Tyler, the Creator Extends Odd Future's Top 10 Run on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Tyler the Creator

Brick Stowell

Over on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis extend their residence at No. 1 with "Thrift Shop" picking up a 13th week at the top.

While Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" holds down the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for a third week with 139,000 copies (according to Nielsen SoundScan), Odd Future frontman Tyler, the Creator debuts "Wolf" at No. 2 on the list with 89,000. He first appeared on the chart on May 28, 2011 when "Goblin" debuted at No. 1 with 45,000 copies. It went on to spend 75 weeks on the list and has sold 239,000 copies to date.

Tyler's debut this week marks the fifth Odd Future album to hit the top 10 of the chart. On April 7, 2012, "The OF Tape Vol. 2" compilation opened at No. 1 with 40,000 copies followed by Frank Ocean's Def Jam debut "Channel Orange" which also entered atop the chart on July 28, 2012 with 131,000.  Mellowhype's "Numbers" bowed at No. 8 on October 27, 2012 with 8,000 copies and as a matter of fact, the rap duo's debut set "Blackenedwhite" is the only Odd Future-related album to miss the top 10 -- it debuted and peaked at No. 19 on the list on July 30, 2011 with 6,000 copies.

With "Wolf" entering at No. 2, the rest of the top five on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums all slide one position. Last week's Hot Shot Debut, Lil Wayne's "I Am Not a Human Being II," drops 69% to 68,000 copies (2-3), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" (3-4) decreases a modest 9% to 27,000 copies and Rihanna's "Unapologetic" (4-5) falls 26% to 21,000 copies.

Tyler, the Creator, 'Wolf': Track-By-Track Review

Over on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis extend their residence at No. 1 with "Thrift Shop" picking up a 13th week at the top. Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie" holds tight at No. 3 while the Seattle duo's latest hit "Can't Hold Us" (5-3) leapfrogs Drake's "Started from the Bottom" (3-4) in its 20th week. With a 37% increase to 186,000 downloads, "Can't Hold Us" won the Greatest Gainer Digital award this week in addition to the Greatest Gainer Airplay award for a 35% increase in spins.

Lil Wayne's "Love Me" slips 4-5 in its 12th week while A$AP Rocky's "F**kin Problems" steps up 6-7 in its 24th. Rihanna's "Pour It Up" stumbles 7-6 while Wale's "Bad" and Ace Hood's "Bugatti" stay put at Nos. 8 and 9, respectively.

New to the top 10 is J. Cole's "Power Trip," featuring Miguel, which skips 12-10 in its eighth week on the list. The Roc Nation rapper has now taken five songs to the region – Miguel's "All I Want Is You," on which he is featured (No. 7 peak), "Work Out" (No. 10), "Can't Get Enough," featuring Trey Songz (No. 7), "Nobody's Perfect," featuring Missy Elliott (No. 3), and now "Power Trip," the lead single off of "Born Sinner," due June 25.

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