Rappers Logic and Lil Yachty‘s newest solo albums are both set to do substantial numbers on the sales chart. Early estimates have their latest studio releases expected to debut in the Top 5 of album drops.
Based on initial projections, Logic’s Bobby Tarantino II should have no problem edging Yachty’s Lil Boat II LP.
Logic (Def Jam) 115-125k total activity, 30-34k album
David Byrne (Nonesuch) 57-62k, 56-61k
Lil Yachty (Quality Control/Motown/Capitol) 57-62k, 6-8k
Judas Priest (Epic) 36-40k, 35-39k
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (Stax/Concord) 30-34k, 28-32k
Jimi Hendrix (Legacy) 29-34k, 27-30k
Three Days Grace (RCA) 14-17k, 13-15k (HITS Daily Double)
Yesterday, Lil Yachty’s new Hot 97 freestyle interview went viral.
Last week, radio host Funk Flex promised to pull through with Yachty’s freestyle.
Me and @lilyachty have bumped heads many times… I called #ChrisGreen phone a week ago and #TheBoat picked up… he said “let’s have an interview” …… I said “I don’t really do interviews BUT you can come get some bars popping?” I didn’t think he would do it.. but he called and said “I’m ready… I’m coming up there” #Freestyle091 DROPS MONDAY 10AM !!!!!!!
Outside of new music, the Atlanta native is expected to star in the upcoming Teen Titans GO! movie.
Singer/songwriter Halsey is voicing the Amazon princess Wonder Woman — who travels around in her signature invisible jet — and rapper Lil Yachty plays Green Lantern in the upcoming animated movie (in theaters July 27) that takes the young heroes of the Cartoon Network show Teen Titans GO! to the big screen. They are the first of several celebrities lending their talents for additional DC characters in the project. (USA Today)