Hip Hop Single Sales: Cardi B Becomes Greater Charting Female Rapper Since 2014 With "Bodak Yellow"

HipHop News Posted on August 13, 2017 at 5:04am

Hip Hop Single Sales: Cardi B Becomes Greater Charting Female Rapper Since 2014 With "Bodak Yellow"

Nicki Minaj was the highest charting female rapper with "Anaconda."

Cardi B broke their way in this week's R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales Chart at #8 with "Bodak Yellow," making her the highest charting female rapper from 2014. Future debuted at #3 with the Nicki Minaj-assisted track "You Da baddest" and French Montana managed to call DJ Khaled the #1 spot with the Swae Lee-assisted "Unforgettable."

Cardi B "Bodak Yellow", Make A Bloody Move

Cardi B's most recent success, "Bodak Yellow" was recorded a 39% increase in sales for the week ended August 3, 2017. The popular has quickly made its way up the Billboard charts since its release. "Bodak Yellow" is now at #8 on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart, with 71,574 in total sales with 21,739 of this week.

Future & Nicki Minaj Debut At #3 With "You Da Baddest"

Future and Nicki Minaj made a big debut this week with "Gives You more evil." The newly added HNDRXX track is at #3 and earned sales of 28,927 units.

It is one of the two Nicki features singles on the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales charts with Yo Gotti "Rake" to be second in the #14. The future has in total four singles charts. Among them are "Mascara" (#20), his guest spot on Young Thug Beautiful Thugger Girls only "Relationship" (#74) and Calvin Harris' radio of the balance of payments "Rollin '" (#80).

French Montana "Unforgettable" Hits #1

After 17 weeks on the charts, French Montana and Swae Lee won a #1 hit with "Unforgettable." The sales of the Jungle Rules only increased by 52%, the sale of a total of 36,657 units for the week that ended on August 3.

"Unforgettable" was officially certified Platinum by the RIAA on June 20.

The Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales For Week Ending 08/03/2017

#1. French Montana f. Swae Lee — "Unforgettable" — 36,657 (333,109)

#2. DJ Khaled f. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – "Wild Thoughts" -34,440 (348,785)

#3. Future f. Nicki Minaj — "You Da Baddest" — 28,927

#4. Calvin Harris f. Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean — "Feel"

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