Moneybagg Yo is having a remarkable run with his fourth studio album, A Gangsta’s Pain. The album gave Moneybagg his first No. 1 album and topped the Billboard 200 chart again in its third week. The album doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, with Moneybagg dropping the video for “Wockesha” and announcing a new tour. 

According to an Instagram post by Akademiks, A Gangsta’s Pain is doing so well it’s currently the highest-selling Hip Hop album of 2021. In a year that saw albums from J. ColePooh ShiestyPolo G, DJ Khaled, Lil Baby and Lil Durk, and more, there has been no shortage of Hip Hop music for fans to consume. 

Moneybagg Yo leads the way with 659,000 copies sold, with Pooh Shiesty coming in second with 642,000 units moved for Shiesty SeasonJ. Cole came in at third selling 623,000 copies of The Off-Season. 

 

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Rod Wave and Polo G came in with 606,000 and 561,000 for their albums Soulfly and Hall of Fame, respectively. Lil Tjay, the Young Stoner Life collective, DJ Khaled and the duo of Lil Baby and Lil Durk closed out the rest of the list. 

A Gangsta’s Pain currently sits at the No. 10 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. With the upcoming tour, Moneybagg could see more sales come in for his album. The 21-date tour will kick off on September 9 in Tampa, Florida, with guests such as Fredo BangBIG30, Big Homiie G, Blacc Zacc and TripStar joining Moneybagg on the road.

Moneybagg Yo Bringing No. 1 Album 'A Gangsta's Pain' + Fredo Bang, Big30 & More On Tour

“Gangstas Pain Tour Kick Off In September After My Gday Shit Fina Be Crazzzyyy !!,” Moneybagg wrote on Instagram. “We Adding Memphis,Nashville & Las Vegas, Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow I’m Selling Out Every Date I Stamp Det !! #BGE.” 

 

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