21 Savage Dominates The Singles Charts With Help From Drake And Meek Mill

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(Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Xbox & Gears of War 4) The old adage “a riding tide lifts all boats” appears to apply to rap beefs too. Interest in the ongoing rivalry between rappers Drake and Meek Mill has effectively boosted the prospects of Atlanta up-and-comer 21 Savage, who now has four simultaneous singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Considered one of 2016′s breakout hip-hop artists, Savage landed a guest spot on Mill’s long-awaited DC4, which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 album charts, shifting 87,000 sales equivalent units entirely through streams and paid downloads. As has been the case repeatedly this year with digital-only projects like this, multiple tracks off DC4 appeared on the Hot 100 as a function of how Billboard factors music subscription services and digital music retailers into its calculations. Half of the record’s fourteen songs charted, with the Savage feature “Offended” kicking off...

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