Hip Hop Album Sales: Brockhampton Nabs Billboard 200&#zero39;s Coveted Spot With "Iridescence"

Brockhampton’s fourth studio album Iridescence has made its Billboard 200 debut at No. 1 for the week ending September 27, surpassing Eminem’s former chart-topper Kamikaze. The venture follows the group’s 2017 Saturation trilogy.

Elsewhere, Machine Gun Kelly’s BINGE EP has entered the chart within the Top 25 whereas Young Dolph’s Role Model album sits fairly at No. 15 with 30,079 whole album equal items, three,741 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 33,537,274.

Finally, Lupe Fiasco’s DROGAS Wave struggled to make the Top 50 and landed at No. 60.

Lustrous Debut

Brockhampton’s Iridescence venture has earned this week’s Billboard crown with 101,212 whole album equal items, 79,335 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 28,827,916. The 15-track effort marks the collective’s first album since Ameer Vann’s departure following sexual misconduct and abuse allegations.

Their final venture, the Saturation trilogy, was launched final 12 months and correctly launched Kevin Abstract, Merlyn Wood, Dom McLennon, Matt Champion and Russell “Joba” Boring to the world.

Read the Iridescence overview right here.

MGK Squeezes Into Top 25

As predicted, Machine Gun Kelly didn’t capitalize on his extremely publicized beef with Eminem. His BINGE EP has hit the chart at #24 with 21,217 whole album equal items, eight,284 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 15,325,17.

The venture serves because the follow-up to 2017’s Bloom, which debuted at No. eight upon its launch with roughly 57,000 items offered in its first week.

Read the BINGE EP overview right here.

Kick, Pushed But Landed At No. 60

Lupe Fiasco’s newest effort DROGAS Wave has made its debut at No. 60 with 11,099 whole album equal items, four,951 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of seven,420,567. The album serves because the follow-up to 2017’s DROGAS Light, which hit the chart at No. 28 upon its preliminary launch.

Read the DROGAS Wave overview right here.

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 9/27/2018

Note: The first quantity beneath is that this week’s “whole album equal items” depend, an intersection of album gross sales, single gross sales, and streams carried out by Billboard’s new ranking system. A pure album gross sales determine is accessible in daring in parenthesis and details about every album’s streaming depend is accessible in brackets.

  1. Brockhampton — Iridescence — No. 1 — 101,212 (79,335) 28,827,916]
  2. Eminem — Kamikaze — No. three — 65,227 (22,082) 57,182,391]
  3. Drake — Scorpion — No. four — 63,203 (2,792) 80,966,794]
  4. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 5 — 56,832 (966) 81,439,673]
  5. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. 6 — 44,811 (2,659) 56,828,241]
  6. Juice WRLD — Goodbye & Good Riddance — No. eight — 34,600 (501) 54,083,864]
  7. 6LACK — East Atlanta Love Letter — No. 12 — 31,927 (1,473) 39,601,579]
  8. Nicki Minaj — Queen — No. 13 — 31,470 (2,079) 40,676,255]
  9. XXXTENTACION — ? — No. 14 — 30,419 (1,172) 46,003,156]
  10. Young Dolph — Role Model — No. 15 — 30,079 (three,741)33,537,274]

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