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Top 10 Rap Albums September 23rd, 2006


Top 10 rap / hip-hop albums for the week ending September 23, 2006.

1. OutKast - Idlewild (La Face / Zomba)

Landing just outside the Billboard Top 10, OutKast's Idlewild CD moved 49,451 units to end the week at No. 12. Idlewild has now sold more than 324,111 copies in three weeks.

2. Young Dro - Best Thang Smokin' (Grand Hustle / Atlantic)

Young Dro's Best Thang Smokin' slides ten spots down to No. 13 with 46,013. Dro's total sales have now reached 150,056 in two weeks.

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3. Rick Ross - Port of Miami (Slip-N-Slide / Def Jam)

Ross' Port of Miami holds down the No. 14 spot with 39,799 scans, rounding off his totals sales to 406,494.

4. Method Man - 4:21...The Day After (Def Jam)

M.E.T.H.O.D. Man settles for the No. 22 position with 30,436 units. The Day After has now sold 92,718 copies in two weeks.

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5. Yung Joc - New Joc City (Block / Bad Boy)

New Joc City climbs up one spot to No. 28 with 27,041 this week. Joc's debut has now moved a total of 690,813 units.

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6. The Roots - Game Theory (Def Jam)

Despite being the Roots' best album since Things Fall Apart, Game Theory only managed to sell a measly 25,699 this week, bringing their total figures to to 86,920 units.

7. Too Short - Blow the Whistle (Jive)

At No. 47 is Too Short's poorly-promoted new album, Blow the Whistle. It sold 17,953 copies this week, bumping the sales-to-date figures to 58,004.

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8. Pharrell - In My Mind (Star Trak / Interscope)

In My Mind shifted 13,102 scans this week to take the No. 72 slot. Pharrell's low-selling debut has now moved a total of 294,662 units after seven weeks on the chart.

9. T.I. - King (Grand Hustle / Atlantic)

King is still thriving on the chart 24 weeks after it hit shelves. The Grand Hustle disc moved a solid 11,990 units to land at No. 78 this week. It has now sold over 1.4 million copies in the U.S.

10. Obie Trice - Second Round's On Me (Shady / Interscope)

Obie Trice stumbles from No. 64 to No. 87 with 10,764 scans. Second Round's on Me has now sold 128,000 copies one month after its release.

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