Three hip hop albums made it into the Billboard 200 charts this week. Lil Uzi Vert’s Eternal Atake, Jhené Aiko’s CHILOMBO, and Megan Thee Stallion’s Suga. Lil Uzi Vert’s Eternal Atake LP hit No.1 on the Billboard 200 chart in its first week. Uzi previously reached No. 1 with 2017’s Luv Is Rage 2 album. The LP sold 288,000 album equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Although Eternal Atake sold less than 9,000 pure albums, it racked up 400 million on-demand streams. That’s the most since Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V earned 433 million streams in 2018.
Jhené Aiko’s CHILOMBO LP sold 152,000 album equivalent units, helping her secure the No. 2 spot. CHILOMBO is now her highest-charting album. CHILOMBO is the followup to 2017’s Trip, which hit No. 5 on the Billboard 200.
Megan Thee Stallion’s Suga. scored her second Top 10 project of her career as Suga entered at No. 10. The EP moved 41,000 equivalent album units after being released despite her dispute with her label 1501 Certified Entertainment.