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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
3
LAST WEEK
29
WEEKS ON CHART
Hamilton: An American Musical
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
2
Skizzy Mars Alone Together Billboard Top Rap Albums
Alone Together
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | PHM
3
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
4
Krizz Kaliko Go Billboard Top Rap Albums
Go
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
5
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top Rap Albums
TWENTY88
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium/G.O.O.D.
6
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top Rap Albums
untitled unmastered.
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
7
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
8
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top Rap Albums
ColleGrove
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
9
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fetty Wap
11  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
10
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
71  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
11
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
10  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
12
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
13
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Art Of Hustle
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
14
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late Billboard Top Rap Albums
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
14  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
15
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
16  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
16
Young Thug Slime Season 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Slime Season 3
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
17
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top Rap Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
18
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top Rap Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
19  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
19
Sevin Purple Heart Billboard Top Rap Albums
Purple Heart
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
God Over Money
20
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Incredible True Story
21  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
21
Future EVOL Billboard Top Rap Albums
EVOL
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
22
Kanye West The Life Of Pablo Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Life Of Pablo
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
23
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
My House (EP)
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
24
Rick Ross Black Market Billboard Top Rap Albums
Black Market
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach
25
Flatbush Zombies 3001: A Laced Odyssey Billboard Top Rap Albums
3001: A Laced Odyssey
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glorious Dead
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