Drake Ties Kanye West & Eminem For Second-Most Number One Albums For Hip Hop Acts
by Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)
By collecting his seventh #1 album with More Life, Drake moves into a second-place tie with two of Hip Hop’s most commercially successful artists.
The OVO Sound leader now has the same number of chart-topping projects as Kanye West and Eminem, according to Billboard.
Drake, Ye, and Em trail Jay Z’s overall record of 13 number ones for a Hip Hop acts.
Hov is currently in second place among all genres, behind only the Beatles’ 19.
Drake’s seven #1 albums are Thank Me Later, Take Care, Nothing Was the Same, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, What a Time to Be Alive (with Future), Views, and More Life.
So Far Gone is the only commercial release from the Toronto native that did not make it to the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
His debut EP peaked at #6 in 2009.