A$AP Rocky Avoids Sophomore Slump, Debuts Atop Album Chart

Robbie Daw | June 3, 2015 9:18 am

This week A$AP Rocky becomes the fifth rapper to top the Billboard 200 in 2015, following #1 releases from Drake, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar and Wale. Rocky’s sophomore album, At. Long. Last. A$AP, moved a total of 146,000 units in its first week, with 117,000 of those being actual sales. One person who probably didn’t pick up a copy: Rita Ora.

The second biggest debut this week comes from Baton Rouge MC Boozie BadAzz, whose sixth LP Touch Down 2 Cause Hell goes in at #3. It’s his highest-charting album to-date.

All of this highly exciting activity within the Top 10 is rounded out by church act Hillsong United arriving at #5 with their 1,678,291st album Empires. Wow wow WOW.

Now, here’s a cat gif:

The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:

1. A$AP Rocky, At. Long. Last. A$AP *new* *1 week* 2. Taylor Swift, 1989 3. Boosie BadAzz, Touch Down 2 Cause Hell *new* 4. Soundtrack, Pitch Perfect 2 5. Hillsong United, Empires *new* 6. Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface 7. Ed Sheeran, x 8. Meghan Trainor, Title 9. Soundtrack, Fifty Shades Of Grey 10. Soundtrack, Furious 7

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