Wilds' Ride

Mack Wilds makes his first chart appearances, as debut EP "New York: A Love Story (Louder Than Life)" starts at No. 28 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (2,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan) and "Own It" enters Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop at No. 40. The 24-year-old Staten Island, N.Y., native first gained acclaim as an actor in the roles of Michael Lee on HBO's "The Wire" and Dixon Wilson on the CW's "90210."

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