Future climbed back to the top as Billboard announced On Sunday (May 24), the latest report of the Billboard 200 chart top 10 and Hendrix’s new High Off Life album sits atop the totem pole.
According to the music brand, HOL moved 153,000 equivalent album units including 16,000 traditional album sales.
This milestone marks the Atlanta rap artiste’s sixth consecutive No. 1 album, dating back to 2015’s DS2. It also marks his highest first-week sales since DS2, which moved 151,000 equivalent album sales during its first week out.
High Off Life, was released in less than a week’s notice. The album consists of a robust 21 songs and features star appearances from Drake, Young Thug, DaBaby, Lil Uzi Vert, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Travis Scott and more.
The album was anchored by the Drake-assisted single, “Life Is Good,” which has been certified gold.
According to US Magazine XXL, Future gave insight into his new release in its Spring 2020 issue cover story. “It’s about life and being good and just enjoying life,” Future said. “So many tragedies and catastrophes and everything is going on in the world. And you want to enjoy life, as long as you have it. Waking up, breathing, well, you want to be able to soak it all up and be appreciative for every moment on this earth, every moment that you’re living.”
The top 10 of this week’s Billboard 200 chart is again full of hip-hop releases. Other artists in the top 10 include Polo G (The Goat, No. 2), Lil Baby (My Turn, No. 3), Drake (Dark Lane Demo Tapes, No. 4), DaBaby, (Blame It on Baby, No. 5), Lil Uzi Vert (Eternal Atake, No. 6), The Weeknd (After Hours, No. 7), Post Malone (Hollywood’s Bleeding, No. 9) and Nav (Good Intentions, No. 10).