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The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever 

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Updated June 14, 2019 110.4k views 50 items

List Rules Double Album Sales Will Be Combined

These albums show that hip hop has gone far since "Rappers Delight". Imagine in 1979 if you told someone that a white boy would rap and would go diamond. Twice. It shows the dedication of hip hop fans. The albums range from classics (Doggystyle, The Score, The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, The Chronic, The College Dropout) to not-that-good albums (The Massacre, To The Extreme, Please Hammer Don't Hurt Him). These are the best selling hip hop albums ever.

1
Speakerboxxx/The Love Be... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Outkast (2003); Tracks: Intro, Ghetto Musick & Unhappy
11.4 Million (Double Album)
2
The Marshall Mathers LP ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Eminem (2000); Tracks: Marshall Mathers, Who Knew & Kill You
10.6 Million
3
Life After Death is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By The Notorious B.I.G. (1997); Tracks: Notorious Thugs, Miss U & I Got a Story to Tell
10.2 Million (Double Album)
4
The Eminem Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Eminem (2002); Tracks: Without Me, Sing for the Moment & White America
10.1 Million
5
Please Hammer Don't Hurt... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By MC Hammer (1990); Tracks: Help the Children, Crime Story & Lets Go Deeper
10 Million
6
Greatest Hits is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
10 Million (Double Album)
7
All Eyez on Me is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Tupac Shakur (1996); Tracks: Got My Mind Made Up, Only God Can Judge Me & Ambitionz az a Ridah
9 Million (Double Album)
8
Licensed to Ill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Beastie Boys (1986); Tracks: She's Crafty, Slow Ride & Posse in Effect
9 Million
9
Big Willie Style is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Will Smith (1997); Tracks: Big Willie Style, Chasing Forever & I Loved You
9 Million
10
Country Grammar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Nelly (2000); Tracks: E.I., Luven Me & Wrap Sumden
8.5 Million
11
Get Rich or Die Tryin' ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By 50 Cent (2003); Tracks: Gotta Make It to Heaven, Patiently Waiting & If I Can't
8.1 Million
12
2001 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Dr. Dre (1999); Tracks: Still D.R.E., Murder Ink & Ackrite
7.6 Million
13
The Miseducation of Laur... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Lauryn Hill (1998); Tracks: Nothing Even Matters, Superstar & I Used to Love Him
7.1 Million
14
To the Extreme is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Vanilla Ice (1990); Tracks: Dancin', Hooked & I Love You
7 Million
15
Nellyville is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Nelly (2002); Tracks: Dilemma, Dilemma (feat. Kelly Rowland) & Nellyville
6.5 Million
16
The Complete Score is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Fugees (1996); Tracks: Fu-Gee-La, Mista Mista & How Many Mics
6.1 Million
17
Doggystyle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Snoop Dogg (1993); Tracks: Lodi Dodi, Bathtub & U Betta Recognize (Pump Pump intro)
5.5 Million
18
Vol. 2... Hard Knock Lif... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Jay-Z (1998); Tracks: Paper Chase, Intro - Hand It Down & It's Like That
5.4 Million
19
The Slim Shady LP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Eminem (1999); Tracks: Paul (skit), My Fault & I'm Shady
5.4 Million
20
Encore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Eminem (2004); Tracks: Yellow Brick Road, Curtains Up & Puke
5.3 Million
21
Get Rich or Die Tryin' /... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By 50 Cent (2005); Tracks: Intro, So Amazing & Hate It or Love It (G-Unit remix)
5.3 Million
22
No Way Out is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Puff Daddy & The Family and Sean Combs (1997); Tracks: I Love You Baby, Do You Know? & No Way Out (intro)
5.2 Million
23
E. 1999 Eternal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (1995); Tracks: East 1999, Die Die Die & Shotz to tha Double Glock
5.1 Million
24
The Don Killuminati: The... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By Tupac Shakur (1996); Tracks: Against All Odds, Hold Ya Head & Just Like Daddy
5 Million
25
...And Then There Was X ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Selling Hip Hop Albums Ever
By DMX (1999); Tracks: Party Up, Comin' for Ya & The Kennel (skit)
5 Million