The 10 Best-Selling Rap Albums Ever
In 2000, The Marshall Mathers LP sold 1.7 million units in one week. It became the fastest-selling studio album by any solo artist in the United States.
Fifteen years later, Adele’s 25 set a new record, selling 3.38 million units in one week.
No hip-hop artist has ever managed such a feat. But rappers have sold plenty of albums since SoundScan started accurately tracking sales in 1991.
Here are the 10 best-selling rap albums of all time in the United States.