elektra Nashville
16
Pitbull Dale Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dale
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music Latin | Mr. 305/Famous Artist
17
Madchild Silver Tongue Devil Billboard Top Rap Albums
Silver Tongue Devil
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Battle Axe
18
Tech N9ne Special Effects Billboard Top Rap Albums
Special Effects
19  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
19
Pitbull Globalization Billboard Top Rap Albums
Globalization
18  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds
20
YelaWolf Love Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
Love Story
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Slumerican/Shady/Interscope
21
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top Rap Albums
SremmLife
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
22
Soundtrack Furious 7 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Furious 7
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Atlantic
23
Lecrae Anomaly Billboard Top Rap Albums
Anomaly
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
24
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top Rap Albums
These Things Happen
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
25
The Lacs Outlaw In Me Billboard Top Rap Albums
Outlaw In Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes | BackRoad
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