This spring, Chicago rapper and singer Polo G launched his 1st number 1 single With “Rapstar”, and now he has completed his winning lap with his first No. 1 album.
“Hall of Fame”, Polo G’s third album, opens at number 1 in the United States with the equivalent of 143,000 sales. In total, 182 million streams and 18,000 copies were sold as a complete package, according to MRC data. The album features guest appearances by Lil Dirk, Young Thug, Roddy Rich, Lil Wayne and Pop Smoke—part of which, according to Polo G, was recorded the night before his death in February 2020.
Although the victory is bitter. Early on June 12, after an album release party in Miami, Polo G, whose real name is Taurus Bartlett, was Arrested Following charges including battery on a police officer, the 22-year-old rapper in a car was pulled over and clashed.
His mother has said that the car was “professional licensed” and that her son was “moving smart and correctly.” And the arrest of Polo G has revived long-standing complaints about Miami police target rappers.
Also this week, Atlanta rap trio Migos opens with “Culture III” at number 2, lower than the chart-topping position of their previous two albums (they were “Culture” and “Culture II”). The latest album equated to 130,500 sales, including 145 million streams.
Olivia Rodrigo’s “Sour” has dropped one place to number three in its fourth week. Lil Dirk and Lil Baby’s”voice of heroes”, last week’s top seller, is number 4 and Morgan Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album” is at number five.