Check out the below list of Top 10 Best Selling Rap Albums in The World by 2017, Rapping is verbal or chanted rhyming lyrics, which is sung like a song. Young generation is especially attracted to towards this form of music. It is usually mixed and combined into other forms of music that makes it all the more famous. The singers who sing this form of music are called rappers. Usually rappers would be very fast singers and it is quite difficult to understand what they say. But they have wide fan following. Rapping has come a long way and numerous rappers have left their marks along its way. Today, Rap music is evolving and some extraordinary talents are emerging in the world of rap music everyday. “Top Rap Albums” is an American music record chart, which is issued by Billboard that ranks Rap albums based on sales.
Here is the list of the Top 10 Best Rap Albums of the world
10. Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight: Studio album by Travis Scott
Genres: Trap music, Hip hop music
Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight is the second studio album by American hip hop recording artist Travis Scott. It was released on September 2, 2016, by Grand Hustle Records and Epic Records on Apple Music. The album features guest vocals from Kid Cudi, Cassie, Young Thug, Nav, Blac Youngsta, 21 Savage, Kendrick Lamar, Quavo, K Forest and The Weeknd; as well the production that was handled by Scott himself.
9. I Told You: Studio album by Tory Lanez
Genre: Alternative R&B
‘I Told You’ is the debut studio album by Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. It was released on August 19, 2016, by Mad Love Records and Interscope Records. Recording sessions took place from 2015 to 2016, with the production that was contributed by Lanez, alongside several other record producers such as Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Two Inch Punch and Noah Breakfast, among others. The album was supported by two singles: “Say It” and “Luv”.
8. SremmLife 2: Studio album by Rae Sremmurd
Genre: Alternative R&B
SremmLife 2 is the second studio album by American hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd. It was released on August 12, 2016, by EarDrummers Entertainment and Interscope Records. The album serves as a sequel to SremmLife. The album was supported by three singles: “By Chance”, “Look Alive” and “Black Beatles” featuring Gucci Mane.
7. Blanco Perla: Studio Album by Cosculluela
The album is the top trending on iTunes. It has a total of 15 songs in the album. It was released on October 14, 2016. Some of the songs being “Intro”, “Manicomio”, “Hola beba” and have proven very catchy to the listeners. This is one amongst the Top 10 Best Selling Rap Albums in The World 2017.
6. The Divine Feminine: Studio album by Mac Miller
Genres: Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop
The Divine Feminine is the fourth studio album by American rapper Mac Miller. It was released on September 16, 2016, by Warner Bros. Records and Remember Music. The album features guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Paak, Ty Dolla Sign and Ariana Grande. The album was supported by three singles: “Dang!” featuring Anderson Paak, “We” featuring CeeLo Green, and “My Favorite Part” featuring Ariana Grande. According to Miller, the album was not about love, but rather about learning from women throughout his life and what those experiences mean to him.
5. Everybody Looking: Studio album by Gucci Mane
Genre: Trap music
Everybody looking is the ninth studio album by American rapper Gucci Mane. It was released on July 22, 2016, by 1017 Records and Atlantic Records. The album serves as Gucci’s first studio release since The Return of Mr. Zone 6. The album features guest appearances from Drake, Kanye West and Young Thug. Everybody Looking has received positive reviews from critics.
4. Islah: Studio album by Kevin Gates
Genre: Hip hop music
Islah is the debut studio album by American rapper Kevin Gates. It was released on January 29, 2016, by the independent record label Bread Winners’ Association and Atlantic Records. The album was featured by five singles: “Kno One”, “La Familia”, “The Truth”, “Really Really” and “2 Phones”. Critical acclaim was received by the album.
3. Major Key: Studio album by DJ Khaled
Genres: Hip hop music, Trap music, Contemporary R&B
Major Key is the ninth studio album by DJ Khaled. It was released on July 29, 2016 by Epic Records. The album features guest appearances from Future, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Jay Z, Drake, Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Betty Wright, J. Cole, Bryson Tiller, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Kodak Black, Bob Marley, Lil Wayne,Meghan Trainor, Wiz Khalifa, Wale and Mavado. The album also produced singles, “For Free”, “I Got the Keys”, “Holy Key” and “Do You Mind”.
2. Views: Studio album by Drake
Views is the fourth studio album by Canadian rapper Drake that was released on April 29, 2016 by Young Money Entertainment. The album was supported by the five singles: Hotline Bling, One Dance featuring Wizkid and Kyla, Pop Style featuring the Throne, Controlla and Too Good featuring Rihanna. Recording sessions took place between 2014 and 2016. The album remained at number one position on the US Billboard 200 for 13 non-consecutive weeks.
1. 1992: Studio album by The Game
Genre: Gangsta rap
1992 is the eighth studio album by American rapper The Game. It was released on October 14, 2016, by Blood Money Entertainment and eOne Music. It has 13 songs in the album. Some songs of the album being Savage Lifestyle, Bompton, The Juice, 92 Bars and have rocked the ears of the music lovers around the world.
This was the list of the Top 10 Best selling Rap albums for 2017. These albums have some of the best and brilliant rap music till date and definitely are a treat to Rap lovers. Rap Music is a very unique genre and artists like Eminem, Lil Wayne, Sean Paul, Flo-Rida, PitBull are some of the most popular rappers present day. These Top 10 artists have received high acclamation for their albums and have been loved by the listeners worldwide.