Here are the 10 Biggest Hip-Hop First Week Album Sales of 2016.

10. Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

Released: September 2, 2016

Label: Grand Hustle, Epic

First week album sales: 88,000

9. Jeezy – Trap or Die 3

Released: October 28, 2016

Label: CTE World, Def Jam

Sales: 89,000

8. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

Released: February 14, 2016

Label: GOOD, Def Jam

Sales: 94,000

7. DJ Khaled – Major Key

Released: July 29, 2016

Label: Epic, We the Best

Sales: 95,000

6. Kevin Gates – Islah

Released: January 29, 2016

Label: Bread Winners’ Association, Atlantic

Sales: 112,000

5. Future – Evol

Released: February 6, 2016

Label: A1, Freebandz, Epic

Sales: 134,000

4. A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service

Released: November 11, 2016

Label: Epic

Sales: 135,000

3. Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered

Released: March 4, 2016

Label: Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope

Sales: 178,000

2. J. Cole –4 Your Eyez Only

Released: December 9, 2016

Label: Dreamville, Roc Nation, Interscope

Sales: 492,000

1. Drake – Views

Released: April 29, 2016

Label: Cash Money, Republic, Young Money

Sales: 1,040,000

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