It's the biggest week for a rap album since Drake's "Take Care" in Nov. 2011.
It's official: Kanye West's new album "Yeezus" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 327,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the biggest week for a rap album since Drake's "Take Care" arrived with 631,000 at No. 1 in November of 2011.
The latest sales week ended at the close of business on Sunday, June 23.
"Yeezus" marks West's sixth No. 1 album and sixth straight chart-topper. Only his debut album, "The College Dropout," missed the top slot. It bowed and peaked at No. 2. His tally of six leaders includes his 2011 collaborative album with Jay-Z, "Watch the Throne."