Cardi B’s debut album cemented its place on top of the Billboard 200 charts.
The rapper’s Invasion of Privacy sold 255,000 equivalent album units in the week, according to Billboard.
The album sold 135,000 and was streamed over 200 million times in the week ending April 12, making it the largest streaming week for an album by a woman, besting Beyonce’s Lemonade.
Invasion is the second-largest debut of 2018 behind Justin Timberlake’s Man in the Woods.
She also becomes the fifth female rapper to debut at number on the charts, following Nicki Minaj, Eve, Foxy Brown and Lauryn Hill.
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Teddy is a multimedia journalist who serves as the culture and political writer for EBONY. His work has appeared in NBC's Owned and Operated stations, as well as DNAInfo, which covered local neighborhood news in New York City. He received his Masters in Journalism from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY in 2017.