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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
Fishing Blues
Imprint/Promotion Label
Rhymesayers
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Atmosphere Fishing Blues Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fishing Blues
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:
Rhymesayers
2
Rae Sremmurd Sremmlife 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sremmlife 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
3
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
47  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
5
DJ Khaled Major Key Billboard Top Rap Albums
Major Key
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
6
Gucci Mane Everybody Looking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody Looking
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
7
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
8
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
9
Logic Bobby Tarantino Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bobby Tarantino
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
10
ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blank Face LP
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
11
Upchurch Chicken Willie Billboard Top Rap Albums
Chicken Willie
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RHEC
12
Lil Uzi Vert The Perfect LUV Tape Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Perfect LUV Tape
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
13
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top Rap Albums
untitled unmastered.
11  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
14
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
13  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
15
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top Rap Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
16  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
16
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Still Brazy
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
17
The Lacs & Hard Target: Racket Country Welcome To Dodge City Billboard Top Rap Albums
Welcome To Dodge City
The Lacs & Hard Target: Racket Country
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes | Barn Burner
18
Slim Thug American King Billboard Top Rap Albums
American King
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Boss Life
19
Snoop Dogg Coolaid Billboard Top Rap Albums
Coolaid
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Doggystyle
20
NF Therapy Session Billboard Top Rap Albums
Therapy Session
17  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
21
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
12  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
22
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
21  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
23
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fetty Wap
18  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
24
Z-Ro Drankin & Drivin Billboard Top Rap Albums
Drankin & Drivin
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | One Deep
25
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top Rap Albums
Professional Rapper
24  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
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