Pop Smoke Might've Just Tied A Billboard Record With Prince

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Pop Smoke Might've Just Tied A Billboard Record With Prince

The rapper is continuing to collect accolades posthumously. Despite his passing, Pop Smoke is a rapper whom we will continue to hear about for a very long time. The Canarsie-born artist and Brooklyn drill music pioneer was shot dead in Hollywood last February just as his career was about to take off...

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images The rapper is continuing to collect accolades posthumously. Despite his passing, Pop Smokeis a rapper whom we will continue to hear about for a very long time The Canarsie-born artist and Brooklyn drill music pioneer was shot dead in Hollywood last February just as his career was about to take off to new heights. He's still experiencing enormous amounts of success in the afterlife, recently earning six posthumous platinum certificationsjust from music released after his death. According to a report from RapRadar, the late rapped has allegedly just tied a new record with none other than Prince. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images According to the report, the decorated rapper's post-death debut Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon has spent an impressive 19 consecutive weeks at the top position on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The project now ties with Prince's iconic 80s album Purple Rain as the second-longest number one on the chart. With the most weeks at the pinnacle position since M.C. Hammer's Please Hammer, Don't Hurt Em in 1990, Pop surpassed Michael Jackson's Bad and is currently only second behind Jackson's Thriller. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images

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