KENDRICK LAMAR “Good Kid mA.A.d CITY” Now HIP HOP King of Charts

Kendrick Lamar ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city‘ has officially passed ‘The Eminem Show’ as the longest charting hip-hop studio album in Billboard 200 history.

Released in 2012, the multiplatinum album from the Grammy and Pulitzer prize-winning  rap star with songs like “Swimming Pools (Drank),” the Drake-assisted “Poetic Justice” and “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”

kendrick lamar good kid maad city

Kendrick Lamar album has now stayed 358 weeks on the hip hop charts passing Eminem’s record for 357 weeks with “The Eminem Show”.  although Although K. Dot’s good kid, m.A.A.d is the current titleholder for longest-charting hip-hop studio album, Slim Shady’s greatest hits compilation Curtain Call: The Hits has spent a little over 100 more weeks on Billboard’s top album chart than good kid with 462 weeks.
Both Dr. Dre protégés have dropped multiple albums that have spent almost two years on the Billboard 200.
Here are other list of album under the TOP 10 list of most stayed on the Billboard 200 CHART.
(courtesy of XXLMAG)

Curtain Call: The Hits

Artist: Eminem
Release date: Dec. 6, 2005
Weeks on Billboard 200: 462

good kid, m.A.A.d city

Artist: Kendrick Lamar
Release date: Oct. 22, 2012
Weeks on Billboard 200: 359

The Eminem Show

Artist: Eminem
Release date: May 26, 2002
Weeks on Billboard 200: 357

Take Care

Artist: Drake
Release date: Nov. 15, 2011
Weeks on Billboard 200: 341


Artist: Eminem
Release date: June 18, 2010
Weeks on Billboard 200: 320

Nothing Was the Same

Artist: Drake
Release date: Sept. 24, 2013
Weeks on Billboard 200: 302

Greatest Hits

Artist: 2Pac
Release date: Nov. 24, 1998
Weeks on Billboard 200: 289

If You’re Read This It’s Too Late

Artist: Drake
Release date: Feb. 13, 2015
Weeks on Billboard 200: 197

Greatest Hits

Artist: The Notorious B.I.G.
Release date: Mar. 6, 2007
Weeks on Billboard 200: 192


Artist: Drake
Release date: Apr. 29, 2016
Weeks on Billboard 200: 176


Artist: Dr. Dre
Release date: Nov. 16, 1999
Weeks on Billboard 200: 164

Tha Carter III

Artist: Lil Wayne
Release date: June 9, 2008
Weeks on Billboard 200: 157

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