Roddy Ricch achieves his second No. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart as Live Life Fast debuts at No. 1 on the list dated January 1. The album sales start with 62,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Dec. 23, according to MRC Data.
Just under 57,500 of the 62,000 units derive from streaming-album equivalents — representing 76.5 million on-demand streams of the set’s tracks. Traditional album sales comprise 3,500 units and the remaining 1,000 units come through track-equivalent units.
Live Life Fast, Roddy Ricch’s second studio album was released on Dec. 17 via Atlantic Records. It follows 2019’s “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”, which also debuted at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and ruled the list for seven nonconsecutive weeks. Antisocial consisted of the hit single, “The Box,” a 12-week leader on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and an 11-week leader on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100.
Live Life Fast debuts at No. 1 on Top Rap Albums, where it also becomes Roddy Ricch’s second chart-topper, and at No. 4 on the all-genre Billboard 200.
Six songs from the album debuted on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, led by “25 Million” at No. 18. The tune is Roddy Ricch’s most-streamed song of the week, with 8.2 million streams in the week ending Dec. 23, and comes in second place in the sales race, with 1,000 downloads sold in the same period.