(AllHipHop News) After 2014 saw no Hip Hop albums cross the platinum selling mark, this year included several rap LPs that put up nice numbers. New releases from Drake, Future, Kendrick Lamar, and Dr. Dre pushed over 400,000 units with five others crossing the 200,000 mark.
While they were released in late 2014, this year J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive (1,072,000) earned a platinum plaque and Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint (672,000) earned a gold plaque. Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late is the only 2015 Hip Hop album to go platinum.
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Check out the ten best-selling new Hip Hop albums of 2015.
1. Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late (1,121,000)
2. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly (755,000)
3. Drake & Future - What A Time To Be Alive (494,000)
4. Dr. Dre - Compton (481,000)
5. Meek Mill - Dreams Worth More Than Money (371,000)
6. Big Sean - Dark Sky Paradise (341,000)
7. Future - DS2 (312,000)
8. A$AP Rocky - At.Long.Last.ASAP (230,000)
9. Fetty Wap - Fetty Wap (222,000)
10. Wale - The Album About Nothing (178,000)