Polo G's 'Hall of Fame' beats Migos' 'Culture III' to debut as No. 1 album: 'Proving haters wrong'

Polo G landed atop the prestigious Billboard 200 chart with 'Hall of Fame', beating Migos' 'Culture III'

                            Polo G's 'Hall of Fame' beats Migos' 'Culture III' to debut as No. 1 album: 'Proving haters wrong'
Migos and Polo G (Photos by Neilson Barnard/Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Giving a neck-to-neck competition to hip-hop group Migos’ ‘Culture III’, Polo G's third studio album ‘Hall of Fame’ landed atop the prestigious Billboard 200 chart, making it his very first album to achieve the feat. Polo G’s third full-length album and Migos’ fourth project were released on the same day, June 11, 2021.

According to MRC Data, the 22-year-old rapper’s brand new project earned 143,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 17 closely followed by ‘Culture III’ with 130,500 units, as reported by Billboard. The rapper’s all three albums have landed in the top 10 but this is the very first time when Polo G has netted a number-one album. Polo G also beat Maroon 5’ ‘Jordi’ as the band secured the number eight position on the reputed album chart.

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Polo G scores first number one album

Polo G, who was recently arrested in Miami after the album release party, had stacked his new project with 20 tracks which also included his first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, ‘Rapstar’. ‘Hall of Fame’ was also packed with guest verses from top artistes such as The Kid LAROI, Lil Durk, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Roddy Ricch, Pop Smoke, Rod Wave and Young Thug, which further allowed him to race ahead in the game.

The official Twitter account of Chart Data also posted the good news. “Billboard 200: #1(new) @Polo_Capalot, Hall of Fame 143,000 (181.9 million on-demand streams | 18,000 pure sales).” Speaking of Migos’ ‘Culture III’, the album also got a push on the 200 chart due to the release of the deluxe edition with five new tracks. The album included hits such as ‘Need It’, ‘Straightenin’ and ‘Avalanche’ among others. ‘Culture III’ is Migos’ third album to reach the top two on the coveted Billboard 200 chart following their previous number one albums ‘Culture’ (2017) and ‘Culture II’ (2018).




‘Polo G's album is a better piece of work’

A lot of social media users logged into Twitter to talk about Polo G scoring his first number one album and they also did not shy to troll Migos on the occasion. One user stated, “I love Migos but i never knew i loved them to the extent that Polo G beating them to number 1 would make me stop listening to Polo G.” Another user shared, “Polo g album was mid compared to the migos.” One tweeted, “Yea I love Polo G but I honestly think Migos did better on they album.”
The next one added, “Polo G beat Migos for the Number 1 album spot. Wanted them to beat The Beatles' record.” Meanwhile, one noted, “Polo barely even promoted, while Migos dropped music vids, digital signed copies, a deluxe, three "different" versions of the album, and discounted the album.” One user chimed in and posted, “With all the desperation shit migos was doing they still couldn’t reach #1 LMAOOOOO.” One said, “Solid piece of work. Migos have a couple of bangers here and there no lie but Polo G's album is a better piece of work.” Another user concluded, “Thank God . Migos album beats are great but once again Migo rap about absolutely nothing I expected way better. Seems they haven't matured .Go @Polo_Capalot this yo time.” Another said, "Proving all the haters wrong."











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