Lil Nas X's 'MONTERO' is set to be denied a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 thanks to Drake's 'Certified Lover Boy,' which is projected to top the chart for a third consecutive week.
August 30, 2021 A No. 1 album isnt the only thing Drake has denied Lil Nas X. The Industry Baby rapper recently revealed in a Breakfast Club interview that he tried to secure features from Drake and Nicki Minajon MONTERO, but was unsuccessful. Drake replied cause you know Gee Robersons my manager, he explained. He was still working on Certified Lover Boy and whatnot and he was 100 percent focused on that. This was like a few weeks ago and I understood completely, and he said hes down to do something but just not the right time. He was trying to get his own shit together. Nevertheless, Lil Nas X still managed to assemble a star-studded supporting castfor MONTERO, which boasts appearances from Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Jack Harlow, Miley Cyrus and Sir Elton John. It appears a deluxe edition is on the way with possible cameos from Kid Cudiand City Girls MONTEROs projected Billboard 200 debut will match Lil Nas Xs last project 2019s 7 EP which also peaked at No. 2. The EP sold 77,000 first-week copes and was nominated for the prestigious Album of the Year award at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Elsewhere on the Billboard 200, Kanye Wests Donda, which previously earned Mr. West his ninth No. 1 album is set to fall from No. 2 to No. 3 behind an additional 55,000 sales, while Doja Cats Planet Her is expected to hold firm at No. 6 with 48,000 copies sold. Listen to Lil Nas Xs MONTERO below. Subscribe to DX Newsletter Get The Most Important Stories Of The Day Straight To Your Inbox Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Youre Far Too Kind To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Joining Newsletter More on Hiphopdx