Playboi Carti’s ‘Whole Lotta Red’ debuts #1 album on the Billboard 200 Chart

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Playboi Carti has officially landed his first #1 album on Billboard’s 200 Chart with ‘Whole Lotta Red’. The album, released on Christmas Day, sold 100,000 units and received 160 million global streams within its first week. In addition, ‘Whole Lotta Red’ trended #1 upon its release on Twitter, and tracks from the album held three out of the top ten trending spots at YouTube including #1 upon release.

Alongside the album, Playboi Carti dropped the official video for ‘M3tamorphosis’ featuring Kid Cudi. The video, directed by Nico Ballesteros, has already garnered over four million views. ‘Whole Lotta Red’ features twenty-four tracks with appearances by Rap superstars Future, Kid Cudi and Kanye West. This is Playboi Carti’s second studio album, following ‘Die Lit’ which was released in 2018 and debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart. It has clocked a staggering 1.6 billion streams for its tracks to date.

Written by Manny King John

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