Pop Smoke’s ‘Faith’ album debuts at #1 on Billboard 200 albums chart

Pop Smoke’s sophomore posthumous album, ‘Faith’ debuts at number one on the latest edition of the Billboard 200 albums chart.

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Billboard revealed the top 10 albums on the latest edition of the Billboard 200 chart on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Pop Smoke’s ‘Faith’ topped the chart, which will be posted on Billboard’s website on Tuesday, July 27.

According to MRC Data, the project, which was released on Friday, June 16, 2021, via Victor Victor Worldwide has earned 88,000 equivalent album units in the United States in the week ending Thursday, July 22, 2021. The star-studded project features appearances from Kanye West, Chris Brown, Dua Lipa, Future, Pharrell, Rick Ross, Pusha T, 21 Savage, and more. A deluxe version of the project including four bonus tracks was released on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

The late Brooklyn rapper has also made history as the first artist to score back-to-back number ones with posthumous albums. Smoke’s 2020 ‘Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon’ also debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album charts.

Also, the complete deluxe will arrive on July 30, 2021, according to Victor Victor Worldwide CEO Steven Victor.

 

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Pop Smoke was killed on February 19, 2020, during a home invasion. See more details via this link.


Written by Ralph Okobz

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