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Breaking Records!


Billboard Hot 100 and Hot 200 charts with the single “One Dance” and the album “Views” by Drake have literally gone off the charts. Drake makes history for the first time as the second male artist to have a No. 1 song and album in the country for seven weeks! Who can guess the first to do it?

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Drake at Toronto Raptors

The King of Pop! Yes, that is right everyone Drake has managed to tie with Michael Jackson. He was the only other male artist to the achieve the same feat back in 1983 with the singles “Billie Jean” and “Thriller”. The Beatles and Whitney Houston are the only two other acts in the chart’s history.


Now, I know that people have mixed feelings about him breaking this record and i am one of them. Personally, I don’t think that this is necessarily the album that should have broke this record. I think that his album “Take Care” is much much better but then again I do understand that that album wasn’t going to hit the charts like that because of when it came out, he was a new artist.

I am proud of his accomplishments but let me just say that the ratings and measurements for people to stay on charts like these have definitely changed.


J. Cole makes the top of the Billboard 200 Chart with the release of his latest album!

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Remember when J. Cole moved up his album date to compete with Kanye West? Well, that turned out to be a very smart move on Cole’s part as his “Born Sinner” album has now surpassed both Kanye West and Wale to take the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

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Kanye West’s latest album, “Yeezus”, has debuted at number 1 on Billboard 200.

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Justin Timberlake’s new album “The 20/20 Experience” doesn’t drop until next week, but industry sources are already predicting that it will have a huge debut week.  The long-awaited album – his first in seven years – is expected to sell at least 500,000 copies in its first week, easily giving it the number one spot on the Billboard 200 when it debuts.  READ MORE


Tyga is racking up the guest appearances for his upcoming album “Hotel California.”  On Tuesday the rapper took to Instagram to release the tracklist to his third album, which boasts cameos from some of hip-hop’s biggest stars. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz are also among the artists with whom Tyga collaborated for the album.  READ MORE

Future Merges Record Label With Epic Records


Future has inked a deal with Epic Records regarding his record label.  Future’s label Freebandz Entertainment has officially merged with Epic. READ MORE

Alicia Keys Hits #1 On Billboard 200 & Covers Essance Mag

Congratulations to Alicia Keys who hit #1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the fifth time in her career. Her newest album, “Girl On Fire,” debuted at number one. It has sold 159,000 so far. She also releases the new cover she is featured on Essence Magazine. READ MORE

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