Future turns into a monster and drops the album of his life, Dre returns with his first album since 1999, but it’s not Detox, Drake owns the year with two number one, platinum albums, and Kendrick releases the most important rap record of the decade.

We take a look at the biggest hop hop album first week sales of 2015.

10. When It’s Dark Out by G-Eazy

Released: December 4, 2015

Label: RCA

First week sales: 132,000

Singles: “Me, Myself & I”, “Order More”, “Drifting”, “Some Kind of Drug”

9. The Incredible True Story by Logic

Released: November 13, 2015

Label: Visionary, Def Jam

First week sales: 135,000

Singles: “Young Jesus”, “Like Woah”, “Fade Away”

8. At. Long. Last. ASAP by ASAP Rocky

Released: May 26, 2015

Label: ASAP Worldwide, Polo Grounds, RCA

First week sales: 146,000

Singles: “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 (LPFJ2)”, “Everyday”, “LSD”

7. DS2 by Future

Released: July 17, 2015

Label: A1, Freebandz, Epic

First week sales: 151,000

Singles: “Fuck Up Some Commas”, “Where Ya At”, “Stick Talk”

6. Dark Sky Paradise by Big Sean

Released: February 24, 2015

Label: GOOD, Def Jam

First week sales: 173,000

Singles: “I Don’t Fuck with You”, “Paradise”, “Blessings”, “One Man Can Change the World”, “Play No Games”

5. Dreams Worth More Than Money by Meek Mill

Released: June 29, 2015

Label: Maybach, Atlantic

First week sales: 245,000

Singles: “Check”, “All Eyes on You”, “R.I.C.O.”

4. Compton by Dr. Dre

Released: August 7, 2015

Label: Aftermath, Interscope

First week sales: 295,000

Singles: “Talking to My Diary”

3. To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar

Released: March 15, 2015

Label: TDE, Aftermath, Interscope

First week sales: 363,000

Singles: “I”, “The Blacker the Berry”, “King Kunta”, “Alright”, “These Walls”

2. What a Time to Be Alive by Drake & Future

Released: September 20, 2015

Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Republic, Epic, A1, Freebandz

First week sales: 375,000

Singles: “Jumpman”

1. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late by Drake

Released: February 13, 2015

Label: OVO Sound, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic

First week sales: 535,000

Singles: “Preach”, “Energy”

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