A Top Dawg is on top of the Billboard 200.
Schoolboy Q, part of the Black Hippy rap crew signed to L.A.'s Top Dawg Entertainment, debuted at No. 1 on Wednesday with "Oxymoron," the first of his three albums to be released by TDE in partnership with Interscope Records.
The disc sold 139,000 copies in the week ending March 2, according to Nielsen SoundScan, enough to score Top Dawg its first No. 1 album. In 2012, Schoolboy Q's Black Hippy bandmate
In a detailed post, Billboard's Keith Caulfield notes that "Oxymoron" also scored the biggest debut for a rap album since
Behind Schoolboy Q, the hit soundtrack to Disney's
Yet with sales of 91,000 copies, "Frozen" actually posted a 2% increase over the previous week, a likely result of some prominent exposure on Sunday's
Other albums debuting on the Billboard 200 include Kid Cudi's "Satellite