This week, Prince dominates the Billboard Top 200 albums chart with two projects in the Top 10. Elsewhere, Chris Brown continues his success in the Top 10 with the singer’s latest album, X. Meanwhile, Childish Gambino’s KAUAI EP lands within the Top 20 in its first week of availability. These are the Top Rap and R&B albums of the week, according to the chart.

Prince Has Two Projects In The Top 10

Prince’s Art Official Age is the #5 album this week, having sold 51,003 units in its first week of availability. This isn’t the only Prince album on the chart as the artist’s 3rdEyeGirl collaborative project, Plectrumelectrum, managed to nab the #8 spot with 26,360 units sold in the project’s first week of availability.

Chris Brown’s X Falls From #6 To #9

Chris Brown’s X falls this week, landing at #9 from last week’s #6 placement. X sold 23,694 units, a 36 percent decrease in sales from last week’s 36,842 units moved. Overall, Brown has sold 206,180 copies of his latest effort.

Listen to Brown’s here. 

Childish Gambino’s KAUAI Arrives At #18

Childish Gambino’s KAUAI EP also made a debut on the chart this week. The project appears at #18 and it sold 16,168 units overall in its first week of availability. The project, which features Jaden Smith, follows up on Gambino’s latest mixtape, STN MTN.

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Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Of 10/05/2014

#5. Prince – Art Official Age – 51,003 (51,003)
#8. Prince & 3rdEyeGirl – Plectrumelectrum – 26,360 (26,360)
#9. Chris Brown – X – 23,694 (206,180)
#18. Childish Gambino – KAUAI EP – 16,168 (16,168)
#28. Lecrae – Anomaly – 12,369 (149,333)
#29. Jeezy – Seen It All: The Autobiography – 11,740 (202,098)
#42. Jhene Aiko – Souled Out – 7,812 (109,457)
#50. Iggy Azalea – The New Classic – 6,655 (376,681)
#53. Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood – 6,414 (175,114)
#54. Trey Songz – Trigga – 6,334 (263,657)

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