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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
3
LAST WEEK
59
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
59  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
2
Jeezy Trap Or Die 3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Trap Or Die 3
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | YJ
3
Common Black America Again Billboard Top Rap Albums
Black America Again
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
4
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
5
Meek Mill DC4 Billboard Top Rap Albums
DC4
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Maybach/Atlantic
6
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top Rap Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
7
A$AP Mob Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends Billboard Top Rap Albums
Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
8
Rae Sremmurd Sremmlife 2 Billboard Top Rap Albums
Sremmlife 2
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
9
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top Rap Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
10
Big Scoob H.O.G. Billboard Top Rap Albums
H.O.G.
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
11
The Game 1992 Billboard Top Rap Albums
1992
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Fifth Amendment/Blood Money
12
Gucci Mane Everybody Looking Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody Looking
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
13
DJ Khaled Major Key Billboard Top Rap Albums
Major Key
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
14
CZARFACE A Fistful Of Peril Billboard Top Rap Albums
A Fistful Of Peril
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Silver Age
15
Canon LCV3 Billboard Top Rap Albums
LCV3
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reflection
16
Mac Miller The Divine Feminine Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Divine Feminine
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
Tory Lanez I Told You Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Told You
14  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mad Love/Interscope
18
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top Rap Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
22  Last
Peak
90  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
19
ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP Billboard Top Rap Albums
Blank Face LP
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
20
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top Rap Albums
When It's Dark Out
21  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
21
Sims More Than Ever Billboard Top Rap Albums
More Than Ever
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doomtree
22
De La Soul and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY Billboard Top Rap Albums
and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY
25  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | AOI
23
A Boogie Wit da Hoodie TBA (EP) Billboard Top Rap Albums
TBA (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Highbridge The Label
24
NF Therapy Session Billboard Top Rap Albums
Therapy Session
23  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
25
La Coka Nostra To Thine Own Self Be True Billboard Top Rap Albums
To Thine Own Self Be True
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Beats
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