Rap Chart Movement: Ludacris Stays On Top, Scarface Makes His Last Debut

Ludacris' Theatre Of The Mind remains at the top of Billboard's 'Top Rap Albums Chart' this week by pushing 65,200 units. After 3 weeks on the charts, Theatre Of The Mind has sold a total of 279,400 copies.

Legendary rapper Scarface debuts at No. 2 with his last solo effort Emeritus. The set, which features appearances from Lil Wayne and Bun B, pushes 42,200 discs in its opening week.

T.I. continues to keep registers ringing at No. 3. Paper Trail scanned 38,900 copies this week.  So far, the album has sold a total of 1,342,700 discs.

Seated at No. 4 is Lil Wayne. The Carter III shifted 23,300 copies this week, bringing the album's total sales to 2,749,900.

Young Jeezy stays put at No. 5. The Recession reeled 12,800 units this week, pushing the album's total sales to 657,800.

Right behind him is E-40 at No. 6. Ball Street Journal scanned 5,600 units this week.  To date, the album has sold 42,000 copies.

Posted at No. 7 is The Game. L.A.X. shelves off 8,200 CDs in its 16th week on the charts.  So far, the album has sold 599,600 copies.< /P>

Holding fort at No. 8 is Q-Tip. The Renaissance ropes in 6,400 units this week, pushing the album's total to 73,600.

Ace Hood moves a spot up to No. 9. Gutta rakes in 6,200 discs this week.  The album’s tally stands at 41,700.

Wrapping things up at No. 10 is South Park Mexican. Last Chair Violinist moves 4,800 units this week.  So far, the album has sold 27,300 copies.