‘Take Care’ by Drake Becomes The Third Hip-Hop Album To Spend 450 Weeks On The Billboard 200 Chart
Aubrey Drake Graham has just earned another significant career distinction to his ever-growing list of accomplishments in the music industry. This week, Take Care, Drake’s 2011 studio album, joined an extremely exclusive list this week.
Take Care is presently charting at #88 on the latest Billboard 200. The album has spent a total of 450 weeks on the Billboard 200, making it one of the longest-lasting albums in history.
Only two other Hip Hop albums have charted for at least 550 weeks. Eminem’s Curtain Call: The Hits has spent 550 weeks on the Billboard 200, which is the fifth longest period in history.
In June, Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, M.A.A.D City surpassed the 450-week mark on the Billboard 200 charts. The 2012 album from the West Coaster is presently sitting at 468 weeks in total on the chart.
Take Care became just the second solo studio album by a Hip Hop artist to reach the 450-week club, following Good Kid, M.A.A.D City.
Last year, Drake’s Nothing Was the Same, released in 2013, spent its 350th week on the Billboard 200 album chart. Only Eminem has more albums stay for at least 300 weeks.
With 631,000 first-week sales, Drake’s Take Care premiered at #1 on the Billboard 200 in 2011. Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, Rihanna, Birdman, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, and André 3000 lent their talents to the Grammy-winning album.
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