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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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
55
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
55  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
2
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
4
DJ Khaled Major Key Billboard Top Rap Albums
Major Key
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
5
Phora With Love Billboard Top Rap Albums
With Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Phora
6
Mac Miller The Divine Feminine Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Divine Feminine
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
Gucci Mane Everybody Looking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody Looking
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
8
Tory Lanez I Told You Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Told You
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mad Love/Interscope
9
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition Billboard Top Rap Albums
Atrocity Exhibition
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
10
Rae Sremmurd Sremmlife 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sremmlife 2
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
11
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top Rap Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
12
Dave East Kairi Chanel Billboard Top Rap Albums
Kairi Chanel
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
13
ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blank Face LP
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
14
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
17  Last
Peak
86  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
15
De La Soul and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY Billboard Top Rap Albums
and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | AOI
16
T.I. Us Or Else (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
Us Or Else (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Grand Hustle
17
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
19  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
18
NF Therapy Session Billboard Top Rap Albums
Therapy Session
22  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
19
Logic Bobby Tarantino Billboard Top Rap Albums
Bobby Tarantino
20  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
20
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Still Brazy
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
21
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top Rap Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
22
Future DS2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DS2
25  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
23
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top Rap Albums
untitled unmastered.
24  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
24
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
23  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
25
Snoop Dogg Coolaid Billboard Top Rap Albums
Coolaid
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Doggystyle
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