MONEYBAGG YO LEADING J. COLE, POOH SHIESTY & MORE FOR HIGHEST SELLING HIP HOP ALBUM IN 2021 

Moneybagg Yo Leading J. Cole, Pooh Shiesty & More For Highest Selling Hip Hop Album In 2021

Moneybagg Yo is having a remarkable run with his fourth studio album, A Gangsta’s

Pain. The album gave Moneybagg his first No. 1 album and topped the Billboard 200

chart again in its third week. The album doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon,

with Moneybagg dropping the video for “Wockesha” and announcing a new tour. 

According to an Instagram post by Akademiks, A Gangsta’s Pain is doing so well it’s

currently the highest-selling Hip Hop album of 2021. In a year that saw albums from J.

ColePooh ShiestyPolo G, DJ Khaled, Lil Baby and Lil Durk, and more, there has been

no shortage of Hip Hop music for fans to consume. 

Moneybagg Yo leads the way with 659,000 copies sold, with Pooh Shiesty coming in

second with 642,000 units moved for Shiesty SeasonJ. Cole came in at third selling

623,000 copies of The Off-Season. 

 

Rod Wave and Polo G came in with 606,000 and 561,000 for their

albums Soulfly and Hall of Fame, respectively. Lil Tjay, the Young Stoner Life collective,

DJ Khaled and the duo of Lil Baby and Lil Durk closed out the rest of the list. 

A Gangsta’s Pain currently sits at the No. 10 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. With the

upcoming tour, Moneybagg could see more sales come in for his album. The 21-date tour

will kick off on September 9 in Tampa, Florida, with guests such as Fredo BangBIG30,

Big Homiie G, Blacc Zacc and TripStar joining Moneybagg on the road.

 

Let’s see if anyone will catch Moneybagg Yo.

 

Source: Tyshawn Smith

 

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