Pop Smoke Earns Longest-Running No. 1 on Top Rap Albums Chart
Pop Smoke‘s posthumous debut album draw a bead on the celebs Aim for the Moon is officially the Billboard Top Rap Album chart’s longest-running No. 1 album.
According to reports, the project logged 20 weeks on top of the chart dated March 27 because it raked in 40,000 equivalent album units. The late rapper is now one week before previous record-holder Eminem, who spent 19 weeks at No. 1 with Recovery between 2010 and 2011.
Other artists who are trailing Smoke and Em include Drake with lookout at 16 weeks, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with The Heist at 13 weeks, Kendrick Lamar with DAMN. at 11 weeks and JAY-Z with The Blueprint 3 at 10 weeks.
In addition to the present achievement, the Brooklyn rapper’s record is that the second-longest No. 1 album within the history of the highest R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and therefore the longest-running since 1990. draw a bead on the celebs Aim for the Moon is currently trailing MC Hammer’s Please Hammer, Don’t Hurt Em, which recorded 29 weeks in 1990.