Rap Chart Movement: T.I. Stays On Top, Lil Wayne Closes In On Triple Platinum

T.I.'s Paper Trail remains at the top of the Billboard's 'Top Rap Albums Chart' this week by pushing 32,100 units. After 15 weeks on the charts, Paper Trail has sold a total of 1,554,200 copies.

Ludacris stays put at No. 2.  Theatre Of The Mind shelved off 31,200 discs this week, pushing the album's total sales to 470,400 copies.

Right behind Luda at No. 3 is Lil Wayne.  Tha Carter III is slowly approaching triple platinum status as it by shifts 25,900 units this week.  So far, the album has a total of 2,900,400 copies.

Posted at No. 4 is Florida rapper Plies.  Da Realist bags up 24,700 units this week.  After 3 weeks on the chart, the album has sold 192,100 copies.

Common rises one spot up to No. 5. Universal Mind Control cashed out 17,300 copies in its fifth week on the charts. The album's tally stands at 166,400.

Young Jeezy holds it down at No. 6. The Recession scanned 12,500 discs this week, bringing the album's total sales to 719,200.

Soulja Boy slips two three slots to No. 7. ISouljaBoyTellEm reels in 12,100 units in its third week o n the charts. To date, the album has sold a total of 92,000 copies.

Holding fort at No. 8 is The Game. L.A.X. shelled out 9,600 discs this week. After 20 weeks, the album has sold 643,300 copies.

M.I.A. sneaks back into the Top 10 and lands at No. 9. Kala rang out 6,200 copies this week, bringing the album's total to 424,700.

Wrapping up the Top 10 is Scarface. Emeritus bagged up 5,900 units this week, pushing the album's total sales to 85,400.