Hip Hop Album Sales: Logic's "Bobby Tarantino II" Nabs Billboard 200's #1 Spot

Hip Hop Album Sales: Logic's "Bobby Tarantino II" Nabs Billboard 200's #1 Spot

Logic may have 99 problems but his album sales aren’t one. The “1-800-273-8255” rapper’s latest project, Bobby Tarantino II, just debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 for the week ending March 15. Right behind him at #2 is Lil Yachty with Lil Boat 2.

Rounding out the top three in the Hip Hop and R&B category is the Black Panther: The Album soundtrack, which settled at #4.

Elsewhere on the chart, YFN Lucci entered at #14 with his Ray Ray From Summerhill project and Post Malone’s Stoney remains in the Top 10 an unbelievable 66 weeks after its release.

Bobby Tarantino Beats Everybody


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As Logic preps to hit the road on The Bobby Tarantino Vs. Everybody Tour with KYLE and NF, he’s got another reason to celebrate. His Bobby Tarantino II mixtape has debuted at #1 with 119,226 total album equivalent units sold, 32,002 pure album sales and a streaming count of 123,460,132.

The project marks his follow-up to his third studio album, Everybody, which spawned the massive single, “1-800-273-8255.” 

Everybody also debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 last May.

Lil Yachty Still Afloat

so happy right now. comment ur favorite song of #lilboat2

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Lil Yachty is “so happy” following the March 8 release of Lil Boat 2Now, he has the sales to match. The project has debuted at #2 with 63,598 total album equivalent units, 7,002 pure album sales and a streaming count of 81,676,975.

The red-haired rapper’s previous album, 2017’s Teenage Emotions, debuted at #5 upon its release, and garnered mixed reviews from fans and critics alike.

YFN Lucci Checks In At #14

YFN Lucci’s new project, Ray Ray From Summerhill, has made its debut at #14. Boasting 24,681 total album equivalent units sold, 7,708 pure album sales and a streaming count of 24,273,307, the album serves as the Atlanta-bred rapper’s inaugural full-length.

It follows his debut EP, Long Live Nut, which hit the chart at #27 last April. The EP was anchored by the single “Everyday We Lit” featuring PnB Rock and earned Lucci a #33 spot on the Hot 100. 

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/15/2018

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. Logic — Bobby Tarantino II — #1 — 119,226 (32,002) [123,460,132]
  2. Lil Yachty — Lil Boat 2 — #2 — 63,598 (7,002) [81,676,975]
  3. Various Artists — Black Panther: The Album — #4 — 62,799 (11,168) [69,155,853]
  4. Migos — Culture II — #7 — 44,866 (3,452) [57,983,594]
  5. Post Malone — Stoney — #10 — 32,224 (2,583) [40,623,155]
  6. YFN Lucci — Ray Ray From Summerhill — #14 — 24,681 (7,708) [24,273,307]
  7. Kendrick Lamar — DAMN. — #15 — 23,955 (5,307) [25,834,032]
  8. Tory Lanez — Memories Don’t Die — #16 — 23,085 (2,546) [29,305,917]
  9. Bruno Mars — 24K Magic — #17 — 21,273 (6,284) [17,623,296]
  10. Khalid — American Teen — #18 — 20,919 (2,143) [25,620,737]


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