Hip Hop Album Sales: Lil Durk, Jason Derulo & Boosie Badazz (Article)

Hip Hop Album Sales: Lil Durk, Jason Derulo & Boosie Badazz

Hip Hop Album Sales: Lil Durk, Jason Derulo & Boosie Badazz

Lil Durk and Jason Derulo make their Billboard Hot 200 debuts.

Although Harlem, New York rapper A$AP Rocky’s At. Long. Last. A$AP album has dropped from the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 200, the album serves as the only Hip Hop album in the Top 10 this week. With his first studio album, Remember My Name, released just last week, Chicago lyricist Lil Durk has managed to obtain the #14 spot on the chart. Crooner Jason Derulo also put forth a strong debut this week, with more than 20,000 albums sold.

Lil Durk’s “Remember My Name” Debuts At #14

After releasing a slew of mixtapes, Lil Durk released his debut album, Remember My Name, last week. Released on June 2, the album features guest appearances from Logic and Jeremih, and went on to sell just under 24,000 units this week.

Jason Derulo Beats Out Ed Sheeran With “Everything Is 4”

With the release of his Everything Is 4 album, Miami-born crooner Jason Derulo beat out fellow singer Ed Sheeran to obtain the #4 spot on the Billboard Hot 200. The album moved 21,520 units this week and had a stream activity of just under 6 million.

Boosie Badazz’s “Touch Down To Cause Hell” Falls To #22

Boosie Badazz fell several spots this week, landing at #22 with his album, Touch Down To Cause Hell. The fall serves as a dramatic drop from last week, which found Boosie at #3 with nearly 60,000 albums sold.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 06/07/2015

Note: The first number below is this week’s “total album equivalent units” count, an intersection of album sales, single sales, and streams implemented by Billboard’s new rating system. A pure album sales figure is available in bold in parenthesis and information about each album’s streaming count is available in brackets.

#3. A$AP Rocky – At.Long.Last.A$AP – 50,283 (31,758) [19,414,197]

#4. Jason Derulo – Everything Is 4 – 37,495 (120,132) [5,943,735]

#12. Major Lazer – Peace Is The Mission – 27,940 (15,822) [6,786,376]

#14. Lil Durk – Remember My Name – 27,615 (23,564) [2,178,891]

#17. Various – Fast & Furious 7 – 26,549 (4,655) [7,219,970]

#19. Drake – If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late – 23,694 (9,262) [14,211,071]

#22. Boosie Badazz – Touch Down To Cause Hell – 21,555 (18,816) [2,349,174]

#23. Dom Kennedy – By Dom Kennedy – 20,678 (9,117) [186,745]

#25. Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint – 19,265 (3,915) [9,698,525]

#32. David Guetta – Listen – 15,274 (1,717) [5,167,006]

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