Lil Wayne and Kendrick Lamar fell one slot short of opening at #1 on the Hot 100 chart. However, their “Mona Lisa” collaboration debuted at #2, and Wayne’s “Don’t Cry” featuring XXXTentacion landed at #5.
That makes the New Orleans-bred emcee the first artist in history to have two songs premiere in the Top 5 on the Hot 100 at the same time. Wayne also saw “Uproar” start at #7 and “Let It Fly” featuring Travis Scott open at #10.
Weezy passed Jay-Z for second place on the all-time list of rappers with the most Top 10 entries (24). Plus, he tied his Young Money apprentice Drake with 22 songs from Tha Carter V appearing on the Hot 100 chart simultaneously.
Maroon 5 and Cardi B’s “Girls Like You” remained at #1 for the third week. “Lucid Dreams” by Juice WRLD and “Better Now” by Post Malone each dropped one spot to #3 and #4 respectively.