– Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN album has been on Billboard 200 for a whopping 200 weeks
– Kendrick Lamar’s album has been charting since it was released in April 2017
– Kendrick Lamar features the likes of Rihanna, Zacari and U2 on the 14-track project
US rapper Kendrick Lamar’s album titled DAMN has been charting on Billboard for a whopping 200 weeks. The 14-track album has been charting since it was released on 14 April 2017.
The dope project features other superstars such as Rihanna, Zacari and Irish rock band U2. Kendrick is considered one of the best lyricists and is known across the globe for making timeless music that addresses social issues.
Chart Data took to Twitter recently and posted that the album has now spent 200 weeks on the Billboard 200.
Hip-hop followers from across the globe have shared their thoughts on the success of the rapper’s fourth studio album. Check out some of their comments below:
“His best album.”
“The king of rap.”
“Best rap album of 2017 for a reason.”
“Best rapper of this generation.”
“And this is his worst album and it’s still one of the best albums of the decade.”
“Kendrick Lamar is a BEAST hands down! Since I first heard him, I’ve been a fan since the low hair kid from madd city of Compton hit the game. He has accolades an artist could only dream of achieving with intelligence to match.”
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In other entertainment news, Legit.ng reported that Meek Mill has been dragged on social media after rapping about late NBA superstar Kobe Bryant’s tragic death. A snippet of an upcoming track by the US rapper featuring Lil Baby was shared by a Twitter user on Thursday, 18 February.
US tweeps have flooded social media to slam the star for rapping about Kobe’s death in the future release. Kobe died in a helicopter crash in January 2020. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna, six people and the pilot also died in the crash. In the now-deleted snippet, Meek raps:
“And if I ever lack I’m going out with my choppa it be another Kobe.”
Unimpressed hip hop heads took to the micro-blogging app to slam the star for his line referring to the tragic passing of Kobe.
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Kumashe Yaakugh is a Legit.ng journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn’t working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe