Meek Mill Scores First No. 1 Album With ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’
Talk about crushing the competition. After spending months in jail, Meek Mill returned to the rap game with a vengeance. According to Hits Daily Double, the rapper's sophomore release, Dreams Worth More Than Money is the No. 1 album in the country, marking the first top-selling album of his career.
Dreams Worth More Than Money sold over 216,000 copies in its first week, pretty much solidifying Meek's place as a top-tier rapper. So far in 2015, the only rappers to have better first week numbers are Drake and Kendrick Lamar.
By Meek electing to go more mainstream on his album, he has earned a larger fan base. With notable features from the likes of Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and the Weeknd, he's expanded his reach exponentially, especially among the female demographic. This project bested his 2012 debut LP, Dreams and Nightmares, which landed at No. 2 on the Billboard charts within its first week and sold 165,000 copies.
In addition to Meek Mill dropping his album on June 29, Miguel's WildHeart was released on June 30. His album didn't fare as well as the "Lord Knows" MC's project, as it only sold 39,000 copies within its first week. This week, the singer took a jab at Frank Ocean, stating that he makes better music than the "Thinking About You" crooner.
Congrats to Meek on securing his first No. 1 album.
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