Kanye West has done it!
For, after drumming up dizzying decibels of buzz around his 10th studio album ‘Donda,’ the rapper has nabbed the #1 spot on the Billboard 200.
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The LP has become Ye’s 10th LP to launch in pole position.
And it managed the feat by premiering with equivalent US sales of 309,000.
The figure serves as the year’s biggest opening, following Olivia Rodrigo’s 295,000 start with ‘SOUR.’
Of the MC’s sum, 272,000 units were amassed via streaming (representing 357.39 million on-demand streams of the album’s 27 tracks. The set’s pure sales were 37,000.
West ought to enjoy the status this week because Hurricane Drake is around the corner. Indeed, as reported, Ye’s rival is on-track to soar past 600,000 Stateside in his opening week.