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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
4:44
Imprint/Promotion Label
Roc Nation

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1
JAY-Z 4:44 Billboard Top Rap Albums
4:44
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
2
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Billboard Top Rap Albums
DAMN.
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
3
French Montana Jungle Rules Billboard Top Rap Albums
Jungle Rules
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Coke Boys/Bad Boy
4
DJ Khaled Grateful Billboard Top Rap Albums
Grateful
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
5
21 Savage Issa Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
Issa Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Slaughter Gang
6
Drake More Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
More Life
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
8
Post Malone Stoney Billboard Top Rap Albums
Stoney
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
9
Migos Culture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Culture
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Quality Control/300
10
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
Last
Peak
95  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
95
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
11
Playboi Carti Playboi Carti Billboard Top Rap Albums
Playboi Carti
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | AWGE/Interscope
12
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top Rap Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
12  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
13
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
13  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Future FUTURE Billboard Top Rap Albums
FUTURE
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
15
Logic Everybody Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
16
Russ There's Really A Wolf Billboard Top Rap Albums
There's Really A Wolf
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Diemon/Russ My Way
17
Young Thug BEAUTIFUL THUGGER GIRLS Billboard Top Rap Albums
BEAUTIFUL THUGGER GIRLS
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
18
Chance The Rapper Coloring Book Billboard Top Rap Albums
Coloring Book
18  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chance The Rapper
19
Kodak Black Painting Pictures Billboard Top Rap Albums
Painting Pictures
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Dollaz N Dealz/Atlantic
20
Soundtrack The Fate Of The Furious: The Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Fate Of The Furious: The Album
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Artist Partners Group/Atlantic
21
Big Sean I Decided. Billboard Top Rap Albums
I Decided.
20  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
22
2Pac Greatest Hits Billboard Top Rap Albums
Greatest Hits
19  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Amaru/Death Row/Interscope
23
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Eminem Show
24  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
24
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city Billboard Top Rap Albums
good kid, m.A.A.d city
25  Last
Peak
105  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
105
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
25
J. Cole 4 Your Eyez Only Billboard Top Rap Albums
4 Your Eyez Only
23  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Dreamville
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