Propelled by almost 168 million streams, Young Thug‘sSo Much Fun debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. This is Thug’s first album to top the charts, and with 131,000 units sold, it is his biggest first week ever.
Over half of the album’s songs appear on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, led by “The London” featuring J. Coleand Travis Scott. The song was released earlier this year and peaked at #12. “Hot” featuring Gunna and “Bad Bad Bad” featuring Lil Baby both debuted in the top 50.
Young Thug also dominated the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart, with six songs in the top 25. He is also featured on Post Malone‘s hit “Goodbyes,” which is #6 on this chart.
Atlanta label Quality Control saw its second compilation album, Control The Streets, Vol. 2, debut at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart. Led by Migos, the label has seen a lot of its artists explode onto the scene in the two years since it last dropped a compilation album. This includes Lil Baby becoming a household name in the hip-hop community and the City Girls releasing their smash hit “Act Up.” Riding this momentum, the album sold 63,000 units the first week.
The biggest song on the album, “Baby,” jumped ten spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart to reach a new peak at #24. Led by QC artist Lil Baby and featuring Da Baby, the song has charted every week since it was released as the lead single. It also has benefited from its Scarface inspired music video, which currently has over 18 million views on YouTube.
Lizzo earned her first #1 song on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart as “Truth Hurts” climbed one spot this week. She also reached a new peak on the Artist 100 chart, sitting at #4 and leading all other hip-hop artists.
A$AP Ferg’sFloor Seats sold 12,000 units in its first week, debuting at #50 on the Billboard 200. While some may consider this a disappointing first week, it is still a solid number considering Floor Seats is a 9 track EP that was released with very little promotion.
Lil Tecca’s “Ransom” continued its rise on the charts, this week reaching the #5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time. It was also revealed by Spotify that “Ransom” is the most streamed song this summer, surprising many fans by beating out Lil Nas X‘s “Old Town Road.”
Swae Lee and Drake‘s highly anticipated collaboration “Won’t Be Late” fell flat in its first week, debuting at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. However, both artists are still well represented on the chart, with a combined three songs in the top 10.