On Sunday June 13, the top 10 of Billboardthe album’s charts have been announced, revealing Baby and Durk‘s The voice of heroes Joint LP created in first place with 150,000 equivalent album units moved. Of this total, 4,000 consisted of pure album sales. Solid numbers make The voice of heroes the second biggest rap debut of 2021, following J. Cole’s week one sales Off-season.
This is Lil Baby’s second number 1, following their second triple platinum album, My turn, which was released in 2020. This is his fifth entry into the top five after Harder than ever, n ° 3 (2018), Street gossip, n ° 2 (2018) and Stronger drip with Gunna, n ° 4 (2018). This is Durk’s first number 1 and fourth top five. Love songs 4 the streets 2, n ° 4 (2019), Just because you’ve all been waiting 2, n ° 2 (2020) and The voice, No. 2 (2020) also scored a big point for the Chicago rapper.
The country’s biggest record title comes from the fact that Lil Baby and Lil Durk both enjoyed a streak of musical victories. “When it comes to this street shit the street is like, us the voices and the heroes of this shit,” Lil Baby said of the album before its release. “You know what I’m saying? Children look at us like heroes. I know they look at me as one and [Lil] Durk too. That nigga held it down for a minute. “
Fulfillment is bittersweet for Durk, who lost his OTF brother DThang due to gun violence just a few days after the album was released.
Other hip-hop artists in the top 10 of this week’s Billboard 200 charts include J. Cole (Off-season, n ° 4), MoneyBagg Yo (The pain of a gangsta, # 6) and The Weeknd (after hours, # 10).
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