Hip Hop Album Sales: Travis Scott "Astroworld" Dethrones Drake With Epic No. 1 Billboard 200 Debut
In addition, Mac Miller's "Swim" and YG's "Stay Dangerous" debut in the Top 5.
As predicted, Travis Scott Astroworld album debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week that ended on 9 August. Scott's third studio album successfully dethroned the Drake, the Scorpion, which had dominated the chart since its June 29 release.
In other places, Mac Miller Swimming and YG Stay Dangerous to enter the chart in the Top 5, while Moneybagg I Bet Me and H. E. R. I used To Know: The Prelude to the Top 20 of the appearances.
The usual suspects — Post Malone, Cardi B, XXXTENTACION and Juice WRLD — complete the Top 10.
The Flame Ignites
A post shared by flame (@travisscott) on August 2, 2018 at 9:35 pm PDT
With an incredible 537,449 total album equivalent units sold, 269,719 in pure album sales and streaming count 349,434,718, Astroworld easily landed at no. 1 this week. The debut is particularly impressive as it was cast of Drake, the Scorpion down a notch, a place the 6 God had held for the past five weeks.
Scott's second album, Birds In The Trap of Singing McKnight, also debuted at no. 1 at the time of 2016, with sales of 53,000 copies in its first week.
Astroworld has a large number of guests, including Kid Cudi, Frank Ocean, Drake, The Weeknd, James Blake, Swae Lee, Gunna, Nav, 21 Wild, Quavo, Takeoff, Juice Wrld, Sheck Wes and Not Toliver, among others. Producers like Mike Dean, Allen Ritter, Hit-Boy, Sonny Digital and Thundercat also contributed to the project.
Read the Astroworld review here.
The Fisherman Is Immersed In The No. 3
This is a picture of me adding the last piece of music for the album. The swimming pool is available now. Link in the bio.
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The Mac is back. After the 2016 release of The divine Feminine, the Pittsburgh-born rapper has returned with the Swimming. Boasting 65,740 total album equivalent units sold, 29,843 pure album sales and streaming count 45,956