Jeezy Debuts at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jeezy scores his sixth No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, while Rae Sremmurd grasps its first top 10 on Hot Rap Songs.
Jeezy arrives at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with Seen It All: The Autobiography, moving 164,000 units in the week ending Sept. 7, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The entrance lands the rapper his sixth chart-topping set, and first under his new moniker, as he was billed Young Jeezy on previous releases. On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, the album's "Seen It All" (featuring Jay Z) reaches a new peak, jumping 33-24. Streaming increases by 71 percent (to 730,000 domestic clicks), with Spotify logging 318,000 listens during the tracking week, according to Nielsen BDS.
Rae Sremmurd Rises: Rap duo Rae Sremmurd cracks the Hot Rap Songs top 10 with its breakout hit "No Flex Zone," which flexes 11-9. A 23 percent increase in digital sales to 27,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, contributes to the climb, marking the track's best sales week to-date. Streaming rises by 4 percent (to 3.6 million, according to Nielsen BDS), with Vevo on YouTube views up 17 percent; aiding momentum, its official video was uploaded on Aug. 11. The Mississippi-bred twosome also zips 12-10 on Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop for its first top 10 on the radio-based chart.
T.I. and Iggy Score New Top 10: On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, T.I. nabs his 21st top 10 as "No Mediocre" (featuring Iggy Azalea) hops 11-8. The song sports a 13 percent spike in downloads to 31,000. It was streamed 2.7 million times in the chart's tracking week (a 4 percent fall), with Vevo on YouTube views accounting for 60 percent of overall streams.
The climb for "No Mediocre" gives Azalea three simultaneous top 10s on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, making her the third female in the chart's Nielsen-era history (since Dec. 1992) to achieve the feat. The Australian rapper continues at No. 2 with "Black Widow" (featuring Rita Ora) and drops 3-4 with "Fancy" (featuring Charli XCX). Ashanti posted three concurrent top 10s for two weeks in 2002 with her own "Foolish" and as featured on Ja Rule's "Always on Time" and Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" Nicki Minaj followed with 10 tripled-up frames in 2011-12 as a guest on Big Sean's "Dance A$$," Drake's "Make Me Proud" and Rick Ross' "You the Boss."
Songz Touches Top 10: Trey Songz logs his fifth top 10 on Hot R&B Songs as "Touchin, Lovin" (featuring Nicki Minaj) jumps 14-9. The track recorded 727,000 streams during the tracking week, with 59 percent from YouTube, while Spotify logged 185,000. Songz locks down three top 20 spots on Hot R&B Songs, as "Foreign" dips 11-12 and "SmartPhones" climbs 22-20.
Migos Puts Up a 'Fight': On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Migos earns its first top 20 entry, as "Fight Night" climbs 21-19. The Atlanta-based trap trio shifted 12,000 downloads of the cut in the tracking week (a six percent drop), which pushes 22-18 on Rap Digital Songs. Streaming surpasses 1.1 million domestic clicks, led by YouTube views (525,000). Prior to "Fight Night," Migos' managed its best Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs showing with last year's No. 31-peaking "Versace."