2 Chainz earns his third No. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart as Rap or Go to the League debuts within the high slot on the rating dated March 16. The set, which notes LeBron James as an government producer, earned 65,000 equal album models within the week ending March 7, in keeping with Nielsen Music.
The Georgia native, born Tauheed Epps, beforehand reigned with 2012’s Based on a T.R.U. Story (three weeks at No. 1) and 2017’s Pretty Girls Like Trap Music (one).
Rap concurrently begins at No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart, changing into 2 Chainz’s fourth chief there. In addition to Story and Girls, he additionally dominated with B.O.A.T.S II #MeTime, a one-week champ in 2013.
As beforehand reported, Rap additionally opens at No. four on the all-genre Billboard 200.
With Rap’s arrival, 4 of the album’s songs debut on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, led by the No. 31 entrance of “Whip,” that includes Travis Scott. In addition, 2 Chainz banks new entries with “Rule The World,” that includes Ariana Grande (No. 39), “Momma I Hit A Lick,” that includes Kendrick Lamar (No. 40) and “High Top Versace,” that includes Young Thug (No. 45).
The 4 debuts push 2 Chainz to 58 profession entries on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, courting to his first, “Boo,” which reached No. 76 in 2011. Among all artists, the 58-song assortment ranks 11th for probably the most appearances on the listing within the 2010s decade by any artist. 2 Chainz now passes the present hauls of The Weeknd (56) and Scott (57); Drake leads all acts, with 205 charted songs within the 2010s.
In different chart appearances for Rap songs, “World” is the set’s best-selling tune of the week, recording 5,000 downloads within the week ending March 7. The observe opens at No. 12 on R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales and No. 11 on Rap Digital Song Sales.
Another Rap reduce, “2 Dollar Bill,” that includes Lil Wayne & E-40, additionally generates some gross sales exercise. The collaboration registers three,000 downloads within the week, prompting a No. 18 begin on Rap Digital Song Sales and No. 21 on R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales.
2 Chainz’s mixed exercise between his new album and numerous music placements helps the rapper return to the Billboard Artist 100 rating at No. 14. The re-entry marks his first look since February 2018, and is his second-highest placement ever on the weekly listing, following his No. 6 exhibiting on the chart dated July eight, 2017.