Kendrick Lamar’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’ Becomes Longest-Charting Hip-Hop Studio Album
Written by B87FM on June 30, 2020
Kendrick Lamar is making chart historical past.
The Compton rapper’s album good child, m.A.A.d metropolis has spent 400 weeks on the Billboard 200, changing into the longest-charting hip-hop studio album ever, in line with Chart Knowledge.
The one hip-hop album to stay on the chart for longer is Eminem’s 2005 biggest hits challenge Curtain Name: The Hits.
.@kendricklamar’s ‘good child, m.A.A.d metropolis’ has now spent 400 weeks on the Billboard 200. It’s the longest charting hip-hop studio album in historical past.
— chart knowledge (@chartdata) June 29, 2020
Launched in October 2012, Kendrick’s major-label debut was licensed triple platinum by the Recording Business Affiliation of America and earned him 4 Grammy nominations, together with Album of the 12 months. It spawned hits together with “Swimming Swimming pools (Drank),” “Poetic Justice,” and “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe.”
It’s been three years since Kendrick’s final album, 2017’s DAMN., however the wait for brand new music could quickly be over. “Keep affected person king Kendrick will return quickly,” TDE CEO Anthony “Prime Dawg” Tiffith teased final month.
The Pulitzer Prize winner was set to headline Glastonbury this 12 months earlier than the pageant was canceled because of the coronavirus. He additionally stays centered on household life. He and his fiancée, Whitney Alford, welcomed a daughter final July.