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Music Industry Statistics

All-Time Top Selling Rap/Hip-Hop Artists in America

The following list is based on RIAA.com statistics, reflecting manufacturer shipments to U.S. music retail outlets as of 2008, which is the latest tally available, as of 2010.

  1. 2 PAC (37.5)
  2. EMINEM (29)
  3. JAY-Z (27)
  4. BEASTIE BOYS (22)
  5. KID ROCK (22)
  6. NOTORIOUS B.I.G. (17)
  7. HAMMER (16)
  8. DMX (14)
  9. LUDACRIS (12.5)
  10. BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY (12.5)


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