A$AP Rocky’s “At.Long.Last.A$AP” Becomes 5th Hip Hop Album To Reach #1 In 2015


(AllHipHop News) A$AP Rocky is set to land the second number one album of his career. The Harlem artist took the top spot in 2013 with his debut studio album Long.Live.A$AP, and now Rocky’s latest effort At.Long.Last.A$AP is following suit.

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HitsDailyDouble reports A.L.L.A. sold around 116,000 units (143,000 SPS) in its opening week. That total will be enough to beat Boosie Badazz’s Touch Down 2 Cause Hell (53,474/56,329) and Taylor Swift’s 1989 (34,248/73,079).

Rocky joins Drake, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, and Wale as the only Hip Hop acts to score a number one album in 2015. By this time last year only two rappers reached the pinnacle of album sales in America – Schoolboy Q with Oxymoron and Rick Ross with Mastermind.

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