Two Hip-Hop heavy weights have made the charts their home for years and will continue too for years to come. Eminem and Kendrick Lamar are two of the best to ever pick up a mic, both men now share some history.
For 357 weeks The Eminem Show has been on the charts, Good Kid m.A.A.d city now sits at 358 weeks bumping Em from the top spot. Kendrick’s sophomore tape landed October 22, 2012 and debuted at #2.
.@kendricklamar‘s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’ is now the longest charting hip-hop studio album in Billboard 200 history, passing ‘The Eminem Show’.
— chart data (@chartdata) September 16, 2019
Good Kid sold nearly 242,000 units in it’s first week, making it the most ever sold by any Hip-Hop male artist. For your listening and viewing pleasure check out the video for “Money Trees” one of the many stand-out joints from K.Dot’s album.
The Eminem Show showed dropped 10 years prior in 2002 debuting at #1 not only in the US but in 18 other countries as well.
“When I first heard Kendricks debut on Aftermath, I couldn’t believe it.” Em wrote on Genius. Eminem in 2016 said “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City” is a masterpiece.
Em knows what he’s talking about and billboard shows us the numbers that prove it. Congrats Kendrick your success is well deserved, keep up the great work and looking forward to the next project. What are your favorite G.K.M.C. tracks and how old where you when you first heard the album?
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