Hip Hop Album Sales: 6LACK's "East Atlanta Love Letter" Debuts At No. 3

HipHop News Posted on September 24, 2018 at 7:06am

Hip Hop Album Sales: 6LACK's "East Atlanta Love Letter" Debuts At No. 3

YoungBoy Never Broke Again, the score of a Top 15 debut.

6LACK made a big splash on the latest Billboard 200 chart, the obtaining of a No. 3 debut with his second project, East Atlanta Love Letter. While Carrie Underwood Cry Quite was the highest debut of the week at No. 1, 6LACK reached new heights in his career and only lost to Eminem in the Hip Hop category.

As for Slim Shady, his surprise album, Kamikaze continued to rack up huge numbers, while maintaining the No. 2 spot for the second week in a row. In other places in the Top 5 of the Drake, the Scorpion, and Travis Scott Astroworld gave Hip-Hop with a large presence in the chart.

Another notable debut of the week was a YoungBoy Never Broke Again 4Respect 4Freedom 4Loyalty 4WhatImportant, which was capable of landing in the Top 15.

6LACK Scores Top 5 Debut

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#1 R&B album, #3 on the album on the billboard 200. projected to do 30-40k... we did 77k πŸ™πŸΎπŸ’Œ

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6LACK of the East of Atlanta Letter of Love soared beyond his progress project FREE 6LACK, which peaked at number 34, by hitting No. 3 in its first week on the chart. The rapping and singing double threat he was able to do so by moving 76,807 total album equivalent units. 20,227 of them came from pure album sales.

East Atlanta Love Letter of release also sparked further interest in the freedom of 6LACK. 6LACK's debut project returned to the table n Β° 181 with a modest 5,351 total album equivalent units.

Eminem Keeps Hold On No. 2 Spot

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πŸ–•#KAMIKAZE

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Paul McCartney was able to knock Eminem out the first place last week, but Slim Shady still has a lot of traction on the Billboard 200. Em the Kamikaze remained at No. 2 for the second week in a row, only trailing Carrie Underwood Cry Very album.

In its third week on the chart, Kamikaze

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