N.W.A’s music is seeing new successes with the release of their Straight Outta Compton biopic. The group’s albums and solo efforts are reportedly scattered all over the Billboard 200 chart while their singles are hitting new milestones as well.
Not only did they finally get their first top 40 single this week, but now their debut album, Straight Outta Compton, is back on the Billboard chart in the no.4 slot.
Dr. Dre’s latest album, Compton, is one slot above at no. 3.
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Eazy-E’s debut album, Eazy Duz It, also re-entered the chart at no. 32. Two greatest hits albums also charted, N.W.A’s Greatest Hits is at no. 93 and Greatest Hits, N.W.A’s The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge is at no. 119. Dr. Dre’s first solo effort, The Chronic, landed in the no. 38 spot, Ice Cube’s sophomore album, Death Certificate, is in the no. 99 slot and Cube’s debut, Amerikka’z Most Wanted sits at no. 150.
“F-ck Tha Police” saw its debut on the Hot Rap Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts as well at no. 20 and no. 25.
Eazy-E achieved his third Hot 100 hit with the 1987 track “Boyz -N-The-Hood” debuting at no. 50
N.W.A have also reportedly garnered 14. 6 million streams for the week ending Aug. 20th while song downloads grew 208 percent.