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A$AP Rocky Heading for His Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

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Wesley Mann

A$AP Rocky photographed at Academy Mansion in New York City on April 22, 2015.

Rapper A$AP Rocky is heading for his second No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry forecasters suggest his new album, At.Long.Last.A$AP, which was released earlier than expected on May 26, could move more than 120,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 31. The RCA Records release was originally slated to bow on June 1.

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The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The new Billboard 200’s top 10 will be revealed on Wednesday, June 3.

A$AP Rocky previously topped the chart with his debut studio effort, Long.Live.A$AP, which bowed atop the list in 2013.

Other albums heading for sizable debuts on the Billboard 200 include Hillsong United’s Empires and Boosie Badazz’s Touch Down 2 Cause Hell. Both could move around 50,000 units.