Stronger hitmaker Kanye West is the fifth highest certified rapper of all time in the United States by RIAA (albums). The rapper has earned 24 million album certified units by RIAA.
Fourth on the list is Canadian Rapper Drake. The Take Care rapper has earned 24.5 million album certified units by RIAA.
New York legend Jay-Z is the third highest certified rapper in album sales of all time in the US with 27.5 million certified album units.
With 2 Diamond albums under his name, late rapper Tupac has 40.5 million certified album units in the US.
The most certified rapper in terms of album sales is Marshall Mathers, better known as Eminem. The Detroit legend has 46.5 million albums certified by RIAA so far.
All-time leaders in certified album sales among solo rap artists in the US:
1) Eminem: 46.5 million units
2) 2Pac/Makaveli: 40.5
3) Jay-Z: 27.5
4) Drake: 25.5
5) Kanye: 24
— 2Pac Charts (@2PacCharts) the dating line