The rapper also scores his first entry on the Billboard 200 with 'Life of a Dark Rose.'
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania-based rapper Lil Skies makes a splash on the latest Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Jan. 20), as the rising SoundCloud star debuts his first two songs on the tally.
"Nowadays," featuring Landon Cube, leads at No. 85, as the song earned 8.4 million U.S. streams (up 30 percent) and 3,000 downloads sold (up 16 percent) in the tracking week, according to Nielsen Music. The cut concurrently climbs 40-33 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Lil Skies released the music video for "Nowadays" Dec. 17, and it has since rocketed to 24 million global views.