Hip Hop Album Sales: SZA's "CTRL" Debuts On Billboard 200

SZA’s long-awaited CTRL project has made its entrance onto the Billboard 200 chart, sitting pretty in the #3 slot. The long-delayed project was apparently worth the wait, earning the Top Dawg Entertainment artist her first Top 10 album. While Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. continues… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: SZA's "CTRL" Debuts On Billboard 200

SZA’s long-awaited CTRL project has made its entrance onto the Billboard 200 chart, sitting pretty in the #3 slot. The long-delayed project was apparently worth the wait, earning the Top Dawg Entertainment artist her first Top 10 album. While Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. continues… Continue Reading

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Meek Mill and Tee Grizzley Hit the Studio Together

Rick Diamond, Getty s/Bobbi Digital After dropping “First Day Out” following his release from jail this past fall, Tee Grizzley immediately established himself as a strong candidate for the next king hardcore hip-hop. With that in mind, it’s only right for… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Single Sales: DJ Khaled Scores Another Top 10 Hit With "To The Max" Featuring Drake

DJ Khaled made another hit record with “To The Max” featuring Drake, entering into the R&B/Hip Hop single sales chart at #8. Khalid had the biggest Top 10 jump this week with “Location” while Kyle and Lil Yachty’s infectious single… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: XXXTENTACION, Gucci Mane & Lil Yachty All Drop

Despite the violent XXXTENTACION show in San Diego last Wednesday (June 7) and subsequent media frenzy that stemmed from X’s onstage knockout, the controversial Florida rapper’s Revenge mixtape still took a significant dive on the Billboard 200 chart. Released on May 16,… Continue Reading

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Sean "Diddy" Combs Is The World's Highest Paid Celebrity

With earnings stacked at a staggering $130 million, Sean “Diddy” Combs is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, according to Forbes’ 2017 list The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities. While this latest feat from the laser-focused Diddy is already impressive enough, the Bad Boy Records mogul… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Single Sales: Burger King Commercial Prompts Revival Of Mark Morrison's 1996 Hit "Return Of The Mack"

Burger King released a fun commercial that boosted the sales Mark Morrison’s 21-year-old hit “Return Of The Mack” all the way to #20 on this week’s R&B/Hip Hop singles chart. Chris Blue won season 12 NBC’s The Voice Tuesday (May 23)… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: Snoop Dogg, Faith Evans & David Banner Limp Onto Billboard 200

The usual suspects continued their run near the top the Billboard 200 album sales chart for the week ending May 25, 2017, with Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. and Drake’s More Life continuing their mega-success in the Top 5. The latest crop new… Continue Reading

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