Drake Beats The Beatles' Billboard Hot 100 Record

Someone please cue the horns. It’s definitely trophieSZN for Drake.

The Canadian rapper made history when he surpassed one of the greatest bands of all time, The Beatles, with his amount of Billboard Hot 100 singles. His recent feature on his newest artist, iLoveMakonnen’s track, Tuesday counted as Drizzy’s 72nd notch in his designer belt. The Beatles fell short at 71.

Drake has always been a rapper who has never had a problem standing alone. With his new attained title, standing strong at number eight for the most entries, he now shares the throne with greats; those that came before him and as well as his peers. Young Money leader and mentor to Drizzy, Lil Wayne, holds the highest amount as a rapper at an impressive 122 entries. The rapper to hold the second highest amount is Jay-Z at 82. However, no one has been able to compete with the hit TV show, Glee, holding it down at 207 entries.

Although Drake still falls behind trailblazers like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles, and Elvis, with due time, we’re sure that his numbers will keep climbing.

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