YoungBoy Never Broke Again has scored his first #1 album on the Billboard 200 Album Chart, as his newest challenge, AI YoungBoy 2 debuted at the highest of the checklist.
The Louisiana rapper—who simply celebrated his 20th birthday this previous Sunday (Oct. 20)—offered 110,000 equal album items, with 3,000 of these in pure gross sales. The remainder of the numbers have been amassed through the 140 million-plus streams through companies comparable to Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, YouTube, and so forth.
AI YoungBoy 2—the follow-up to 2017’s AI YoungBoy—has been broadly celebrated on social media, with many followers calling it the perfect album this yr to this point.
Youngboy poured his coronary heart out on “lonely child”
— M? (@__mmonae) October 20, 2019
YoungBoy: “Smoking Dro”
Everyone in Louisiana: “Cause I need it” pic.twitter.com/D5OuqpHOdI
— Lah John (@__LahJohn) October 22, 2019
When that younger boy hit ? pic.twitter.com/JUeLBlOMRS
— Barbie? (@beyyrose) October 21, 2019
NBA youngboy album is the perfect album of 2019 . These are factz don’t argue with me.
— Ladyy Acee?? (@Iamladyyacee_) October 21, 2019
No cap youngboy had the perfect album this yr
— thad (@a1thad) October 19, 2019
NBA youngboy has the perfect album that dropped just lately
— lilbaby (@DollaDoll__) October 16, 2019
i nonetheless can’t imagine youngboy gave us the perfect album of the yr ?
— Aiyanna (@yannaiyanna_) October 22, 2019
Even extra spectacular is the truth that AI YoungBoy 2 is a large success regardless of no big-name options. The solely options on the complete challenge are Quando Rondo and No Cap on a observe known as “Outta Here Safe.”
This is the second time YoungBoy has reached the highest 10 of the Billboard 200 Albums Chart.
His debut album, Until Death Call My Name, peaked at No. 7 when it was launched in April 2010. It featured visitor appearances from Future and Birdman and has since been licensed platinum.
AI YoungBoy 2 serves because the rapper’s first challenge since he was launched from jail again in August.
He’d been in jail since May when he was arrested for his alleged involvement in a taking pictures incident in Miami on Mother’s Day that left an harmless bystander useless and likewise injured his girlfriend Kay Marie.
YoungBoy (actual title: Kentrell Gaulden) confronted having his probation instantly revoked, nevertheless, the decide put him on home arrest with digital monitoring till his probation expires in August 2020. He’s additionally not allowed to carry out till then.
Elsewhere on the Billboard 200, LilTjay makes his debut on the chart with True 2 Myself, which opened at No. 5 with 45Ok equal album items (1,000 in pure gross sales).
Wale’s sixth studio album Wow… That’s Crazy debuted at No. 7 with 38Ok equal album items (5K in pure gross sales).
Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding moved from No. Three to No. 2 with 99Ok items, Summer Walker’s Over It dropped from No. 2 to No. Three in its second week (78Ok items) and DaBaby’s KIRK remained at No. four with 55Ok items in its third week.