Hip Hop Album Sales: Cardi B "Invasion Of Privacy" Makes a Huge Debut on the Billboard 200
In addition, Lil Xan, Flatbush Zombies and the Famous Dex to make his debut.
Fresh off her appearance at Coachella, Cardi B has something more to celebrate. Their debut album, Invasion Of Privacy, has reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week that ended April 12.
Trailing not too far behind is The Weeknd My Dear Melancholy in the #3 — despite the fact that the 69 percent decline after last week's #1 debut — and XXXTENTACION ? in the #5.
In other places in the chart, Flatbush Zombies' Vacation in Hell, Lil Xan TOTAL of XANARCHY and Famous Dex the Dex Meets with Dexter to make their entries.
Well, She Is Cardi B
Thank you so much @chancetherapper to come!!!!! It means a lot to me !!!!
A post shared by Cardi B Official IG (@iamcardib) on April 16, 2018 at 9:06am PDT
A pregnant Cardi B held at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival over the weekend and hit the other finish of the race, when the Invasion Of Privacy, said the Billboard 200 throne.
With 255,176 total album-equivalent units moved (102,810 in pure album sales and streaming count 202,647,961), the rapper from the Bronx, the debut studio album is the cherry on top of his explosive year. The streaming numbers also set a new record for the largest on demand streaming week ever for a woman.
The album is the second biggest release of 2018 (behind Justin Timberlake Man In The Forest) and the largest R&B/Hip-Hop release since Eminem Rebirth moved 267,000 units in December.
Lea DX of the Invasion Of the Privacy review here.
Lil Xan Cracks Top 10
A post shared by 💔DIEGO💔ANGUISH SOLDIER💔 (@xanxiety) April 15, 2018 at 7:50 pm PDT
Despite its reputation of polarization in the Hip Hop space, Lil Xan TOTAL of XANARCHY entered the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 at #10 with 27,590 total album equivalent units sold (14,152 pure album sales and streaming count 19,119,066).
The 21-years of age, the only "Betrayed" peaked at #64 on the Hot 100 last year.
Read the TOTAL of XANARCHY