K. Michelle and Young Thug debut projects in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart this week. Rihanna and The Weeknd remain in the Top 10. Kendrick Lamar slips down the charts in untitled unmastered.‘s fourth week.

Young Thug Charts Second Project Of Year

Young Thug’s Slime Season 3 lands at the #7 spot its first week on the chart. The mixtape sold 38,349 album equivalent units and was streamed 18.9 million times. This follows the release of I’m Up, which debuted at #22 in February.

K. Michelle Sells More Copies Than Vogue

K. Michelle’s More Issues Than Vogue album debuts at #2, behind Zayn’s Mind of Mine, which takes this week’s album sales crown. More Issues Than Vogue sold 59,158 album equivalent units and was streamed nearly five million times. The singer’s 2013 album, Rebellious Soul also peaked at #2 on the chart while 2014’s Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? reached the #6 spot.

 

 

Kendrick Lamar Slips Down Charts

Kendrick Lamar’s untitled unmastered. sees a 28 percent drop in album sales this week, landing at #34. The project debuted at #1 in March. This week, it sold 14,856 album equivalent units and was streamed 7.6 million times. Lamar performed “untitled 07 (Levitate)” for the first time at a March Madness Festival last week.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/31/2016

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.

#2 K. Michelle – More Issues Than Vogue – 59,158 (54,066) [4,951,727]

#3 Rihanna – ANTI – 50,151 (14,632) [33,313,353]

#7 Young Thug – Slime Season 3 – 38,349 (22,124) [18,868,274]

#10 The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness – 29,819 (13,385) [16,707,310]

#11 Kevin Gates – Islah – 27,626 (8,616) [17,003,361]

#13 Bryson Tiller – Trapsoul – 25,868 (6,049) [23,448,962]

#14 G-Eazy – When It’s Dark Out – 25,007 (4,721) [17,876,368]

#21 Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap – 19,472 (3,706) [14,418,223]

#22 Future – EVOL – 19,214 (5,133) [16,158,087]

#23 Flo Rida – My House – 18,703 (1,721) [8,299,906]