All Charts
How This Chart Works
Sales Data = TOP RAP ALBUMS

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
and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY
Imprint/Promotion Label
AWAL-Kobalt | AOI
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
De La Soul and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY Billboard Top Rap Albums
and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY
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:
AWAL-Kobalt | AOI
2
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Young Thug JEFFERY Billboard Top Rap Albums
JEFFERY
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
4
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
5
Vince Staples Prima Donna (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Prima Donna (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
6
Tory Lanez I Told You Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Told You
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mad Love/Interscope
7
DJ Khaled Major Key Billboard Top Rap Albums
Major Key
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
8
FUTURISTIC As Seen On The Internet Billboard Top Rap Albums
As Seen On The Internet
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The R Music Group | We're The Future Records
9
Gucci Mane Everybody Looking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody Looking
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
10
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
11
Banks & Steelz Anything But Words Billboard Top Rap Albums
Anything But Words
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
11  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
13
Young Dolph Rich Crack Baby Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rich Crack Baby
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paper Route Empire
14
ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blank Face LP
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
15
Rae Sremmurd Sremmlife 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sremmlife 2
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
16
Square Bizzy The Cure Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Cure
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bizzy Boy
17
Logic Bobby Tarantino Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bobby Tarantino
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
18
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
13  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
19
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top Rap Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
16  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
20
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
17  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
21
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Still Brazy
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
22
NF Therapy Session Billboard Top Rap Albums
Therapy Session
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
23
Snoop Dogg Coolaid Billboard Top Rap Albums
Coolaid
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Doggystyle
24
Atmosphere Fishing Blues Billboard Top Rap Albums
Fishing Blues
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
25
Lightshow Life Sentence 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Life Sentence 3
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EightySix America
TOP RAP ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.