Los Angeles – The house that To Pimp a Butterfly built was so sturdy that even its early blueprints are obtaining residuals. Kendrick Lamar’s untitled unmastered has debuted at No. 1.

Kendrick Lamar recently surprised the world when released his untitled unmastered album on March 4 without warning save for the behest of LeBron James. With Nielsen Music calcuating 178,000 equivalent album units (142,000 of the sum pure album sales) in the week ending March 10, the Top Dawg Entertainment marquee star has earned his second consecutive album atop the Billboard 200 chart, Billboard reports.

The Grammy Award-magnet Butterfly was released on March 16, 2015, and hit No. 1 with 363,000 equivalent album units in its first week, of which 324,000 were in pure album sales.

Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Review

Following the compilation’s release, TDE founder/CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith told fans that physical copies of untitled unmastered. would soon be available. Lamar also launched a contest on Twitter to further promote the minimal promotion of the project.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/10/2016

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.

#1 Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered. – 177,509 (142,084) [43,463,546]

#3 Rihanna – ANTI – 58,324 (18,395) [38,844,929]

#4 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – Collegrove – 53,092 (34,287) [18,384,667]

#9 The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness – 30,289 (11,637) [18,752,728]

#10 Kevin Gates – Islah – 30,275 (13,332) [16,726,197]

#11 Bryson Tiller – Trapsoul – 28,657 (8,231) [25,420,036]

#15 G-Eazy – When It’s Dark Out – 26,020 (5,591) [19,464,140]

#18 Future – EVOL – 21,508 (6,295) [18,646,853]

#20 Fetty Wap Fetty Wap – 20,520 (4,546) [16,053,764]

#21 Flo Rida – My House – 18,153 (1,696) [8,792,937]