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Hip Hop Album Sales: Tekashi 6ix9ine&#zero39;s "Dummy Boy" Catapults To Billboard 200 Glory

Tekashi 6ix9ine’s debut album Dummy Boy has made a monster debut at No. 2 regardless of his present incarceration. Although the undertaking was initially leaked earlier than it may very well be correctly rolled out, that didn’t appear to impression his numbers.

Meanwhile, with Travis Scott amid his Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour, followers of the Houston-bred rapper are probably scooping up the Astroworld album left and proper. Consequently, the undertaking has returned to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for the week ending November 29. It marks the third time the album has topped the chart this yr.

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Elsewhere on the chart, J.I.D’s DiCaprio 2 undertaking struggled to crack the Top 40 and lands at No. 41.

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As Tekashi 6ix9ine sits behind the partitions of a New York jail getting “G-Checked,” his debut album has made its grand entrance on the Billboard 200 at No. 2. Boasting 65,598 complete album equal items, 10,137 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 73,231,512, Dummy Boy has earned the controversial determine his highest-charting undertaking to this point.

6ix9ine is going through a slew of authorized hassle and his case isn’t anticipated to go to trial till September four, 2019.

The 22-year-old’s final undertaking, the DAY69 mixtape, was launched in February and peaked at No. four. It has since by licensed gold by the RIAA.

Back On Top

With 71,048 60 complete album equal items, 31,455 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 51,953,691, Astroworld has boomeranged again to Billboard’s coveted spot. It jumps 60 % from the No. 7 place final week.

Astroworld initially debuted at No. 1 in August, managing to dethrone Drake’s Scorpion on the similar time. During its second week, it was up towards Nicki Minaj’s Queen album however nonetheless held on to the highest place.

Scott’s final album, 2016’s Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight, additionally debuted at No. 1, promoting roughly 53,000 items in its first week.

Read the Astroworld evaluation right here. 

J.I.D Almost Cracks Top 40

J.I.D’s new undertaking DiCaprio 2 has hit the chart at No. 41 with 16,970 complete album equal items, 2,955 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of two,553 18,483,519. It serves because the Spillage Village vet’s follow-up to 2015’s DiCaprio and additionally serves as his first studio album since 2017’s The Never Story.

DiCaprio 2 is J.I.D’s highest-charting solo undertaking. The Never Story peaked at No. 197 upon its preliminary launch.

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 11/29/2018

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

  1. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 1 — 71,048 (31,455) 51,953,691]
  2. Tekashi 6ix9ine — Dummy Boy — No. 2 — 65,598 (10,137) 73,231,512]
  3. Drake — Scorpion — No. eight — 39,254 (2,518) 49,628,297]
  4. Lil Baby & Gunna — Drip Harder — No. 10 — 33,882 (264) 49,512,460]
  5. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. 11 — 33,124 (2,588) 41,915,859]
  6. Metro Boomin — Not All Heroes Wear Capes — No. 12 — 31,810 (228) 44,890,480]
  7. Trippie Redd — A Love Letter To You three — No. 13 — 31,578 (685) 47,927,367]
  8. Lil Wayne — Tha Carter V — No. 15 — 29,815 (2,598) 35,274,596]
  9. Mariah Carey — Merry Christmas— No. 19 — 24,080 (5,360) 22,871,975]
  10. Juice WRLD — Goodbye & Good Riddance — No. 21 — 23,612 (252) 37,726,800]

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