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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
16
WEEKS ON CHART
DAMN.
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

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1
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Billboard Top Rap Albums
DAMN.
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Meek Mill Wins And Losses Billboard Top Rap Albums
Wins And Losses
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Maybach/Atlantic
3
DJ Khaled Grateful Billboard Top Rap Albums
Grateful
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
4
JAY-Z 4:44 Billboard Top Rap Albums
4:44
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
5
21 Savage Issa Album Billboard Top Rap Albums
Issa Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Slaughter Gang
6
Tyler, The Creator Flower Boy Billboard Top Rap Albums
Flower Boy
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
Post Malone Stoney Billboard Top Rap Albums
Stoney
10  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
8
Drake More Life Billboard Top Rap Albums
More Life
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
9
French Montana Jungle Rules Billboard Top Rap Albums
Jungle Rules
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Coke Boys/Bad Boy
10
2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Billboard Top Rap Albums
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
11
Migos Culture Billboard Top Rap Albums
Culture
12  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Quality Control/300
12
NAV And Metro Boomin Perfect Timing Billboard Top Rap Albums
Perfect Timing
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO/Boominati
13
Original Broadway Cast Recording Hamilton: An American Musical Billboard Top Rap Albums
Hamilton: An American Musical
13  Last
Peak
97  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hamilton Uptown/Atlantic
14
Vic Mensa The Autobiography Billboard Top Rap Albums
The Autobiography
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
15
Amine Good For You Billboard Top Rap Albums
Good For You
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
16
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top Rap Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
14  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
17
Drake Views Billboard Top Rap Albums
Views
15  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Future FUTURE Billboard Top Rap Albums
FUTURE
17  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
19
Playboi Carti Playboi Carti Billboard Top Rap Albums
Playboi Carti
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | AWGE/Interscope
20
Russ There's Really A Wolf Billboard Top Rap Albums
There's Really A Wolf
19  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Diemon/Russ My Way
21
Logic Everybody Billboard Top Rap Albums
Everybody
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
22
Future HNDRXX Billboard Top Rap Albums
HNDRXX
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
23
Chance The Rapper Coloring Book Billboard Top Rap Albums
Coloring Book
20  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chance The Rapper
24
Kodak Black Painting Pictures Billboard Top Rap Albums
Painting Pictures
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Dollaz N Dealz/Atlantic
25
Young Thug BEAUTIFUL THUGGER GIRLS Billboard Top Rap Albums
BEAUTIFUL THUGGER GIRLS
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
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