February 2018 saw the birth of two can’t-miss curated rap playlists: ‘31 Rap Songs That Reference Condoms’ and ‘27 Secular, Religious-Referencing Rap Songs.’
On his fourth studio album, ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music,’ southern rapper 2 Chainz delivers just that – trap music.
Drake (‘More Life’) and Ed Sheeran (÷) remain firmly planted at nos. 1 and 2 respectively. Kodak Black bows at no. 3 with his debut album, ‘Painting Pictures.’
The ever-prolific, ubiquitous Drake returns with yet another project, playlist-album ‘More Life.’ More Life features a star-studded guest list.
Trey Songz settles for no. 3 debut with ‘Tremaine the Album,’ which is stuck behind efforts by Drake (More Life) and Ed Sheeran (÷).
Ed Sheeran remains the one to beat on the Billboard Hot 100 as “Shape of You” spends its ninth week at no. 1. Drake sees multiple songs debut from ‘More Life.’
Drake continues to be the “biggest thing since sliced bread.” His playlist-album, ‘More Life’ debuts robustly at no. 1 on the Billboard 200.
The Weeknd returns to no. 1 on the Billboard 200 with ‘Starboy’ during a slow sales week. The Moana Soundtrack trails Starboy at no. 2.
Canadian up-and-coming urban artist Roy Woods shows potential on his second EP, Nocturnal. Woods is still a work in progress.
Suicide Squad: The Album retains the no. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, dated September 3, 2016.