Watts, California-based rapper Jay Rock earns his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Jan. 27), as “King’s Dead,” with Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake, debuts at No. 91 following the first full tracking week after the song’s Jan. 12 release.
“King’s,” which concurrently opens at No. 36 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, arrives with 6.9 million U.S. streams and 8,000 downloads sold in the tracking week, according to Nielsen Music.
Jay Rock previously landed one other title on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, as featured on Lamar’s “Money Trees.” The track debuted and peaked at No. 35 in 2012.
The MC has also charted two albums on the Billboard 200: Follow Me Home debuted and peaked at No. 83 (and No. 18 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) in 2011 and his sophomore set 90059 entered and peaked at No. 16 (and No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) in 2015.
As for the other acts on “King’s,” the collab is Lamar’s 41st Hot 100 entry, Future’s 67th and Blake’s second, and first as a lead artist. Blake made his first appearance as featured on Beyoncé‘s “Forward,” which spent a week on the chart, at No. 63, in May 2016.