It’s rare that the best MC in the game is also arguably the biggest artist in the game, some might say that Drake still is, but if we’re going by the numbers Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN passed up Drake’s More Life album as the highest selling album of 2017 based off first week numbers. Drake’s More Life sold 505k albums within it’s first week, Kendrick’s DAMN is on pace to sell an astonding 550k albums in it’s first week. If that wasn’t enough for this legendary week for Kendrick, his EP Section 80 officially went Gold this week as well.
Kendrick wasn’t the only artist who racked up plaques this week, Future’s Honest album is also officially Gold now. His single Used To This which features Drake is officially Platinum and his single F*** Up Some Commas is now double platinum. Last but not least Big Sean’s latest project I Decided is now officially Gold.