Hip Hop Album Sales: Vic Mensa "The Autobiography" Is His biggest Project Yet
Meanwhile, Tyler The Creator and Meek Mill saw large falls in sales, but only one of them managed to stay in the Top 5.
Although 21 Wild Issa Album jumped from #12 to #6 on the Billboard 200, with sales still recorded a slight decline for the week ended August 3. Tyler The Creator's Flower Child LP dropped a staggering 75 percent from last week, landing in the #12 slot, while Meek Mill Victories And Losses fell 64 percent, but managed to keep the #3 slot, just behind Kendrick Lamar's double-platinum album, DAMN., that is stable at #2.
In other places in the chart, Vic Mensa's Autobiography made its debut, but barely cracked the Top 30. With 8,209 pure album sales and 10,913,416 streams, the Chi-Town rapper entered the chart #27.
On the other hand, JAY-Z 4:44 and DJ Khaled was Grateful they were able to hang in the Top 5, even though the two albums sales plummeted.
Vic Mensa Write Another Chapter
While Vic Mensa's debut album does not move in large numbers, The Autobiography was even stronger showing, however, for the 24-year-old artist. With 8,209 pure album sales, 10,913,416 streams and 15,977 total album equivalent units sold, the Roc Nation, the release of the wound in the #27 slot, marking Mensa's highest charting project to date.
Your 2016 EP, There is a Lot Going on, peaked at #127 on the Billboard 200 and #14 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. The Autobiography serves as a Mensa debut studio album and the follow-up Of the Manuscript EP, which was released in June.
Flower Child Lost A Couple Of Petals
The sales of Tyler The Creator from the acclaimed Flower Boy LP dropped 75% in its second week. With 7,152 pure albums, 27,393,364 streams and 26,004 total album equivalent units sold, the Odd Future founder's follow-up to the year 2015 of the Cherry Bomb fell from the #2 spot to #12.
Issa Album Sales decline, But Still Jumps Six Points
21 Wild released their first full-length album, Issa Album, the 7 of July, which debuted at #2 on the charts. Now in its fourth week, the project has jumped from #12 to #6, despite a 7 perc