The Game Wins Seventh No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart
Plus: Tory Lanez & Bryson Tiller continue their chart climbs.
The Game earns his seventh No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as The Documentary 2.0 bows with 83,000 copies sold in the week ending Oct. 15, according to Nielsen Music (it arrives at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 95,000 equivalent album units).
The album release spurs a 10-spot jump for its song “100,” featuring Drake, on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, bounding 41-31 in its 13th week (it previously peaked at No. 25 on the Aug. 22-dated chart). Meanwhile, “El Chapo,” featuring Skrillex, from The Documentary 2.5 (a separate album released one week after the first installment) lands at No. 25 on Rap Digital Songs with 10,000 downloads.
Tory Lanez’s Airplay Climb: On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, newcomer Tory Lanez’s breakout track “Say It" soars 47-38 in its second week. The song takes Greatest Gainer honors on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart as well, vaulting 20-14 (up 38 percent in spins at the format), in its fifth week. “Say It” first entered the Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart in August, where it spent two weeks at No. 1.
Bryson Tiller’s Top 20 Arrival: Singer Bryson Tiller earns his first airplay top 20 hit as “Don’t” climbs 22-19 on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop (up 22 percent in plays). The song also reaches a new peak on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, stepping 29-26. Tiller remains in the top 10 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for a third week (dipping 6-7 with 7,000 copies sold), following his No. 4 entry on the chart dated Oct. 17.