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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Views
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money

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1
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top Rap Albums
Murder For Hire II
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 | Bread Winners' Association
3
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
4
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
5
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
6
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top Rap Albums
untitled unmastered.
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Incredible True Story
24  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
8
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
78  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
9
A$AP Ferg Always Strive And Prosper Billboard Top Rap Albums
Always Strive And Prosper
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
10
NF Therapy Session Billboard Top Rap Albums
Therapy Session
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
11
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
11  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
12
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top Rap Albums
Professional Rapper
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
13
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
13  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
14
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fetty Wap
12  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
15
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
69  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
16
Mistah F.A.B. Son Of A Pimp, Part II Billboard Top Rap Albums
Son Of A Pimp, Part II
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Faeva Afta
17
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
15  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
18
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Art Of Hustle
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
19
Rittz Top Of The Line Billboard Top Rap Albums
Top Of The Line
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
20
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top Rap Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
21
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top Rap Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
22
Eshon Burgundy The Passover Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Passover
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NFTRY
23
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top Rap Albums
ColleGrove
22  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
24
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top Rap Albums
TWENTY88
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium/G.O.O.D.
25
Jeezy Church In These Streets Billboard Top Rap Albums
Church In These Streets
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
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