G-Eazy’s ‘When It’s Dark Out’ and Rick Ross’ ‘Black Market’ Debut in Top 10 on Billboard Charts
G-Eazy's When It's Dark Out and Rick Ross' Black Market both put up strong first week sales numbers as their projects came in at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively, on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
With 132,000 units sold, G-Eazy scored his second straight top 5 debut as 2014's These Things Happen came in at No. 3. Along with the No. 3 rank on the Top 200 chart, When It's Dark Out also came in at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Top Rap Albums chart.
For Rozay, Black Market gives the MMG boss his ninth straight top 10 album. Ross has been riding a successful wave since his major label debut, Port Of Miami, topped the charts back in 2006. Four out of his nine albums have gone gold but Ross is yet to earn the elusive platinum status.
Elsewhere on the charts, Curren$y's Canal Street Confidential debuted at at No. 34 with right around 19,000 units sold and Kid Cudi's Speedin Bullet To Heaven charted at No. 41, according to HITS Daily Double
Jeremih's long awaited Late Nights: The Album failed to crack the top 50 and the artist voiced his displeasure with Def Jam's rollout of the project on Twitter and claimed that the label undershipped his album.
Other hip-hop albums that continue to stick on the Top 200 chart are The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness, Fetty Wap's self-titled debut, Bryson Tiller's T R A P S O U L, Drake and Future's What A Time To Be Alive and Future's Dirty Sprite 2.