Kendrick Lamar's 'good kid, m.A.A.d City' Is Officially the Longest Charting Hip-Hop Album of All Time

Making history seven years after its release.

By
Music
5,829 Hypes 2 Comments

Kendrick Lamar’s sophomore album good kid, m.A.A.d city is now the longest charting hip-hop album in history, charting at No. 141 on the Billboard 200 for its 358th week. The album initially tied with Eminem’s The Eminem Show in mid-July for a record of 350 weeks, but has finally overtaken the 2002 album’s 357-week record.

gkmc was released in October 2012 and was Lamar’s major label debut under Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. It opened at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and gained the Compton rapper four Grammy nominations, including Best Rap Album and the highly-coveted Album of the Year. Kung Fu Kenny followed the album up with To Pimp A Butterfly in 2015 and DAMN. in 2017.

In other music news, Tyler, the Creator has announced a London pop-up.

Read Full Article

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

931 Users Online

What to Read Next

Netflix's 'In the Tall Grass' Turns an Absurd Premise Into a Nerve-Racking Horror Flick
Entertainment

Netflix's 'In the Tall Grass' Turns an Absurd Premise Into a Nerve-Racking Horror Flick

“It’s only a field.”

L'Orange & Jeremiah Jae Share Animated Visual for Sinister New Single "After Alley Life"
Music

L'Orange & Jeremiah Jae Share Animated Visual for Sinister New Single "After Alley Life"

Telling the story of a vet’s post-war flashbacks.

Verdy Unveils Heart-Filled Fall 2019 Girls Don't Cry Collection
Fashion

Verdy Unveils Heart-Filled Fall 2019 Girls Don't Cry Collection

The latest seasonal release from the Japanese creative.


A Deleted 'Iron Man' Post-Credits Scene Referenced Spider-Man and X-Men
Entertainment

A Deleted 'Iron Man' Post-Credits Scene Referenced Spider-Man and X-Men

The lines were delivered by Nick Fury.

Rockstar Games Has Just Released Its Own Game Launcher for PC
Gaming

Rockstar Games Has Just Released Its Own Game Launcher for PC

Consolidate all your ‘GTA’ games into one library.

S-Type Continues Affinity for Unrestrained Rhythms & Heady Synths on 'BEAT' EP
Music

S-Type Continues Affinity for Unrestrained Rhythms & Heady Synths on 'BEAT' EP

The LuckyMe artist is back with his latest project.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.