Drake and 21 Savage’s new joint LP lose it climbed to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart, as painting reports. The record debuted at number one on the chart, with the biggest week of the year for a hip hop/R&B album and the fourth biggest streaming week for any album ever. lose it He also dethroned Taylor Swift midnight, which topped the chart shortly after its October 21 release. The new LP marks Drake’s twelfth studio album for the first time at #1, following the June release of Honestly, Nevermind.
its loss It debuted with 404,000 equivalent albums units, as well as 513.56 million on-demand tracks from 16 songs. In addition to leading the biggest week of any R&B/hip-hop album in 2022, lose it He had the biggest week in this category since Drake Certified Boy Lover It debuted at No. 1 in September last year.
Drake now has the third most albums on the Billboard 200 chart – ranked under Jay-Z (with 14) and The Beatles (with 19). Only three other artists – Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, and Taylor Swift – have over 10 #1 artists on the chart.
Drake and 21 Savage announced for the first time its loss in their own video Honestly, Nevermind “Jimmy Cooks” follows. The LP was originally set to be released on October 28, but was pushed back to November 4 after producer Drake Noah “40” Shebib contracted COVID-19 while mixing and mastering the album.
after his release lose itMegan Thee Stallion wrote a series of tweets that appeared to criticize Drake for suggesting she lied about being shot by Tori Lenz, even though she didn’t directly mention anyone. lose it It contains a song called “Circo Loco”, in which Drake raps, “This bitch is lying about getting shots, but she’s still a stallion / She didn’t even get the joke but she’s still smiling.”
After this controversy, Drake and 21 Savage were sued by a publisher Vogue magazine To publish and distribute a mockup Vogue magazine cover as part of its loss promotion campaign. (Condé Nast and Vogue magazineThe parent company, Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. The lawsuit is formal. Pitchfork is also owned by Condé Nast and Advance.)