Trippie Redd earns his first top 10 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, as Life’s a Trip debuts at No. 4 on the chart (dated Aug. 25). The set, which is his debut studio full-length, starts with 72,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Aug. 16, according to Nielsen Music.
The 19-year-old previously charted two mixtapes, A Love Letter to You, which reached No. 32 in February, and A Love Letter to You 2, which peaked at No. 19 last October.
Trip’s arrival coincides with the debut its single “Taking a Walk” at No. 22 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The entrance marks Redd’s highest-charting hit as a lead act; he’s only fared better through a feature on XXXTentacion’s “F**k Love,” which reached No. 18 in September 2017.
Solo Quavo Shows: Meanwhile, Quavo claims his first Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs entry without any other billed acts as “Workinme” debuts at No. 33, largely spurred by 8.5 million U.S. streams in the week.
The track, released Aug. 10, was one three simultaneously released songs by the rapper as a “Huncho Bubba” single package, alongside “Bubblegum” and “Lambtalk.”
Though “Workinme” gives Quavo his first title alone, he’s hardly a stranger to the chart. The 27-year-old has logged 14 collaborations on the chart under his own name and another 42 as one-third the rap group Migos.
J. Cole’s "Album the Year": Plus, J. Cole locks down his 57th career entry on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as “Album the Year (Freestyle)” debuts at No. 44. On the tune, released Aug. 7, J. Cole raps over the instrumental to QB Finest, Nas and Bravehearts’ collaboration, “Oochie Wally,” which climbed to No. 11 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs in 2001.
“Album” starts largely thanks to its 7.9 million U.S. streams in the week. The tune also registered 6,000 downloads, enabling a No. 21 debut on R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales.
The freestyle is believed to be a preview track for an upcoming mixtape, likely titled The Off Season. At the end the “Album” ficial music video, a text card reads,” The Off Season coming soon… All roads lead to The Fall Off.” The Fall Off is the expected sixth studio album from J. Cole, following K.O.D., released April 20. K.O.D. continued the rapper’s hitmaking streak as it debuted atop the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and all-genre Billboard 200.