Kendrick Lamar is about to own 2022.
On May 13, Kendrick dropped a double album featuring all kinds of themes on it cheating, homophobia, fatherhood, and past-life trauma. The project s also featuring some A-list stars such as Baby Keem, Kodak Black, Summer Walker, and others.
The Compton rapper’s fifth studio album, “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers,” moved 325-350k copies in the first week in the U.S. only. 400 million streams ensure the rapper’s number 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart this week. This would mark the biggest opening week for 2022. Kendrick’s 2017’s album, “DAMN.” moved 603k in the first week with 353k sales.
The “Be Humble” rapper has also announced a world tour to support “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers,” kicking off July 19th in Oklahoma City.
Check out Kendrick’s music video for “N95.”