Album marks rapper’s ninth No. 1 album
Drake’s latest release, the compilation album Care Package, has debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. The compilation collects 17 tracks — many which were never ficially released — including “The Motion,” “Jodeci Freestyle,” “Paris Morton Music,” “Draft Day” and freestyles like “5AM in Toronto” and “4PM in Calabasas.”
According to Nielsen Music, the set, released on August 2nd OVO Sound/Republic Records, scored 109,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending August 8th. Sixteen thousand were actual album sales while the rest equate to streaming.
The debut marks Drake’s ninth No. 1 album since 2010, extending his record for the most by any artist this decade. Drake has previously hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with Scorpion (2018), More Life (2017), Views (2016), What a Time to Be Alive with Future (2015), If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late (2015), Nothing Was the Same (2013), Take Care (2011) and Thank Me Later (2010).
Care Package is available now.