Lil Uzi Vert scored his first #1 rap album on the Billboard 200 this year with pink ribbonDemolition of Morgan and Wallen one thing at a time After 15 non-consecutive weeks above the chart. for every paintingrapper Philly’s latest effort moved 167,000 album-equivalent units in the United States for the week ending July 6.
pink ribbon is the first rap album to reach #1 since Metro Boomin Heroes and villains in December 2022. The 29-week gap between chart-topping rap albums was the longest since 1992 through 1993, when predator Cypress Hill followed Black Sunday After 34 weeks.
Uzi has now had three No. 1 studio albums on the chart. pink ribbon precedes it luv is rage 2 in 2017 and Eternal eating in 2020. Catch them on a 17-city tour of the US this fall. Get your tickets here.
Proof that Wallen’s 2021 use of the N-word did not harm his career, one thing at a time It has scored the most number of weeks at number one since Adele 21 It spent 24 non-consecutive weeks as a chart topper from 2011 through 2012. Read our roundtable about the country music keepers who fueled Wallen’s massive success here.
However, next week, Taylor Swift re-released talk now It is expected to lead in a landslide. Per HitsDailyDouble, the album is expected to move past 650,000 copies, again preventing Wallen from adding another week at number one. Amen to that.