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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
Trap Or Die 3
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam | YJ
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Jeezy Trap Or Die 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Trap Or Die 3
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:
Def Jam | YJ
2
Meek Mill DC4 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DC4
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Maybach/Atlantic
3
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
4
A$AP Mob Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
5
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
6
A Boogie Wit da Hoodie TBA (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
TBA (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Highbridge The Label
7
The Game 1992 Billboard Top Rap Albums
1992
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Fifth Amendment/Blood Money
8
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
9
Vinnie Paz Cornerstone Of The Corner Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cornerstone Of The Corner
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enemy Soil
10
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top Rap Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
11
DJ Khaled Major Key Billboard Top Rap Albums
Major Key
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
12
Gucci Mane Everybody Looking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody Looking
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
13
Rae Sremmurd Sremmlife 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sremmlife 2
17  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
14
Tory Lanez I Told You Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Told You
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mad Love/Interscope
15
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition Billboard Top Rap Albums
Atrocity Exhibition
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
16
ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blank Face LP
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
17
Joe Budden Rage & The Machine Billboard Top Rap Albums
Rage & The Machine
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Mood Muzik
18
Mac Miller The Divine Feminine Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Divine Feminine
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Lenny Cooper Dirtified Billboard Top Rap Albums
Dirtified
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes | BackRoad
20
NxWorries Yes Lawd! Billboard Top Rap Albums
Yes Lawd!
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stones Throw
21
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
21  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
22
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
15  Last
Peak
89  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
89
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
23
NF Therapy Session Billboard Top Rap Albums
Therapy Session
18  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
24
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Still Brazy
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
25
De La Soul and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY Billboard Top Rap Albums
and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY
22  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | AOI
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