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IGOR marks Tyler’s FIRST No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart!
The New York Times reported that Tyler was able to sell 165,000 equivalent album units and ff that, 74,000 were traditional album sales. So far he also has almost 123 million streams and counting. This is a huge accomplishment for the Odd Future rapper, because it marks his first project to debut at NO. 1. IGOR dropped May 17 and has 12 tracks in total with features from Kanye, Lil Uzi Vert, and Playboi Carti.
IGOR is a follow up to his 2017 album, Flower Boy that peaked at No. 2 and moved 106,000 units. His album previous to that in 2015, Cherry Bomb debuted at No. 4 with 58,000 units, 2013’s Wolf at No. 3 with 89,000, and while his first solo project, Goblin in 2011, at No. 5 with 45,000 units.
Tyler posted the news to social media saying,”IGOR, NUMBER UNO, STANK YOU.” He then elaborated, “Honestly didn’t think people would enjoy this album based on a lot of things, so again, thank you, i mean it…a lot a lot of effort put into this. Not that that should dictate if people like it or not but i’m happy all that time and attention paid off.” Congrats Tyler!
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