Lil Durk is on a high after releasing his most awaited album, 7220. This was a perfect reply to his ongoing beef with NBA YoungBoy and so many other ongoing pieces of drama in his storied life. Durk sprang from the concrete in the early 2010s as part of Chicago’s drill music subculture.
According to Billboard, Lil Durk achieved his first No. 1 solo album recently with 7220 total album-equivalent units after selling 120,500 total album-equivalent units. Durk took to Instagram to pen down his gratitude for the accomplishment.
I got a real #1 album I came a long way and really ain’t suppose to be here. I been here 10years and still feel like a new artist thank my team and thank my label and the fans …. Ps a real #1 not a fake one.
The Chicago native left the Windy City for Atlanta’s Hip Hop centrifugal force, where he began his mainstream climb as part of the Alamo Records family. That culminated in his first solo No. 1 album nearly a decade after he began rapping.
With his joint The Voice of the Heroes project with Lil Baby, the 29-year-old also topped the Billboard 200 in 2021. Durk previously came close to achieving a solo No. 1 album with Just Cause Y’all Waited 2 (No. 2) and The Voice (No. 2), both released in 2020. (No. 2).
Last week, Lil Durk compared himself to Steph Curry because he “can’t miss” at this point and hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down. Durk also included a 7220 extra track called “Computer Murderers,” in which he mocks Chicago rival FBG Wooski. Listen to the entire album below.
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