The Ranker list, which HipHopDX uses to assess reader responses below, calculates the votes based on a "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" system and it creates a list with the data users input. Ranker lists the albums from top to bottom, based on the total number of votes and regardless of how many thumbs up a particular album gets. The order of the albums featured on the lists fluctuates as votes are cast.
Trey Songz earned 95 thumbs up and 71 thumbs down for Trigga to earn this week's #1 spot. Meanwhile, Ces Cru earned the second place slot with 75 thumbs up and 63 thumbs down for Codename: Ego Stripper. A reader named Michael celebrated this release, saying, "CES CRU the best crew!" An anonymous reader echoed these statements, saying, "Ces cru deff need more sales, but at lease 6k people like myself have something good to listen too."
Michael Jackson nabbed the third place with Xscape as the album received 67 thumbs up and 63 thumbs down. Linkin Park's The Hunting Party came in fourth place with 47 thumbs up and 73 thumbs down. Meanwhile, Iggy Azalea's The New Classic came in last place according to voters with 48 thumbs up and 82 thumbs down.