Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V has (unsurprisingly) debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week ending October four. It marks Weezy’s fourth challenge to nab the crown and likewise the second-largest streaming week for an album ever.

Trailing behind is Logic’s Young Sinatra IV challenge, which lands at No. 2, whereas Kevin Gates’ Luca Brasi three hits the chart operating at No. four.

Elsewhere, Drake’s Scorpion strikes from No. four to No. 5 and Eminem’s shock album Kamikaze falls from No. three to No. 6.

Weezy, Baby!

Just like Kanye West predicted, Lil Wayne’s long-awaited CV made its grand entrance on the high of the chart. With  480,126 complete album equal items, 140,879 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 433,018,729, the 23-track challenge not solely marks the third largest gross sales week for the 12 months but in addition the second-largest streaming week ever for any album.

By comparability, Weezy’s final Carter album, 2011’s Tha Carter IV, offered roughly 964,000 copies in its first week, incomes the best first-week album gross sales since Lady Gaga’s Born This Way. It additionally debuted at No. 1 and was licensed double-platinum by the RIAA almost three months after its launch.

Ol’ Blue Eyes

Logic’s self-proclaimed “Sinatra Season” has arrived and finds his new album — Young Sinatra IV — sliding in at No. 2. Boasting 166,550 complete album equal items, 121,633 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 57,917,180, YSIV couldn’t outsell Wayne nevertheless it serves because the Maryland-bred rapper’s fifth Top 10 and second this 12 months.

Everybody, which he launched in May 2017, debuted at No. 1 with round 247,000 complete album equal items offered in its first week. It was Logic’s first No. 1 album.

Read the Young Sinatra IV evaluation right here.

Bustin’ Down Gates

After lastly being launch from jail, Kevin Gates is again to work. His newest challenge, the Luca Brasi three mixtape, hits the chart at No. four with 78,195 complete album equal items, 17,871 pure album gross sales and a streaming depend of 76,128,491.

LB3 is Gates’ eighth mixtape and third within the sequence. The final installment, the appropriately titled Luca Brasi 2, was launched in 2014 and debuted at No. 38 with 26,224 items offered in its first week. 

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 9/27/2018

Note: The first quantity beneath is that this week’s “complete album equal items” depend, an intersection of album gross sales, single gross sales, and streams carried out by Billboard’s new ranking system. A pure album gross sales determine is out there in daring in parenthesis and details about every album’s streaming depend is out there in brackets.

  1. Lil Wayne — Tha Carter V — No. 1 — 480,126 (140,879) [433,018,729]
  2. Logic — Young Sinatra IV — No. 2 — 166,550 (121,633) [57,917,180]
  3. Kevin Gates — Luca Brasi three — No. four — 78,195 (17,871) [76,128,491]
  4. Drake — Scorpion — No. 5 — 56,127 (2,721) [72,026,265]
  5. Eminem — Kamikaze — No. 6 — 49,832  (17,555) [43,224,345]
  6. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 7 — 49,099 (979) [65,327,364]
  7. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. eight — 41,970 (2,718) [52,990,331]
  8. XXXTENTACION — ? — No. 10 — 32,025 (1,563) [47,275,670]
  9. Juice WRLD — Goodbye & Good Riddance — No. 11 — 31,753 (503) [49,313,502]
  10. Nicki Minaj — Queen — No. 13 — 27,723 (2,267) [35,285,520]

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