Rap Chart Movement: T.I. Is Still King, Lil Wayne Gears In On Triple Platinum

For the eighth week in a row, T.I. still holds the No. 1 spot on Billboard's 'Top Rap Albums Chart'. Paper Trail shelved off 62,000 discs this week, pushing the album's total sales to 1,178,400 copies.

Lil Wayne moves up a spot to No. 2.  Tha Carter III continues its fast grind to triple platinum status by shifting 23,100 units this week.  So far, the album has a total of 2,671,800 copies.

Posted at No. 3 is Young Jeezy.  The Recession bags up 16,200 units this week.  After 12 weeks on the chart, the album has sold 614,700  copies.

Q-Tip slips two spots to No. 4. The Renaissance cashed out 14,800 copies  in its second week on the charts. The album's tally stands at 49,100.

The Game holds it down at No. 5.  L.A.X. scans 12,100  discs this week, bringing the album's total sales to 571,200 copies.

Debuting at No. 6 is  rap/reggaton duo Wisin & Yandel with their third compilation La Mente Mestra. The set scoops up 11,100 copies in its opening week.

M.I.A. slides a slot to the No. 7 spot.  Kala reels in 5,400 units this week.  To date, the album has sold 385,300  copies.

Philly duo Jedi Mind Tricks enter the charts at No. 8 with their latest effort History Of Violence. The set moved 4,400 units in its first spin on the charts.

Psychopathic Records' third compilation, Let Em Bleed Volume 3,  debuts at No. 9 on the charts selling 3,800 copies.

Wrapping up the Top 10 is Daddy Yankee. Talento De Barrio rang out 3,600 copies this week, bringing the album's total sales to 109,700.