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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
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WEEKS ON CHART
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Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

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Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top Rap Albums
untitled unmastered.
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
3
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
4
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
5
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top Rap Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
6
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
7
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Art Of Hustle
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
8
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
10  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
9
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top Rap Albums
ColleGrove
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
10
Boosie BadAzz Thug Talk Billboard Top Rap Albums
Thug Talk
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Trill
11
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fetty Wap
11  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
12
Flatbush Zombies 3001: A Laced Odyssey Billboard Top Rap Albums
3001: A Laced Odyssey
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glorious Dead
13
Future EVOL Billboard Top Rap Albums
EVOL
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
14
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
15  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
15
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late Billboard Top Rap Albums
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
16  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
16
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
17
Sammy Adams The Long Way Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Long Way
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1st Round
18
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Incredible True Story
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
19
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
My House (EP)
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
20
Cardi B Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The KSR Group
21
Mista Cain The Godfather Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Godfather
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cain Muzik
22
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top Rap Albums
Professional Rapper
25  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
23
Rick Ross Black Market Billboard Top Rap Albums
Black Market
18  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach
24
Dr. Dre Compton Billboard Top Rap Albums
Compton
24  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
25
I LOVE MAKONNEN Drink More Water 6 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Drink More Water 6
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
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