Several hip-hop and R&B artists had projects that debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart this week. The chart was topped by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born soundtrack.
Gunna's Drip or Drown 2 debuted at no. 3 on the chart with 90,000 equivalent album units, 7,000 of which were traditional album sales. The rapper's album was followed on the chart by Offset's solo debut, Father of 4, which debuted at no. 4 on the chart. Offset's project debuted with 89,000 equivalent album units in its first week, nearly 7,000 of which were traditional album sales.
Further down the chart, Lil Pump's Harverd Dropout debuted at no. 7, while Kehlani's While We Wait made its first appearance on the chart at no. 9. Pump's album earned 48,000 equivalent album units in its first week ("25,000 in album sales, boosted in part by an array of merchandise/album bundles," according to Billboard), while Kehlani's project earned 4,000 equivalent album units, 6,000 of which were traditional album sales.