Buzzing: Rapper makes history with album debuts

Rapper makes history with album debuts

Rapper Future, 33, made history on Sunday by debuting at No. 1 on United States charts in back-to-back weeks with different albums.

He entered the Billboard album chart at No. 1 through Feb 23 with a self-titled album. He returned a week later with another new album, HNDRXX. It debuted at No. 1 for the week through Thursday, pushing the self-titled album to No. 2.

HNDRXX sold 121,000 copies in the US or the equivalent in streams or downloads during its first week, said the tracking service Nielsen Music.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe