For an artist's album to be successful, they must use both their money-making and promotional tactics in equal measure. The streaming era has also helped artists find alternate means to promote and market projects, giving them more avenues to profit off of their music. But what happens when prices get a little out of control?

If you want any of the LP's on this list, you're going to have to make like Jerry Maguire and show me the money. These are the most expensive rap albums ever made.