Top 10 Selling Rap Albums In 2008

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Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III 2.8 Million
T.I. – Paper Trail 1.5 million
Kanye West -808s & Heartbreak 1 million
Rick Ross – Trilla 709k
Young Jeezy – The Recession 706k
The Game – LAX 633k
Plies – Definition of Real 552k
Ludacris – Theater Of The Mind 439k
Nas – Untitled 428k
Snoop Dogg – Ego Trippin 379k
Flo-Rida – Mail On Sunday 356

Other Notable Figures
G-Unit – T.O.S. 239k (14th including Kanye)
Nelly – Brass Knuckeles – 184k
LL Cool J – Exit 13 – 94k

Nas is the only NY artist to make the top 10 last year. The south has 6 of the top 10 selling albums under their belt showing the South is still on top.

Edit: I forgot Kanye’s album isn’t a rap album. Yes Lupe Fiasco went gold but his album dropped December 18th(143k first week), this is for sales during 2008.