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Hip Hop Album Sales: XXXTENTACION's "?" Takes Billboard 200 Crown

XXXTENTACION has earned his first #1 Billboard 200 album with ? for the week ending March 22.

While albums likeLogic’sBobby Tarantino II,Post Malone’s Stoney and Migos’ Culture II all maintained Top 10 positions, some new blood entered the Top 40.Rich Homie Quan’s Rich In Spirithas landed onthe chart at #32 while PRhyme’ssophomore albumsqueezed in at #40.

Meanwhile, Snoop Dogg’s gospel album, Bible Of Love,hit the chart at #148.

Sad No More?

Despite the 20-year-old rapper’s multiple legal issues and controversial persona, it seems all the negative attention has only helped XXXTENTACION along.

Anchored bythe success “Sad!,” his latest project ?pulled in130,919 total album equivalent units, with 19,586 in pure album sales and a streaming count 159,363,896.

Executive produced by John Cunningham, the album features several notable artists, includingPnB Rock, Blink-182’s Travis Barker and Joey Bada$$.

It serves as the followup to last year’s17, which debuted on the Billboard 200 at #2 with87,411 total equivalent units moved.

BobbyTakes A Dive

After debuting at #1 last week, Logic’s new album Bobby Tarantino II has taken a 60 percent dip in sales. With 47,488 total album equivalent units sold 4,526 in pure album sales and a streaming count 62,434,663 it was still landed in the Top 5 at #4.

The project marks Logic’s follow-up to last year’s Everybody, which also debuted at #1 and earned the Maryland native his first chart-topping album.

RichIn Spirit Indeed

Rich Homie Quan’s debut full-length album, Rich In Spirit, has made its debut at #32.

With 13,844 total album equivalent units sold (3,512 in pure album sales and a streaming count 14,796,557), the project is only his second solo effort to hit the Billboard 200.His Back To The Basics mixtape peaked at #74 last year.