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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
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam | The Real University
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
2
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Billboard Top Rap Albums
DAMN.
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
3
Drake More Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
More Life
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Young Thug BEAUTIFUL THUGGER GIRLS Billboard Top Rap Albums
BEAUTIFUL THUGGER GIRLS
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
5
Post Malone Stoney Billboard Top Rap Albums
Stoney
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
6
Migos Culture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Culture
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Quality Control/300
7
Future FUTURE Billboard Top Rap Albums
FUTURE
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
8
Big Boi Boomiverse Billboard Top Rap Albums
Boomiverse
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HITCO | Chico Duty
9
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
91  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
91
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
10
Playboi Carti Playboi Carti Billboard Top Rap Albums
Playboi Carti
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | AWGE/Interscope
11
2Pac Greatest Hits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Greatest Hits
23  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Amaru/Death Row/Interscope
12
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top Rap Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
13
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
Last
Peak
60  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Kodak Black Painting Pictures Billboard Top Rap Albums
Painting Pictures
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Dollaz N Dealz/Atlantic
15
Russ There's Really A Wolf Billboard Top Rap Albums
There's Really A Wolf
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Diemon/Russ My Way
16
Logic Everybody Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
17
Big Sean I Decided. Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Decided.
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
18
Chance The Rapper Coloring Book Billboard Top Rap Albums
Coloring Book
15  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chance The Rapper
19
Gucci Mane Droptopwop Billboard Top Rap Albums
Droptopwop
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
20
Soundtrack The Fate Of The Furious: The Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Fate Of The Furious: The Album
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Artist Partners Group/Atlantic
21
Future HNDRXX Billboard Top Rap Albums
HNDRXX
17  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
22
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city Billboard Top Rap Albums
good kid, m.A.A.d city
21  Last
Peak
101  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
101
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
23
Tee Grizzley My Moment Billboard Top Rap Albums
My Moment
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300
24
J. Cole 4 Your Eyez Only Billboard Top Rap Albums
4 Your Eyez Only
22  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Dreamville
25
2Pac All Eyez On Me Billboard Top Rap Albums
All Eyez On Me
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row
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