Playboi Carti’s album Whole Lotta Red has earned the rapper his first-ever No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Billboard reports Whole Lotta Red moved 100,000 equivalent album units in its first week, with 10,000 from album sales and 90,000 from streaming.

Carti posted on social media to thank his fans after it became official that Red snagged the top spot.  Whole Lotta Red is the follow-up to Carti’s 2018 debut studio album Die Lit. It features Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Future, and production from Pi’erre Bourne. Carti was able to dethrone Taylor Swift, who held down the No. 1 spot in back-to-back weeks with Evermore.

Playboi Carti Scores First No. 1 Album With ‘Whole Lotta Red’


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