On the strength of his surprise mixtape release last week, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Drake is officially the first rapper to ascend to the top of Billboard’s Artist 100 Chart. Billboard’s Artist 100 Chart measures an artist’s performance across multiple Billboard charts, including its Hot 100 Songs, Social 50, and Top […]

  “The ROC is still alive, every-time I rhyme!”   Years ago, it wouldn’t be a shock to see rappers exceed one million albums sold in the first week of sales. But in today’s climate, most are lucky to hit the million mark in totality. And with very little promotion and “radio-friendly” single, selling and […]

Lauryn Hill has made her first appearance on Billboard’s singles chart in over decade, thanks to a song that leaked on the internet a few weeks ago.

Beyoncé scores her third straight #1 debut on The Billboard 200 this week with her double-disc I Am… Sasha Fierce.