6lack’s ‘6pc Hot’ EP nabs the top 5 spot on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums – Music News

Written by on July 12, 2020

Van Nguyyen6lack was on one when he dropped his fire 6pc Hot EP last month, named after his favorite wings meal. 

The alternative R&B singer/rapper grabbed the top-five spot on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart, after earning 26,000 album units in its opening week, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

6pc Hot also debuted at No. 11 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 15 on Billboard 200.

The Atlanta native dropped his EP last month, featuring six songs, four of which debuted in the top 25 on the Hot R&B Songs chart. “Know My Rights,” featuring fellow Atlanta rapper Lil Baby debuted at No. 33 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and was the highest-streamed track from the EP, with 7.5 million U.S. streams in its opening week. 

This is 6lack’s second offering on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart, following 2018’s East Atlanta Love Letter, which reached No. 1. His debut album, Free 6lack reached No. 6 in 2017.

He recently celebrated Free 6lack reaching platinum status, while sharing his predictions for the future on Instagram.

6lack wrote, “Update: [my] debut album [is] platinum, [my] sophomore album [is] soon-to-be and a lot of records sold. He said “thank you” to his fans, after calling his music the “soundtrack to my life & to some of yours too.”

By Rachel George 

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