The 10 Best Selling Rap Albums Of All Time In USA

Remy Gelenidze

There is no rap album in the history of rap that can compete Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show‘s worldwide album sales (almost 60 Million copies sold worldwide). And if we include other studio albums, compilation albums and EP albums Eminem has managed to sell 173 million copies.

Eminem is best selling artist of the decade (2000-2009) and holds the record of fastest selling rap and male solo artist of all time (The Marshall Mathers LP sold almost 1.8 Million copies in the first week in USA). Em also holds the title of best selling rap artist of all time. But in this article, you will see the list of best selling rap albums only in USA. 

List Of Best Selling Rap / Hip Hop Albums Of All Time In USA

1. Outkast – Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2003) [Double Album] – 11.5 Million Copies 

2. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) – 11.2 Million Copies (Buy Here)

3. Eminem – The Eminem Show (2002) – 10.6 Million Copies (Buy Here)

4. The Notorious B.I.G – Life After Death (1997) [Double Album] – 10.3 Million Copies 

5. MC Hammer – Please Hammer, Don’t Hurt ‘Em (1990) – 10.1 Million Copies 

6. Tupac – Greatest Hits (1998) [Double Album] – 10 Million Copies 

7. Tupac – All Eyez On Me (1996) – 9.1 Million Copies 

8. Bestie Boys – Licensed To III (1986) – 9 Million Copies

9. Nelly – Country Grammar (2000) – 8.6 Million Copies

10. 50 Cent – Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ (2003) – 8.3 Million Copies  

NOTE: 1 album sale is equal to 2 copies for double albums. 

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