Polo G’s latest single ‘RAPSTAR‘ took off immediately when it was released last week, debuting at #1 on Spotify in the U.S. and #1 on the Apple Music global chart.
The Billboard Hot 100 chart was updated today (April 19) and the Chicago rapper finds himself atop the summit, achieving the highest streaming debut of 2021 for a male artist and the 2nd highest streaming debut of the year for any artist in the U.S. with 56 million streams. The track also achieved the 2nd highest Spotify streaming debut of the year in the U.S. and earned over 353k in consumption first week, making it the third highest first week consumption debut of the year.
Columbia Records has announced today that the title of the rapper’s third album will be Hall of Fame, which is due out later this year. This will serve as the follow up to his sophomore album The Goat which debuted at #2 last May with 99k copies moved in the first week, cementing him as a potential next generation superstar. Hit debut LP Die a Legend came out in 2019.
The Goat has accrued over 3 Billion streams so far, in addition to amassing 7 Gold and Platinum RIAA certifications.